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To DR. ERIC W. HARDY, president emeritus
and our ■ personal friend who, through his vision
and tireless efforts in our behalf, is largely re-
sponsible for securing for us a Wonderful New
Campus of own, we dedicate, with a full measure
of gratitude and devotion this, Our first edition
of White Columns.
Dr. Hardy confers with Jackie Knight, annual editor.
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CHARLES HAROLD MITCHELL
February 18, 1897
February 9, 1958
Dr. Gerald B. Robins, President
B.S. University of Arkansas
M.S. University of Arkansas
Ed.D University of Georgia
DR. ERIC W. HARDY
President Emeritus, Consultant,
and Acting Dean
MARTHA B. UMSTEAD
JESSE L. McDANIELS
KATHLEEN D. SOSBY
GERALD BURNS ROBINS, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
ERIC WEST HARDY, B.A., M.A., Litt. D.
ELIZABETH ANDREW, B.A., MA.
CHARLES GUY CORDLE, B.A, M.A.
HARRY DOLYNIUK, B.A., M.A.
JOHN EVANS EUBANKS, B.A, M.A.
LAWRENCE ALBERT FOX, B.A., M.A
NORMAN L. GALLOWAY, B.S, M.A.
ERNA KAROLYI LEON, B.S, M.A.
AMY SANDRA McCONNELL, B.M, MM.
JESSE L. McDANIELS, B.A., M.A.
CHARLES HAROLD MITCHELL, B.A, M.A.
HENRY OSGOOD READ, Ph.B, M.A.
JOE MAYS ROBERTSON, B.S, M.A.
KATHLEEN DUNCAN SOSBY, B.A, M.A.
CHESTER McKINLEY SUTTON, B.A, M.A.
JOSEPH LeCONTE TALLEY, B.S., M.S.
EUGENIA NAPIER TOOLE, B.M.
SHELBY LEE WALLACE, B.A, M.S.
NANCY MITCHELL WENDE, B.A, M.A, Ph.D.
BEVERLY JEAN WILLIAMS, B.S, M.A.
PERCY WISE, B.A, M.A.
Several members of the faculty gather just before faculty meeting. From left to right
are: Mr. Eubanks, Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Wise. Standing, left to right are: Mr. Cordle,
Mr. Sutton, Mr. Galloway, and Mr. Read.
Udhta Our Classrooms
FINE ARTS — Left to Right: Ann Walton, Priscilla Crow, and Avis Rollins work in
BUSINESS EDUCATION— Brett Brunner, Barnee Baxter, J. T. Moseley, Betty Baab,
Sandra Martin, and Jack Tomlin work on their Accounting sets.
LANGUAGES — Students in Speech Class listen to tape recording of their speech.
MATHEMATICS — Charles Reese, Larry Willige, and Raymond Spivey hard at work in
. . t\nd 51(11 hore [(asses
SCIENCE — In Physics class, Barbara Walker finds the velocity of a bullet while Norman
Saenz, Hunter Smoak, Fred Marschalk, Jimmy Johnson, Wayne Thompson, and Stanley
Beard look on.
SOCIAL STUDIES — Ruth Aldred explains chart in Government class to Homer Tapley,
Bo Weigle, Tom Pearre, Andrew Inman, and Wallace Moody.
VIVIAN MARSHALL and BITSY McDONALD
OUR YEAR-'ROUND ROBINS
Jimmy an d Jerry
wirh his camera
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MRS. LOUIS FRIEDMAN
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President Becky Little
Vice President Tom Pearre
Secretary Jimmy Johnson
Treasurer Priscilla Crow
Representative Pat Hughes
Sophomore class officers meet to make plans for graduation. (Left to Right): Jimmy
Johnson, Priscilla Crow, Becky Little, Pat Hughes, and Tom Pearre.
SCHOLARSHIP AND ITS SYMBOL, THE DIPLOMA
RUTH LAMAR STORY
JACKIE DONALD ADAMS
Unconventional enough to be interesting
. . . energetic . . . loves parties . . . wants
to be a doctor.
The Bell Ringer, Editor-in-Chief.
Full of vim, vip, and vitality .
compound of frolic and fun .
White Columns, Feature Editor.
ELIZABETH ANNE BAAB
Her voice is ever so gentle and soft .
a pleasing lass ... a good dancer.
STEPHEN VINCENT BAILEY
Individuality has its own rare and special
flavor ... a brilliant mind . . . always
The Bell Ringer, Managing Editor;
Betty, Steve, and Maxine pass the time chatting while waiting for Jack Adams to join
them at tennis.
STANLEY CLARK BEARD
Success lies in his path because of honest
and enthusiastic endeavours ... a smile
Student Council; Phi Theta Kappa:
SALLY ANNE BECKUM
A popular miss and always in style . . .
quite irresistible to boys . . . pretty and
TERRY GEORGE BREWER
If women interfere with work, then quit
work . . . likes to hunt . . . teaches swim-
ming at the YMCA.
VICKI LAVERNE CALHOUN
A manner so quiet, a brain so fine; a finer
lass is hard to find ... a conscientious
Vickie, Stan, Sally and Terry gather at one of the most historic spots on the campus. The
cannon on which Sally is sitting bears this inscription: "This brass cannon was made in
1862 from church bells at New Orleans for Semple's Battery, C.S.A., and used in the
War Between the States." — 23 —
KITTY WALKER COLEMAN
A mixture of neatness, niceness, and non-
sense . . . pretty eyes . . . nice smile.
HARRIETTE ELIZABETH COLLINS
A heart with room for many friends . . .
jet black hair, dark lashes, and a winning
JANE GREENE CONNER
It's nice to be natural if you're naturally
nice ... a sweet disposition and a lovely
JUDITH LAVERNE CONNER
True friendship is rare, and hers is like
polished gold ... oh, that blond hair, that
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c o^ EK
JANE JUDY KITTY HARRIETTE
These four girls go about their golf the easy way
An all-'round girl and quite a favorite
. . . dubbed "Prissy" by her pals ... in-
telligence and common sense.
Student Council; Dean's List.
VERA DEAN FLORENCE
Dynamite comes in small packages . . .
the charm of a southern belle . . . the soft
voice of an angel . . . loves to ski.
Fair was her sweet face yet fairer was her
sweet mind ... a very refreshing person-
Ph Theta Kappa, president; White Col-
umns; The Bell Ringer.
Her heart is open as the day .
ings are all true.
The Bell Ringer.
Four girls on a balcony. What! No Romeo?
He studies when there is nothing else to
do . . . loves sports, JCA Jaguars.
The only one of his kind ... a 100 per
cent boy ... he questions not, but labors
'till his task is done.
Rare is he who takes time to be nice . . .
dependable and nice, a smart, ambitious
Never too busy to do his best . .
student . . . tall with dark hair.
Coleman and Allen stop on their way to class long enough for Corny to brief them in Slide Rule.
Here is friendship with a hand extended
. . . pretty and popular . . . likes to sew,
cook, and dance.
Phi Theta Kappa; The Bell Ringer;
White Columns; Speech Club.
MARY SUSAN HILL
When a girl's heart is stolen, she will
soon follow ... a talented artist . . . de-
pendable and friendly.
The Bell Ringer; Associate Editor.
ELIZABETH SABINA HOGAN
A merry, mischievous miss with flashing
eyes ... a delightful sense of humor.
The Bell Ringer; White Columns; Activ-
SARAH PATRICIA HUGHES
To know her is to love her ... a bom
leader . . . accomplishments galore.
Student Council, President; White Col-
umns, Business Manager; Phi Theta Kap-
pa; Dean's List.
Sibbie, Pat, and Jane gather at Mary Sue's to admire her engagement ring.
A future bright as sunshine . . . true and
loyal ... an interesting personality
enjoys reading, swimming, and television.
BILLY CAREY JOHNSON
A friend you can always depend upon . . .
studious and sincere.
White Columns; Voted Most Deserving
by Phi Theta Kappa; Dean's List.
JIMPSEY BURKE JOHNSON
If we can only laugh and make the world
laugh, too . . . witty . . . sincere and forth-
Student Council; The Bell Ringers; JCA
Jaguars; Dean's List.
To be pleasing to all is an art worth cul-
tivating . . . cute as a bug's ear.
Student Council; Phi Theta Kappa;
JIMMY BECKY RANDY BILLY
Jimmy, Randy, and Billy toss coins into the fountain and make a wish while Becky looks on, amused.
There are some men born to look the
best; and by right lead all the rest. . .
handsome ... an air of distinction. En-
joys hunting, fishing and working on his
WALLACE WILLIAM MOODY
Happy-go-lucky with 'beaucoup d'amies'
. . . debonaire . . . likes to sleep and eat.
RAY CHARLES MOORE
The "man in the gray flannel suit"
likes the outdoor life
Georgia, here I come!
ALEXANDER SYLVESTER MURA
Little sparks sometimes start big fires
. . . has anyone ever heard of the number
6-2657? . . . hunting and bowling are
treats to him.
RAY ALEX WALLACE FRED
Ray, Alex, Wallace and Fred enjoy an afternoon on the lake
o mo red
DONALD EDWARD MURPHREE
Trouble never troubles me. Easy-going
. . . mischievous.
JOHN BUTLER OWENS
Never let lessons interfere with pleasure
. . . give me girls or give me death. A
good sense of humor and a great capacity
THOMAS RONALD PEARRE
He puts his worries in a pocket with a
hole in it . . . Lots of fun to be with.
Student Council, Vice president; The Bell
Ringer; White Columns; JCA Jaguars.
CAROL FRANKIE PHILPOT
In rain or sunshine she wears a
smile . . . smart and ambitious.
Phi Theta Kappa; White Columns.
Frankie and Don pass the time pleasantly while waiting for Tom to meet an appointment
GLADYS MARIA REESE
Rustling petticoats . . . pink clouds . . .
happiness ... a dream of a girl. Enjoys
listening to music and skiing.
FRANCIS LEWIS ROSE
Sincerity and common sense make a pass-
port anywhere ... a true friend indeed.
NORMAN ELLIOT SAENZ
He who brings sunshine to the eyes of
others cannot keep it from himself . . .
happiness is contagious.
BARBARA ANN SMITH
Another like her is hard to find . . .deep,
dark brown eyes with velvety lashes . . .
likes to cook and sew . . . Listening to
records is a real treat to her.
These four pose for a moment before bursting into close harmony again.
WILLIAM HUNTER SMOAK
Devil-may-care ... a man about town
... a radiance all his own . . . favorite
pastimes are golf and swimming.
RUTH LAMAR STORY
Full of likeable simplicity and quietness
... a sunny disposition . . . loves children.
Phi Theta Kappa; Dean's List.
BARBARA VIVIAN WATKINS
When she speaks everyone listens ... a
stylish miss . . . full of plans . . . loves to
read, dance, and play tennis.
DANIEL RICHARD WILLIAMS
Extremely nice and relaxingly quiet .
a January graduate.
A TKY^ S
These three find flying is really for them.
GEORGE ALFRED WILLIAMS
Why think twice when once is enough
. . . bound to succeed because of his earn-
Quiet, but not idle ... a big man with
a big heart. Enjoys sports and popular
LARRY DONALD WILLIS
A smile is ever upon his face . . . friendly
... an enthusiastic baseball fan . . .works
in Belvedere Ridge as a playground di-
Laughter sprinkled with sincerity . . . this
gal can do anything ... an asset to JCA
. . . likes to read and sew.
White Columns; Dean's List.
DON JULIE FRANK
Don, Julie, and Frank make a threesome between classes at the Snack Bar.
DEAN'S LIST— FIRST SEMESTER
Bailey, Steve Vincent
Beard, Stanley Clark
Bentley, Charlene (Mrs.)
Bodenhamer, Jeanette Lee
Bussey, Vera Jean
Coleman, Kitty Walker
Conner, Jane Greene
Davidson, John Kenneth
Dross, David Leo
Dunn, Mary Nell
Hayden, Thomas Jackson
Hogan, Elizabeth Sabrina
Hughes, Sarah Patricia
Jarrell, Kay Havird
Johnson, Billy Carey
Johnson, Jimpsey Burke
Loo, Belinda (Mrs.)
McKenzie, Betty Lynn
Marshall, Vivien Carolyn
Millsap, Mrs. Norma W.
Newton, Susan Hunter
Philpot, Carol Frankie
Rocheleau, Donna Elmire
Saxon, Audrey Jane
Singletary, Frances (Mrs.)
Smith, Mrs. Dorothy Louden
Story, Ruth Lamar
Walton, Sarah Anne
Westbrook, Ramona Elizabeth
Williams, Margaret (Mrs.)
Students on Dean's List for the first semester.
President Tony Atkins
Sectetary-Treasurer Gail Bennett
Representatives - Barbara Best
Mary Helen McGinty
Freshman Class officers meet to discuss the improvement of scholarship.
Mary Nell Dunn
Rose Marie Harden
Rose Marie Jennings
E. J. McDonald
Mary Helen McGinty
Betty Lynn McKenzie
J. T. Mosley, Jr.
J. W. Rice
Lip Wong Thomas Woo
Student Council President
STUDENT COUNCIL members meet to discuss the program of student activities. Pic-
tured above are seated, left to right: Jeanette Bodenhammer, Pat Stillwell, Mary Helen
McGinty, Gail Bennett, Pat Hughes, president, Priscilla Crow, sec.-treas. STANDING:
Becky Little, Jimmy Johnson, Tom Pearre, Tony Atkins, vice-president, Mr. J. E. Eu-
banks, faculty adviser.
PHI THETA KAPPA
National Junior College Scholastic Fra-
Members of Phi Theta Kappa pictured
are (standing): Stanley Beard, (seated
clockwise): Betty Little, Pat Hughes,
president; Frankie Philpot, Jane Hender-
son, Pat Greene, secretary; Ruth Story.
It was at the suggestion of this group
that the publication of White Columns
Mr. Norman L. Galloway is faculty ad-
uckot ctrskip otu,Jent$
TOP — Girls, seated, left to right: Teanette Bodenhammer, Anne Walton. SECOND
ROW: Jane Connor, Bitsv McDonald, Pat Stillwell. Betty Lynn McKenzie, Tlamona
Westbrook. THIRD ROW: Kitty Coleman. Bettv Baab, Barbara Watkins, Patricia
Tankersley, Monnie Roberson, Vivian Marshall.
BOTTOM— Boys, first row, left to right: Randy Jay, Stanley Beard, Donald Willis, Ed
Meloan. SECOND ROW: Billy Tonhson, Will Strauss, Gordon Logan, Ray Moore.'
STUDENT NURSES — first row, left to right) : Annette Brown, Caroline Heath, Mary
F. Cannon, Charlene Bentley, Linda Gay. SECOND ROW: Eleanor Bussey, Barbara
Farr, Mary Ann Phillips, Margie Thomas, Ruth Lanier, Bernice Straus, Jo Ann Almond,
THIRD ROW: Pat Darwin, Jo Ann Boland, Linda Courson, Deanie Newton, Frances
Singletary, Frankie Johnson, Marcia Eichrolz, Barbara Flowers. FOURTH ROW: Faye
Rabun, Margaret Williams. Jeanie Bussey, Belinda Loo. Doris Lott. Annn Hair, Peggy
Fore, Audrey Saxon, Glenda Bussey, Shirley Andrews, Edna Todd, Betty Griffin, Lessie
Gray, Anna Rufo.
VETERAN STUDENTS are front row, left to right: Francis Rose. Paul Ward, John
Appewhite, Edgar Bush, Ray Hughes, Ceferino Salazar. SECOND ROW: Ralph
Drawhorn. Henry Holley, Gene Johnson. Ralph Mason, Frank Willis. Windell Ne-
Smith. THIRD ROW: Harold Ramos, Ralph Swords James Vowell, William Walker,
Thomas Swift, Rex Hannah. — 60 —
FUTURE TEACHERS are first row left to right: fane Henderson, Leola Dunlap, vice-
president; Pat Stillwell, Ramona Westbrook. SECOND ROW: Mary Sue Hill, Ruth
Story, Rose Marie Jennings, president; Eunice Crawford. THIRD ROW: Rose Harden,
sec.-treas.; Mr. Andrews, faculty adviser; James Bruce, John Hammond.
THE BELL RINGER STAFF members are, STANDING: Steve Bailey, managing edi-
tor; Jack Adams, editor-in-chief; SEATED: Jane Henderson, Mary Sue Hill, associate
editor; SECOND ROW: Elfreida Remalaird, Linda Sheridan, Mary Nell Dunn, Sibbie
Hogan. THIRD ROW: H. O. Read, faculty adviser; Martha Ringson, Rose Marie Jen-
nings, Sandra Martin, Carolyn Faglie, Ed Meloan, Pat Stillwell, Tom Pearre, Barney
STAFF MEMBERS pictured are (top to bottom):
Billy Johnson, Brett Brenner, Paul Ward, Windell
NeSmith, Patsy Roberts, Pat Greene, Priscilla Crow,
Randy Jay, Eunice Crawford, Ramona Westbrook,
Betty Lynn McKenzie, Kay Jarrell, Becky Little, Anne
Walton, Sandra Martin, Frankie Philpot, Martha
Ringson, Mary Nell Dunn, Jeanette Bodenhammer,
Mary Helen McGinty, Carolyn Faglier, Pat Stillwell,
John Hammond, Pat Shackleford, Maxine Allen, Pat
Hughes, Tom Pearre.
(FIRST ROW, Left to Right): Norman Saenz, Larry Willige, Philip Bell, Bob Lucky,
Jimmy Johnson. SECOND ROW: Gordon "J.B." Logan, Bo Weigle, Butch Myrick,
(capt. ) Ducky Wall, Jimmy Vowells.
Sardis - Girad
Ft. Gordon M.P.'s
Scrambling for ball
Philip Bell places a lay-up
GRAMMAR SCHOOL COACHES are front row, left to right: James Ross, Harold
Foss, Ray Hughes, Charles Tant, Bill Salley, Zeke Ward, Vernon Prather. SECOND
ROW: Bob Lucky, Tom Pearre, Johnny Owens, Phillip Bell, Jimmy Johnson, Bo Wei-
gle, Jimmy Floyd, Tony Atkins, Bubba Loyal.
ANN BLOUNT and GAIL BENNETT
Set for Doubles
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MARY HELEN McGINTY
JIMMY JOHNSON JANE HENDERSON
Mr. and Miss Junior College of Augusra
BECKY LITTLE and GORDON LOGAN
Most Charming Most Interesting
Best Groomed Boy
PAT HUGHES and BUTCH MYRICK
MAXINE ALLEN and HUNTER SMOAK
Most Stylish Girl
MARIA REESE and BERT KING
ZJkede , kJhv cJLovellest
For where is any author
in the world
Teaches such beauty as
a woman's eye?
And her modest answer and
Show her wise and good
as she is fair.
— \P hit tier
That rarest gift to Beauty,
MARY SUE HILL
And all the beauty of the place
Is in thy heart and on thy face
Her eyes as stars of
Like twilight's too,
her dusky hair.
— Words-w orth
Beauty is truth, truth beauty
Fair as a star, when only one
Is shining in the sky.
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