NEGRO HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT BE THURSDAY, MAY 25
LARGE CLASS WILL RECEIVE DIPLOMAS; PROGRAM IS ANNOUNCED
The Jackson High School (negro) will hold the annual commencement
exercises in the high school auditorium Thursday May, 25, at 8 p.m.
The program follows:
Invocation—Prof. G. W. Jackson.
“Singing With A Sword in My Hand”—Choral Club.
The Departmentalized High School—Geneva Goff
English and the Acquisition of Knowledge—Johnnie D. McCrary.
Mathematics in Everyday Of Life—Romel Carey
“Star Spray”—Choral Club.
Science in the Modern World—Joe Will Watts.
Music as a High School Subject—Jesse Harold Parker.
Social Science and the Community—Henri Cleo White.
Efficiency: The Master Key in Food Preparation—Sarah Carroll.
Trends in Industrial Arts—Roland Whitaker.
“I Love Life”—Choral Club.
Presentation of Prizes and Honors—Principal H. T. Wise.
Remarks—Mr. W. H. Norwood, superintendent of Corsicana public
Presentation of Diplomas—Mr. W. P. McCammon, president of the board
Benediction—Prof. G. W. Jackson.
Girls—Sarah Rosalie Carroll, Lelia Mae Cook, Lillie Pearl Cook,
Bonnie Burnett Dancy, Joelene Davis, Mozella Inez Duncan, Melba
Bernice Elias, Ruby Lee Ellis, Geneva Jewell Goff, Mary Magdalene
Henson, Myra Bruce Holland, Leoma Faye Hubbard.
Johnnie Dee McCrary, Marie Eloise McIntyre, Vernie Castle Nealy,
Dorothy Floyd Ray, Carrie Bell Roberts, Ineitha Robison, Lessie
Hattie Scott, Levada Lucille Watson, Evelyn Sue Wells, Deloris Edna
Whitaker, Henri Cleo White, Bernice Williams, Birdie Yvonne
Boys—Louis James Armstrong, Norris Romel Carey, A. D. Casile, Will
Coleman, John William Cooley, Maurice Cox, Charles John Haynes,
Wilson Marshall, Jesse Harold Parker.
Fred Patterson, James Arnold Powers, Earle Conklin Reynolds, John
Simpson, Lawrence Sims, Sammie D. Wallace, Vidella Washington, Joe
Will Watts, Roland Thomas Whitaker.
Honor Roll—Norris Romel Carey, Joe Will Watts and Henri Cleo White.
Class officers—Sammie D. Wallace, president; John Simpson,
Vice-president; Henri Cleo White, Secretary; Deloris Edna Whitaker,
assistant secretary; Leoma Hubbard, Treasurer.
Color—Purple and White, Flowers—Sweet peas and Ferns. Song—“Dear
Jackson High.” Motto—“We Learn Not For School, But For Life.”
Corsicana Daily Sun - May 15, 1939
Submitted by Diane Richards