University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma - Argus Yearbook (Chickasha, OK)
- Class of 1943
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The Administration Buiidinq is the center of campus lite. The auditorium, class rooms, the post office,
and the administrative oiiices are located here. Up its broad steps have passed many oi Okiahoma's
finest young women.
Edna Snyder, editor of the AHGUS, and Boby
Miiier, assistant editor, have iound their re-
sponsibilities demand the talents oi Margaret
Bourke White, Cordell Huii, General Mac-
Arthur, and Henry Morgenthau.
President Nash and a group ot
Freshman students conferred one
bright iaii morning on weighty mat-
ters concerning the traditionai
Freshman-Sophomore Day. Their
green caps, name cards, and mis-
mated stockings indicate their status.
Ruthie Reames took this picture oi the porch oi Anthony Halt one rainy mornina. This residence hail has
the distinction ot being the headquarters tor remodeling personalities and appearances.
Mary Robinson finished her Work toward an
AB. degree in Chemistry at mid-year and
joined the Curtiss Wright Company as an engi-
neering cadette. While in school, she was
Well known tor her activities in club and col-
lege affairs. Mary Was president ot Pi Zeta
Kappa and a member ot Sigma Delta. She
was chosen Miss O. C. W. in her senior year.
Every College has Christma
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the morning the day that we go home tor the holidays is one of our most cherished traditions.
s customs that develop through the years Singing Christmas carols earl in
Sunday morning is leisurely
with late breakfast, the Sunday
paper, and church.
Mrs. M. A. Nash acted as honoree for her daughter, layne, at a shower given by the faculty in her honor.
Our lavoriie ride on a Warm iall day is home ilfirouqli Grinisley Gardens. Long shadows fall across
the rolling arass, leaves rusile under ilie horsess feet, and then are carried up by ilne wind and drift
away. The sound of voices comes from the iennis Courts and over all is ilfiai leelina of oonienirnent
that comes only at late evening on an Oklahoma lndian Summer day.
Ann Giddings is one oi those girls Whom magazines call
a "leader", She was always in the center oi any college
or class aitair. Her activities varied from lunior Carni-
vals to music festivals. She excelled in chemistry, sports,
and an assortment ot activities. Ann tinished her work at
mid-year and has gone to Austin, Texas, as a Curtiss-
Wright engineering cadette. Her home is Anadarko, and
her A. B. degree is in Chemistry.
Fine Arts Hall
Nellie Sporlcs is our oldest residence- holly thus
it is iittinq thot it should house our youngest
students. Here qreenfcotpped Freshmen iirst
become ioiniliotr with oll the introcoroies oi
College lite ond recover from the tirst bout with
honiesiclcness. ln clue time they qrow up to be
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Addams Haii has several distinc-
tions that are proudly pointed out
by the sophomores, one of the most
important being the sun deck. Here
any degree ot suntan may he
achieved from a delicate gold to a
rich dark red, depending upon the
discretion and persistence of the sun
lane Addams Hall
Dormitory iite is o wiid scrormbie oi study, term
popers, ond the usuoi home Chores. To iiqhteh this
dork picture there ore the tom sessions, the boxes
from home, B. S. R. Cbeiore suqor rotiomriqi, cmd the
impromptu ieosts thot beqm with CI box oi Crackers
cmd cr jor oi peoriut butter cmd go on irom there.
In Iane Addams parlor
Nancy Wade and Mary Io
Tapp with their dates take oft
for a cadet graduation dance
at the Country Club.
ln civilian lite, proper bridge parties
call tor a great deal of preparation. In
dormitory lite they simply accumulate
when someone can tind a deck of cards
and a few vac-ant inches on a bed.
Here tour have gathered, and the in-
evitable has happened.
Vera Fisher cmd Betty Gciult with CI
visiting ccmine friend on the porch at
LaVerne Briley will receive an
AB. degree with a major in
Speech. She has done excellent
work as an actress in important
roles in college stage productions.
LaVerne expects to use her busi-
ness experience, acquired in the
Bursar's oitice, in a secretarial
capacity after graduation. Her
home is in Mangum.
ways Well groomed and attractive in
appearance. A senior from Pauls Val-
ley, Blanche is active in Alpha Eta.
Martha Ann lones is another
senior who has done excellent
work in the college plays. She
expects to receive her A. B. de-
gree with a major in Speech.
"Maj" lives in McAlester, and
her favorite sport is swimming.
She plans to teach speech.
Maxine Grissom plans to be-
come a librarian after receiv-
ing her A. B. degree in English.
"Max" collects books and en-
joys taking pictures and going
to the movies. l-ler home is in
Blanche Knight is specializing in Voca-
tional l-lome Economics. She is al-
Betty Lou Mead is an
English maior trorn Wood-
ward. While in College,
she was on the hockey
team and has been inter-
ested in golt. Betty also
has the reputation ot be-
ing a formidable bridge
Rowena Chastain will receive a B. S. degree
specializing in vocational home economics. In
addition to loeing Well versed in all branches
ot that broad field, she plays an excellent game
ot golf. Rowenas home is in Collinsville.
Dorothy Pultz ot Tuttle is a foods and nutrition
major who hopes to loecorne a dietitian. She
likes to play qolt, take pictures and dance, but
her real love is her collection ot phonograph
On the campus Elizabeth Carniicael is known as
"l-lappy". She finished her Work toward a deqree
in Horne Economics at the close ot the iirst semester
and is already settled in the teaching profession.
This picture was taken at the Home Manaqement
House while Elizabeth was acting as hostess.
Home Management House
Thanksgiving Dinner in Nellie Sparks Dining Room
Nellie Sparks Hall
S Robertson Hall
Hazel Wade Kiphart is majoring in
Art. She's especially interested in
painting and interior decoration.
She has been president ot the Art
club during her senior year. HaZel's
new home is in Bartlesville.
Frances Snyder Hartin is majoring
in ioods and nutrition and will re-
ceive a B. S. degree in Home Eco-
nomics. Frances' home is in Tuttle.
Her diversions are swimming and
reading. She expects to join her
husband in Florida this summer.
lane Wanstreet, St. Louis,
will complete her work for
an A. B. deqree with a major
in History. She is qreatly
interested in the collection of
books on history and his-
torical fiction that she hopes
to build into a Comprehen-
sive library. lane was one
at the non-home economics
students who elected to live
in the home management
house. For amusement, she
likes to play solitaire.
Billye lo Robinson, a Commerce major, Whose
home is in Hobart, is a member oi the Tri D
Club. Billye lo hopes to become a good secre-
tary some day, but in the meantime her heart
has qone to North Africa with a former W. and
Margaret Ryan, a soph-
omore Art major, is
adept at line lettering.
Marylyn Ann Thompf
son and Dorothy Sacra
Concoct some myste-
rious solution in the
Chemistry lab. From
one might suspect her
oi being a little doubtf
tul as to the outcome.
Ruby Hudson has suffered little from li
sickness during her college career since G
asha is her home. She is a History major
is entirely at home in the library.
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my mary Hginrson
MISS 0. C. W
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A spacious swimming
pool provides reloxor-
tion dnd exercise tor
tlfiose members of the
student body who en-
joy swimming os or
sport. Mony hours 'dre
spent molcinq tine
swimmers out ot timid
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Both spring and fall find many girls on
the campus golf course. Ruth Morris'
confident attitude is Well-justified as is
the admiration her game is receiving
from Betty lane Wilkes and Mary
Forming a graceful arc above the
diving board, Eileen Carletti, junior
Physical Education major, is caught by
the camera in the O. C. W. swimming
Alice VanValkenburgh is one of our
best golfers. She also plays fine
tennis. Here she concentrates on
putting while Marjorie Swartz pre-
pares to tee off.
The recreational facilities of the college
gym are always available to the student
body. Activities and sports sponsored by
the Physical Education department play
an important part in the campus life. In
the fall the sport is hockey. Games wax
fast and furious in class and match
The advanced swimmers try
their skill at figure swim-
ming. Several of them have
worked hard to earn their
Red Cross Water Safety in-
structor's ratings this spring.
Archery, one oi the oldest
sports, is CI iorvoriie with the
modern college qirl.
A Worm sunny Clay, winter or spring, fills every Tennis Couri with Whiie-Clod players.
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Dorothy Lucas, president of the Freshman class, was here and there and every-
where on the Big Day. Martha and Mary VVa1ker were important players on the
Freshman team and helped hold the Sophomores to a 1-U score.
Freshman-Sophom ore Day
Anna Grace Angel Baird, Sophomore
president, and Perle Eby, class nomi-
nee for Carnival queen.
The hockey game was hard-iought and tull of excitement and
suspense. The gallery was composed ot loyal supporters of
looth classes, and their enthusiasm added to the general din
that hangs over the campus Freshman-Sophomore Day.
The Sophomores commandeered the college tarm Wagon and
Shorty and drove their queen about in great style.
Dorothy Lucas, Freshman president,
and Freda Sue Croom, class nominee
tor Carnival queen.
Zeda Hetley is doing her bit for "our boys
in uniform" with her knitting needles.
This picture ot Laverne Conn would make a good
Coca Cola ad. The "Col" sees many a theme reach
completion and is the scene ot much last minute
On l'lalloWe'en Eve Canning Hall had an impromptu Tacky Party. The Costumes Were entirely homefgrown
and were wondrous to see.
MRS. l. C. AMBRISTER MISS EVELYN HASSEBROEK
MISS MAY FULLERTON
BEVERLY CARPENTER BILLIE IO GRISHAM RUTH ANN MASON
MARY HELEN DURGAN KATHRYN HAYES lOAN NEELY
PERLE EBY RUBY HUDSON lEAN STEINBERGER
HELEN LOlS PLAKE BOBRIE IOSEPH NANCY WADE
TOY ERAZIER BETTY WEATHERLY
Nancy Wade, a major in history, is
president of the Ern Hi Club. She is
very tiny and dark and loves to dance.
Nancy is trorn Houston, Texas, and
gathers friends like a Woolly dog does
MR, AND MRS. M. E. HUMPHREY MISS MILDRED FLICKINGER
DR. AND MRS. M. R. WILLIAMS MISS LOUISE WALDORF
NANCY KERN BAWDEN MARILYN HAM MARYLYN THOMPSON
MARIORIE DAFF ORN BETTY RUTH HITCHCOCK ALICE VAN VALKENBURGH
IEETA ELLIS MARY MELTON BOBBY WARKENTIN
PEGGY GODFREY MARY ANNE ROSS MARY SUE WILLIAMS
BETTY HALL PAULINE TATE VIRGINIA WYLIE
BETTY FRANK YOUNG
IOAN ROSS NELL SMITH MARGARET STANFORD MARY LINN TRAMMELL
Virginia Wylie hopes to go into U. S. O. or Red
Cross recreation work after she receives her B. M.
degree in voice this spring. As a background tor
her ambition, she starred in O. C. W.'s "l942 De-
fense Show" and has made many successful ap-
pearances as a singer throughout the state. Virginia
is president ot the O Club, a member ot Sigma
Alpha Iota, and ot Pi Zeta Kappa. Her home is in
MR. AND MRS. FRED STEPHENSON MISS HELEN CHAMBERS
HOLLY IEAN BADGWELL
CARRA LEE BOUOHER
DOROTHY LEE CAEEEY
IMA IEAN DARENDINGER
MARY IO EIGLEY
DORIS IEANNE PORTWOOD GENA DENE WIMBISH
MARTHA ANN IONES
MRS. ANNICE BOYD
ELLA IEAN POWELL
MARY IECK RHODES
LOU NETTIE STRICKLAND
MELVA LOU WILKINS
Winnideil Gravitt, president of Be Si Ta, is majoring
in History. AII Canning HaII has had a second hand
course in history this year as "Winnie" has re-
hearsed for her "pro-serns". Her presence is felt in
an amazing number of campus affairs, but her name
has continued to pop up on every one of the Dean's
honor roIIs. Winnie deariy Ioves her record piayer,
her kid brother's Ietters Cwith encIosureSI, and hot
TRI D CLUB
MR. AND MRS. BOYD GILKEY MISS ANITA MOORE
MARY LOU CRAHAM
Senior Doris Cunninqhom is vice-presi-
dent of Tri D. She is o Commerce mojor
who hors held o responsible position in
the reqistrcrr's office during her junior olnd
wr yeors. Doris, one of O. C. W.'s
pe-ppiest iittie biondes, Comes from Atton,
MRS. W. B. ANDERSON
BILLYE IO ROBINSON
COLLEEN MOORE ELIZABETH WILSON
EEHE SA ELUB
DR. AND MRS. A. CHOOUETTE MRS. GENEVIEVE STACK
GRACE LOUISE ALEXANDER IERRIANNE FORD
FRANCES BAILEY IOAN HUBBARD
KAYE BARCHET SIOUX HUGHES
DOROTHY IUNE BUTLER IUNA KNIGHT
BETTY IO CHILES
MISS CLARICE TATMAN
EVELY N STORK
BETTY IO TALLEY
MARY IO TAPP
MARY IANE WILES
MARY GENE WILSON MARION WHEELER KATHRYN COUNCIL
SHIRLEY WHITWELL ALICE NASH MELBA LEE CLOW
Mary lo Tapp is president ot Eche Sa
and is one ot the outstanding Art ma-
jors. She is a consistent honor roll
student from Marlow, Oklahoma. You
can always Iind Mary Io in the midst
oi any fun. Among her hobbies she
includes horseback ridinq and a col-
lection ot pitchers, some of which she
has made herself.
DE GAMMA VE IL B
MR. AND MRS. I. W. BIRD MISS DOROTHY TULLOSS
MISS MABEL MURPHY
BERTA ARROCHA LOLA LEE IOLLY IUDY OSTEEN
SARA ATKINS MILDRED LAMBETI-I ANNA MAY PLEASANT
ANNA GRACE ANGEL BAIRD LOUISE LEONARD HELEN PRATHER
IUANITA COGSWELL ODELL MCCLURE MARIE SCOTT
MARY LOU CONSTANT MARIORIE MCCOLLUM PEGGY SHORT
DORIS FORD WANDA MCKEAG GLORIA WINTERMUTE
IMOGENE DARE D. IUNE IOLLY WANDA KNIGHT GERTRUDE RIDER
Although we caught Anna May Pleasant thoroughly
at home in the chemistry department, she is a foods
and nutrition major, in reality. However, should the
aqe ot vitamins and concentrated ioods ao much
further, our future cooks will have headquarters in the
laboratory rather than the kitchen. Anna May is presi-
dent ot De Gamma Ve. She likes the dramag We shall
remember her as the court clerk in "Ladies of the
SIGMA DELTA CLUB
MR. AND MRS. I. W. OWSLEY MISS IEFEIE YOUNG
MAMIE IRBY BLACK
BETTY BYRL CLARK
ANNA MARGARET GIBSON
LAVERDA IUNE GRAHAM
MARY IO MCCLURG
LO RETHA CRICKENBERGER IULIETTE MCNEESE
DR. MARY R. BELL
DONNA EVELYN PHILLIPS
MARY ALICE WARD
MARY MARGARET HILL
One ot the "CoI's" most taithtut customers is
Mary Posey. Mary O. ttor OIiviaI is president
oi Sigma Detta and the Inter-cIub Council. A
Commerce major from Durant, she is an ardent
amateur photographer. Mary Iikes to swim
and to pIay qoIt, but at the top ot her Iist oi
iavorite sports is sIeepinq!
"Ladies ot the Iuryf' a comedy by Fred Ballard, was one oi the
outstandina productions oi the Drarna Department tor the current
year, Miss Frances Davis directed the cast which consisted ot
Mrs. Ciaribei Buford Baird, who played the iead, Miss Ciarice
Talman, and students chosen from the Speech classes.
"Vaudeville, lr." played to capacity
audiences in the Little Gym. Pledges
of the different social clubs, dressed in
their best formals, sang and danced.
The biggest song hits of the moment
were the best liked part of the variety
i942 lUNlOR CARNIVAL
"Happy Holiday" Was the theme that
the Iunior class chose for the 1942 Car-
nival. The crowd that thronged the
gym had a distinct military flavor.
Many a G. l. nickel fell into the lunior
till as college girls danced, sang, ran
concessions, fried hamburgers and
swam in circles for the entertainment
of the customers.
The Big Gym Walls were lined with
concessions of different kinds Whose
main purpose was the painless extrac
tion of pocket change. Before the
crowning of the queens, the floor was
cleared and all was made ready for
the Big Show.
The Silver Spurs always speak lirst tor the Gym Lounge which they thoroughly Work over
for the occasion. Bridles, saddles, Indian blankets, spurs, and other miscellany used with a
Generous hand create an atmosphere ot Glclahoma rodeo combined with a touch ot the Old
West. Hamburgers and Coca-Cola are served by young equestriennes done up in satin
shirts, ranch pants, and decorated with rodeo gadgets.
Virginia Woerz, senior from Ardmore, received her
degree in Home Economics at mid-year. She is
teaching in Stringtown now. Virginia enjoys read-
ing and is especially fond of the works of early
Music Education major Betty Io Stanford is planning
to teach after she receives her degree. just give
Betty Io a box of stationery to make her happy.
Stigler is her home.
Nina Io Wright receives her degree in Vocational
Home Economics and plans to teach after gradua-
tion. She is a Pi Zeta Kappa and an Alpha Eta
member. Nina lo is from Ninnekah. She did her
practice teaching at Rush Springs.
Alice Krieger is another Vocational Home Econom-
ics major. She particularly likes to sew and to
read. Hiking is her favorite outdoor activity. Alice
lives in Hobart.
Although Ruthie Reames is an English major, she
has taken an active interest in Speech activities.
She plans to go into radio work upon graduation
irom college. She has done excellent work as an
amateur photographer. Ruthie lives in Homestead.
Our Student Government president is Winnell
Aubrey, a Vocational Home Economics major from
Tulsa. One of "Winnie's" special interests is pot-
tery. Most ot her spare time is spent in the ceramics
laboratory, when she isn't standing in a receiving
Merye Cook, from Okmulgee, will complete her work
on a Physical Education degree this spring. This
semester she has been teaching Physical Education
in the Chickasha Iunior High School. She is an
adept swimmer and enjoys horseback riding.
Merye spends much ot her spare time at the piano.
She has composed a number ot songs, both popular
Virginia Ahrens, ot Chickasha, will receive a B. M.
degree in Piano. While in college, org-an has been
one ot her greatest interests. Virginia and Angelene
Collins co-starred in one of the loveliest ot the Senior
The Glee Club
A tradition at O. C. W. is the annual
Christmas proqrain presented by the Glee
Club directed by Miss Dorothy Tulloss.
ln the tableau, the Madonna was pore
trayed by Elizabeth Carmichael with
Baby loe Conrad as the Christ Child.
Mary and Martha Walker, lrnoaene Gite
tord, and Betty Frank Young were anqels.
Another teature ot the proararn that is
looked lorward to each year is the read-
ing ot the Scripture by Mrs. Claribel Buf
tord Baird. This year leeta Ellis acted as
The Qrchesira direcied by Mr. Elias T. Navikow.
M a I y l a ri e
Eby, E l o i 5 c
S a I ah Alice
Daniel play LIU
iii the Slririfg
section al lhc
One ai ihe most celailiil eeciiaiis ai any orchestra is
lhe percussiah section. Dorothy Lee Hickman plays
lhe lqeiile drum wilh verve and ehihusiasui.
The qitted cellist, Maurice Eisenberg, and a
qroup ot adrnirinq college students during his
V V I visit on the campus early this sprinq.
Anqelene Collins is a senior who has won
wide recognition because ot her lovely voice.
She will receive a B. M. degree, Anqelene
hopes tor a career in opera. Here she is re-
hearsing with her accompanist, Zelda Heiloy.
Anqelones horno is in Oklahoma City.
The Chorus, directed loy Miss Dorothy Tulloss, is open to all students interested in music.
Nadena Vtfaller, who receives her B. M. degree
in piano' hopes to use ha. talents to good Gd, Ruth Dobson, a Speech niaior irorn Lone Wolf,
has had irnportant roles in rnany ot the col
nnernbered lor the excellent work she did in
"Letters to Lucerne".
The Sunday concert that concluded the Sprina Music Festival was qiven by rnernhers ol the Qrchestra, Glee
Club, and. Chorus under the direction ot Norval Church. The sololsts tor the afternoon were Perle Eby, violinist,
Anqeleno Collins, soprano, and Virginia Vaughn, pianist.
vantaqe in the U. S. O. Her horne is in David- '
lege plays. She will be especially well re-
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Margaret Schenk, one of Miss
Embree's most faithful assist-
ants, is a Commerce major.
Her most enviable charm is
her poise. Margaret's home is
Dorothy Lee Caffey, a Voca-
tional l-lome Economics majcr,
is president of the senior class.
"Matey" continually craves C
coke and spends part of her
time each summer attending
rodeos. Her favorite pastimes
are reading and horseback
riding. Dorothy Lee comes
Mrs. Helen Qlson will complete her
Work on a Social Science degree
this spring. Her home is in Chick-
Oleta Kelley from Foss is
working for a B S degree in
Vocational Home Economics
She plans to teach next
year. Oleta likes koclaking.
lmogene Harmon is majoring in Home
Economics. She plays a very good game
of tennis and was on the hockey team.
lmogene lives in Alex.
lva Lee Fowler
Brown will graduate
with a degree in
M u s ic Education.
She is a memloer of
the Glee Club and
sang in the Gay
Nineties octet. Her
home is Verden.
THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB
is open to any student interested in cur-
rent affairs. Its aim is to create an inter-
est in history with emphasis on interna-
tional affairs at the present time. Qnce
each month a guest speaker is invited to
hold an open forum. Nancy Wade is
president, and meetings are held in the
home of Dr. Anna Lewis, sponsor.
CONTILIUM ROMANUM, the Latin Club,
is composed of students interested in the
study of Latin. Meetings are held twice a
month. The purpose of the organization
is to further an interest in the study of
cfassical languages and to encourage
familiarity with Roman life and social
customs. Helga Kaiser is president, and
Dr. Mary R. Bell is sponsor.
THE BATCDN CLUB membership includes
girls who wish experience in musical
leadership. The life and works of famous
conductors are studied. Virginia Wylie
is president, and Mr. Novikow is sponsor.
THE ART CLUB has met together this
winter on alternate Mondays to wrap
bandages in the Red Cross rooms. A
lorief meeting of social and educational
nature has followed. Hazel Wade Kip!
hart is president. Miss Madeline Ritz,
Miss Anita Moore, and Miss Cora Ken-
reigh are sponsors.
rnade up of Virainia Wylie, Helen
Harvey, Elaine Williains, and
Dell Roberts. lt is directed by
ine Tate acoorripanies the qroup.
STGMA ALPHA IQTA was host ai a reception tor Mr. Ernest Hutcheson tollowina his Concert. This was one ot
the rriany activities ot a musical nature sponsored by ihis oraaniyaiion. Anqelene Collins is the presiolent, and
Miss Elise MaCClanahan, Miss Lois Esniioii, Mis. Virginia Anderson, and Miss Corinne Nash are sponsors.
THE COLLEGE QUARTETTE is
Miss Elise MaCClanahan. Paul-
The Personality Clinic, althouqh established some
years aqo, has made qreat strides because ot the
presence ot a tull time consultant, Miss l-lattie Marie
Marsh, and the acauisition ot a new home on the
lower tloor ot Anthony Hall. llere are all the latest
aadqets lor posture and voice correction. Problems
ot face and tiaure are recognized and solved.
Every qirl has an opportunity to work toward be-
cornina the kind ot woman she wants to he.
The Piacaueteers Club was organ-
ized to turther an interest in tennis
and to develop skill in playing the
game. Try-outs are held at the boe
ginning ot the term. Tennis and
ping-pong tournaments are pro-
moted by this group, and various
members participate in the state ten-
nis play days. Louise Granlee is
president and Mrs. Genevieve Carter
Stack is the sponsor.
Cap n' Bells membership is open to
all students oi the speech depart-
ment. lt provides experience and
training in all phases ot play pro-
duction. The objective oi the club is
to give more students an active part
in speech activities. Martha Ann
lones has acted as leader this year.
The Y. VV. C. A. Cabinet aims to
further Christian student activities.
lt governs the local branch ot the
National Y. W. C. A. Any student
With an interest in the Christian
youth movement is eligible tor meme
bership. Cabbage Theater and the
Doll Parade are a part ot their so-
cial Work. Marjorie Poncannon is
president. Miss Corinne Bell, Miss
May Fullerton, Miss lettie Young,
Miss Mable Murphy act as spon-
THE SENICR CLASS OPHCERS
Dorothy Lee Caitey, President
Mary Posey, Vice-President
Marye Cook, Treasurer
Winnell Aubrey, Secretary
The ERESHMAN CLASS 0EElCEHS are Dorothy Lucas, presif
dentg Mary Melton, Vice-president, Mary Lee Brower, secres
tary: Louise Granlee, treasurerg and Mary and Martha Walker,
The IUNTOH CLASS CEETCERS are Erances Cheadle, presi
dent: Edna Snyder, vicefpresident, Mary lo McClura, secre
iary: and Boby Miller, treasurer.
The governing beard oi STUDENT GQVERNMENT is composed
oi a representative trom each dormitory. The president is
chosen by election. The aim oi the association is to promote
college loyalty and to help maintain the college ideas. Win-
nell Aubrey is president tor the current year.
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leeta Ellis, Qlclahorna City, will receive
her degree in Art. She is especially
interested in enqineerina drawinq and
hopes to help Win the war with her
little compass and T-square. leeta
lilies to tell stories on her black coclcer,
"Queen Anne," ride horseback, and
go to dances.
Nathalie Giddings, a Vocational
Home Economics major, is irom
l-lenryetta. One ot her greatest
charms is her big brown eyes and
long eye lashes,
Marjorie Swartz iinished her Work tor an A. B. degree with a
major in Art at mid-year and is now a CurtissAWright cadette
at Ames, lowa. Marjorie's home is at Cement, and she dearly
loves cottee at midnight.
Another ambitious homemaker is
luliette McNeese. Although she
is an English major, she spent
tive Weeks in the home manage-
ment house "just tor the experi-
ence". Little but mighty, juliette
is one ot our leading horsewom-
en. She is from Ponca City.
Mary Ruth Beall, irom Anadarlco, is 'a Com-
merce major. She loves movies and good
books. Cne oi her favorite activities is shop-
Carmen Mora is another member oi C. C. W.'s
Latin-American group of students. She has
majored in Commerce and will receive a B. S.
degree this spring. Her home is in Puerto
Rico, but she plans to remain in the United
States after her graduation.
A Commerce major, Helen Dunn is from Law-
ton. She hopes to increase her record collec-
tion which furnishes Lawson Hall With music.
Marv lo Lewis Will continue her religious edu-
cation Work atter she graduates this spring.
She is a Commerce major from Waurika. Her
favorite sport is bowling.
One of our best amateur photograf
phers is Melba White. She is a
major in Home Economics, special-
izing in dietetics. Appropriately,
Melba likes anything edible. Her
home is in Dill.
Mercedes jones, a Biology major from Tuskahoma, also
was graduated at the end of the tirst semester. She then
accepted a civil service position in Washington, D. C., but
has now returned and is in Lawton with her husband.
Marjorie Poncannon is an English major from Ashland,
Kansas. She is president ot Y. W. C. A., a member ot
Chi Delta Phi, and Pi Zeta Kappa. Although you could
hardly call Marjorie garrulous, she likes very much to
talk. She is also a good correspondent.
Claribel Brown Wagnon is work-
ing tor a B. S. degree in Commerce.
To her triends she is known as
"Pussy". She lives in Duncan.
Dorothy Downey completed her work
on an A. B. degree in Psychology and
Philosophy at mid-year. She is a
member ot the Q Club and is planning
to do secretarial work. Dorothy is a
bridge enthusiast, Her home is in
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SlLVER SPURS is open to any student who is enrolled in horse,
back riding. To arouse interest in riding and to plan programs
and activities are the objectives ot this organization. Activities
consist ot moonlight rides, picnics, spring and tall gymlchana and
the annual spring horse show. The president is Edna Snyder and
the sponsors are Miss Cora Kenreigh and Mr. Claude Shearer.
Lula Miles is majoring in Chemistry and
her home is in Pineland, Texas. Une ot
her favorite dreams came true this winter
when her husband gave her "Red Wing",
the "finest little mare in Oklahoma".
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Holly lean Badgewell will receive a B. S. degree in Home
Economics. Her major is vocational home economics
but she hopes to be a buyer. l-lolly's personal weakness
is elegant shoes. She is from Clemscott.
Ethel News is an English major trom Tulsa. Her hobby
is collecting china dogs, and her pet peeve is to have her
name spelled 'Eth-y-l". Ethel's roommate, Virginia Anne
Newitt, from Pueblo, Colorado, is an ardent tennis and
swimming enthusiast. She will receive her A. B. degree
in History this spring.
Beulah Sixkiller is majoring in Vo-
cational home economics. She is
a Iull blood Cherokee Indian and
has made a study of Indian arts and
crafts and music. Beulah likes all
sports, but she especially enjoys a
good game ot basketball or softball.
THE BOMANY TBIO, directed by
Mrs. Virginia Anderson, is com-
posed oi Evelyn Nimerick, Mary
Lee Brower and Ernestine Evanson.
The accompanist is Mary Frances
Vera Fisher is president ot Pi Zeta Kappa, Literatae and
the Baptist Student Union. I-Ier major is English, which
she plans to teach after graduation. Vera's home is in
A memorable day was the one on
which Wynema Armstrong's mother
sent her a baked turkey! The poor
bird didn't last long when Wynema's
friends found out about him.
The slightest hint ot Spring is an ade-
quate excuse for spending the day at
Lucia Calvo is to receive an A. B. de-
gree in English this spring. She is a
Latin-American student who came to
O. C. W. from Costa Rica.
Olita Lovelace, who will receive a
B. S. degree in Commerce, is from
Chickasha. She likes to go shopping
and to dance. With her sophisticated
manner, Clita is the "Powers model
A familiar sight on the campus is lody
Morrison on her bicycle. lody will
graduate with a major in Physical
Education. She is outstanding in all
types of sportsg swimming is one ot her
favorites. Her home is in Enid.
Kathryn Cable, another
Chickasha girl, is also ma-
joring in Commerce. Her
lovely complexion is one ot
A Vocational Home Economics major
is Eulalia Abeita. She spent six weeks
this semester practice-teaching in Ana-
darko. She hopes to have a perma-
nent teaching position next year.
Eulalia's home is in lsleta, New Mex-
Pat Hendrick, also majoring in Home
Economics, is one of our most sedate
seniors. Among Pat's many talents is
that of being "the perfect hostess".
She is irom Oklahoma City.
Another talented senior is Mary lane
Richey from l-leavener. She is to re-
ceive her B. M. degree in piano but
also enjoys playing the violin and
cello. Heading her list ot favorite ac-
tivities is eating!
Carol Iones will graduate with a B. S. degree in
Home Economics. She is a member ot Pi Zeta
Kappa. Carol spent six weeks in Davis practice-
teaching this semester. She plans to teach home
economics next year. Her home is in Chickasha.
Louise Tucker Waterbury will also receive a
Home Economics degree this spring. Louise
has a very high scholastic record in O. C. W.
She now makes her home in Chickasha, but
she was formerly from Apache.
This spring Eileen Boysden will complete her
work on a Music Education major. She enjoys
teaching music and hopes to have a teaching
position next year. She lives in Ninnekah.
Gail Hefner is working to-
ward a B. S. degree in Com-
merce. She hopes to have
a secretarial position after
her graduation. Her home is
Dorothy lorski, who is from
Harrah, graduates with a
AB. degree in Spanish.
She received an exchange
scholarship from the Univer-
sity oi Costa Bica but, due
to war conditions, was un-
able to accept it. Nothing
excites "D" more than new
clothes, unless it is a new
antic of her nephews
Eileen Elliott completed her
work on an A. B. degree in
History at the end oi the
iirst semester. She is now
doing graduate work in Ore-
gon. "lky" has a very use-
ful hobby which is garden-
Vertie Bell Elliott is getting
a B. S. degree in Commerce.
She comes trom Minco.
Vertie Bell always has a
triendly smile and a greet-
ing tor everyone.
Alta Marie Dalton is an Art major Whose home
is in Chickasha. Alta Marie likes ceramics
and is an expert with a ball of clay and a pot-
tery wheel. She plans to be a draftsman for
the duration of the war.
Betty Gault finished her work for a degree with a major in
Psychology at mid-year. She accepted a government position
in Washington and left immediately. Betty is a beautiful
horsewoman. While in college she often brought one of her
hcrses down from her home in Bethany. Betty, a horse, and
her dog Eva were frequently seen on the campus.
A class Play Day was sponsored by the Physical Education Depart-
ment. Members of the four classes played Various games and took
part in different sports. Points were awarded and at the final count the
juniors were found to be the Winners. This picture was made at the
dramatic moment when the score was announced.
lerrianne Ford will graduate with a degree in
Commerce. She is a member ot the Glee Club
and ot the Eche Sa Club, lerrianne likes very
much to go walkingfespecially in the rain.
Her home is in Shidler.
Betty Frank Young and
her roommate, Peggy
Godirey, may treguent-
ly be tound in the Ce-
ramic Studio where
Betty Frank is high
priestess ot the clay
vats and the glaze
grinder. At the right
we have a sparrows
eye View ot the Tapp
family being welcomed
to Canning Hall by
Cl-ll DELTA Pl-ll is a national honor-
ary English sorority. English majors
ot exceptional ability are granted
membership in Alpha Chi Chapter.
Fach semester this organization
sponsors a creative writing contest
among all the students. Regular
lorlnightly meetings are held. The
president is Dorothy Vann. Dr.
Caroline Laird and Mrs. Margaret
Ellioll are sponsors.
THE TEE-OFF CLUB is open to all girls inter-
ested in golf. Movies, group demonstrations
and discussions, tournaments, and exhibition
matches tend to keep up their interest in the
sport. The objective ot the club is to arouse
interest in golf among the students. lean Price
is president. The sponsor is Mrs. Genevieve
THE EENCING CLUB was organized this year
to encourage interest in that sport and to give
an opportunity lor participation. Melva Lou
Wilkins is president and Mrs. Genevieve Stack
is sponsor ot the group.
SOPHOMOBE CLASS OFFICERS are Anna
Grace Angel Baird, president: leanne Price,
vice-president: loan Long, secretary, Margaret
Hughes, treasurer: Natalee Brown and Mar-
garet Byan, cheer leaders.
THE SACAIAWEA CLUB is composed of girls
of lndian blood. Their purpose is to study ln-
dian customs and traditions and to gather in-
formation which will help keep alive lndian
civilization. The club is aitiliated with ltta-
hana, the state organization. Koran Burnett is
president and Dr. Anna Lewis is sponsor.
Pl ZETA KAPPA is a local chapter
ot a national religious sorority. lts
members are elected upon qualiti-
cations ot character and scholar-
ship. The organization supports re-
ligious activities related to student
lite on the campus and provides tor
more intimate association ot girls ot
like ideals and interests. The presi-
dent is Ellen Talbot. Miss Corine
Bell, Miss Mae Fullerton, and Miss
Evelyn Hassebroek are the spon-
The O. C. W. TREND is the college newspaper published by
members ot the journalism class. lts chiet purpose is to retlect
the activities and thoughts ot the students and taculty ot the Col-
lege. Miss Anita Moore is the sponsor. The statt consists ot
Dorothy Vann, editor, Elouise Corley, assistant editor, La Horna
Miller and Mary loyce Norwood, business managers, and Sara
Drake Atkins, society editor. Koran Burnett was business man-
ager the tirst semester.
Lu Coover Simpson received a B. S. de-
gree in Horne Economics at mid-year.
She is now in Houston, Texas, with her
husband. Formerly, her home was in
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The SPANISH CLUB is open to any
student who is interested in becoming
acquainted with PanfAmerican cus-
toms and who wishes to promote
lriendship between the two Americas.
Spanish students are especially urged
to join in order to become tamiliar
with the social lite ot the Spanish
speaking people. Marion Wheeler is
president. Miss lane Hill Miller is the
Lillian Bush will receive an A. B.
degree in History this sprina.
Miss Bush is particularly interest-
ed in tlowers and has a beautiful lf-QM
aarden. Her home is in Chick-
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Thelma Doyle enjoys a quiet session with a book. The
trusty alarm clock is a part oi the equipment tound in the
habitat ot the college qirl.
The purpose ot ALPHA ETA is to provide an opportunity to all Home Economics students tor personal develop-
ment, tor service to the school and to the community, and tor active participation in improving the home and
iamily lite. lt is aitiliated with the American and the Qklahoma Home Economics association. Louise Tucker
Waterbury is president and Miss Marjorie Vann is sponsor.
LITEBATAE is an English club which all students interested in English may
join. Begular meetings are held, at which such topics as creative writing
and phases ot literature are studied and discussed. The aim ot the club is
to foster original work and to interest the students in the programs. Ethel
News serves as president. Dr. Caroline Laird and Mrs. Margaret Elliott act
Mrs. Vera Cason is worlcing on an
A. B. degree in Psychology and
Philosophy. Lawton is her home.
rnerce. The post oltice has been her
headquarters ior the past three
years. She is a member of the Sig-
ma Delta Club, and her home is in
The SEALS CLUB membership is made .
up of girls with outstanding ability in
swimming. The members must have
passed the American Bed Cross Liie Save
ing test and other reauiremenie. The c'ub
sponsors several water shows and dem-
onstrations during the year. lt is the pur-
pose oi this organization to encourage
and promote good swimming. Merye
Cook is president, and Miss Margaret
Maclin is sponsor.
Betty Byrl Clark is majoring in Com-
The college year of 1943 closes on a
sunny May morning with all the flurry of
visiting families and friends, graduation
gifts, and iareweils. Commencement
marks the end of four years of college
and the beginning oi a new way of life.
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