Mildred Smith represented H. J. Cj
as most popular girl from the scho<
at the high school reception.
Miss Portia L. Cleaves, one of our
graduates of last year, is spending
the year in the study of dramatic expression in lbs studios of Miss Jessie
MUlsaps in Houston.
Mr. Robert L. Cole, Jr., one of the
students of last year, entered as a
sophomore, having done one year's
work at A. & M. This year he is attending the University of Texas, and
has been pleased that all of his cred-
its of the Houston Junior College
were accepted. He has full junior
standing. As he took interest in college activities here, so he is continuing to do at the University, and has
been asked to become a member of
the Curtain Club, which is the dramatic organization of the university.
He has joined the Delta Sigma Phi.
Our students of last year will remember the interesting address before the
college assembly of Mr. Robert L.
Cole, a prominent lawyer of Houston.
Mr. William C. Vincent, who has
been attending college this year, has
entered the radio announcing and orchestra business, and is frequetly engaged by the station KTRH. Mr.
Vincent is having published a song,
the music and words of which he composed, entitled "What Can I Do to
Win Your Love?" Mr. Vincent hopes
to return to college next fall.
Miss Bernice Newton, a graduate of
last year, who took an active part in
dramatic work In college, is giving
private lessons in reading and impersonation this year to a large class.
Mr. Charles Raymond Allen, who
was in college last year, is in the University of Texas, taking the pre-law
course. He reports his credits at
Houston Junior College were accepted
without question. Mr. Allen is the
son of Mr. and Mrs . Claud R. Allen,
702 Sul Ross, Houston.
Mr. Louis Dee, one of our football
stars, is enjoying his work at Georgetown University, Washington, D. C.I
He has taken part in all athletic
activities. His credits from H. J. C.
gave him sophomore standing. Our
friend to all the student body is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Dee, 2324
Everett street, Houston.
Miss Mildred Wroten, who was In
college last term, was given in January a special scholarship for a course
in the new methods of telegraphy.
She has just returned to Houston after completing the course, and says
she will be in college next fall.
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College with no reservations whatever. This action means that the
work done at the Houston Junior College is transferrable at face value to
all other Texas colleges, and that students from Houston and this section
ot Texas can do two full years ot
standard college work at home, which
can be transferred without loss to all
the colleges having membership in the
Texas Association of Colleges.
In view of the fact that no building was available for the college, it
has to hold its classes in the San Jacinto High School building in the afternoon and evening hours from -1 to
The library and laboratories were
re-equipped to more than meet tbe
minimum requirements for class A
Junior Colleges as set out by tbe
State Department of Education and
Association of Texas Colleges.
The fact that 725 students have registered during" We third session is
evidence that Houston was and is in
need of such an institution, even
though it can meet in the evening
Second Regular Session
The second regular session of the
Houstbii Junior College opened September 17, 192S, with 510 students and
a faculty of twenty-five. Tne student
body increased to 615 with the February enrollment.
Third Regular Session
The third regular session opened
September 1C. 1929, with 5S4 and i
faculty of 30. The student body in
creused to 725 with the February en
Most Beautiful at Reception
JUNIOR COLLEGE IS—
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respect to the freshman and sopho
more work of the best standard four
year colleges. Faculty members have
been carefully chosen on a basis
training, experience, and acceptability
to the best of our Texas universities.
Without exception the men and women selected to give instruction in the
Houston Junior College have the unqualified indorsement of Rice Institute
and University of Texas, or other
outstanding colleges, and no full time
instructor has less than M. A. preparation in addition to years of successful college teaching. Ability to
teach, as well as academic training,
have been the chief requisites in the
selection of the faculty.
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representative girl. Forest Kessler,
most representative boy, MaryStovall.
most beautiful girl and Christine
Fitzgerald, most popular girl.
San Jacinto High School sent Curtis
Gunn as president of the senior class,
Ida Dell Lacy and Tracy Word as
most representative students. Ruth
Teas as most beautiful girl and Katb-
ryn Bowles as most popular girl.
The honor guests from Milby were:
Lynn Robertson, president of the
senior class, Russell Billingsley, most
representative student, Dell Butcher,
valedictorian, Minnie Holder, most
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beautiful girl and Lucille Reed, most
The students that represented the
Junior College were: Howard Branch,
president of the Student's Association; Maurine Edminster, Most beautiful girl; Mildred Smith, most popular
girl; Emil Peterson, president of the
senior class and Terry Russ who acted at announced.
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and instructor in Spanish.
Mrs. John R. Bender, a graduate of
University of Indiana, Is tbe first dean
of women at Houston Junior College.
She has taken part and helped to
make a success of all the social activities of the college. Her husband,
before his death last year, was athletic coach.
Mrs. Hannah Shearer, a graduate
of Iowa State University, has had
many years experience as a librarian.
Mr. W. H. Miner, a graduate of
Columbia, is instructor in History.
Mr. Miner was in China for several
years, doing educational work, and
for a while gave lectures on Chinese
Art in Houston Junior College.
Mr. H. W. Harris, instructor In Eng
lish and Public Speaking, received bis
M.A. degree from Texas University.
Mr. Harris is widely known in Texas
as a speaker, and has been very prominent in the social activities of H. J. C.
Mr. S. W. Henderson, instructor in
Education, is a graduate of Texas
University, and is considered an authority on educational subjects.
Mr. A. E. Kerbow, instructor in
Psychology, received his M.S. degree
from the University of Oklahoma, and
has had wide experience in educational and research fields.
Mr. C. B. Smith is now completing
work on his Ph.D. degree. Mr. Smith
is dean of men, athletic coach, and
instructor in government.
Miss Dorothy Mackey is Physical
Training instructor for girls. She is
a graduate from the New Haven Normal school for gymnastics.
Mr. Samuel Bishkin, M.A., received
his training in chemistry at Rice Institute, and in Germany.
Mr. G. W. Van zee is a graduate of
the University of Chicago. He taught
at. Sam Houston State Teachers' College before coming here as instructor
Mr. J. H. Ledlow received his M.B.
A. from Ihe University of Texas. He
is instructor in Business Administration and Economics at H. J. C.
Mr. M. A. Miller received his M.A.
from the University of Southern California. He is an instructor in English and History.
Mrs. Floy M. Soule received her
M.A. from the University of Texas,
and lias spent several years in Spanish and Latin countries. She speaks
Spanish and French.
Miss Mildred Hubbard has the sophomore French class at H. J. C. She
ine Edminister, voted n
beautiful girl in Junior College.
also teaches French at Sam Houston.
Mr. Fred R. Birney received his
B.A. degree from Pomona College,
California, and has done work on completion of his M.J. He is instructor
of Jounrnalism, and sponsor of the
Junior College paper.
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