Friday, February 24, 2012

Scholarship Series Part 12: The woman behind the scholarship Charlotte Jaynes

Charlotte taught speech and English at Bossier High School. She later become the secondary Language Arts Coordinator for Bossier Parish. She was active at all levels of DKG. She served a chapter president for Zeta and Alpha Rho chapters and was also state president (1953-1965). At the international level she served on the International Leadership Development Committee, International Scholarship Committee, as SER Director, as a member-at-large on the International Administrative Board, and as a member of the International Nominations Committee.  One of Charlotte's students, who later become Chief Judge of the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeals, said of her "Ms. Jaynes gentle way of teaching made me want to be a better person. Ms. Jaynes was a great teacher."  The Charlotte Jaynes Scholarship was established in 1984.

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