ETBU Senior Girl Call-Out Ceremony, Friday, April 11
MARSHALL, Texas (4/08/14) – East Texas Baptist University will hold one of this oldest traditions, Senior Girl Call-Out, on Friday, April 11, 2014. The 67th Senior Girl Call-Out ceremony will be held on the front lawn of Marshall Hall at 3:00 p.m.
The Senior Girl Call-Out ceremony is a simple, but beautiful ceremony honoring senior women who best reflect the values of the University. The one “called-out” is a young woman who is courteous, kind, loves scholarship, appreciates beauty, and shows evidence in her daily living of spiritual perception and reverence. The one chosen by secret faculty/staff ballot will receive special recognition of her accomplishments.
The 22 senior women who will participate in this year’s ceremony are: Andrea Aldrich of Allen, Payton Beggs of Wichita Falls, Julia Chance of Quitman, Brittany Conner of Kilgore, Taylor Davis of Bivins, Kayla Franklin of Princeton, Michelle Gallimore of Allen, Amanda Harmon of Frankston, Arissa Hatcher of Omaha, and Haden Hollis of Kingsport, Tenn.
The others are: Emily Jimerson of Plano, Brittany Jones of Mount Pleasant, Krystin Jurries of Burleson, Kinsey Kent of Mount Pleasant, Karson Kent of Mount Pleasant, Kaitlyn Kent of Mount Pleasant, Kalee Long of Forney, Shelby O’Connor of Gilmer, Amanda Oswalt of Cedar Hill, Miranda Pippin of Fort Worth, Taryn Reynolds of Henderson, and Amy Schlebach of Forney.
Miss Sallie Duncan, then dean of women initiated Senior Girl Call-Out in 1947. The script for the ceremony, which was written by former librarian Dr. Mary K. Armstrong, has remained the same for 67 years. Armstrong also wrote the arrangement for the ETBU school hymn.