Union College - Stespean Yearbook (Barbourville, KY)

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UNION COLLEGE LIBRARY 5 0702 00102188 Abigail E Wttks JHrmonal library Union (Enllrgp 1 1 CKw— __y™ — .,. -» — - — — — ( f ft y FORE R D The STESPEAN Staff hereby presents to you your 1952 annual. Between the cov- ers of this book we have strived to pre- serve for you cherished memories which will remain vivid over the years to come. We sincerely hope that this annual is a picture-story of one of the happiest years of your life. THE STAFF ABIGAIL E. WEEKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY UNION COLLEGE BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY PIONEER EDI Wi , - T I N Tiir ■ mil mri L il 1952 PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENTS OF ONION COLLEGE BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY DEDICATION This is the Pioneer Edition of the STESPEAN so we, the staff, think it appropriate to dedicate this issue to you, the Freshman Class of 1951-52. You are truly pioneers of Union College. In the years after you leave Union, may you be a worthier person for having been here and may the college be a greater place for having had you. ' -r . %4 • Ml ..„- :t X Left to right: Herbert McMurtry, M;s. Thomas Easterly, Patricia Voorhees, Jose Valencia, Howard Me Knight. FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS HERBERT McMURTRY President JOSE VALENCIA Vice-President PATRICIA VOORHEES Secretary Howard Mcknight t reasurer MRS. THOMAS EASTERLY Faculty Sponsor First row: Heloise Bingham, Morehead Bingham, Dorothy Brasher, Jann Rose Brock, Vesta Jane Brock, Billie Bryan Bruner, Harold Campbell. Second Row: Jessie Campbell, William Canada, Ronald E. Combs. Mary Jo Craft, Josephine Day, James C. Delph, Richard Drinon. Third Row: Jean Fox, Evelyn Goodin, Foster Gutenson, Eliza Haddix, Gerald Heller, Frank Henry, Shirley Hensley. Fourth Row: Thomas Hensley, Mollie Howard, Marjorie Hubbard, Doris Ann Hudson, Dulcie In- nings, Bobbie Ray Jarvis, Dons Johnson. Fifth Row: Lillian Johnson, James S. Jordan, Jean- na Jordan, Robert E. Koehler, Arthur W. Lanham, Kenneth Lee. FRESHMEN If ■ fa 9bs $ First Row: Louise Lee, Fred C. Marland, J. A. Mayne, Dwight Miller, Marie Mills, Luther Morris, Bobby Mullins. Second Row: Maxio Murray, Patsy McAmis, John P. McDonald, Darlene McKnight, Howard H. Mc- Knight, Herbert McMurtry, James A. Napier. Third Row: Bobby Overstreet, Muriel Parent, Don- ald L. Parker, Harold W. Parks, Marie Poe, How- ad D. Pope, Jewel Prichard. Fourth Row: Cecil Rhodes, Clayton Roberts, Wil- son C. Sergeant, Donald B. Sowders, Ernest M. Trosper, Jose Valencia, Patricia Voorhees. Fifth Row: Meredith Waage, Betty Jo Walters, Harriet Watkins, William Watson, Jack L. White, Mary Williams, Ralph O. Williams. Left to right: First row, Ted Wiseman, Jack Bruner, Prof. Peters. Second row, Lawrence Dye, Don Wallace. SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS TED WISEMAN President JACK BRUNER Vice-President DON WALLACE . Secretary LAWRENCE DYE Treasurer PHILLIP I. PETERS Faculty Sponsor 10 SOPHOMORES First row: Cearl C. Alford, Betty Jean Bargo, Maqar Bedrosian, Anne Bennett, George R. Bently, Jr., Jack C. Bruner. Third Row: Jackie Combs, Roy Donaid Combs, Don R. Comer, Ollie Davidson, Dale L. Disney, Lawrence E. Dye. Second Row: Florene Buchanan, Lexie Campbell, Clarence H. Chadwell, Elizabeth Cole, Cleve Col- lins, Elmer Ray Combs. Fourth Row: Harold Emery, Vencil D. Engle, Linda Franklin, Virgil L. Gambrel, Anna Lee Garland, Charles Gilley, Neva Glasscock. SOPHOMORES First row: Marjorie Gooch, Ruel E. Grider, Fred Haley, Paul Hall, David Hamilton, Billie Ann Hamm. Second Row: Hazel Hammond, Herbert ,F. Hayes, Margaret Henderson, Dwight Hendrix, Ernest Hodgkins, Agnes Hopper. Third Row: Joan Hopper, Edith Howard, Lois Humfleet, Charles D. Johnson, Eugene Jordan, Bobby Kinder. Fourth Row: Charles E. Lambert, Lucille Lawson, Lawrence O. Leonard, Lenville Liford, Harold Longworth, Robert C. Lewis, James Manicure. f f r f J V J- «| J , mj? V A 12 First row: Douglas Manning, Edith Massey, Joyce Mayne, Roy E. Nelson, Frankie Rae Owens, Ruth Owen. Second Row: Arnold Payne, Rose Mary Randall, Mary Jean Roberts, Arthur D. Robinson, Eugene Rorrer, Daniel Seale. Third Row: Ernest R. Smith, Russell Brian Smith, Samuel P. Smith, William Starnes, Jr., John B. Stevens, George E. Valentine, Mary Ruth Vermil- lion. Fourth Row: Don Wallace, John Warren, Jr., Har- ry West, Denver Williamson, Golda L. Winders, Ted Wiseman, Roberta Yeaton. J l V fi k 13 Left to right: Melville Laite, Ruth Poe, Olive Blair, Keith Hodgin. Not shown: William Webb JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS KEITH HODGIN President WILLIAM WEBB Vice-President OLIVE BLAIR Secretary RUTH POE Treasurer MELVILLE LAITE Sponsor 14 JUNIORS First Row GLADYS AMIS OLIVE BLAIR WILLIAM BRITTIAN WAYNE L. BAKER HOWARD H. BOWLING Second Row ELBERT CADDELL MILBERN CROLEY CHARLES E. DUGAN ROBERT G. CARTER RICHARD DAVIS Third Row PAUL EASTERLING GEORGE FAULKNER JACK HURLEY EARL VERNON EVANS KEITH HODGIN J - 1 . W f lV; r il I fc : ir m s , C= w ri 15 First Row BILLIE INGRAM BETTY LEE KELLY PAUL LEWIS DAVID L. JONES JIMMIE BETH LEWELLEN Secorvd Row HUSH MARTIN DAVID MINTON CHARLES C. MOORE MARY E. MARTIN ROLAND MOONEY Third Row HOWARD MOORE JACK McREYNOLDS BETTY LU ROBBINS TONY McKIDDY RUTH POE JUNIORS 16 First Row DON C. ROETTGER DWIGHT C. SMITH HAROLD E. SOWDERS FRANK D. SALMON PEDRO P. SOTO Second Row JENNIE LOU SPURLOCK BEV STEWART WILLIAM WEBB BETTY STAMPER MARJORIE WALDEN Third Row JAMES D. WELLS WILLIAM N. WESTON CHARLES WHITE BENJAMIN F. WHITE 17 Left to right, standing: Harold Martin, Stuart Blauw, Jack Ketcham. Seated : Miss Rena Milliken, Ruth Wheeler SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS JACK KETCHAM President STUART BLAUW Vice-President HAROLD MARTIN Treasurer RUTH WHEELER Secretray MISS MILLIKEN Sponsor 18 First Row: MARY ALICE ALLEN Four Mile, Ky. B.S. in Education Activities: Beta Chi Alpha ( ' 46, ' 47), Science Club ( ' Ah) French Club ( ' 47), W.A.A. ( ' 47), Choir_ ( ' 46, ' 47). Profession sought: Teaching. WILLIAM J. ALLEN Conneyville, Ky. B.S. in Education, July 1952 Profession sought: Teaching. HOMER L. BAIN Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Veterans Ciub, Art Club, Varsity " U " Club, Track. Profession sought: Business or Coaching. ELMER BALL Blue Ash, Ohio B.S. in Education. August 1952 Activities: Secretary-Treasurer of Art Club, F.T.A. Profession sought: Teaching. -SENIORS Second Row: ROBERT BAVENDER . . . . New Castle, Indiana A.B. Activities: Orientation Committee, Oxford Club Spanish Club Playlikers, U.C.C.A., Choir, Treasurer M.S.M., Friendly League! Profession sought: Ministry. A - • ■ BAYS Artemus, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Profession sought: Teaching. ROBERT A. BEROUIST Hopedale. Mass. B.S. in Education, August 1952 Activities: President of F.T.A. . President of I.R.C., President of Men ' s Residence Council, Varsity Track, " U " Club, Monitor of Stevenson Hall, Business and Advertising Manager of STESPEAN Sports Manager of STESPEAN, President ' s Council, Choir, Business and Advertising Manager of " Orange and Black, " Stevenson Hall Council, American Student Leaders Publication. Profession sought: Director Physical Education. STUART BLAUW Corbin, Ky. A. B., May 1952 Activities: Oxford Club, U.C.C.A., Graduate of the Moody Bible Institute. Profession sought: Ministry. 19 S E N I R S _ First Row: CAROLYN BOWLING Creekville, Ky. B S in Education. May 1952 Activities: U.C.C.A., Beta Chi Alpha. Profession sought: Teaching. BETTY BOWMAN Jamestown, Ky. B S. in Education. July 1952 Activities: W.A.A. (49, ' 50). Dramatics Club ( ' 49, ' 50). Choir, M ss Union ( ' 52). Profession sought: Social Work. Teaching. PAUL M. BRUMMITT Barbourville, Ky. A B , May 1952 GLEN R. BRYANT Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education. May 1952 Profession sought: Teaching. Second Row: WILLIAM A. CLEARY Lynn, Mass. B S in Education, July 1952 Activities: I.R.C., Art Club. Veterans Club, Playlikers Club. Profession sought: Coach-Teacher. RANDELL COX Corbin. Ky. A B.. July 1952 Activities: Veterans Club (48. ' 49). Profession sought: Business. HERSHEL DENNEY Albany, Ky. B.S. in Education, July 1952 Profession sought: Teaching. DON DUFF Hyden. Ky. A B „ May 1952 Activities: Varsity " U " Club. Profession sought: Law. » . J Mik 20 First Row: ROBERT BRUCE ELDER . . . Rochester Mi B.S. in Education, May 1752 Activities: Choir, Band. Second Row: ELLEN GROVE Blountville, Term. B.S, in Education, May 1952 Activities: U.C.C.A.. W.A.A., 5TESPEAN Staff, Pfeiffer Hall Coun- cil. Profession sought: Teaching. MARY ALICE ELROD Benham, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Chairman Freshmen Orientation Committee, Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, U.C.C.A., B.X.A., I.R.C., W.A.A., Treasurer and Reporter for Playlikers Club, Special Speakers Bureau, Choir, Band, Double Quartette, " Family Portrait, " " Glass Menagerie, " " Hedda Gabler, " Student Drama Director, American Student Leaders Publication. Profession sought: Teaching. GOH KONG OO Penang, Malaya A.B., May 1952 Activities: Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universi- ties and Colleges, Chess Club, American Student Leaders Pub- lication. LLOYD ELDRIDGE GOOCH Eubank, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Baseball. Profession sought: Coaching. BETTY ELLEN HARROD Nicholasville, Ky. B.S. in Education, August 1952 Activities: Vice-President of Pfieffer Hall Council. Co-Editor of STESPEAN, Oxford Auxiliary, Beta Chi Alpha, Senior representa- tive of U.C.C.A., Zeta Sigma Pi, Choir, Who ' s Who in Ameri- can Universities and Colleges, Friendly League, W.A.A. HELEN J. HENDERSON Edri, Pa. B.S. in Education, August 1952 Activities: Zeta Sigma Pi, Oxford Auxiliary, W.A.A., Royal Or- der of Home Makers, U.C.C.A., Freshman Orientation Commit- tee. Profession sough t: Teaching. KATHLEEN HUMFLEET London, Ky. B.S. in Education, July 1952 Activities: Beta Chi Alpha, Secretary of STESPEAN, " Orange and Black, " F.T.A., International Relations Club, U.C.C.A., Playlikers Club, Friendly League. Profession sought: Teaching. 21 First Row: ALBERT WALLACE HUNT Lynn, Mass. A.B., January 1952 Activities: Zeta Sigma Pi. Oxford Club. U.C.C.A., Choir, I.R.C., Friendly League. Profession sought: Ministry. MORRIS R. JACKSON Cannon, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Profession sought: Teacher. ROBERT LEE JONES Williamsburg, Ky. B S. in Education, May 1952 Profession sought: Teaching. JACK KETCHAM Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: President of Senior Class, President of Junior Class, President of President ' s Council, Debate, Freshman Orientation Committee. Profession sought: Coaching. S E N I R S _ »» ' «.■ Second Row: MAURICE J. LIVINGSTON Corbin, Ky. B.S. in Education, August 1952 Activities: Band, Freshman Treasurer. Profession sought: Teacher. WARREN E. LONG Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 LEWIS LOVITT Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education, January 1952 Profession sought: Teaching. HAROLD RAY MARTIN Corbin, Ky. A.B., May 1952 Activities: Zeta Sigma Pi, Treasurer of Senior Class. Profession sought: Business. 2 2 First Row: LUTHER MAYS Barbourville, Ky. B.S. In Education, July 1952 Activities: Veterans Club. Profession sought: Teaching. ALICE R. MILLER Buechel. Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Pfeiffer Hall Council { ' 50, ' 52), Beta Chi Alpha, F.T.A., Pfeiffer Hall Queen of Hearts ( ' 52), Friendly League, W.A.A. MARY LOU MILLER Churchill, Tenn. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Choir, U.C.C.A., Women ' s Dormitory Council. Pro- fession sought: Teaching. WAYNE S. MOODY A.B.. January 1952 Activities: Oxford Club, Stevenson Hall Council, Iota Sigma Nu, Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Col- leges, American Student Leaders Publication. Profession sought: Methodist Ministry. Second Row: J. B. MOUNTJOY MARGARET NAUGLE West Pittston, Pa. A.B. (Teachers Certificate), August 1952 Activities: F.T.A., Spanish Club, U.C.C.A., Choir, Zeta Sigma Pi, Secretary of Spanish Department, Secretary to Dean of Wom- en, W.A.A. , Methodist Choir. EVERETT C. PRICE Mt. Vernon, Ky. B.S. in Education, July 1952 Activities: Future Teachers of America, President of Art Club. Profession sought: Teacher. BETTY SANSLOW Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education Profession sought: Teaching. 23 SENIORS First Row: GLADYS FAYE SCOTT London, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: F.T.A. Treasurer, Pfeiffer Hall Council ( ' 51), U.C.C.A., Choir. Profession sought: Teaching. A. J. SMITH Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Veterans Club, Art Club, French Club. Profession sought: Business GEORGE STEWART North Andover, Mass. B S in Education, August 1952 Activities: Choir, U.C.C.A., Zeta Sigma Pi, I.R.C.. Band, Men ' s Council, Stespean Feature Editor, Social Life Committee CLIFFORD SWIM Cambridge City, Indiana B S in Education, May 1952 Activities: Basketball ( ' 48- ' 52), Baseball ( ' 48- ' b2), Track ( ' 48- ' 52), Varsity " U " Club. Profession sought: Coaching. Second Row: SHIRLEY TALLENT Sudbury, Mass. B.S. in Education, July 1952 Activities: Choir, F.T.A. , W.A.A. ( ' 49, ' 50). Profession sought: Teaching. EDWARD TAYLOR Binghamton. New York A.B., May 1952 Activities: Playlikers Club, " Orange and Black, " Zeta Sigma Pi, Religious Life Committee, U.C.C.A. Council, President of Oxford Club, President ' s Council, Who ' s Who Among Students in Amer- ican Colleges and Universities. VERNON W. THOMAS LiggeH, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Choir, Public Relations " Variety Show, " Vice-President of Dormitory Council, Monitor of Tye House. MARGIE LYNN TODD Atlanta. Ga. A.B. (Teachers Certificate), May 1952 Activities: Secretary W.A.A., Oxford Auxiliary, Spanish Club, President of Pfeiffer Hall Council, Secretary of Students Presi- dent ' s Council, U.C.C.A. 24 First Row: HILDA VALENCIA Santurce, Puerto Rico A B , May 1952 Activities: Beta Chi Alpha, Secretary to Spanish Club, U.C.C.A., I .R.C., Playl i kers Club. Profession sought: Social Work. JAMES M. WALKER Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education, August 1952 Activities: Basketball. Profession sought: Coaching or Business. LEON WALLACE Pecatonica, III. A.B.. Mdy 1952 Activities: Oxford Club, U.CC.A., Playlikers Club, Zeta Sigma Pi, Friendly League, M.S.M. Profession sought: Ministry. JAMES R. WARD Roselle, Del. A.B., May 1952 Activities: French Club, Science Club. Veterans Club, Vice-Presi- dent of International Re lations Club, Photographer and Co-Edi- tor of STESPEAN, Freshman Orientation Committee, Zeta Sigma Pi, Chess Club, American Student Leaders Publication. Profes- sion sought: Accounting. Second Row: DONALD J. WELCH Ashland, Ky. A B ., January 1952 Activities: President of U.C.C.A., Vice-President of Zeta Sigma Pi, lota Sigma Nu, Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, American Student Leaders Publica- tion. Vice-President of Oxford Club. Choir, STESPEAN Staff, Mr. Union ( ' 52), President ' s Council, Band. Profession sought: Ministry. RUTH WHEELER Canmer, Ky. A.B., May 1952 Activities: President of Oxford Auxiliary, U.C.C.A., Presidents Council, Secretary Senior Class, Spanish Club. Profession sought: Director of Religious Education. WENDELL WILLIAMS Barbourville, Ky. A.B., May 1952 Activities: French Club, Art Club, Debate Team. Profession sought: Law. JOHN H. WOLFENDEN North Andover, Mass. A.B. and Business Diploma, May 1952 Activities: Science Club, U.CC.A. Profession sought: Buyer or Seller. 25 ABIGAIL E. WEEKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY UNION COLLEGE BARBOURVILLE. KENTUCKY r? 91, ,. ■k First Row: ROBERT H. WOOLUM Pineville, Ky. B S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Veterans Club, Playlikers, Beta Phi Chi, F.T.A., Inter- national Relations Club, U.C.C.A., Choir. Profession sought: Dentistry. JACK WILBUR YOUNG Indianapolis, Ind. A B., May 1952 Activities: Oxford Club, U.C.C.A., Playlikers, " Gambit " Staff, Choir. MARY PAULINE FOX Special Student PAUL J. WOOLUM Barbourville, Ky. B.S. in Education. May 1952 Activities: Orange and Black ( ' 49, ' 50), STESPEAN ( ' 50), Veterans Club. Profession sought: Law. SENIORS, Second Row: ROELLEN CARNES Dewitt, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: F.T.A., Playlikers, U.C.C.A. Profession sought: Teaching. GRACE MARIE DURHAM Williamsburg, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: Pfeiffer Hall Council, Beta Chi Alpha, F.T.A., Art Club ( ' 50, ' 51), W.A.A. ( ' 49, ' 50, ' 51). BEATRICE ABSTON Bow, Ky. B.S. in Education, August 1952 Activities: F.T.A., U.C.C.A., Oxford Auxiliary. Profession sought: Teaching. BILLY R. CREECH Wallins, Ky. B.S. in Education, May 1952 Activities: F.T.A., Veterans Club. Profession sought: Teaching. 26 ALMA MATER Girt with many a grand old mountain Stands our College dear, While the Cumberland sings ever Praise for her to hear. Union College, Alma Mater, We would praise thee, too, For the strength of precepts taught us We ' ll to them be true. For the greatest of all lessons Praise is ever thine; Faith in God and in our brother; Service, too, sublime. As we go to meet life ' s conflict, We shall victors be, If we ' re loyal to the precepts Taught so well by thee. Chorus Union College, dear Old Union! Union strong and free! Loyal sons and daughters ever We will live for thee. SECOND SEMESTER STUDENTS Let! to right: Front row, Cleo Abner, Lynn Keith, Rae Barron, Georgia Lloyd, Betty Donath. Back row: Dorsell Stewart, Archie Stotts. 27 m- mm I m% OUR PRESIDENT The appearance of a new issue of fhe STESPEAN is always an excifing event on Union College campus. I believe that the trustees, faculty, alumni, and the host of friends of Union College join me in expressing deep appreciation to the 1951-52 STESPEAN staff for the splendid job they have done in the publication of this year ' s STESPEAN. H is not easy for everyone who picks up a STESPEAN and drinks with pleasure from its inspiring pages to appreciate the hard work and up and down struggles of the STESPEAN makers in producing this publication. Several important services are rendered through the publication of the STESPEAN. First, it is a genuine service to this college in presenting to the public a revealing in- side artistic and pictorial story of the ongoing of the year ' s college life on the campus. A second important service of the STESPEAN is in providing a high grade educational experience for the large number of students who participate in the editing and publishing of the STESPEAN. There are many sorts of talent in demand in this joint task. The talent of writing, photography, psychology of publicity, art, organization of working force, teamwork in a common task, and some others are in demand in the creation of such a publication. A third service is the production of valuable re- source material in the history of the college. As the STESPEAN accumulates year after year, within their pages are concealed in picture and story facts which prove so very valuable to the historian of the college in all time to come. A fourth service of the annual is to preserve in publication form the precious experiences of college life treasured by each student. It is a memoir of happy days. C. BOATMAN. BALDWIN PLACE 29 DEAN HERBERT B. SMITH ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF MR. CLIFTON WILSON Business Manager MR. MILTON TOWNSEND Public Relations Director MR. E. S. BRADLEY Dean of Men MISS FLORENCE DEWEY Dean of Women ' ,v FACULTY EDUCATION CHARLES W. SIMMS KATHLEEN MOORE WILLIAM T. BOLYARD FRANCES PATRIDGE FINE ARTS WILLIAM B. MERREL KATHERINE VAN DUSEN SUTPHEN FLORENCE DEWEY MARY CATHERINE KENNEDY 31 FACULTY FINE ARTS MARJORIE EASTERLY JAMES S. STECK LANGUAGES IRENE WILLIAMS ALDIS B. EASTERLING DEAN CADLE RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY DR. HORACE WEAVER SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS RALPH PRIDDY RUPERT HURLEY 32 FACULTY SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS PHILLIP I. PETERS MELVILLE B. LAITE ERVILLA MASTERS SOCIAL SCIENCES JOSEPH R. HENDERSON RENA MILLIKEN ERWIN S. BRADLEY LOIS HATFIELD RUDOLPH B. CLARK 33 FACULTY SOCIAL SCIENCES DULCIE BRASSFIELD WILLA PETERS MRS. CONWAY BOATMAN (College Hostess} . STAFF WILLIAM BLACKBURN ELIZA DONALDSON ELSIE FORMAN DAISY JOHNSON 34 STAFF DOROTHY LUCAS MILDRED K. MOODY MILTON TOWNSEND VILMA WEBB CLIFTON WILSON PATSY EGGERS 35 HEDDA GABLER " Hedda Gabler, " the major dramatic production for the fall of 1951, was written by Henrik Ibsen, the famous Norwegian playwright. " Hedda Gabler " is the story of a cruel, ruthless woman who does all in her power to advance herself. Hedda hates her husband, George Tesman (whom she married for position), and completely disregards everyone ' s feelings. Eventually, it comes to light that Hedda has en- gaged in serious flirtations with all male members of the cast. She leads Eilert Lovborg to commit suicide, thus ruining the life of her pretended girlhood friend, Thea Elvsted; Judge Brack suspects Hedda of her treacherous deed. Things grad- ually pile up and when Hedda discovers she is pregnant, she shoots herself. The cast was as follows: Berta, the Tesman ' s maid — Ruth Owen; Miss Julie Tesman, George Tesman ' s Aunt — Rose Mary Randall; George Tesman — Jack Young; Hedda Gabler, Tesman ' s wife — Mary Alice Elrod; Thea Elvsted, Hedda ' s girlhood chum — Olive Blair; Judge Brack, a friend of the family — Charles Gilley; and Eilert Lovborg — Robert Lewis. Scene from Hedda Gabler Left to right: Mary Ruth Vermillion, Paul Easterling, Betty Stamper, Vernon Moore, Agnes Hopper, Homer Bain, Miss Sutphen, Elme Ball, Ernest Ray Smith, Jose Valencia, Jack Price. ART CLUB OFFICERS CECi ' L GOODMAN President VIRGINIA BROGAN Vice-President ELMER BALL Secretary-Treasurer MISS SUTPHEN Sponsor 38 Fox, Mary Jean Roberts, Mrs. Blackburn, Olive Blair, Mary Alice Elrod. (Standing) Miss Patridge, Betty Harrod, Betty Kelly, Ruth Poe. BETA CHI ALPHA OFFICERS MARY PAULINE FOX President MILDRED TAYLOR Vice-President DOLLY HENDERSON Secretary JIMMIE BETH LEWELLEN Treasurer MISS FRANCES PATRIDGE Sponsor MRS. WILLIAM BLACKBURN Sponsor The Greek letters B X A stand for beauty, culture and art to the girls in this social sorority. The emphasis is put upon development of the social graces and service to the school. This sorority contributes much to the school in the form of social activities. 39 Pledge Class fZab7i ALL- First row, (left to right): Pedro Soto, Charles Moore, Mr. Laite, Douglas Manning. Second Row: Jack Hurley, Bill Starnes, Billie In- gram, Dan Seale, Bill Webb. Third Row: Jean Fox, Billie Ann Hamm, Boots Parent, J. R. Ward, Herbert Hayes. Fourth Row: Mary Pauline Fox, Dolly Henderson, Howard McKnight, Herman Miracle, Robert Woolum. Standing: Dr. Ralph Priddy. BETA PHI CHI OFFICERS WILLIAM WEBB President JACK HURLEY Vice-President JEAN FOX Secretary HOWARD McKNIGHT Treasurer DR. RALPH PRIDDY Sponsor The Beta Phi Chi (Science Club) has as its members those students who are interested in further- ing their tnowledge of the three main divisions of the sciences taught at Union, chemistry, physics, and biology. The objective of the Club is to create a greater interest on the campus for science and the scientific method. 40 First Row (left to right): Mr. William Merrell, Ruth Owen, Billie Brunei " , Jessie Campbell, Darlene McKnight, Betty Bowman, Jackie Combs, Betty Harrod, Mary Martin, Betty Kelly. Second Row: Bobbie Yeaton, Edith Massey, Joan Hopper, Anne Bennett, Dulcie In- nings, Mary Lou Miller, Jennie Lou Spurlock, Mary Jean Roberts, Lois Humfleet. Third Row: Stuart Blauw, Golda Winders, Bill Watson, Ronald Combs, Robert Bavender, Vernon Thomas, Mary Jo Craft, Patricia Voorhees, Ruth Poe. Fourth Row: Richard Davis, Fred Haley, Don Combs, Harry West, Eugene Jordon, Jack Young, James Manicure, David Jones, Don Wallace, Herbert McMurtry, Howard Pope, Bobby Jarvis. A CAPPELLA CHOIR For several years now the Union College A Capella Choir has taken Union College to people throughout the nation. Each year the choir takes an extended tour to sing in churches and schools. The members of the choir also provide soloists and small vocal ensembles for various programs in the school and the community. Under the very able direction of Prof. Merrel, the choir presented a Christmas concert, which has become an annual event on the campus. The choir also provides music for the religious chapel services. PROF. WILLIAM BENJAMIN MERREL 41 standing: Goh Kong Oo, Mary Pauline Fox, Bob Woolum, Jack Hurley, Herbert Hayes, Pedro Soto, J. R. Ward, Paul Easterling. Seated: David Hamilton, William Webb. CHESS CLUB OFFICERS JACK HURLEY President JACK McREYNOLDS Vice-President MARY PAULINE FOX Secretary-Treasur 42 First Row (left to right) : Gold a Winders, Robert Berquist, Betty H a mod, Robert Lewis, Jimmie Beth Lewellen, Margie Todd, Dean Bradley, Alice Miller, Douglas Robinson. Second Row: Billie Ingram, Jennie Lou Spurlock, Paul Easterling, Ruth Owen, Robert Carter, David Jones, Jack McReynolds, Vernon Thomas, Ellen Grove, Frankie Rae Owens. DORM COUNCIL OFFICERS MARGIE TODD President ROBERT BERQUIST President BETTY HARROD Vice-President VERNON THOMAS Vice-President JIMMIE BETH LEWELLEN Secretary FRANKIE RAE OWENS Treasurer ROBERT C. LEWIS Treasurer The Dormitory Councils work as a mediator between the Administration and the resident students. They work in co-operation with the Dean of Men and Dean of Women to promote the welfare of those who live in the campus dormitories and to provide democratic student government. The rep- resentatives to this council are chosen by the students themselves. 43 Seated (left to right): Miss Moore, Robert Woolum, Lawrence Dye, Patsy Nolan, Robert Berquist, Robert Lewis, Marjorie Gooch, Rich- ard Davis. Second Row: Kathleen Humfleet, Shirley Tallant, Ruth Vermillion, Elmer Ball, Robert Carter, Edith Massey, Bobbie Yeaton, Peggy Naugle, Hazel Hammond, Alice Miller. Third Row: Ollie Davidson, Anna Lee Garland, Eliza Haddix, Virginia Brogan, George Valentine, Carl Price, Charles G i I ley, Heloise Bingham, Jessie Campbell, and Maxie Murray. FUTURE TEACHERS OFFICERS ROBERT BERQUIST President ROBERT LEWIS Vice-President PATSY NOLAN Secretary LAWRENCE DYE Treasurer MISS KATHLEEN MOORE Sponsor The F. T. A. has had an exceptionally good year under the leadership of Bob Berquist. The attendance at meetings has been excellent and the programs have been fine and very well planned. The purpose of this national organization is to acquaint those interested in the teaching profession with the methods employed in that field and to keep abreast of the new developments in the field of education. 44 Seated (left to right): Dean Bradley, Ruth Poe, Frankie Rae Owens, Kathleen Humfleet, Robert Berquist, David Hamilton, Betty Kelly, Lynn Waage, Boots Parent. Standing: Stuart Blauw, Mr. Henderson, J. R. Ward, Charle s Moore, Herbert Hayes, Robert Carter, Bill Starnes, Ted Wiseman, Ernest Hodgkins, Charles Gj I ley, Robert Woolum, Marie Poe, Douglas Robinson. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB OFFICERS ROBERT BERQUIST President JAMES WARD Vice-President RUTH POE Secretary and Treasurer DEAN E. S. BRADLEY Sponsor International Relations should be of vital concern to college students, the leaders of tomorrow. This is the purpose of the I. R. C. — to create interest in International Affairs. This purpose is achieved through interesting and intelligent discussions. The club also provides programs for organizations within the college and community. 45 Left to right: Miss Kathleen Moore, Mrs. Ruth Wilson, Mrs. Allie Mays, Mrs. Jean Knuckles, Mrs. Vivian Bradley. IOTA SIGMA NU AT ALUMNI BANQUET Seated (left to right): Marie Hunt, Wallace Hunt, Mary Alice EIrod. Standing: Robert Lewis, Rosemary Randall, Lawrence Dye, J. R. Ward, Robert Elder, Robert Ba vender, Mr. Henderson, Dorothy Brasher. FRESHMAN ORIENTATION COMMITTEE The last rat week was held in the fall of 1948. Since then, all Freshmen have been treated as human beings. The Freshman Orientation Committee is responsible for planning activities for the incoming freshmen to help them to get acquainted with the campus, the community, the upper-classmen, and each other. This committee did a very excellent job this year in planning a picnic, several parties, and banquet which all enjoyed. 47 Seated (left to right): Mildred Taylor, Margaret Henderson, Rosemary Randall, Golda Winders, Jackie Combs. Second Row: Stuart Blauw. Anne Bennett, Dr. Weaver and daughter, Sherry, Ruth Wheeler, Edward Taylor, Miss Williams, Don Roettger. Third Row: Eugene Jordan Wayne Moody, Marie Hunt, Betty Lu Robbings, Ruth Owen, Betty Harrod, Herbert McMurtry. Fourth Row: Jack Young, Robert Bavender, Donald Welch, Leon Wallace, Bill Watson, Dick Drinon. Fifth Row: Fred Haley, Wallace Hunt, Harry West, Don Comer. OXFORD CLUB AND AUXILIARY OFFICERS RUTH WHEELER President EDWARD TAYLOR President BILLIE INGRAM Vice-President DON WELCH Viice-President BETTY HARROD Secretary and Treasurer DON COMER Secretary and Treasurer MISS IRENE WILLIAMS Sponsor DR. HORACE WEAVER Sponsor The Oxford Club and Auxiliary are made up of young men and women who are preparing for full-time Christian Service. Members of the Oxford Club are those who expect to become ordained ministers, while Auxiliary members are those who are devoting their lives to unordained Christian service. The Clubs jointly sponsor morning devotions each day, and take an active part in all activi- ties which involve the spiritual life of the campus. 48 Seated (left to right) : Ruth Owen, Hilda Valencia, Mary Jo Craft, Batty Bowman, Charles Oil ley, Olive Blair, Mary Alice Elrod, Doro- thy Brasher, Doris Hudson. Second Row: Jack Young, Lawrence Dye, Robert Bavender, Heloise Bingham, Kathleen Humfleet, Billie Ann Hamm, Patsy McAnis, Rosemary Randall, Don Parker, Joyce Mayne, Margaret Henderson, Jackie Combs, Mrs. Easterly. Third Row: Robert Woolitm, Fred Haley, Ted Wiseman,David Jones, Leon Wallace, Robert Lewis. PLAY-LIKERS CLUB OFFICERS CHARLES GILLEY President OLIVE BLAIR Vice-President BETTY BOWMAN Secretary and Treasurer MRS. THOMAS EASTERLY Sponsor The Playlikers are students who are interested in all phases of play production and stagework. Every member ' s talent is used on committees which work with make-up, props, costumes, lighting, and stagecraft as well as actual dramatic parts. This group forms the nucleus for all the dramatic activities of the college. They presented two major productions, several one-act plays, and produced a joint Christmas program with the A Capella Choir. 49 First Row (left to right): Bobbie Yeaton, Bill le Bruner. Second Row; Mary Jean Roberts, Ruth Wheeler, Olive Blair, Hilda Valencia. Third Row; Jose Valencia, David Jones, Jack Bruner, Ernest Hodgkins, David Hamilton. THE SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS OLIVE BLAIR President MARY JEAN ROBERTS Vice-President HILDA VALENCIA Secretary RUTH WHEELER Treasurer PROF. ALOIS EASTERLING Sponsor La Tertulia means " gathering of friends. " This is the official name of the Spanish Club on Union ' s campus. The club endeavors to present to its members various phases of Spanish and Spanish- American civilization and to provide further opportunity for hearing and speaking Spanish. Each year the club presents a gala carnival known as the " Spanish Fiesta. " 50 UNION COLLEG E CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OFFICERS DONALD WELCH President ROSEMARY RANDALL Vice-President RUTH WHEELER Secretary and Treasurer DR. HORACE WEAVER Sponsor The Union College Christian Association meets each Thursday evening in the parlor of Pfeiffer Hall for Vesper Services. The attendance this year was especially good — ranging from 40 to 100 each week. The organization is affiliated with the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A. and has as its goal the betterment of the spiritual life of the campus through the co-operation of all denomina- tions represented in the student body. 51 5ft to right: Coach Bolyard, Jack Bruner, Clifford Swim. Ernest h odgkins, Keith Hodgin, Don Duff, Don Wallace, Robert Berquist, Norris Weston, Brian Smith, Dwight Hendrix, David Hamilton, Lloyd Gooch, Harold Cole, Charles Dugan. THE " D " CLUB OFFICERS JACK BRUNER President CHARLES DUGAN Vice-President NORRIS WESTON Secretary and Treasurer COACH WILLIAM BOLYARD Sponsor The members of the U Club are those students who have won the coveted varsity U for partici- pation in the athletic program of the school. In addition to providing recognition for these athletes, the club sponsors several social events throughout the year and arranges for the crowning of the Basketball Queen at the annual homecoming game. 52 Seated, (left to right): Dean Bradley, Prof. Henderson, Betty Harrod, Don Welch. Standing, (left to right): J. R. Ward, Stuart Blauv, Jimmie Beth Lewellen, Wallace Hunt, Leon Wallace, Edward Taylor. ZETA SIGMA PI OFFICERS DONALD WELCH Acting President BETTY HARROD Secretary LEON WALLACE Treasurer J. R. HENDERSON Sponsor The Omicron Chapter of Zeta Sigma PI is Union ' s only National Scho- lastic organization. It is made up of students who have a major or minor in sociology, history, or business, and who maintain a high scholastic av- erage, and also have definite traits in character, leadership, and service. This year the fraternity sponsored a Christmas party for the children of the Galilean Children ' s Home and also offered prizes to the outstanding students in the Eighth Grades of the local high schools. 53 T H E EDITORS William Starnes, Jr. and Robert Lewis The " Orange and Black " offers an atmosphere of mystery and ro- mance, as is always found, around the life of a newspaper and its or- ganization. It touches life at all points and students who have a deep interest in writing will find occasion to use a diversified store of knowledge. Our college newspaper repre- sents the voice of the student body. Everyone likes to read about them- selves, persons they know, or per- sons of whom they have heard; the Orange and Black " likes to and does write about them. cHltp ($rattw and Hark kmttln Ikt Present Final mbrr ' (mint Irtish Series W- . Men! Union Buildirm Opens MTJ? 3=5 mi bi, STAFF WILLIAM STARNES, JR Editor-in-Chief ROBERT LEWIS Managing Editor ROSEMARY RANDALL Feature Editor EDITH MASSEY News Editor CHARLES GILLEY Sports Editor ROBERT BEROUIST Business and Advertising Editor JAMES S. STECK Faculty Advisor REPORTERS Mary Alice Elrod Wallace Hunt Frankie Rae Owens Ruth Poe Boots Parent Kathleen Humfl|eet Jeanna Jordan Daniel Seale Bobbie Yeaton ORANGE AND BLACK Seated, (left to right): Frankie Rae Owens, Kathleen Humfleet, Ruti Poe, Robert Lewis, William Starnes, Dan Seale. Standing, (left to rignt): Edith Massey, Charles Gi I ley, Boo:s Parent, Bobbie Yeaton, Robert Berquist. ,1 THE Editors: J. R. Ward and Betty Harrod Olive Blair, Associate Editor STAFF BETTY HARROD Editor J. R. WARD Editor OLIVE BLAIR Associate Editor ROBERT BERQUIST Business Manager DON WELCH Literary Editor RUTH OWEN Feature Editor CHARLES GILLEY Sports Editor BOOTS PARENT Assistant LYNN WAAGE Assistant DON PARKER Photography MARGARET HENDERSON Circulation Manager KATHLEEN HUMFLEET Secretary ANNA LEE GARLAND Secretary RONALD COMBS Advertising Editor DEAN CADLE Faculty Advisor 56 19 5 2 S TE SP E AN The Co-Editors of your 1952 STESPEAN, within the covers of this yearbook, have attempted to gather memories of the year ' s outstanding events. Our theme this year is in keeping with the idea of continuous progress. " We take up the task eter- nal, and the burden and the lesson ... All the past we leave behind, we debouch upon a newer mightier world, varied world, Fresh and Strong the world we seize, world of labor and the march . . , " (Whitman). We wish to thank the entire STESPEAN Staff for the work accomplished. This has taken much cooperation and without each member the STESPEAN could not be pub- lished. Dean Cadle has been a great help to us as our faculty sponsor — so many thanks to him and all other individuals who have helped with the work. We hope you enjoy the STESPEAN now and for years to come. BETTY and J. R. Seated, (left to right): Kathleen Humfleet, J. R. Ward, Betty Harrod, Anna Lee Garland. Standing, (left to right): Dean Cadle, Charles Gil ley, Olive Blair, Ruth Owen, Margaret Henderson, Ro nald Combs, Robert Berquist. Let not my life be useless, Lord — But help my heart to be . . . Of some enduring benefit ... To all humanity ... I want to do the best I can . . . As long as I am here ... To light the way for someone else . . . With kindli- ness and cheer . . . To do a worthy deed or two . . . And generously give . . . Whatever I can do without ... To help my neighbor live ... I want to be of service, Lord . . . And answer every call . . . With words of gentle mpathy . . . And charity to all . . . Enable me to rise above . . . The bitter- s y ness of strife . . . And every moment of each day To live a useful life. METCALFE. J t MISS UNION ettu d5owman R. UNION csLJon Welch DANIEL BOONE FESTIVAL The Daniel Boone Festival is looked forward to by townspeople and stu- dents alike. It is a time when the Cherokees come in friendship to visit their Kentucky friends. Everyone dresses in the costume of this period. The festival is concluded by a large parade consisting of covered wagons and people dressed typical of the pioneers of Kentucky. This is a tradition which everyone welcomes. That day of days comes once a year The day when the fellas dread Those fateful words " I caught you dear ' They claim they ' re better off dead. SADIE HAWKINS HOUSE November I was a great event — the Stephenson Hall and Tye House boys held open House. The real beginning of the festivities was early in the morning when dust mops and brooms started removing dirt which had accumulated over the months. The official beginning, however, was when the girls invaded the rooms, inspecting and eating. The final came at the Little Theatre where a program was enjoyed by all. Open House at the girls ' dorm fell on February 15, and was a gala affair. Alice Miller was selected Queen of Hearts. She chose David Hamilton for her King. The coronation took place in the parlor which was gayly decorated with huge red and white hearts. Refreshments were then served. A program, which gave a few chuckles, was held at the Little Theater in honor of the king and queen. This concluded the evening ' s events. 1 ' » QUEEN ROBERTA YEATON MARGIE TODD Senior representative OLIVE BLAIR Junior representative BASKETBALL QUEEN The annual Homecoming Game is one of Union ' s big events of the year. The highlight of the evening is the crowning of the Basketball Queen. This year she as Miss Roberta Yeaton of Lynn, Massa- chusetts. Miss Yeaton and her attendants were selected by the U Club. JOAN HOPPER Sophomore representative DOROTHY BRASHER Freshman representative t 6 WHO ' S WHO AMONG STUDENTS IN These persons ' names will appear in the 1951-52 edition of Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Uni versities. Selection for Who ' s Who is based on scholarship, general activity, and attitude; selection is made by a faculty committee. STUART BLAUW MARY ALICE ELROD GOH KONG OO AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES BETTY ELLEN HARROD WAYNE MOODY EDWARD TAYLOR DONALD WELCH WINTER CARNIVAL Due to the leave of absence taken by one of our faculty members, the Win- ter Carnival was not held this year. How- ever, the candidates for Snow Queen were chosen before this decision was made. Selection of candidates is done by pho- tograph and had the Carnival been held, they would have been voted on by the student body. MARY LOU MILLER PATSY McAMIS HILDA VALENCIA • . ' PAT VOORHEES GOLDA WINDERS Previous Winter Carnivals 1 r V 73 BASKETBALL TBACK STAND UP AND CHEER Stand up and cheer Stand up and cheer for dear old Union For tonight we raise our colors high above the rest Our boys are fighting and we will back them to the end, They ' ll do their best, and we ' ll do the rest And our team is sure to win! ! ! ! Union College, Rah, Rah, Rah. BASEBALL TENNIS 74 The Union College Bulldogs finished their 1951-52 basketball season with one of their better records. They won I 5 games while losing 7 and had a 75.8 points per game average. The Bulldogs were runners-up in the K.I.A.C. Tour- nament, losing to Kentucky Wesleyan after defeating Centre and Transylvania in the opening games. In the S.M.A.C. Tournament, Union finished second once again as they dropped Milligan and Emory-Henry in the opening round. In the finals the Bulldogs lost to East Tennessee State by a 56 to 47 score. The Bulldogs had an exceptional season on their own hardwood. They won all ten of their home games eas- ily, twice breaking last year ' s scoring record of 105 LANHAM BRUNES SWIM THE BASKETBALL Un Un Jr Un Ur Un Ur Un Un Un Jr on 79 on 55 on 77 on 69 on 64 on 62 on 56 on 82 on 84 on 92 on 84 SCHEDULE Morehead 86 Marshall 95 Berea 58 Lincoln Memorial 73 East Tennessee State 66 Emory-Henry 59 High Point 59 Transylvania 41 Tusculum 79 Centre 79 Lincoln Memorial 60 SERGEANT points, once against Carson-Newman when they set a new record of I 12 points and later against Tusculum when they netted 109 points. Coach Bolyard will lose only one man this season, guard Cliff Swim. Cliff has been outstanding on all Un- ion ' s major teams for four years and will be missed greatly next year. The men who will return next year are Keith Hodgin, Harold Cole, Jack Bruner, Bud Lan- ham Ernest Trosper, Bob Koehler, Wilson C. Sargent and others who will form the nucleus for another great Union Team next year. Basketball is not the only sport at Union. Besides intramurals there are spring track and baseball teams. TROSPER JORDAN OVERSTREET Mcdonald SEASON Un on . . 73; Un on . . 69; Un on . . 85; Un on . . 86; Un on . . 61; Un on . . 61- Un on . . 57; Un on . . 73 Un on 112; Un on 80; Un . 109- SCHEDULE East Tennessee State Berea Georgetown . . . . Emory-Henry . . . . Transylvania . . . . Carson-Newman Georgetown . . . . Centre Carson-Newman . Morehead Tusculum 64 71 82 81 49 45 59 70 48 68 86 Left to right: Mary Jo Craft, Pat Voorhees, Jackie Combs CHEERLEADERS Good cheerleaders are essential to good school spirit. Our cheerleaders, Mary Jo Craft, Jackie Combs, and Pat Voorhees were elected by the student body. These girls have done much for the spirit of the team and have been great coaches for the cheering sections. You ' ve done a swell job — Thanks, gals! Below are some members of the Union College Troupe which performed in various high schools and colleges throughout the state. ilLLIt BRUNER MASTER OF CEREMONIES HERB McMURTRY F WiTH " PEANUT " THOMAS PAST SONG BIRDS 83 THIS WAS UNION ■ ■ a These students were Union College students as you and I are today. These build- ings are where the students, who were pioneers of the old Union, lived, played and were educated. Over the years Union has progressed both spiritually and materially. We are a part of this progress and are, ourselves, pioneers of the present Union College. The Alumni Association put its best toot forward, and put on the big- gest Homecoming in the history of the college. Supt. Bill Slusher ' 31, of the Bell County Schools, was the guest speaker of the Homecoming Banquet. The Alumni filled the dining room and filled the gymnasium to the rafters to see the Bulldogs beat Morehead 80-68. With such a successful response to this year ' s Homecoming the Alumni Association will become stronger and grow to new heights. 85 February 16th marked the long-awaited opening of the Student Center and Snack Bar. The building is fully equipped to satisfy the culinary tastes of the students as well as to provide a place to meet and loaf. Returning graduates who visited the campus for Homecoming on this date were pleased to see what an attractive place has been provided for the convenience of present and future students. Located at the rear of the campus, the Snack Bar is easily accessible to everyone and is proving to be a popular spot. FIRST CUSTOMER ! » ' x 1 ' . FATS FIRST SUND CLASS HISTORY We wish to pay one last tribute to this year ' s gradu- ating class. Some members of this class have been to- gether for all four years while others have joined along the way. Here is the history of the 1952 Seniors as given to us by Edward Taylor and Don Welch: The Class of 1952 should go down in the history of Union College as one of the most heroic the school has ever seen. Several days after we arrived on Campus the " official reception committee " began its unofficial recepting. We received the prefix " rat " to our names and entered upon the last Rat Week of Union College with much pomp and ceremony. Like monks entering a monastery, the male members of our class were adorned with short — very short — haircuts. John Wolfenden sat in a tree by the administration building for two days sing- ing hymns, but the most uncomfortable of all was Ellen Grove. She had to wear her skirt upside down and Inside out and because the band of the skirl was so tight she couldn ' t run and didn ' t catch Big Ed Gross until the week was almost over. Ask Don Duff sometime how he managed to sleep on a shelf in the closet of room I 10 In Stevenson Hall so the upperclassmen couldn ' t find him. As is customary, the school was Interested In our pos- sibilities and gave us many long standarized tests, among them the Kruder Preference Test. The school was amazed when Jenny Lou Spurlock had to change her major from music — the test results indicated that Jenny Lou should become a mechanic and she didn ' t want to spend her entire life repairing her uke. Our officers for the first year were as follows: Presi- dent, Ted Ray Hammond; Vice-President, " Red " Archer; Secretary-Treasurer, Jean Strong, and sponsor, Dr. McKee- han. The choir made an extensive tour to Chicago that year and sang before the State Legislature in Frankfort. The most entertaining thing we found on campus was the construction of the new Chapel Fine Arts Building. The building was as high as the wlndowsill when we ar- rived. Whenever one became bored studying, he could always watch construction awhile. Our Sophomore year was a busy one. We had all kinds of important people around. The Chapel was finished and was dedicated and named the Conway Boatman Chapel. The Governor of Kentucky and Bishop Watkins were on hand for that event. The Dr. Thomas Walker Bl-centennial was held in April of that year and Vice Pres- ident Barkley came to Union College to speak. That September, Senior House, Girls Hall, was re- named Tye House and eighteen boys took the place of the eighteen girls it formerly housed. Dr. Gnse, formerly head of the Education Department, who lived next door to Tye House, gave up trying to sleep and moved to Ten- nessee the same year. The choir went on tour to Miami, Florida. Many of us who remained at school still would like to know what went on at Macon, Georgia. When we returned In the Fall of 1950, we found a new building on the campus — the laundry house. We elected Jack Ketcham, a well known local politician as our class president. (A very good choice, too). Realizing that we had to make money to feed the Seniors, we embarked on two main projects. First, we presented " The Faculty Concert. " In this presentation, those members of the faculty with talent (and nerve) presented a very delightful evening of enter- tainment. The artists participating could be divided into three classes: (I) Those who were talented; (2) Those who weren ' t and admitted it; (3) Dean Smith. The show was a huge success. Since the faculty acting as students made such a big hit, we decided that the students acting as faculty mem- bers wouldn ' t be bad either. So we presented a take-off on the faculty called " The Faculty at Home " In which several of the students acted out the part of faculty members and their families. What a Riot! Thus we made some more money. Then we soaked each member of the class a dollar just for the privilege of belonging to such a fine class. We finally had enough money to entertain the seniors at a lavish banquet (In the dining hall?) from soup to nuts. Speaking of Nuts, Bert Cox was on the program. We finished our Junior year with more money than any other Junior class in the history of the school. A member of our class, Margie Todd, was elected snow queen this year. September, 1951 . Here we dre ready to embark on the shortest year In our college career. Jack Ketcham had done such a good job as president when we were juniors, we just decided to keep him for another term. Once again, we soaked the members for money so we could present a gift to the school. Seven members of our class were elected to represent the college in the publication " Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities. " They were: Mary Alice Elrod, Betty Harrod, Goh Kong Oo, Wayne Moody, Stuart Blauw, Ed Taylor and Don We!ch. We elected Betty Bow- man and Don Welch as Miss and Mister Union, respec- tively. In the spring we planted a tree in honor of Dr. Karl Bleyl, a former member of Union ' s faculty and our spon- sor in our Junior year. We also presented a gift to the college. During this year, we experienced the opening of a temporary student center, and also heard plans for a new and much needed gymnasium. The Old Gym will be converted into a Student Union building If plans don ' t change. (Who can tell what goes through the mind of a college president?) Anyway we finished the year in flying colors, and each member of the class can say that they belonged to the largest and most outstanding class ever to graduate from Union College. THE RAPP LUMBER CO., INC. G.E. APPLIANCES SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT Phone 220 BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY If It ' s Drugs, Think of COTTONGIM DRUG CO. Your Rexall Store CORBIN, KENTUCKY BISSELL OFFICE EQUIPMENT CO. 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