The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 19, 1951 · Page 25
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 25

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 19, 1951
Page 25
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WOMEN'S NEWS SECTION C SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 1951 ¥ GOING ABOUT. 4 FASHIONS: 6 HOMEMAK1NG: 11 BOOKS, ART: 12 KtR. AND MRS. DWIGIIT TEEL ARRIVE FROM NEW YORK CITY ... Mr. Tool will be in charge of elementary education for city schools DR. AND MRS. ROBERT L. WILLIAMS AND SON, BOBBY .. . the new school superintendent gets help in hanging a picture City Schools Attract Teaching Staff From Many Cities, States Every August, ^Corpus Christ! becomes home to a host of new residents whose arrival 'sfgriSls the end of summer for'school children. With the business of new homes and unpacking finished, they are ready for teachers workshops and, in a matter .of weeks,-the first day o f school*.' - · · · ' , Some, are'just returning after a summer ; away tat, next _to industry and the Navy, education-accounts for a large-percentage of the city's newcomers. The growing: number of schools plus · two colleges requires a great' many teachers. , . Superintendent Most of the teachers are Texans, though not native Corpus Christians, but some hail from other states. , ,,Dr. and Mrs. Rohejbtf, L. Williams, 137 Southern,- are among the new educators in the city. Dr. Williams is the new superintendent of the Corpus Christ! Independent School District. Mrs. Williams and six-year-old Bobby arrived early this month to join Dr. Williams, who has been here since early summer. , Both Or, and Mrs. Williams are West Texans. Dr. Williams, who was superintendent of the Beaumont Independent School District, is a graduate of Abilene Christian College", attended Texas Technological College, and, received his master's and 'doctor's degrees from the University of! Texas. Mra Williams, a former teach- er, is a graduate of MeMurry College and the University of Texas. She also attended Southern Methodist University and Texas Wesleyan College. Mrs. Williams taught music and has been active in women's music clubs. A member of Delta Kappa Gamma, she was formerly a Sun- ciay School teacher in Presbyterian Church classes. Bobby, who has been attending kindergarten, will be a first grader at Menger School next month. Michigan Joining the public school system here from, farther afield is Dr. Maurice Ahrens. Dr. Ahrens is the first curriculum director for Cor- pur Chris-ti public schools. Dr. and Mrs. Ahrens, 322 Peerman Place, arrived here in July from Battle Creek, Mich. Interest, in education runs in the Ahrens lamily. Mrs. Ahrens. taught, school, and one of their two daughters-is teaching in Kansas City University. Dr. Ahren s is a graduate of Culver-Stockton College in Missouri and received his master and doctor of philosophy degrees from the University of Denver. Mrs. Ahrens, a native Missourian, attended Christian College and was graduated from Culver-Stockton College. The Ahrens lived .in Colorado Sor 23 years and are inclined to think of it as home. , Director · More midwesterners. who also 'lived in Colorado are Mr... and Mrs. Dwight Teel. Mr. Teei is the new director of elementary education for the Corpus Christ! schools and is an assistant to Dr. Alirens. Mr. and Mrs. Teel are both 'natives of Illinois and have attended just about the same schools. While Mr. Teel specialized in curriculum, Mrs. Teel studies psychology. They both attended Southern Illinois University, Colorado State College, and the University of Wisconsin. While Mr. Teel worked on his; doctor's 'degree at Teachers College, Columbia University, Mrs. Teel studied at New York University. Mr. Teel lacks only his dissertation for his doctor's degree. See STORY. Pace 9rC. the McDonalds have just moved into new home, ,4005 Veriicr MR. AND MRS. BOB SPANN MAKE THEIR HOME HERE ... Mr. Spann is among the new attorneys in the city DR. AND MRS. MAURICE R. AHRENS FROM BATTLE CREEK, MICH. . . . the new curriculum director spent many years in Colorado

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