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1941 Yearbook

1941 Yearbook


1941 Yearbook


Farewell to seventy-five seniors, seventy-five men
who know now that four years can prove only a
fleeting moment. Four years ago, all makes and
sizes among them, they were initiated in proper
style. Soon they discovered their talents and the
activities they preferred. Things seemed disappointing from time to time—perhaps a change of
schools was needed? But they hung on and things
took a brighter hue. The old name of St. Ambrose
became something of which to be proud. The professors became men one wouldn't want to forget.
The things one learned, the activities, the dances,
the lectures, the plays—they were all something a
fellow hated to see pass by.
But they did pass. Four years of them, all of
them grand, and they lasted only a moment. These
seventy-five cannot know their future. But they
have fortified themselves with an education from an
institution that has remembered God. God, too,
will remember those of her graduates who remember Him.
This senior class of 1941, entering the home
stretch of four years at St. Ambrose, chose Henry
Hlggins, Davenport, president; Pete Cerretti, Madrid, vice-president; and John Flynn, Bloomington,
Ill., secretary-treasurer as its final board of leadership.
Robert Livingston, Peoria, Illinois, president of his
class for three years, was this time selected president of the Student Council. His work through four
years has been a standout. He has been a leader,
a talented performer in music, journalism, and many
other lines. He stands as one of the outstanding
men who have matriculated at St. Ambrose college.
But many other seniors were instrumental in
campus functions. They were active in all group
activities and also individually there were standouts.
There was Al Haworth, Chicago, president of the
Monogram club, which provided a couple of dances
and a splendid play . . . Robert Motto, Chicago,
in charge of the college magazine . . . Frank
Sweeney, Bloomington, Ill., heading our announcers
until he advanced to full-time work at WOC . . .
Henry Higgins, Davenport, with his dramatic talents . . . Jim Oakey, Chicago, one of the leaders
of the class . . . Nick Kerasiotis, Chicago, Little
All-American football player, one of the greatest
gridders in the school's annals . . . and a swarm
of other Bees, perhaps less known but equally creditable men who hope to find the honey of the world
without proving a sting to their alma-mater.


Senior Class President; Ambro-
sian Players 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 4;
Student Council 4, Treas. 4;
"Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities" 4.
38 Oak Lane Davenport, la.
Davenport High School
Social Science
Secretary-Treasurer Senior Class;
Holy Name Society 2, 3, 4; Am-
brosian Players 3, 4, Bus. Mgr.
3, 4; Oaks 4.
709 N. Main St. Bloomington, 111.
St. Viator College
Social Science
Vice-President Senior Class; Student Council 4; Science Club I,
2, 3; Le Cercle Francais I; Junior-Senior Prom Committee 4;
Holy Name Society I, 2, 3.
R. R. No. 2 Madrid, la.
Assumption High School




St. Ambrose University, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, IA 52803