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1964-65 Scrapbook

The Theta Upsilon chapter of Phi Mu Alpha was in charge of the music, risers, and music stand on the tour of the Delta Singers Tour Choir of 1964.  Many Sinfonians participated.

Front of Choir Program
Inside of program Program of Choir Concert
Back of the program Newspaper clipping

Throughout the year, there are many student recitals.  This is a program from one of them with the names of Sinfonians underlined.

Student Recital Program
Spring 1964 class On May 12, 1964, Theta Upsilon initiated a pledge class of five members. They are from left to right: Ronnie Wilson; Charles Bateman; John McDonald; Harold Smith; and Wendell Cox.

Music is not the only thing in a Sinfonian's life; some even like to play baseball.  Below is pictured the Delta State Baseball team with one of its star players.

STATESMEN ROLLING ALONG—The 1964 Delta State College baseball squad is currently on the road.  This afternoon and tomorrow they play the University of Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg.  Earlier this week, they faced the Western Division leaders in the Southeastern Conference, the Ole Miss Rebels.  Next Wednesday afternoon they return to the Delta diamond to face Arkansas A & M.  The first pitch will be thrown at 2:30.  Pictured from left, top row, are Coach Ferris, Norris, Crenshaw, Rossie, Scott, and Robertson.  Second row, Cauthen, Brown, Lamastus, Patterson, DeFabio and Miles.  Third row, Byrd, Shackelford, Walker, Reid, Hudson, Tucker, and Steele.  Fourth row, Galtelli, Strazi, Rogers, Drueding, Cross, and Schooler.

1964 Baseball Team
Lamastus Senior Recital Program One of the highlights of the year 1963-64 was the Senior Recital of the President of Theta Upsilon, Steve LaMastus.  This is the program from his recital.

The year 1964-65 officially began with the installing of the new officers.  They are

President—David Bagley
Executive Alumni Secretary—Jack Ezell
Vice President—Jerry Wilkinson
Secretary—John Calcote
Treasurer—James Gillan
Historian—Alfred Eckles
Warden—Charles McCall
Faculty Advisor—Mr. Lyndell Watkins

In any college, much time is spent in study.  Here is our president, David Bagley, in one of those moments.

Theta Upsilon Pep Band

Theta Upsilon is known throughout Delta State for the Pep Band which is made up of Sinfonians.  Pictured is the band for 1963-1964.

First Row (l-r): Blain Curry, Rodney Hammonds, Frank Blakely, Alfred Eckles.
Second Row: John Calcote, Harold Smithh, David Bagley, Steve LaMastus, Percy Peeler.
Third Row: Charles McCall, Gene Carney, Jack Ezell, Jim Gillan, George Shaw, and Jerry Wilkinson on the drums.

Not pictured: Fred Atkins, Bill Sultan, Tommy Brooks, Roe Nixon.

Chapter basketball team
Chapter Basketball Basketball casualty

The Pledge Class for the 1964 fall term were Gene Aldridge, Hugh Jackson, Dr. Robert Calder, Tony Franks, John Burke, James Hall, and Wayne McDonald.  They initiated on Dec. 10, 1964.  Some of the casualties of the pledge basketball game were John Calcote, Jerry Wilkinson, and Billy Shields.


Homecoming 1964
Homecoming was highlighted by the making of the pin and guard.  Featured in the parade was Miss Annelle Whittington, our sweetheart for 1964.

Chapter members making a sign for alumni Building the pin
Building the pin Building the pin.
Building the pin Playing baseball
Playing around.
Finished pin and guard in the dark Pin and guard with chapter members
Pin and Guard on the quad Pin and guard on the quad
The sweetheart stands by the pin and guard Parade car with actives.
Another student recital with several Sinfonians underlined.

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