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 he Recorded by: the Junior Class Central State Teachers College Stevens Point, Wis. Jane Miller, Editor-In-Chief Kathryn Kenney, Business Managertf-OSl UAOSvdt Here it is—your Iris Album! It has been the wish of the staff of the 1945 Iris to liken this yearbook to an album of your treasured music. You will open these covers frequently now because the Iris Album is something new. As the years go by, we hope that you will take this album from the shelf. Dust it off and see within it the year 1944-45 that you spent at Central State Teachers College, and recollections of the year 1943-44 when there was no Iris published. In this year you will find the school-song, the war-song, the dream-song. and the song of home. The pep-song and the dancing-song may be missing but those are the things for which we may look in the years ahead. Making your 1945 Iris has not been all fun. any more than going to college when our nation is at war is all fun. We came in an inexperienced staff willing to try to do our best. We learned many of the tricks the hard way. If we were to have pictures it meant we must have supplies. If we were to have supplies it meant we must have the approval of the O.P.A. We finally got them both. We are glad that we could give you the Iris in a year when so many things were difficult. It is no longer our worry. It is your Iris Album. Take it. and within its pages may you find happy memories of this year at C.S.T.C. 4Album Qcmteuti Panvp, anx GitoMnitance 9 ( AdwinUintUioa) Practice McJz L Perfect 31 (GlaUtU ) PlaymateA. 4-3 ( Aciiaitiei.) 5ai4,at World War II We, the teachers and future teachers of America, pledge ourselves to the principles for which these former students of CSTC have given their lives. Eugene Brill Willard Roth Lyle Brunner Richard Roberts George Cashin Alvin Sell Rolland Cossette Leonard Scheel Kent Cutnaw James Scribner Ed Durand Gordon Steinfest Joe Goodrich Rene Stimart William Lowecke Howard Stimm Leonard Matkey Duncan Seffern Ignatius Mish Douglas Strope Duane Phaneuf Tom Winkler 6 Donald Powers edLcGtio+t This year marks the first time in almost three decades that Oscar W. Neale has not been a member of our faculty. His smiling face and his cheery greeting. "How are you. Professor?" are missed by everyone. When Mr. Neale announced his retirement at CSTC's golden anniversary banquet in June. 1944, the faculty, the assembled alumni, and the entire student body felt that they had received a personal loss. Mr. Neale had become so thoroughly a part of CSTC that it was difficult to imagine college life without him. In September, returning students felt strange without his welcoming handshake. Mr. Neale's natural friendliness and willing helpfulness have endeared him to everyone. His spontaneous enthusiasm, his wide experience, and his great knowledge have made him a fine teacher, while his ready sympathy and unswerving loyalty have made him the perfect friend. CSTC wishes Mr. Neale all good fortune in whatever future tasks he undertakes. In the twenty-nine years he has been with us he has unceasingly given us of himself. In dedicating the 1944-45 IRIS to him we are trying to say: "Thank you. and may God bless you." 79 PneAldesit Whether met in the hall or visited in his office, President William C. Hansen always has a smile and a personal greeting for everyone. Since 1940, when he first took office, he has worked untiringly for the advancement of the college and for the progress of education as a whole. A graduate of Central State Teachers College in 1911, President Hansen is familiar with every phase of college life, and is acutely aware of any wave of feeling among CSTC's students. His impartial and carefully considered decisions have won for him the whole-hearted respect of both students and faculty. Except when President Hansen is in conference, the door of his office stands open—a symbol of the free and friendly relationship which exists between him and the rest of the college. Central State Teachers College is fortunate in having Wilson S. Delzell as its regent. He has proven his deep interest in the progress of the school by the time he has willingly given to its numerous activities and the constant cooperation he has shown. The assistance which Mr. Delzell has given the college is deeply appreciated by the faculty and the student body. His experiences as a former teacher and supervising principal give him an added understanding of the educational program. Regent Delzell was recently reappointed to the Board of Normal School Regents for a term expiring in 1950.Qua 2 eand Dean Pfiifner's office is one of the most popular spots in CSTC. The girls of Central State have found that Mrs. Elizabeth Pfiffner, Dean of Women, is the person to whom they naturally turn when they need help or advice — or when they just feel like ''talking". One of the things which most endears Mrs. Pfiffner to the students is the personal contacts which she maintains with them. She has a genuine interest in all of them, an interest which is reflected in her friendly manner. In supervising matters which pertain to student life. Dean Pfiffner makes every effort to maintain high standards for the students of CSTC. Herbert R. Steiner, head of the history department at CSTC, is also Dean of Men. He has been teaching at Central State since 1918, and his popularity with both the students and faculty has continued to grow with each succeeding year. Perhaps one reason for his unfailing ability to see the student's viewpoint here is the fact that he. like Dean Pfiffner, attended CSTC himself. Anyone who is fortunate enough to be enrolled in one of Mr. Steiner's history classes has before him a very enjoyable experience. Dean Steiner's droll humor and witty presentation of the "human-angle" make his lectures doubly interesting. As dean, teacher, and friend he is unsurpassed. 11BESSIE MAY ALLEN............Home Economics Graduate, Iowa State Teachers College; B.S., M.A., Columbia University. At Stevens Point since 1913. HAZEL BENTSON . Training School Supervisor Graduate. Eau Claire State Teachers College; B.A., Lawrence College; M.A., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1941. (Now on military leave) GEORGE R. BERG.............................. Athletic Director, Physical Education B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1942. LELAND M. BURROUGHS .... English. Speech A.B., Wabash College; Graduate King's College of Oratory, Pittsburgh; M.A., University of Michigan. At Stevens Point since 1920. EDNA CARLSTEN ......................Art Three-year Normal Art Course, Chicago Art Institute; B.A.E., Art Institute. At Stevens Point since 1923. SUSAN E. COLMAN.......................... Director of Primary Education Graduate, Superior State Normal School; Ph.B., Ph.M., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1931. EDITH P. CUTNAW ......................... Training School Supervisor Graduate, Oshkosh State Normal School; Ph.B., Ripon College; Ph.M., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1939. MILDRED DAVIS.............Foreign Languages A.B., M.A., State University of Iowa. At Stevens Point since 1928. 12 CS 7Q facultyLEAH L. DIEHL ... Training School Supervisor Graduate, Milwaukee State Normal School; Ph.B., M.A., University of Chicago. At Stevens Point since 1923. CHARLES C. EVANS..............Biological Science B.S., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S., University of Chicago. At Stevens Point since 1920. GILBERT W. FAUST.....................Chemistry B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1935. (Now on military leave) BERTHA GLENNON ................ English Graduate. Stevens Point State Normal School; A.B., M.A., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1940. RUBY M. GREILING............Physical Education B.E., La Crosse State Teachers College; B.A., Ripon College; M.S.. University of Southern California. At Stevens Point since 1941. (Now on military leave) GERTIE L. HANSON..........Geography. Radio Graduate. La Crosse State Normal School; Ph.B., Ph.M., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1920. ALBERT E. HARRIS........................... Psychology, Philosophy, and Education B.E., La Crosse State Teachers College; Ph.M., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1941. (Now on leave) ALFRED J. HERRICK............................ Principal, Training School Graduate. Stevens Point State Normal School; Ph.B., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1912. GS IG fyacutty GS G fyciouUif, 13WARREN G. JENKINS.................... History A.B., Miami University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1934. NELIS R. KAMPENGA..................... Librarian A.B., University of Michigan; A.M.L.S., University of Michigan. At Stevens Point since 1941. NORMAN E. KNUTZEN...............English Graduate. Stevens Point State Normal School; A.B., M.A., Lawrence College. At Stevens Point since 1931. BESSIE LAVIGNE...............Rural Supervisor Graduate, Stevens Point State Normal School; B.S., University of Minnesota. At Stevens Point since 1924. ROBERT S. LEWIS . Training School Supervisor B.A., B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1942. ARTHUR S. LYNESS............................ Registrar. Biological Science B.S., Kansas State Teachers College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa. At Stevens Point since 1934. SYBLE MASON...................Assistant Librarian B.E.. Central State Teachers College; Diploma, University of Wisconsin Library School. At Stevens Point since 1930. HELEN MESTON ................. Home Economics B.S., Doane College; B.S., M.A., Columbia University. At Stevens Point since 1920. Q£ ie QcuuiUy 14 esie QacuMif,PETER J. MICHELSEN........Director of Music Graduate of the Seminary, the Military School of Music, and the Music Conservatory of Oslo. Norway; graduate of the Vander-Cook School of Music, Chicago. At Stevens Point since 1931. JOSEPH MOTT...................... Education B.S., State Teachers College. Kirksville, Missouri. At Stevens Point since 1923. O. FLOYD NIXON.................... Mathematics A.B., Indiana University; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Ohio State University. At Stevens Point since 1937. LYDIA M. PFEIFFER............................. Training School Supervisor Graduate, Oshkosh State Normal School; Ph.B., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Columbia University. At Stevens Point since 1927. ELIZABETH PFIFFNER ......................... Dean of Women, History Graduate, Stevens Point Normal School; B.E., Central State Teachers College; Ph.M., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1940. BURTON R. PIERCE ......................... Training School Supervisor Graduate, Stevens Point Normal School; Ph.B., Ripon College; M.A., University of Iowa. At Stevens Point since 1923. EDGAR F. PIERSON.............Biological Science B.S., Iowa Wesleyan College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa. At Stevens Point since 1938. (Now on military leave) NELS O. REPPEN..................Social Science A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1932. GSIQ Vacuity CS 'IQ faculty 15RAYMOND M. RIGHTSELL........................ Director of Secondary Education, Physics A.B., Indiana State Normal College; M.A., University of Cinncinnati. At Stevens Point since 1920. MARGARET RITCHIE____________Assistant Librarian B.A., Carleton College; B.S., University of Illinois Library School. MAY M. ROACH.............................. Acting Director of Rural Education Graduate, Stevens Point Normal School; B.S., University of Minnesota. At Stevens Point since 1914. MARY S. SAMTER Training School Supervisor Graduate, Stevens Point Normal School; B.E., Western Illinois State Teachers College; M.A., University of Iowa. At Stevens Point since 1943. FRED J. SCHMEECKLE . Agriculture, Chemistry A.B., State Teachers College, Kearney, Nebraska; M.S., University of Minnesota. At Stevens Point since 1923. MYRTLE S. SPANDE...........Physical Education B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S. University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1943. HERBERT R. STEINER ... Dean of Men, History Graduate, Stevens Point Normal School; Ph.B., Ph.M., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1918. VICTOR E. THOMPSON...................Industrial Arts Graduate, Stout Institute; Ph.B., PhM., University of Wisconsin. At Stevens Point since 1918. GS 10 tyacuUif. 16 GS 1G facultyHAROLD M. TOLO..........................History A.B., Luther College; M.A.. University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Illinois. At Stevens Point since 1936. GLADYS VAN ARSDALE........................ Training School Supervisor A.B., Iowa State Teachers College; M.A., Columbia University. At Stevens Point since 1934. CHARLES F. WATSON ... Director of Intermediate Grade and Junior High School Education Graduate, Platteville State Normal School; B.S., M.S., University of Chicago. At Stevens Point since 1913. MILDREDE WILLIAMS............................ Training School Supervisor B.A., Iowa State Teachers College; M.A., Columbia University. At Stevens Point since 1940. G£ 1G tf-acuUtf. 17 GS 1G cuuiUtf.ARLA BENDER............................... Secretary. Record Office ANTOINETTE FRIDAY...................... Office Secretary In order to maintain a high standard of health. CSTC features a regular student health service under the direction of Nurse Mary Neuberger and Dr. Fred A. Marrs. Both have been at the college since 1935. The health service helps to a great extent in conserving the health of the student body. The aim is to prevent sickness by giving attention to minor complaints before they become serious. Consultations at the center are available during regular office hours. Free hospitalization for a limited period is provided for any student. 183ti jWemoriam During the school year 1943 44, students and faculty at CSTC lost a true friend through the death of Thomas A. Rogers. Mr. Rogers was head of the chemistry department, a position he had filled since 1923. All who knew him will remember his cheery smile and friendly greeting. He was a kind and understanding teacher with an almost inexhaustible amount of patience. He was interested in the students and liked to chat with them. No matter what a student's problem was, help and encouragement could always be found if a student talked things over with Mr. Rogers. He was a man who was interested in the little things as well as the big things. He was always ready to listen and liked, to have students come in just "to talk". His laugh was just as hearty when the joke was on him as when he was teasing someone else. Mr. Rogers was active in many things at CSTC. He was instrumental in getting the local Science club affiliated with the National Sigma Zeta society and was active in this organization until his death. Mr. Rogers took an active part on the committee which raised funds for the establishment of the Culver memorial library as a memorial to his predecessor in the chemistry department. He was chairman of the college social committee and in this capacity always had the students' interests at heart. For many years he was faculty adviser of the Iris. Besides his school activities, he was active in many civic organizations and in his church and Sunday school. We at CSTC miss Mr. Rogers. His was indeed a life well and fully' lived. 192021 !U GlaM0 1945 President, EDYTHE OFSTUN------blonde__Norwegian and proud of it---------capable of handling all the buttons in the radio studios_in love with teaching English.... going to New Holstein next fall- Vice-President, ROGER McCALLUM______called "Rog"_______the ambitous type who likes crossword puzzles-idolized by his students.... always laughing- going to Manawa to teach next year____ Secretary. FLORENCE FLUGAUR_____ambitous plus_____always writing--------deserving of roses for a year of swell Pointers_active in Newman Club_______capable of having a story published in a Chicago paper---going to New London to teach the little tots.... Treasurer, BETTY POHLMAN little.... stopped by no one----in love with Norm ---capable of turning out a poster at a minute's notice planning on many weekends in Point next year.... going to teach in Pittsville high- When the school year 1944-1945 began, there were 223 students enrolled, 117 of whom were in the Freshman class. Thirty-eight men enrolled. This was the lowest student enrollment for many years and was a direct result of the war. Starting the school year off with a bang, the Stevens Point Chamber of Commerce distributed packets of CSTC stationery and tickets to "Going My Way" to all students and faculty. Several basketball games were scheduled and some of these were played before the team was forced to dissolve in January because its members enlisted in the Navy. A Men's Glee club was also started and had several successful meetings before its members, too, were called to service. Oscar W. Neale, for 29 years head of the Rural Department at the college, retired at the end of the 1944 summer session. Miss May Roach has served as acting director for this school year. Fred J. Schmeekle became head of the chemistry department. Dr. Clarence Jayne of the Training School faculty, and Robert Morrison, college history instructor on leave for military service, both resigned their positions here. Miss Margaret Ritchie came to CSTC as the new assistant librarian. Merve and Irene Masten sold the Eat Shop, and Andy and Eva Payzer became the new owners. The wife of General Mark Clark spoke on the subject, "A General's Wife Looks at the War", at the Talk of the Hour club in December. Doctor Harold Tolo's history classes chose as the "Man of the Year" General Dwight D. Eisenhower, and then felt pretty smart when Time magazine followed their lead and named him, too. In February there was the all-school valentine party in the "Hall of Hearts" with the queen and knave of hearts reigning over it. And. speaking of parties, the "Little Red Schoolhouse" party, given by the Rural Life club in April, was definitely the hit of the year. The college purchased a service flag on which are 930 blue stars for CSTC students now in the armed forces, and 23 gold stars for former students who lost their lives in the war. 22BREGGER BREHM BRESKE BROOKS BUCHHOLZ CONNOR DAVIDS DUNN FLUGAUR GLENZER JACKIE BREGGER—Stevens Point; Major: Primary Education; Primary Council, 2,3,4; W.A.A. 1; Newman Club., Treasurer. 4; College Theater. 3; Radio Workshop, 4. MINNIE MAE BREHM—Colby; Major: Geography; Minors: History, General Science; W.A.A., 1.2; Rural Lile Club. 1.2; Y.W.C.A., 1,2; Grammar Round Table, 3,4. ALICE BRESKE—Wausau; Major: Primary Education; Minor: English; Newman Club, 1,2, 3.4; Primary Council, 2,3,4, President, 4; Sigma Tau Delta, 3,4, Press Representative, 4; Glee Club, 3; Assistant Student Director of Nelson Hall, 4. BETTY BROOKS—Crystal Falls, Mich.; Major: Primary Education; Primary Council, 1.2,3,4; Omega Mu Chi, 1.2,3.4. Chaplain, 2; Glee Club. 1.2,3.4. HILDA BUCHHOLZ—Westfield; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology. History; Home Economics Club. 1,2,3,4; Forum, 2,3,4; Sigma Zeta, 4; Gamma Delta, 1,2,4. JOYCE CONNOR—Aubumdale; Major: Biology; Minors: History. English; Y.W.C.A., 2.3.4; Forum, 2,3,4; Omega Mu Chi. 1,2,3,4; W.A.A. 1. DOROTHY DAVIDS—Bowler; Major: Interme diate Education; Gamma Delta, 1.2,3,4, President, 2, Treasurer. 3; Tau Gamma Beta. 1,2, 3.4, Recording Secretary. 2, Treasurer, 3.4; W.A.A.. 1; Glee Club. 2.3.4; Grammar Round Table, 2,3,4, Vice President, 4; Iris, 2; Y.W.C.A., 4; Sigma Tau Delta, 4; Pointer, 4; Dorm Council, 2; Gass Treasurer, 1. Vice-President. 3. LUCILLE DUNN—Oxford; Major: Primary Education; Primary Council, 2,3,4, Board Member, 4; Y.W.C.A., 4; Radio Workshop. 3,4; Student Council, 4. FLORENCE FLUGAUR—Stevens Point; Majors: Primary Education, English; Minor: History; Newman Club, 1,2,3,4, President, 3; Pointer, 2.3.4, Editor-in-Chief, 4; Primary Council, 2,3, 4; Student Council, 3, Vice-President, 3; Iris, 2,4; Sigma Tau Delta, 3,4, Secretary, 4. JEANIE CATTANACH GLENZER—Owen; Major: Primary Education; Glee Club, 1; Class Treasurer, 3; Tau Gamma Beta. 1.2,3,4, Vice-President. 3. Chaplain. 4; Y.W.C.A. 1,2,3,4; Primary Council, 1.2.3,4; W.A.A., 1.2; Student Council. 4. 1945 bexyiee. Qba uateA. 1945 23GOOD GROSSMAN HALAMA HEIKE HOTVEDT HOWES A. JOHNSON G. JOHNSON M. JOHNSON JOOSTEN JANET GOOD—Green Lake; Major: English; Minors: History, Biology; Glee Club. 1.2,3,4; Radio Workshop, 1.2; Y.W.C.A.. 1,2,3,4; Sigma Tau Delta. 3.4, Historian. 4; Forum, 2,3,4; Pointer, 4; Nelson Hall Press Representative, 4. MARION GROSSMAN—Deerfield; Majors: Intermediate Education. Geography; Minor: History; Glee Club, 1.2; Grammar Round Table, 1,2,3,4. President. 4; Student Council. 4; College Y. 1,2,3, Librarian, 3; Y.W.C.A.., Vice-President, 3; Gamma Delta. 1.2. 3.4, President, 3, Treasurer, 4; Pointer. 4. MARTHA HALAMA—Independence; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology, General Science; Home Economics Club, 1,2,3,4; Newman Club, 1,2,3,4; Forum. 2,3,4. GERTRUDE HEIKE—Shawano; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology. English. General Science; Home Economics Club, 1.2,3,4, Treasurer, 3, President. 4; Omega Mu Chi, 3.4; Forum, 2,3,4; Gamma Delta, 1.2,3.4; Glee Club, 2,3; College Theater. 3.4; Sigma Tau Delta, 4; Pointer, 4. MARY ANN HOTVEDT—Nelsonville; Major: Mathematics; Minors: Physics, History; Rural Life Club. 1; Forum, 2,3,4; Glee Club Accompanist. 3; Pointer Business Manager, 4; Sigma Zeta, 3,4, Vice-President, 4; Alpha Kappa Rho, 3.4. Treasurer. 3. ROSE MARIE HOWES—Spirit Falls; Major: Primary Education; W.A.A., 1,2; Pointer, 1.2. 3; Omega Mu Chi. 2,3,4. Press Representative. 4; Student Council 3.4, Secretary, 3. Vice President, 4, Chairman of War Bond Drive, 4; Glee Club, 1,2,3.4; Primary Council. 1,2,3, 4, Board Member, 4; Iris, 4; Dorm Freshman Representative, 1. ALICE L. JOHNSON—Marinette; Major: Four Year State Graded; Rural Life Club. 4; W.A.A., 3,4, Secretary and Treasurer. 4; College Y, 3. Secretary. 3; Y.W.C.A., 3.4, Secretary. 4; Primary Council. 3; L.S.A., 3,4, President, 4. GLENNA JOHNSON—Milwaukee; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology, General Science; Home Economics Club. 1,2,3,4; Forum. 2,3,4; Iris Art Editor, 4. MARGARET JOHNSON—Blair; Major: Home Economics; Minors: English, General Science. Biology; Pointer, 2; Tau Gamma Beta, 1,2,3, Press Representative. 3; Student Council. 2,3; Home Economics Club, 1,2,3; L.S.A., 2; Class Treasurer, 2; Forum. 2.3. JOAN JOOSTEN—-Rudolph; Major: Primary Education; Primary Council, 2.3,4. Treasurer, 3; Band, 1,2,3; Glee Club, 1,2,3,4, Vice-President, 3. Secretary, 4; Student Council, 3; Tau Gamma Beta, 2,3,4, Secretary, 2, President, 3, Pan-Hell Representative, 4; Alpha Kappa Rho. 3,4, Secretary. 4; Orchestra, 2,3; Newman Club. 1. 1945 bexyi e Qn ducUeA 1945 24KENNEY LA BARGE LLOYD LUDWIG LUNDGREN McCALLUM MORK NIVEN OFSTUN POHLMAN KATHRYN KENNEY—Marshfield; Major: American History; Minors: English, Biology; Pointer. 2; Forum, 2.3,4. Vice-President, 4; Iris Business Manager, 4; Omega Mu Chi. 1.2,3,4, Treasurer, 3. President, 4; Class Secretary, 2; Social Science Club, 3.4. RAYMOND LA BARGE—Stevens Point; Majors: Mathematics, General Science; Minor: History; Forum, 2,3,4; College Y. 3; Newman Club, 1.4. ARLENE LLOYD—Land O'Lakes; Major: History; Minors: English, Social Science; Y.W. C.A., 1,2,3.4; Forum, 1,2,3,4; Gamma Delta. 2.3.4, Vice-President, 3; Glee Club, 1.2,3,4. IRENE LUDWIG—Stevens Point; Major: History; Minors: English, Geography; Gamma Delta, Secretary, 2. President, 4; Glee Club., Business Manager, 4; Pointer Assistant Business Manager, 4; Sigma Tau Delta, 3.4. President, 4; Alpha Kappa Rho, 3.4, Vice-President, 3. President, 4; Forum, 2,3,4; Mixed Chorus, 2. HELEN LUNDGREN—Amherst; Major: Home Economics. Minors: History, Biology; W.A.A., 1.2; Forum. 2,3,4; Home Economics Club, 1,2, 3,4; L.S.A., 1,2,3; Tau Gamma Beta. 2,3,4, Press Representative. 3; Student Council, 2.3; Class Secretary. 3. ROGER McCALLUM—Elroy; Major: Biology; Minors: Geography. Music; Alpha Kappa Rho. 2,3,4, Vice-President, 3, President, 3; College Theater. 2,3,4, Stage Manager, 3.4; Band, 1.2,3,4. President. 3; Orchestra, 1.2,3,4; Sigma Tau Delta. 4; Forum, 2,3,4. IRENE MORK—Suring; Major: Four Year State Graded; Transferred from Marinette County Normal. 3; Rural Life Club. 3,4, Vice-President, 4; Student Council. 4; Tau Gamma Beta, 3,4: W.A.A., 3.4, Treasurer, 4; College Y, 3; Wesley Foundation, 4, Co-Program Chairman. 4. ALTA NIVEN—Amherst; Major: Intermediate Education; Minor: History; Band, 1,2.3,4; Y.W.C.A., 1,2,3,4, Council Member, 4; Grammar Round Table, 1,2,3,4, Secretary, 4; Nelson Hall Council, 4. EDYTHE OFSTUN—Soldiers Grove; Major: English; Minors: History, Geography; Omega Mu Chi, 1,2,3,4, Treasurer, 4, Vice-President, 4; Sigma Tau Delta, 3,4, Treasurer. 4; Pointer, 3.4; Class President. 4; College Theater, 3,4, Secretary. 4; College Y. 3; Forum, 2,3,4; Radio Workshop, 1.2,3.4; Iris. 4; L.S.A., 1.2,3,4. BETTY POHLMAN—Milwaukee; Major: American History; Minors: Social Science, Mathematics; Omega Mu Chi, 1.2,3,4, Historian. 4; College Theater. 3.4; Student Council. 3.4, President, 4; Iris, 4; Forum. 2.3.4; Class Treasurer, 4; Debate, 2. 1945 b yiee QtoduateA 1945 25PRIEM RONDEAU PETERSON SACKETT SEMANKO A. SHORT D. SHORT SPYCHALLA THEISEN TOBIAS AUDREY PRIEM—Lily; Major: Primary Education; Gamma Delta, 1,2; Omega Mu Chi. 2.3.4, Vice-President, 4, Pan-Hell. Representative, 3; Glee Club, 1,2.3,4; Primary Council,, DOLORES RONDEAU—Mosinee; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology, English. General Science; Glee Club, 1,2.3.4; Mixed Chorus, 1.2; Newman Club, 1,2; Tau Gamma Beta. 2.3.4, Historian. 3. Corresponding Secretary, 4; Alpha Kappa Rho, 3.4. Treasurer, 4; Home Economics Club, 1.2,3.4. Secretary, 4; Forum, 2,3,4; Nelson Hall Vice-President, 4. BERNADINE PETERSON—Neillsville; Major: Home Economics; Minors: English, Biology, General Science; Home Economics Club., Press Representative. 3,4; Forum, 2,3, 4; Sigma Zeta, 3.4. President. 4; Sigma Tau Delta. 4; Iris. 2.4; Pointer. 3.4; Y.W.C.A.. 1.2. 3,4; College Y, 1,2; Wesley Foundation, 1,2, 3,4: Glee Club, 2; Chorus, 2; Student Council. 2; Radio Workshop, 1,2. MILDRED SACKETT—Stevens Point; Major: Home Economics; Minors: General Science. Biology. History; Home Eocnomics Club. 1,2, 3; Sigma Zeta, 2.3; Glee Club. 1; Forum, 2,3. ARLENE SEMANKO—Superior; Major: Home Economics; Minors: General Science. Biology, English; Home Economics Club, 1.2,3,4, Vice-President, 4; Forum, 2.3,4; Glee Club, 1,2,3,4; Tau Gamma Beta. 4; Newman Club, 1.2.3,4; Y.W.C.A., 2,3,4; Nelson Hall Head Manager, 4; W.A.A., 4. AUDREY SHORT—Granton; Major: Primary Education; Primary Council. 1.2,3,4, Vice-President. 4; Glee Club, 2.3; Tau Gamma Beta, 2,3,4, Recording Secretary. 3; Y.W.C.A., 1.2. DOREEN SHORT—Neillsville; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology, English; Tau Gamma Beta, 1.2,3,4, Recording Secretary, 4; Home Economics Club, 1.2,3.4; Y.W.C.A., 1.2,3; Forum, 2,3,4; College Y. 1. GERTRUDE SPYCHALLA—Wausau; Major: Intermediate Education; Grammar Round Table. 2,3,4; Newman Club, 4. ADELINS THEISEN—Manitowoc; Major: Primary Education; Newman Club. 4; Primary Council. 4; Glee Club. 4. SHIRLEE TOBIAS—East Chicago, Ind.; Major: Primary Education; Omega Mu Chi, 1,2,3,4, Secretary, 4. Historian, 3. President. 4; Primary Council. 1,2,3,4, Secretary, 4; Glee Club, 2,3.4; Class Treasurer, 2; Iris, 4. 194-5 bexyiee, Qn Auat i 1945 26WALTERS WINN GERALDINE WALTERS— Montello; Major: Primary Education; Primary Council, 1.2,3,4, Program Chairman, 4; Gamma Delta. 1.2,3,4; President of Nelson Hall. 4; Sigma Tau Delta, 4. BERENICE WINN—Gillett; Major: English, Minors: Art. Speech; College Theater, 4. WISHLINSK! WOJAN LUCILLE LEE WISHLINSKI—Iola; Major: Home Economics; Minors: English, Biology; Tau Gamma Beta, 1.2,3,4, Press Representative, 2, President, 4, Pan Hell Representative. 4; Home Economics Club, 1.2,3.4; Forum, 2,3,4; Pointer, 2; Iris. 2. VIRGINIA WOJAN—Antigo; Major: Home Economics; Minors: Biology. History; Home Economics Club, 1.2,3,4; Forum. 2,3,4; Band, 1.2.3. 1945 betyiee QnaducdeA. 1945 SCOTT SICKLINGER SMITH MARGARET SCOTT—Hancock; Major: Four ARLEEN SICKLINGER—Marathon; Major: Two Year State Graded; W.A.A., 2; Rural Life Year Rural; Rural Life Club. 1.2, Vice-Presi- Club. 2; Wesley Foundation. 2; Y.W.C.A.. 2. dent. 2; Newman Club. 2; Student Council. 2. MYRLUS SMITH—Endeavor; Major: Two Year Rural; Rural Life Club, 1,2, President. 2; Glee Club, 1,2; Band, 1.2; Wesley Foundation, 2. 1945 Ibifdo-ma QnadtuateA, 1945 Helen Braatz, Edward Denk, Elmira Junchen, Beatrice Pavey, Lucille Pfund, Emma DeCanter. Grace Schmidt Qn ctuateA Without PictuAoi 27PHYLLIS UMLAUFT LORETTA GOTCHY CAROL OCKERLANDER VIOLET FOEMMEL BERTHA BENNETT VIOLET COUSINEAU BETTY KLOPOTEK ETHEL ANDERSON MARY LOU O'KRAY MEREDYTH MYKLEBY cSame MembeAA, ( the 1944 Sesu i Qla i 28LUELLA CHRIST MARY HEBRON BLANCHE PADOUR JEAN GULLICKSON HARRIET COEY ALICE BUTH KATHRYN GULLICKSON JACQUELINE STAUBER RUTH CHROUSER KATHLEEN SCHAEFER Same Me+tvle U, f tlte 1944 Setti i Glabi 29 Ue Clail 1946 Ed Nigbor. President Mary Asenbrener, Vice-President Elvira Lindow, Secretary Jane Miller, Treasurer The Class of 1946 has shrunk since it was listed as "a large group of energetic and ambitious Freshmen" in the 1943 Iris, and with the diminishing numbers, the responsibilities of each individual have increased in direct proportion. Juniors have shown themselves, however, both willing and able to carry the load with distinction. They have excelled in the scholastic field, as is proven by the fact that 11 members have been elected to honorary fraternities. The Greek social sororities claim many of this class as members and leaders. Juniors holding offices in Omega Mu Chi are Ellen Gordon, Katherine Hope and Lucille Vaughan. Joyce Rathke is president of the Tau Gamma Betans. The Juniors have done well by the publications also. The Iris staff is headed by Editor Jane Miller. Eulah Walter is circulation manager of the Pointer, and, working on both Pointer and Iris staffs, are Doris Ubbelohde, Elvira Lindow and Amenzo Warden. The Juniors elected Edward Nigbor to be their president. Edward is a member of the Student Council, and has been Fred J. Schmeekle's right hand man as assistant in the science department. Vice-president Mary Asenbrener is a Home Economics major, and is a member of Sigma Zeta. Elvira Lindow, secretary of the Junior class, is an English major. She is News Editor of the Pointer, and a member of Sigma Tau Delta. Also majoring in English is treasurer Jane Miller, who holds the position of production manager of Radio Workshop and editor of the Iris, and is a member of Sigma Tau Delta. The absent members of the Class of 1946—those who were called to serve their country and those who entered other fields—may feel satisfied that the students who stayed to carry on the standard of service and leadership in the scholastic field will do a good job. 30 7GlcM 194-6 2nd Row—E. Nigbor, E. Walter. E. Gordon. V. Brandi, M. Reed, A. Warden 1st Row—M. Hemmrich, J. Rathke. K. Hope. E. Goolor. M. Stimm. B. Haberkom 2nd Row—D. Ubbelohdo. M. Hutchins. G. Lepak. A. Weslfahl, D. Radtke, K. Paapo 1st Row—V. Llndow. C. Winter. J. Miller, C. Pronz, L. Lomsky, D. Johnson. B. Furstenberg 31eUu 0 ? 7 Lucille Vaughan. President Dolores Cowles, Gloria Rybicke. Vice-President Secretary Helen Wieczorek. Treasurer Who are those ambitious people thronging the halls of CSTC? The Sophomores! You've guessed it, all 31 of them. They are the proud beings who have escaped being freshmen forever. The class of ‘47 boasts of two males who are very active in school activities. The 29 girls expect to carry on for those other males who are in the service and are doing a splendid job there. Of the 29 girls enrolled, six are in the Home Economics department. Those familiar white dresses are worn by Catherine Firkus, Kay Hansen, Bess Jones, Lydia Spaite, Helen Wieczorek. and Monica Gill. Four students are active on the Student Council, with Kay Hansen as vice-president, and Catherine Firkus, Arleen Sicklinger, and Bess Jones as members. In the musical department, the Sophomore girls are contributing. The following are members of the Glee club: Dolorss Cowles, Nelda Dopp, Barbara Felker, Catherine Firkus, Monica Gill, Kay Hansen, Bess Jones. Ann Kelley, Joyce Kopitz-ke, Grace Lepak, Elizabeth Mcl-aughlin and Jeanette Feirer. Dolores Cowles, Ann Kelley, and Mildred Ross play in the college band. At the annual fall election of class officers. Lucille Vaughan was elected president; Dolores Cowles, vice-president; Gloria Rybicke, secretary; and Helen Wieczorek. treasurer. 32"Ike eiaAA. oj 3rd Row—G. Halverson, L Vaughan, D. Cowles, J. Milton, D. Oik 2nd Row—N. Dopp, F. Glaza, E. DeCanter, E. McLaughlin, J. Rustad 1st Row—G. Schmidt, R. Ruff, G. Rybicke, S. Waag, J. Kopitzko 2nd Row—C. Firkus, B. Jones, H. Hardrath, K. Hansen, M. Gill 1st Row—H. Wieczorek, J. Feirer, A. Kolley, D. Jenkins, H. Jacobson, B. Felker 33 Ike eUu 0 1948 Joyce Proctor Vice-president Joan Kelley Secretary Geraldine Clark Treasurer President, Don Vetter, in the service of our country. In mid September there were seen roaming through the halls of CSTC some young people with a slightly bewildered look. They were the freshmen, fewer in number than in years before the war, but having as much enthusiasm and determination as any other freshman class of years past. This year the freshmen, in some respects, are more fortunate than those of other years because they have been able to participate in activities usually barred to them. Through this they have been able to gain much valuable experience early in their college career. Both school publications. The Pointer and The Iris, are staffed by several freshmen. The personnel of the Radio Workshop includes a few freshmen as well. A goodly number of the freshman girls are seen in the Girls' Glee club. The basketball season was successful though short. The squad was composed of all freshman boys, a large percentage of whom were called into the armed forces before the basketball schedule was completed. Unfortunately, the remaining boys were not large enough in numbers to carry on this sport. The freshmen have been active in many of the social functions which have taken place in our college. Early in the social calendar a Hallowe'en party was held. Before this event, the men in our school, faculty included, held a meeting for the purpose of choosing a queen to reign over the festivities. A freshman girl, Gloria Heimbruch, was the lucky one. To be her king she chose Richard Walczak, who helped her rule. There are many students in the Freshman class from various parts of the state, and a few come from out of the state. The class of '48 thinks it is a good class, and sincerely hopes that it can live up to the standard maintained by former freshman classes. A 34 7 3 GLm 1948 3rd Row—B. Crawford. G. Marshall. F. Price. T. Tushinksl. D. Schulist. E. Olson. M. Albrecht. E. Stadler 2nd Row—! . Berg. D. Ockerlander. H. Weisbrot. H. Nlgbor. M. Juetten. D. Below. M. Due. A. Lang 1st Row—L Tosch. J. Martens, G. Heimbruch. F. Kostka. K. Prey. M. Dumdel, J. Cone 3rd Row—D. Westenberger. M. Walkush. L Casanova. E. Cholewinski, S. Emry, D. Wiersig. B. Mellln 2nd Row—R. Kostuhoski, L Plunkett. L. Anderson. V. Kosy. M. Kopchinski. R. Schlender. F. Kostuck 1st Row—A. Kaziak. L Tanner. C. Bergen. J. Kelley. D. Jelinek. J. Proctor. H. Bemowski 1 35 Z4e CLu 0 3rd Row—B. Jacobi. S. Horn. G. Zenda. A. Sheriinski. B. Kundo. D. Loberg. K. Phillips 2nd Row—T. McClyman, J. Jacobson. M. Gunderson. B. McConley. M. Halos. M. Brocht lsl Row—P. Nolson. P. Harrington. V. Sawyor. B. Hougum. D. Soverson. E. Markwardt, C. Krogness 3rd Row—G. Jonos, N. Barthels, P. Thorpo, J. Markoo. J. Woltman. R. Pojsa. E. Keller 2nd Row—B. Kloin. D. Kamor. E. Davidson. A. R. Johnson. R. Rozok, J. Little. K. Potorson 1st Row—B. Maki. F. Kutchenritor. L. Peters, L Pearson. L Levra. R. Bortz. B. Jacobi 3637TOP PICTURE 3rd Row—J. Bregger. V. Wojan. B. Peterson. A. Semonko, J. Good. B. Davis 2nd Row—H. Buchholz, J. Catianach. ]. Connor, I. Mork. D. Short 1st Row—E. Eager. M. Halama. G. Walters, E. Olstun BOTTOM PICTURE 3rd Row—A. Nlvon, D. Davids, R. LaBarge, B. Puariea, V. Grassl. A. Priem 2nd Row—L. Wishllnski, G. Johnson, L. Dunn. G. Heike, M. Grossman 1st Row—H. Tibbetts, J. Joosten, H. Lundgron, M. Poundor {Jiuu iA. 1944 38 fju+uxViA. 1944TOP PICTURE 3rd Row—A. Warden. E. Anderson, B. Bennett, K. Paape. P. Albrecht, A. Esselman, E. Nlgbor 2nd Row—M. Knudson. M. Seeger. V. Foemmol. M. O'Kray. P. Selz, M. Sanger 1st Row—M. Reed. B. Haborkorn. B. Schulz. C. Winter, B. Klopotek, D. Radtke BOTTOM PICTURE 3rd Row—A. Westlahl, E. Walter, C. Pressentln. M. Asenbrener, I. Wojan 2nd Row—M. Stock. J. Rathke, P. Brooks. E. Wood. Q. Vahl, M. Sackett 1st Row—M. Hemmrlch. M. Hutchins. B. Furstenberg, M. Murphy. M. Johnson. EL Sanger SofUta+nosieA. 39 SayUtamosieA. 1944fyrveAitmen 1944 tf-n iltmett 1944 TOP PICTURE 3rd Row—J. Lohmann, J. Nikolay. G. Lepak. B. Crowns. R. Hobart. H. Borons. B. Burch. J. Willcox 2nd Row—Y. Moreau. D. Poti. J. Stooge. E. Erickson. D. Cowles. C. Firkus, M. 1st Row—G. Rybicke, B. Jonos, H. Jacobson, A. Slcklinger, L. Colvin. V. Eskrltt, E. Gceier BOTTOM PICTURE 3rd Row—B. Crltchloy. B. Hardrath, L. Bras. K. Hope. B. Hoffman. A. Trodor. D. Becker P. Johnson 2nd Row—J. Norton. M. Hickey. V. Hager. L Schmidt. L. Spool®. B. Folkor. B. Fioistad 1st Row—M. Ross. S. Waag. M. Waag. J. Kopitzke. A. Kelley. M. Johnson, D. Guth3rd Row—A. Bowman, R. Johnson. G. Buchholz. E. Anderson, B. Marquardt. M. Smith. L Kunes 2nd Row—E. McLaughlin, V. Trantow, M. Lawrence, M. Boycks, L Cook, G. Vannie. N. Songe 1st Row—A. Hager, H. Wleczorek. J. Rustad. B. Stange, S. Woodlifl, N. Bork About 7 4e IfeaA. 1943-1944 The school year 1943-1944 was one of much activity at CSTC. Best remembered. no doubt, is the 97th College Training Detachment, Air Crew, which was here i from March. 1943, to June of 1944. The cadets helped to make possible the Harvest Ball and the Snow Ball given by the sororities. There were several romances and marriages as a result of friendships made during this time. Nelson Hall was called Nelson Hall Barracks then. The Campus Canteen and the Omega Mu Chi Shopping Service for the Air Corps trainees were organized and the college counter prospered. Dean Elizabeth Pfiffner sent out an urgent plea for Red Cross workers and many students and faculty members answered the call. College Theater presented many long-to-be-remembered plays, among them, "Arsenic and Old Lace". A wall case for pictures of former students who are now in service was put up by Tau Gamma Beta and by the end of the year was nearly filled. The Student Lounge was planned and decorated by several school organizations. Miss Myrtle Spande became a member of the college faculty to replace Miss Ruby Greiling, who entered Red Cross work overseas. There were losses on the faculty because of the death of Thomas A. Rogers and Gilbert Faust's leaving for the Navy. In March, CSTC put on a Victory Carnival at which over a thousand dollars' worth of war bonds was sold. In March, also, the college won the Treasury "School at War Flag" because 90 percent of the students purchased war stamps. To climax a busy but enjoyable year there was the 50th anniversary banquet in May for all alumni, faculty, and seniors. Yes. CSTC was fifty years old in 1944. 4143PrUmasuf, Council MEMBERS Jacqueline Bregger Alice Breske Betty Brooks Lucille Dunn Florence Flugaur Jeanie Glenzer Rose Marie Howes Mary Lou Hutchins Helen Jacobson Joan Joosten Joyce Kopitzke Beatrice Pavey Lucille Pfund Audrey Priem Dorothy Radtke Marlys Reed Gloria Rybicke Audrey Short Marjorie Stimm Adeline Theisen Shirlee Tobias Solveig Waag Geraldine Walters Aletha Westfahl Clara Winter The Primary Council is an organization of those students who are specializing in primary education. The group is fortunate in having an able and popular leader in their adviser. Miss Susan Colman. The council seeks to foster a high professional standard among its members at its monthly meetings. Because the council is eager to develop its members socially as well as professionally, many social functions are held, these being in the form of picnics, theater parties and just plain 'get-togethers'' after many of the meetings. Officers of Primary Council are: Audrey Short, president; Betty Brooks, vice-president; Shirlee Tobias, secretary; and Marjorie Stimm, treasurer. 44Qn nuncvi Hound JaJUe Grammar Round Table is an organization of the CSTC students who are interested in teaching in the intermediate grades and junior high school. Charles F. Watson, director of the grammar department, is their capable adviser. Monthly meetings are held, at which time various topics are discussed. The discussions are informal and include subjects which are of current interest. The usual plan of procedure is a brief resume of the topic by one of the members, followed by a general discussion by the entire group. Subjects of discussion this year included the use of propaganda, the problem of post-war Germany, and the Russian situation. Even the Dormites managed to rouse themselves early enough one Saturday morning to join the rest of the group for an interesting tour of the Whiting-Plover paper mills. Of course, everyone was on hand. too. for the crowning activity of the year, a picnic at Iverson Park. Officers of the group are: Marion Gross-man, president; Dorothy Davids, vice-president; Alta Nivens, secretary-treasurer. MEMBERS Estelle Behling Virginia Brandi Minnie Mae Brehm Dorothy Davids Marion Grossman Helen Madden Alta Niven Carolyn Pronz Joyce Rathke Gertrude Spychalla Doris Ubbelohde 45fyosuun MEMBERS Mary Asonbrenar Jan«t Bonn Hilda Buchholtz Dolores CowIob Nolda Dopp Jeanette Felrer Barbara FeUcer Catherine Flrkus Betty Furstenberg Monica GUI Eunice Goelor Janot Good Ellen Gordon Elizabeth Haberkom Martha Halama Kay Hansen Halbert Hardrath Gertrude Helko Marion Hemmrich Katherino Hope Mary Ann Hotvodt Dorothy Jenkins Glenna Johnson Margaret Johnson Ruby Johnson Bess Jones Joseph Kalina Agnes Kolley Kathryn Kenney Alice Klake Raymond La Barge Grace Lepak Elvira Lindow Arlene Lloyd Irene Ludwig Helen Lundgren Roger McCallum Elizabeth McLaughlin Jane Miller Janice Milton Edward Nigbor Edythe Ofstun Dick Oik Karl Paape Bernadine Peterson Elizabeth Pohlman Dolores Rondeau Mildred Ross Betty Ruth Ruli Jessie Rustad Mildred Sackett Arlono Semanko Doreen Short Lydia Spaete LucUIe Vaughan Eulah Walter Amenzo Warden Helen Weiczorek Bernice Winn Lucille Wishlinski Virginia Wojan One of the largest organizations of Central State is the Forum. The members are the students who are training for high school teaching. Its purpose is to promote the intellectual and social welfare of its members. The problems confronting teachers are discussed, and an effort is made to solve them. Raymond M. Rightsell, director of the Secondary Division, heads this professional organization. Forum activities are varied, and the members lead in many college activities, which are a large part of their professional training. The Home Economics department, under the direction of Miss Allen, is a part of the Forum. Officers of Forum are: Dick Oik, president; Kathryn Kenney, vice-president; Ellen Gordon, secretary-treasurer. 46(luted QUdx Rural Life is made up of all students in the Rural State-Graded division. Miss May Roach, adviser for Rural Life, is known to all CSTC students for her friendliness and sparkling humor. Rural Life holds semi-monthly meetings, with programs which include dancing, parties, and speakers of note in the Rural School program. One meeting each month is devoted to a social gathering and the other to giving a program. The programs are built on subjects which are important in rural living, and are planned to assist young teachers who are preparing to go into rural areas to work. Officers of the organization are: first semester. Edward Denk, president; Irene Mork, vice-president; Doris Johnson, secretary; Emma DeCanter, treasurer; second semester, Myrlus Smith, president; Arleen Sicklinger. vice-president; Doris Johnson, secretary; Emma DeCanter, treasurer. MEMBERS Betty Apfolbeck Doris Johnson Rita Peisa Dorothy Below Geraldine Jones Kathrynn Phillips Rosemarie Bertx Elmira Junchen Ramona Rozek Holon Braatz Eiloon Keller Grace Schmidt Emma DeCanter Ramona Klosinski Margaret Scott Edward Denk Anita Lang Agnos Shorilnski Frances Glaza Lucille Lemsky Arloen Sicklinger Casmlra Hanson Jane Little Myrlus Smith Sylvia Horn Thelma McClyman Mary Van Dusen Bemette Jacobi Beulah McConley Jean Woltman Bernice Jacobi Irene Mork Geraldine Zenda Alice L. Johnson Lois Pearson 4719M Qojuuh TOP PICTURE 3rd Row—R. LaBarge, D. Scharf, B. Peterson. A. Warden, V. Wojan. A. Semanko, J. Graham. E. Nigbor 2nd Row—D. Short, G. Heike, H. Buchholz. M. Halama. H. Tibbetts, B. Puarlea, E. Eager, G. Johnson 1st Row—M. Mykleby, V. Grassl. H. Lundgren, M. Pounder. B. Haborkorn, E. Ofstun, V. Cousinoau BOTTOM PICTURE 3rd Row—B. Amundson. M. Asonbrenor. A. Klako, R. Phelan, J. Good. A. Buth, B. Eickhorr 2nd Row— J. Rathke, M. Woberg. B. Colbert. E. Walter, R. Elde. M. Hotovdt, P. Brooks 1st Row—M. Hemmrich, E. Gordon, K. Kenney. B. Furstenberg, M. Sackett, M. Johnson. M. Murphy 1944- P'Uma'uf, GcutnciL 3rd Row—D. Radtke. L Brock, J. Bregger, G. Quinn. M. Stock, D. Belongks. H. Rasmussen, E. L Owen, M. L. Hutchins 2nd Row—P. Lien. J. Leubner, A. Short, L. Dunn. B. Brooks, A. Westfahl, L. PJund, G. Walters 1st Row—Miss Colman, L. Gotchy, R. Michelsen. R. M. Howes, J. Joosten, A. Grube, P. Umlauft, F. Flugaur, S. Tobias 481944 Rmcd TOP PICTURE 3rd Row—B. Klopotek. V. Hager. P. Kol tad. M. Carl. I. Mork, B. Wood. I. Wojan 2nd Row—G. Newby. B. Bennett. A. Esselman. M. O’Kray, V. Fommel. E. Sanger, M. Seeger lit Row—O. W. Neale. E. Anderson. V. Tran tow. P. Sols. G. Vahl. M. Sanger BOTTOM PICTURE 3rd Row—V. Eskritt, L Colvin, M. Smith. B. Marquardt. E. Andorson. P. Albrecht, A. Treder 2nd Row—I. Lau. H Schulz, C. Winter. L. Kunes. M. Knudson, U Schmidt, M. Hickey 1st Row—J. Rustad. A. Hager. B. Stango. A. Slcklinger, N. Bork. L Cook. L. Bras 1944 atto+ne £c Club 3rd Row—D. Schari. M. Asenbrener. B. Hoffman. B. Peterson. N. Songe. A. Semanko. V. Wojan. D. Short. B. Puariea 2nd Row—B. Amundson. H. Buchholz. M. Mykleby, H. Tibbetts, S. Woodllff, M. Socket!. G. Johnson. B. Fjelsted. L Spaete 1st Row—B. Haberkorn. M. Halama. G. Hoiko. M. Pounder. B. Jones. H. Lundgren. M. Johnson, M. Murphy. E. Eager. V. Grassl 49Memorial 50MemosU i 51y. in. a. The YWCA, one of Central State's most active organizations, is a member of the National Student Council of YWCA. Last fall Freshman girls were entertained by old members at a meeting held at Iverson Park. Following this, at a meeting later in the year, new members were inducted at a candle light service. At Christmas the Y girls gave baskets to needy families in the city and also sponsored caroling in which all campus religious organizations participated. One of the best social events of the year, a Kid Party, on Valentine's Day was sponsored by the "Y Dubs”, as they are known. Officers of the club are Joyce Rathke, president; Eulah Walter, vice president; Alice L. Johnson. secretary; and Lucille Dunn, treasurer. The patronesses for the organization are Mrs. William C. Hansen. Mrs. O. W. Neale. Mrs. O. F. Nixon, and Miss Helen Meston. Alta Niven Marion Grossman Solveig Waag Gloria Heimbruch Marion Albrecht Jeanne Cone Joyce Connor Dorothy Davids Mavis Dumdei Lucille Dunn Isla Erickson Jeanie Glenzer Betty June Maki Janice Milton Thelma McClyman Irene Mork Doris Ockerlander Evelyn Markwardt Bernadine Peterson Kathryn Peterson Kay Prey Faith Price Joyce Proctor Lu Ruff Janet Good Marion Hemmrich Sylvia Horn Betty Gene Hougum Mary Lou Hutchins Joyce Jacobson Alice L. Johnson Doris Johnson Caroline Krogness Eileen Leiby Arlene Lloyd Joyce Rathke Virginia Sawyer Dolores Schulist Margaret Scott Arlene Semanko Dorothy Severson Lucille Tanner Patricia Thorpe Doris Ubbelohde Eulah Walter Jean Woltman 52‘W il q, fyousiAatio+i MEMBERS Dorothy Below Kathleen Berg Minnie Mae Brehm Betty Ruth Crawford Nelda Dopp Bernard Ellis Doris Johnson Irene Mork Ethelyn Olson Bemadine Peterson Joyce Proctor Virginia Sawyer Margaret Scott Myrlus Smith Doris Ubbelohde Wesley Foundation is an organization of the Methodist students at CSTC. Wesley seeks to maintain student contact with the church and has an active program which includes devotions, lectures, spiritual guidance, discussions. and social activities of a varied nature. Affiliated with national and state organizations. Wesley strives to stimulate religious scholarship on the campus. During the year, representatives attended two state conferences held at Madison and Appleton. Officers of the group are Richard Noble, adviser; Doris Johnson, president; Isla Becker, secretary; Doris Ubbelohde. Virginia Sawyer, program chairmen. Reverend Clifford Fritz of St. Paul's Methodist Church and Dr. Arthur S. Lyness, faculty sponsor, work closely with the organization and are always ready to be helpful in any way. 53MEMBERS Hilda Buchholz Dorothy Davids Mavis Dumdei Marion Grossman Marjorie Hales Gertrude Heike Bemette Jacobi Bernice Jacobi Arlene Lloyd Dorothy Loberg Irene Ludwig Lorraine Peters Faith Price Joyce Rathke Mildred Ross Patricia Thorpe Gerry Walters Aletha Westphal Beta Chapter of Gamma Delta is part of an international association of Lutheran college and university students. Gamma Delta is sponsored by the Student Welfare Committee of the Missouri Synod and is governed of, for, and by Lutheran students. Among the aims of Gamma Delta are the encouragement and maintenance of Lutheran fellowship and lay leadership among the Lutheran students of Central State Teachers College. Business and educational meetings were held throughout the year and social activities were liberally interspersed among them. The discussion of questions by the group played a prominent pent. Outside speakers were also brought in to address the group. Officers guiding Gamma Delta were Irene Ludwig, president; Joyce Rathke, vice president; Aletha Westphal. secretary; Marion Grossman, treasurer. Faculty adviser is Dr. Harold M. Tolo. The organization has Reverend William Ludwig as a source of spiritual guidance and leadership. 541. S. A. Alice R. Johnson Geraldine Jones Joyce Kopitzke Helen Lundgren Betty June Maki Edythe Ofstun Kathryn Peterson Lucille Pfund Jessie Rustad Rolland Schlender Dorothy Severson Lucille Tanner Solveig Waag Jean Woltman MEMBERS Margaret Albrecht Lloyd Anderson Naomi Barthels Clarice Bergen Mary Due Isla Erickson Betty Hougum Shirley Haskins Gloria Heimbruch Marion Hemmrich Mary Ann Hotvedt Helen Jacobson Joyce Jacobson Alice L. Johnson The Lutheran Student Association of America is a national organization for all Lutheran students. L.S.A. seeks to stimulate use of the Bible, to encourage loyal church participation, to develop healthy social life, and to develop a conscious need of Christ in a modem world. This program is reflected in L.S.A.'s activities. Marion Hemmrich represented Stevens Point at the regional conference held at Augsburg college in Minnesota. A picnic, Christmas Party, and a service for the World Day of Prayer stand out as interesting events of the year. Group officers are Alice Johnson, president; Marion Hemmrich. vice-president; Helen Jacobson, secretary; and Clarice Bergen, treasurer. Miss Myrtle Spande acts as faculty adviser. Reverend C. Russell Johnson of the First English Lutheran Church is the religious adviser. 55Neuj+nan GLJx F. Flugaur M. Gill P. Harrington D. Jelinek M. Juetten D. Jenikns J. Jenkins J. Kelley F. Kostka B. Kampschoer R. Klasinski D. Kamer M. Kopchinski S. Keleshek E. Klinger F. Kutchenriter R. LaBarge L. Lemsky J. Love D. Lepak G. Lepak A. Kelley M. Murphy G. Marshall L. Levra M. Martens E. Nigbor H. Nigbor C. Pronz P. Pastemacki R. Pejsa R. Rozek G. Rybicke G. Spychalla A. Sicklinger M. Simonis A. Shorfinski G. Schmidt A. Tushinski L. Tosch A. Theisen L. Vaughan D. Vetter M. Walkush H. Wieczorek C. Winter H. Weisbrot Newman club is an organization of Catholic students and is affiliated with the National Federation of Newman clubs. It strives to promote a spirit of Catholic fellowship on the campus. Club activities consist largely of discussions, parties, and lectures. The problem of discussion for the year 1944-45 was Catholic marriage, and books by Catholic authors were reviewed and discussed and current problems were considered. Group officers are Florence Flugaur, president; Edward Nigbor, vice-president; Ann Kelley, secretary; and Jacqueline Bregger, treasurer. Reverend Donald Theisen. assistant pastor at St. Stephen's church, is spiritual adviser and Miss May Roach is the faculty adviser. 5657Qi U Qiee. Club FIRST SOPRANO Clarice Bergen Jeanne Cone Dolores Cowles Esther Davidson Barbara Felker Catherine Firkus Marcia Gunderson Shirley Haskins Joan Joosten Mary Juetten Joyce Kopitzke Arlene Lloyd Kathryn Prey Myrlus Smith Adeline Theisen OFFICERS President ...................... Eulah Walter Vice-president...................Joyce Rathke Secretary................................Joan Joosten Treasurer.....................Marjorie Stimm Librarian.......................Mildred Ross Business Manager.................Irene Ludwig PERSONNEL SECOND SOPRANO Betty June Maki Dorothy Loberg Kathleen Berg Jean Markee Irene Ludwig Rosemarie Bertz Gertrude Marshall Elizabeth McLaughlin Margaret Brecht Mildred Ross Patricia Nelson Betty Brooks Lucille Tosch Doris Ockerlander Betty Ruth Crawford Eulah Walter Kathrynn Phillips Nelda Dopp Aletha Westfahl Faith Price Mavis Dumdei ALTO Audrey Priem Isla Erickson Joyce Rathke Monica Gill Dorothy Davids Marlys Reed Sylvia Horn Janet Good Arlene Semanko Betty Hougum Kathryn Hansen Dorothy Severson Bess Jones Gloria Heimbruch Lucille Tanner Dolores Lepak Mary Lou Hutchins Patricia Thorpe Grace Lepak Joyce Jacobson Shirlee Tobias Lorraine Levra Anne Kelley Clara Winter Elvira Lindow Kathryn Kenney 58 Jean WoltmanQinii Qlee Club The Girls Glee club of 1945 is one of the largest organizations on the campus, with a membership of 65 girls who meet twice a week under the direction of Peter J. Michelsen. Mr. Michelsen is a graduate of the Seminary, the Military School of Music, and Music Conservatory of Oslo, Norway, and a graduate of the Vander-Cook School of Music, Chicago. The first appearance of the Glee club was at its annual formal Christmas concert, which was well attended on the two successive nights it was given. Outstanding numbers on the program were "Voice of Freedom" and "Hallelujah Chorus". As featured soloists were Shirley Haskins, Dolores Cowles and Joan loosten. The latter two, assisted by Patricia Nelson, sang as a trio. An orchestra, whose members consisted of individuals from CSTC and from various schools in the state, served as accompaniment. Former Central State students returned this year to sing in the concert and local Stevens Point men also participated in the program. Leland M. Burroughs was the narrator for the program and Warren G. Jenkins was in charge of lighting effects. Miss May Roach directed the presentation of the annual Nativity tableau. The back drop was made by the Art department students under the direction of Miss Edna Carlsten. It consisted of three church windows which portrayed the birth of Christ. On March 8 the Glee club appeared before the student body with the program of the selections which they presented on their tours to different cities. On Palm Sunday the Easter Concert was presented. The outstanding songs were the "Lord's Prayer", "Almighty Lord" and the "Twenty-third Psalm". Glee club members were dressed in black and white gowns, and stood before a back drop representing the Holy Cross. In April, the club presented its spring concert. The final appearance of the Glee Club was a tribute to the graduating class at the Commencement Exercises. Officers of the Glee Club are: Eulah Walter. president; Joyce Rathke, vice-president; Joan Joosten, secretary; Marjorie Stimm, treasurer; Mildred Ross, librarian; Irene Ludwig, business manager. 59GoJlexje UecUe i Another successful year has rolled by for College Theater. On October 26 the first play of the season was given. The cast of "The Bride Wore Red Pajamas" included Lloyd Anderson, Max Kopchinski, Berenice Winn. Kay Hansen and Dick Oik, with Warren G. Jenkins and Leland M. Burroughs directing. "Helena's Husband", an all student production, was presented at an assembly November 16. Its cast was made up of Dorothy Jenkins. Le Roy Plunkett. Bob Cashin, Frank Kos-tuck, and Betty Pohlman. College Theater presented three original one-act plays on February 28. "Dorm Daze” by Elvira Undow, "The Youngest" by Marjorie Stimm, and "Green But Growing" by Gerry Walters were directed by Berenice Winn, Betty Pohlman. and Edythe Ofstun. Officers of College Theater are: Marjorie Stimm. president; Edythe Ofstun, secretary; Betty Pohlman, treasurer; Roger McCallum, production manager. MEMBERS Jackie Breggar Kay Hansen Gertrude Heike Max Kopchinski Roger McCallum Edythe Ofstun Dick Oik Betty Pohlman Dorothy Radtke Marjorie Stimm Berenice Winn 60Radio. Wosihlhosp. The Radio Workshop is made up of students interested in the various aspects of radio. The goal of this group is to promote better radio listening. Each school day at 3:15 a completely student produced program emanates from the college studios. Four of these programs have received the approval of the Better Listening Committee of the state of Wisconsin. These programs were: Books and Authors, Your Story Time. Real Men of Music and the Music Album. As in previous years, the Radio Workshop has been under the direction of Miss Gertie Hanson. Other members of the staff were Jane Miller, producer; Edythe Ofstun, head controls operator, and William Terrill, recorder. 61 EDITORIAL STAFF Editor—Florence Flugaur; News Editor—Elvira Lindow; Features— lanet Good, Amenzo Warden, Marjorie Stimm, Bernadine Peterson; Reporters—Ruth Ruli, Eunice Goeler, Marion Hemmrich, Mary Lou Hutchins. Kay Hansen. Elizabeth McLaughlin, leanette Feirer, Betty Furstenberg, Gertrude Heike, Esther Davidson; Composition Editor— Edythe Of stun; Assistant Composition Editor—Doris Ubbelohde; Publicity Editor—Mary Ellen Due; Prooi Readers—Marion Grossman. Naomi Barthels; Typists—Mary luetten. Patricia Nelson. Lucille Dunn BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager—Mary Ann Hotvedt; Assistant Business Manager —Irene Ludwig; Circulation Manager—Eulah Walter; Circulation Staii—Catherine Firkus, Betty ]une Maki, Kathryn Peterson. Dorothy Davids, loyce Rathke, Kathleen Berg, Dorothy Radtke; Advertising Manager—loseph Kalina Faculty Advisers—Miss Bertha Glennon, Mr. Raymond M. Riqhtsell 62EDITORIAL STAFF Editor—Jane Miller; Assistant Editors—Doris Ubbelohde. Betty Ruth Crawford; Reporters—Bemadine Peterson, Elvira Lindow. Monica Gill, Clarice Bergen, Joan Kelley, Amenzo Warden, Bess Jones, Betty Furstenberg, Dolores Jelinek, Mavis Dumdei; Art Editor—Glenna Johnson; Assistants—Kay Prey, Jeanne Cone. Betty Pohlman, Shirlee Tobias; Photography—Paul Pasternacki, Harold Bemowski, Alvin Kaziak, Typists—Pat Nelson, Ethelyn Olson. BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager—Kathryn Kenney; Business Staff—Rose Marie Howes, Betty June Maki, Kathryn Peterson, Edythe Ofstun, Joseph Kalina Faculty Advisers—Dr. Harold M. Tolo, Miss Bertha Glennon, Miss Edna Carlsten 63cMotne c Club The Home Economics club is cm all-girl organization consisting of students enrolled in the Home Economics department. Capably advising the club is Miss Bessie Mae Allen, head of the Home Economics department. Meetings of the club are held once a month at which time the girls discuss problems which concern them as future teachers of Home Economics. One of the most interesting meetings consisted of a talk on cosmetics by Mrs. Caryl Humphrey, a local cosmetician. At another meeting the history of home economics was given. This year a sleigh-ride party was planned but it turned out to be a ride on a trailer! Officers of the club are: president, Gertrude Heike; vice-president, Arlene Semanko; secretary. Dolores Rondeau; treasurer, Bess Jones; and press representative, Bemadine Peterson. MEMBERS Mary Asenbrener Hilda Buchholtx Cathorino Firkus Monica Gill Botty Habcrkorn Martha Halama Kathryn Hansen Gloria Heimbruch Joyco Jacobson Glenna Johnson Margaret Johnson Bess Jones Frances Kutchenriler Eileen Lelby Betty June Maki Patricia Nelson Helen Nigbor Doris Ockerlander Ethelyn Olson Bemadine Peterson Kathryn Peterson Dolores Rondeau Mildred Socket! Dolores Schulist Arlene Semanko Doreen Shorl Lydia Spaete Patricia Thorpe Helen Weiczorek Lucille Wlshlinski Virginia Wojan 64Alpha Kappa flUa "Say It With Music", a weekly fifteen minute radio program over station WLBL has been the outstanding contribution of Alpha Kappa Rho this year. The program, which was presented every Thursday for the first nine weeks of the second semester, was planned to increase the listener's knowledge and appreciation of classical music. Alpha Kappa Rho is the local honorary music fraternity, which was founded at CSTC in 1937. Peter J. Michelsen has been its faculty adviser since its organization. Alpha Kappa Rho has as its aim the stimulation of an appreciation of music. Outstanding musicians who have proved their ability in the world of music are considered as members. Students must have a high scholastic average, and have taken a certain amount of work in the various music courses. The officers are: Irene Ludwig, president, both semesters; Joyce Rathke, Dolores Rondeau, vice-president; loan Joosten. Dolores Cowles, secretary; Dolores Rondeau. Mary Ann Hot-vedt, treasurer. MEMBERS Dolores Cowles Mary Ann Hotvedt loan loosten Irene Ludwig Roger McCallum Joyce Rathke Dolores Rondeau Mildred Ross Mariorie Stimm Eulah Walter 65Birina fieta People with eyes to the future are the members of Sigma Zeta. Their aim, as members of this national honorary science fraternity, is to create interest and to promote scholarship in the various fields of science. With this aim in mind, members are chosen who have a high academic average, and who are majoring in mathematics or science. During the year. Sigma Zetans have listened to talks on current scientific interests. Among their speakers was Dr. Wessink of Wisconsin Rapids, who explained the chemistry of paper making. Other talks were on flying, tropical diseases, the Chicago Chemistry convention, and the electronic microscope which is now being developed. The local chapter of Sigma Zeta was organized here in 1929. The officers this year are: master scientist, Bemadine Peterson; vice-master scientist, Mary Ann Hotvedt; recorder-treasurer, Dr. Arthur S. Lyness; program chairman. Edward Nigbor; press representative, Betty Furstenberg. MEMBERS Mary Asenbrennor Hilda Buchhoiz Edward Denk Belly Furstenberg Belly Haborkorn Mary Ann Hotvedt Roger McCallum Edward Nigbor Bernadine Peterson Mildrod Sackett 66 ASSOCIATE MEMBER Bess JonesSiCfMa Igaa jbelta The members of Psi Beta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, national honorary English fraternity, are those who have shown outstanding achievement in the field of English, and who have a two point average in their major or minor in English. It is the aim of Sigma Tau to encourage an intelligent appreciation of literature and to foster creative writing. Under the efficient guidance of their officers. members of Sigma Tau have worked for their goal of "Sincerity, Truth, and Design". They sponsored nine radio programs over WLBL, using material contributed by English students of CSTC, and by other chapters of the organization in various teachers colleges. Several members had the honor of having some of their original work printed in the "Rectangle", the national publication of Sigma Tau Delta. The officers are: Irene Ludwig, president; Florence Flugaur, vice-president; Edythe Of-stun, treasurer; Janet Good, historian; Alice Breske, press representative. Leland M. Burroughs is faculty adviser. MEMBERS Alice Bretke Dorothy Davids Florence Flugaur Eunice Goeler lanet Good Ellen Gordon Marion Hemmrich Gertrude Heike Elvira Lindow Irene Ludwig Roger McCallum Jane Miller Edythe Oistun Bernadine Peterson Marjorie Stimm Doris Ubbelohde Eulah Walter Geraldine Walters Amenzo Warden 67Q amma lieta FIRST SEMESTER Lucille Wlshllnskl Joyce Rathke Doreen Short Dolores Rondeau Dorothy Davids Joan Joosten Jeanie denser Margaret Johnson SENIORS Dorothy Davids Dolores Rondeau Joanio Glonser Doreen Short Audrey Short Helen Lundgren Lucille Wishlinskl Joan Joosten Margaret Johnson Arlene Semanko JUNIORS Betty Haberkorn Grace Lepak Joyce Rathke Clara Winter Mary Murphy Doris Johnson President Vice-president Recording secretary Corresponding secretary Treasurer Pan-hell representative Historian Pross representative MEMBERS SOPHOMORES Bess Jones Nelda Dopp Monica Gill FRESHMEN Mary Juetten Mary Duo Jeanno Con© Mavis Dumdei Kay Prey Evolyn Markwardt Caroline Krognoss Patricia Thorpe Phyllis Harrington Doris Karnor Doris Ockerlander Eileen Lelby Jean Markoo Jean Woltman SECOND SEMESTER Joyce Rathke Nelda Dopp Bess Jones Kay Hansen Dorothy Davids Lucille Wishlinski Dolores Rondeau Joan Joosten Betty Ruth Crawford Lucille Tosch Helen Nigbor Dolores Lepak Dorothy Loberg Botty Kunde HONORARY MEMBERS Miss Mildred Davis Mrs. William C. Hansen FACULTY ADVISERS MIsb Gladys Van Arsdale Miss Helon Moston Mrs. Mildredo Williams PATRONESSES Mrs. Emost T. Smith Mrs. Frank N. Spindler Mrs. George Berg Mrs. Robert Lewis Tau Gamma Beta, the oldest Greek society on the campus, enjoyed celebrating its thirty-fifth anniversary last fall at a homecoming banquet. Active leaders in all phases of college life, the Tau Gams have maintained high standards both socially and academically. Each semester the lean Mailer scholarship pin is formally presented to the sorority girl who has the highest scholastic average. The proud wearers of the pin for the first semester of this year were Nelda Dopp and Irene Mork and for the second semester, Doris Ockerlander. Last year the Tau Gams sponsored a harvest ball which was very similar to homecoming dances of former years. For the victory carnival they put on a humorous skit called "This Ain't The Army". The Tau Gams also purchased and maintained a picture case for snapshots of CSTC students serving our country in the present war. Members of Tau Gamma Beta take part in many school activities and several are in the honorary fraternities. In Alpha Kappa Rho are Joan Joosten, first semester secretary. Joyce Rathke. first semester vice-president, and Dolores Rondeau, first semester treasurer and second semester vice-president. In Sigma Zeta are Bess Jones and Betty Haberkorn and in Sigma Tau Delta, Dorothy Davids. Tau Gam leaders in other groups are Joyce Rathke. YWCA; Bess Jones and Nelda Dopp, WAA; Dolores Rondeau, Bess Jones, Arleen Semanko, and Joyce Rathke, Nelson Hall Council. 68 lau Qamma Reta 69Ometja Mu Givi FIRST SEMESTER Kathryn Kennoy Audrey Priem Shirlco Tobias Marlys Rood Edythe Ofstun Marjorie Stimm Rose Mario Howos Gertrude Heike Betty Pohlman OFFICERS SECOND SEMESTER President Vice-president Recording secretary Coresponding secretary Treasurer Pan-hell representative Pross reprosontatlvo Chaplain Historian Shirlee Tobias Edythe Oistun Ellen Gordon Kathryn Hopo Gortrude Hoiko Kathryn Kennoy Lucille Vaughan Betty Pohlman Helen Jacobson MEMBERS SENIORS SOPHOMORES Shirlee Tobias Kathryn Kenney Betty Brooks Gertrude Heike Audrey Priem Betty Pohlman Joyce Connor Rose Marie Howes Edythe Ofstun JUNIORS Ellen Gordon Marjorie Stimm Lucille Vaughan Marlys Reed Alice Klako Holon Jacobson Kathryn Hope Dorothy Jenkins Ruth Ruff Janice Milton Dolores Cowles FRESHMEN Janet Benn Clarice Bergen Patricia Nolson Doloros Schulist Gloria Holmbruch Betty Hougum Lorraine Peters Joyce Proctor Dolores Jelinek HONORARY MEMBERS Mrs. Harold Tolo Mrs. Erwin Schwahn Mrs. Leland Burroughs FACULTY ADVISERS Miss Syble Mason Miss Bertha Glennon Mrs. Mary Samter PATRONESSES Mrs. Carl N. Jacobs Mrs. Earle Kidder Mrs. Palmer Taylor Mrs. Charles Cashin Founded in 1926, Omega Mu Chi sorority has grown in its 19 years, and has become one of the foremost social organizations on the campus. Each year the Omegs give a fall tea. a style show, and a card party. Last year, in addition to these main events, the sorority organized a shopping service for the army and put on a show, "The Gay Nineties Revue,” for the victory carnival. Each semester Omega Mu Chi honors the pledge having the highest scholastic average by the presentation of a scholarship pin. First semester, Lucille Vaughan merited the pin and second semester, Patricia Nelson. The Omegs take an active part in many extra-curricular activities. Betty Pohlman is president of the Student Council and Pat Nelson is vice-president. Other members in the Student Council are Alice Klake and Lorraine Peters. Kathryn Kenney is business manager of the Iris. Edythe Ofstun is president of the senior class and Betty Pohlman is treasurer. Lucille Vaughan is the president of the sophomore class, and Joyce Proctor is vice-president of the freshman class. In the honorary fraternities are Ellen Gordon, Marge Stimm. Edythe Ofstun, Gertrude Heike. members of Sigma Tau Delta; Dolores Cowles and Marge Stimm, Alpha Kappa Rho. In College Theater are Betty Pohlman, Gertrude Heike, Marge Stimm, and Edythe Ofstun. 706mexja Mu Glu 71HeL n eMail Again in 1944 and '45, Nelson Hall has been a "home away from home” to the girls who have spent a happy year there together. One of the teachers of CSTC is wont to say. "It is amusing to watch the girls arrive in fall with their arms full of numerous and awkward bundles. But it is even more amusing to watch the procession in spring as they leave, struggling to carry with them a heterogeneous collection of everything that will not fit into a suitcase.” For what girl who has spent a year at the Dorm has not added to her possessions many souvenirs of the enjoyable times she has had there. The Dormites are a gay lot, and on Friday and Saturday evenings, when "quiet hours" are waived, the Hall resounds with laughter and song. The Dormites began their social calendar for 1944-45 with a picnic at Iverson Park. Several parties were enjoyed by the group during the year. In November, a Thanksgiving dinner was served, and a formal banquet preceded the CSTC Christmas concert in December. A mother and daughter banquet was held in May. Democracy is the rule, and the girls govern themselves through a group of elected representatives. The Dorm council is headed by the president, Gerry Walters. House meetings are held once a month, and serve as a clearing house for complaints and suggestions. Miss Rose Barber, director of Nelson Hall, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin. She first came to the Dorm in 1942, when she served as dietitian of Nelson Hall Barracks for the 97th College Training Detachment, Air Corps, and continued there as director with the return of the girls to the dormitory in the summer of 1944. 72fl UjO+l eJlall 73Student Gounod Despite the low enrollment at CSTC, the 1943-45 Student Council has continued to be active. As was natural in the present war, many of the Council's activities have centered around war projects. Every Tuesday was set aside as war stamp day and war stamps were sold from a gaily decorated booth on the second floor. During the Sixth War Loan drive in the autumn of 1944 the Council sold both stamps and bonds at any time during the school week. In the spring of 1944 the Council sponsored a Victory Carnival, which had for its purpose the selling of war stamps and bonds. A large number of both stamps and bonds were sold at this carnival. The Student Council also assisted the faculty committee in charge of CSTC's golden anniversary celebration in June of 1944. Officers of Student Council for the year 1944-45 were: Betty Pohlman, president; Rose Marie Howes, secretary-treasurer; Kay Hansen, secretary; Marjorie Stimm, publicity manager; and Bob Cashin, assembly chairman. Second semester, Patricia Nelson was elected to fill the vacancy left by Rose Marie Howes, who left CSTC in January, 1945, to accept a teaching position. 74W. A A "Sports for all and all for sports.” That is the motto of WAA. and the Waa's have done much to uphold this motto. A peppy group is the Women's Athletic association. Its aims are to promote sportsmanship, to encourage interest in sports, and in so doing to raise the standards of women's athletics. This group is affiliated with the American Federation of College Women, a national organization. The sports are scheduled according to their seasonal aspect. Fall features hiking and archery, while winter sees volleyball, basketball, table tennis, and shuffle board. In spring the Waa’s thoughts turn to tennis, archery, soft ball and other outdoor games. The game room is headquarters for all Waa activities. First of the year's activities was an outing to Iverson Park. A Christmas party was held and the group sponsored a Christmas Cheer program in the Union. Officers of the organization are Bess Jones, president; Nelda Dopp, vice-president; Alice Johnson, secretary-treasurer; and Kay Hansen, press representative. Miss Myrtle Spande is the organization's able and popular faculty adviser. Naomi Barthols Alice L. Johnson Eloanor Oistun Goraldino Clark Alice R. Johnson Ethelyn Olson Jeanne Cone Dolores Crueger Esther Davidson Bess Jones Doris Karner Sylvia Keleshek Kay Prey Joyce Proctor Emma De Canter Joan Kelley Lu Ruii Nelda Dopp Lucille Lomsky Gloria Rybicke Mary Due Dorothy Loberg Virginia Sawyer Mavis Dumdei Elizabeth Maki Arlene Semanko Isla Erickson Jean Markee Imogene Shelbe Barbara Felker Gertrude Marshall Pat Thorpe Phyllis Harrington Beulah McConley Antoinette Tushinski Kay Hansen Irene Mork Jean Woltman Dolores Jelinek Patricia Nelson Elsie Zmuda 75Bcvikethall Yes. Central State and its athletic coach, George Berg, had a basketball team this war year. Undaunted by the manpower shortage the Bergmen turned out to be a scrappy little team. While never having more than 10 men the squad played a hard fast game of ball, laying four of their five opponents by the heels. Although none of the games was official conference basketball, play was as spirited as one would find anywhere in any conference setup. Star player of the team was George Prihoda, guard, demon on long shots. His running mate, Don Vetter, was a dependable performer, and Howard Peterson was usually able to make the scoring column. Matt Martens and Bob Cashin, guard and center, also bulked large in the scoring department. Other mainstays were Lloyd Anderson, Jack Jenkins, Bernard Mozuch and Bill Mellin. All of the boys on the team were Freshmen. In their first game the Bergmen laced St. Norbert's 28-21 at DePere and then beat them again to the score of 50-46 on Point's floor. The Pointers subsequently whipped Oshkosh 35-30, and Carroll 30-24, and dropped their lone game to Milwaukee Teachers, a bigger, more powerful aggregation, to the tune of 49-35. Only one of the games, St. Norbert's, was played on the Pointers' floor. The team was disbanded in December when six of the 10 regular players enlisted in the United States Navy. Central State Teachers wishes these men all success in their new and bigger game. 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Stevens Point, WisconsinAll the folks at the "Drive" extend their good wishes to the Class of 1945 THE STEVENS POINT PLANT OF The Four Wheel Drive Auto Company The world's largest exclusive builders of four wheel drive trucks. 89WELSBY’S DRY CLEANING O Phone 688 "Known for Good Food" LUNCHES. DINNERS □ Private Parties by Appointment MOST POPULAR IN CENTRAL WISCONSIN 90 COMPLIMENTS OF COMPLIMENTS OF inwtiv ntni OTTERLEE'S Pharmacy □ o The Best in Drugs—Stationery—Gilts Lunches—Sodas Congratulations and Best Wishes FURNITURE CORPORATION to the Graduates! □ Stevens Point, Wisconsin TAYLOR S HR Hi STORES Downtown South Side 109-111 Strongs Ave. 752 Church St. Fine Furniture for Children Stevens Point, Wis. Since 1897 919 u feo iteM, ALTENBURG'S DAIRY BELMONT HOTEL and CAFE HELEN FIEREK, Millinery and Accessories FISHER'S DAIRY GAMBLE STORES GOODMAN'S JEWELERS KENNEDY STUDIO FRANK G. LASECKE AGENCY LEROY'S J. C. PENNEY CO. 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Wisconsin Engraving Co. 94Compliments of THE □ YOUNG MEN'S CLOTHES Compliments of % HEADQUARTERS FOR SAVINGS for Gifts of Glamor give Stationery that is different Woodlaiml Notes C.S.T.C. t olle»e Hov Genuine etchings reproduced from the original sketches by Mildred Davis produced locally — sold nationally by EMMONS-MILLER CO Stevens Point, Wis. 95FINE CRAFTSMANSHIP in our well equipped plant assures you of a v ell planned and well printed publication. EFFICIENT SERVICE which to us is ON-THE-SPOT service at all times during the planning and production of your books reduces the usual yearbook worries and problems to a minimum. PLEASANT RELATIONS built up through many years of collaboration and our thorough knowledge of your yearbook problems makes working together a very pleasant experience. Add to these, the fact that we all take a special interest in the annual of our own Alma Mater and you can appreciate why we try to give an extra measure of quality and service to the Iris. Worzalla Publishing Company STEVENS POINT. WISCONSIN 96

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