The SPHINX | Spring 1971 | Volume 57 | Number 1 197105701

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The Alpha Wives of Gamma Upsilon Lambda Chapter (seated left to right) Mrs. L. W. Garrett, Treas., Mrs. Alexander Duncan, Vice Pres., Mrs. V. E. Daniel, Pres., and Mrs. I. J. Lamothe, Secretary. (standing left to right) Mrs. N. H. Anderson, Sr., Mrs. R. L. O'Neal, Sr., Asst. Sec, Mrs. Eddie Robinson, Mrs. I. E. Willis, Jr., Mrs. Bennie Dade, Mrs. John L. Wilborn, Mrs. Warren Scott, and Mrs. P. T. Young, (not pictured Mrs. T. H. Miller, Chaplain, Mrs. Clinton Moorman, Mrs. F. W. Armstrong, and Mrs. F. P. Hodge.

Brothers of Gamma Upsilon Lambda Chapter (seated left to right) Bennie Dade, Sec, I. E. Willis, Jr., Pres., T. H. Miller, Chaplain, and R. L. O'Neal, Sr., Vice President, (standing left to right) Eddie Robinson, I. J. Lamothe, John L. Wilborn, Treas., Nolan H. Anderson, Sr., P. T. Young, Alexander Duncan, Warren Scott, and L. W. Garrett, Corres. Secretary, (not pictured) Brothers F. W. Armstrong, V. E. Daniel, and Clinton R. Moorman.

Gamma Upsilon Lambda Gamma Upsilon Lambda Chapter, Marshall, Texas is immensely happy to have within its membership brothers who have distinguished themselves to the extent that they have received special recognition — Bro. Dr. I. J. Lamothe was recently placed on the Executive Board of Region Nine of the Boy Scouts of America. Region Nine embraces the states of New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. He along with two other blacks were the first to be placed on the Executive Committee. Dr. Lamothe is an outstanding leader and physician in the Marshall Community. Bro. Lamothe is comptroller of the national organization of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. The new Student Union Building at Wiley College was named in honor of the late Brother Fred T. Long, who for more than 34 years was the football coach at Wiley College. In the early years of his athletic career Coach Long taught classes at Wiley in Political Science and History. He was known on campus by his many friends as "Pop Long." Coach Long was responsible for Wiley receiving 12 football champion20

Brother Fred Long

ships. He was one of the founders of the Southwestern Athletic Conference and hi;\ teams w^re featured in many post-season bowl games: Orange Blossom Classic, the Angel Bowl, the International Bowl, his teams for a number of years played Prairie A & M College at the Texas State Fair in the Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, Texas. The climax of Bro. Long's great coaching career was

his election to the "Football Hall of Fame" of the National Association of Inter-Collegiate Athletics and the Helms Athletic Foundation. Bro. Long was a native of Decatur, Illinois. He received his A.B. degree from Millikin University and M. A. from the University of Michigan. He also held coaching positions at Paul Quinn, Prairie View, and Texas Colleges. Gamma Upsilon Lambda Chapter has held career programs in a number of the local schools in recent years. Bro. Rev. Telly H. Miller, who is chaplain of the chapter, is presently in the process of planning a program entitled Stageorama which will be designed to encourage high school seniors to continue their education. Talent from the surrounding area will be solicited. Brother L. W. Garrett, Atlanta Life Insurance Manager, received the Silver Beaver at the East Texas Area Council Boy Scouts of America Banquet recently. The Silver Beaver is the highest award given to a volunteer in scouting for outstanding services. Bro. Garrett is an outstanding leader in this East Texas Community. Bro. Dr. Nolan H. Anderson, Sr., a long time physician and leader (Continued on page 26)