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Physics at LWC: Miss Goodhue, Mrs. Scott

2006-03-14 - Lindsey Wilson College - Photo Morris Shepherd\\'s LWC annual. The teacher with the pointer is Miss Elva Goodhue (Boola Boola; Yale; Chicago University) who taught some outstanding Lindsey Alumni from the Dr. Louis Aaron to Grover Cleveland Gilpin, Andrew Jackson Norfleet, Gene Lawless, Morris Shepherd, Michael Campbell, and Dr. Robert Goodin, among others. The physics classes and labs were in the green tarpaper covered science building of the pre-1960s. It was located approximately where the student union building is today. On the right is Ethel Farris Scott, the recently deceased aunt of Lavelle Farris Shepherd. The students are Gene Lawless, directly in front of Mrs. Scott and the owner of the photograph, Morris Shepherd to Lawless' left. Morris Shepherd remembers that having Lavelle's aunt for a teacher may have been the reason for is taking the physics class. "May have been one of the few A's I got that year," Morris Shepherd remembers. He admits that his hair is now many shades lighter, but his weight is many pounds heavier. "I don't think they balance each other out, though," he said. Mrs. Scott died March 5, 2006. Clicking Read More access her obituary.
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