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M. VV. Walker, Vest Davis, Norman C. Parker, John NV.
Calhoun, Claudc VV, McElwec. Henry W. Simpson
Some Platform Guests on February II,
Arrangements Commitlee For Alumni Reunion:
Sidney Maestre. 'llz Rev. J. H. Gauss, 74: Ben Betts,
'13s Michael W. Walker, Former Coach: Byron Moser,
'03: Former Judge John W. Calhoun, '03: Dr. L.
Sante, '071 C. W. Godefroy, '06.
Standing: Vest Davis, 'O9: President Norman C.
In March, Dolores Olsen Won a Scholas-
tic Gold Key for her picture, "Pencil Head
Dress", entered in the National Scholastic
Art Contest. Robert Schmitt placed second
in Book Reviews in the Regional Writing
Contest sponsored by the Star-Times. The
initial meeting of the Future Business Lead-
ers of America was held on March l7th.
Color Day ushered in the month of
April. On April 2nd the Class of June '48
received the colors of Central High. On
April 9th the first of a series of four Bar
Association lectures on the Constitution was
given by Mr. Richard Coburn. Mr. Roland
F. O'Bryan gave the second lecture on April
16th, Mr. Wilbur Jones gave the third on
April 23rd, and Mr. Kenneth Teasdale gave
the fourth on April 3t0h. The Class of
June '48 observed Arbor Day by planting a
tree in Pairground Park, On April 14th, an
Allied Youth Post was formed at Central,
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Ninety- Fifth Year
The month of January was full of many
memorable events. The most outstanding
ones. of course, were the Senior Prom and
Graduation. The Prom was held on Janu-
ary l6th in the Snowball Room of the De-
Soto Hotel, and for the first time it was spon-
sored by both the Senior and New Senior
Classes. Less than a week later, on Janu-
ary Zlst, Central bade farewell to its l59th
graduating class. Glen Schulze was presented
with the Washington University Honor
Scholarship. The first Clifford Marik Me-
morial Trophy Award, to become an annual
event, was presented to Fred Wappel, the
outstanding male student of the two senior
classes. Mr. Walter Pollard offered the
award in honor of his classmate, Clifford
Marik, Central student and athlete, who was
killed during World War II, while serving
in the U. S. Marine Corps.
The Senior Classes elected their officers
early in February. The June class re-elected
their ofiicers from the preceding term, and the
New Seniors chose Arthur Lohmeyer, Ruth
Schultz, Lois Hagan, and Herman Geller as
their officers. February l lth was the big day
of the year, and Centralites celebrated Cen-
tral's Ninety-Hfth Anniversary with a special
auditorium session. The theme of the pro-
gram was 6'Central On Parade". Former
Judge John W. Calhoun was the principal
speaker. Mr. Davis introduced the platform
Rev. J. H. Gauss, 74: Merlee Brock, '48: John W, Calhoun O3
at our Ninety-fifth Birthday Party.
guests. A week later the Alumni held a
Ninety-fifth Anniversary Reunion at Kiel
Auditorium. About 1200 Alumni attended
the reunion. On February 25th there was
an aud session, planned by English and Social
classes, observing Brotherhood Week. On
February 5th, Robert Schmitt took, second
place in the American Legion Oratorical Con-
Three Central Principals:
E. W. Alexander, D. H. Weir, Ben H. Barr.
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At the Science Fair at Washington U..
Central won two grand prizes. Three stu-
dents won first grand prize in the Senior
Physics Division for their hydro-electric
plant. Russell Wallace won first grand prize
in the Junior Physics Division for his models
of the six simple machines. On April 15th.
the Spanish classes presented a Pan-American
Day program in the auditorium.
On May 3rd and May lOth, the Senior
girls were lectured by the Altrusa Career
Club. On May 20th, the Telesis Junior
' Toastmistress Club celebrated its first anni-
versary by holding a banquet at the Down-
town Y. W. C. A. On May 27th, the music
departments presented their annual spring
concert. May 28th was Field Day.
On the night of June 9th, the 160th
graduating class are to receive their diplomas,
and on June llth school is to close. When
the last batch of records is filed and when
the last door is closed and locked, one of the
most outstanding years in Central's history
will come to an end.
Happy Days During the Year
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