John Parks Almand, S.B.
Sigma Nu Fraternity; Phi Gamma Literary Society;
University School Alumni Club; Georgia Day
Orator, 1905; Track Team, 1906.
Almand entered the Freshman Class in the
fall of 1903. Having learned all that is com¬
prised in the curriculum at Stone Mountain,
John came to Emory if pcradventure he might
increase his store of knowledge yet further.
Arriving here, he was confronted by the neces¬
sity of choosing a course, and after due inves¬
tigation discovered that he had mastered al¬
ready everything contained in the curriculum
here, except such studies as are afforded a can¬
didate for the S.B. degree, lie buckled down
to work immediately, and having kept his eyes
steadily fixed upon this degree four long and
weary years, is finally nearing his goal. He
delights in his work and regrets to see the end
approaching, but accepts the inevitable with
good grace, saying with true philosophic in¬
stinct, "I lose, but Emory gains, and equilib¬
rium is preserved." At his leisure moments
John amuses himself by helping Grady blow