Central High School - Red and Black Yearbook (St Louis, MO)

 - Class of 1954

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School Daze oi 1953-54 ffm-Q ,A if --,R Color Day Snapshots 7

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ohool Daze of 1953-54 Dinner of the Century of Commerce Club of the Chamber of Commerce at Hotel Statler. Stratford Lee Mortan, a Central' Alumnus, is Chairman of the Century of Commerce Club and Joseph F. Holland, who was presiding toastmaster, is also a Central graduate. Mr. Alexander accepted the award which was given to the school for its hundred years of education- al service. 'AEducation-Labor-Business'' Day was cele- brated at Central' on Tuesday, November I7. with an auditorium session and a luncheon in honor of our guests, who included about twenty prominent leaders in business and labor organ- izations, They made many favorable comments about the school. On December 4, the Lettermen's Club held its annual dance and selected an All-Sports Queen. The lucky girl was Jean Sabo. The other candidates were Joan Allen, Barbara Bell. Mary Jane DePauli, Pat Forsythe, Carol Hearst On the New York Trip Goodman, Bonnie Jones, Mary Marschlewski, Celeste Morales, Kathy Sandcork and Virginia Svoboda. In December the Choir and the Caroling group were kept very busy singing at hotels, parties and also in the Globe-Democrat Christ- mas Pageant at Kiel Auditorium. The chief events in January were the Senior Prom at Hotel De Soto on January 22nd and the Graduation Exercises held here at Central on January 27th. Speeches were made by Jim Williams and Ann Wright, Ron Schnur made the welcoming address and Bill Clarke was the Narrator for the illustrated story of the term. On February l a new term started and Mr. Robert Jaeger joined the Central' faculty. I43 Freshies entered Central for the first time, mak- ing the enrollment 1043. The Seniors chose their new officers: Gary Couch, president: Irene Mirth, vice-presidentg Joan Allen, secretary: Larry Couch, treasurer. The New Seniors elected Les Bushman, president: Sharon Bresely, vice- president: Barb Folwarczny. secretary, and Bill Root, treasurer. The student body elected the following Student Council officers: President. Max Tarpleyg Vice-President, Jackie Meyers: Secretary, Gloria Kruse: Treasurer, Pat Schu- macher, and Sgt.-at-Arms, Kennard Vernon. On February llth Central observed its lOlst birthday. The school News also came out on February l lth, with a special edition. On March lst about 'SO Central students at- tended the Race Conference at Soldan-Blewett. and also in March, members selected from the social studies classes attended a mock trial at the



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vhuol Daze ol I953-54 W, U. Law School. Judge Calhoun, the in- structor who presided, is a Central Alumnus. Career Day was held on April Znd for the 5's, 6's, 7's and 8's. The students passed to various rooms where they listened to representa- tives of different occupations. On April 4th, the Senior Outing was held at Pierre Marquette Park. Everyone had a wonder- ful time, including Doug Cremeens, who had had an unfortunate accident and was forced to buy safety pins from Bob Winter. On April' 22nd four Central students from the Radio class discussed the newly passed Cur- few Law on Junior Town Meeting. In April thirteen of Central's students took a full week off for a trip to Washington, D. C. and New York City. In Washington they vis- ited the Capitol, the White House, the Washing- ton Monument and other famous buildings. In New York they visited the U. N. Building, Radio Center and numerous other centers of in- terest. They also took a cruise around Man- hattan Island and the Statue of Liberty. The lucky thirteen were Treasa Maloney, Joyce Onions, Chester Dorsey, Peggy Steward, Marian Brewer, Robert Landrum, Dorotha Shelton, Mary Price, Barbara West, Frances Jones, Jim Wagner. Bill Schulze and Herman Pendleton. On May 5th the Toastmistress and Toast- masters held their joint meeting in B-7. pre- ceeded by a luncheon. On May 7th the Seniors had their Color Day. The girls were seen in their traditional white dresses and the boys in their new suits. Enough pictures were taken to make a movie. Field Day was held at Public School Stadium on May 28. On June 6 the Seniors had another outing, This time at Trout Lodge. They were sorry to see such a good time end. On June 16th, 118 Seniors will walk regret- fully and yet happily down the aisle at Beau- mont High School to receive their diplomas from Mr, Alexander. School closes for the year on June l8. SCHOOL PIN Y Q. N lllb I A Vzvn Designed by Mrs. Mildred Bailey Carpenter

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