1935 Wortham High School
Freestone Co., TX


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   WORTHAM, May 22.(Spl. ) The graduates of the Wortham high school will receive their diplomas May 22 at eight o'clock, in the Wortham High school audiotrium. The presentation will be made by Oliver Burleson, president of the board of trustees.

   Following: are the graduates:

   C. Claudine Auerbach; Josephine Calame: Edith Craig, Roger W. Craig, William Milton Craig, Uel L. Davis, Jr.. Lois DuBose, Herman Lewis Irvin, Noma Ivey; Inez Matheson, Mary Louise Moss, William Poindexter, Juanita Price, M. A. Riley, Jr., Ioma Smith, Charles Allen Stubbs, Jr., Weldon Dwaine Terry, Margaret Weaver, Woodrow Wilson Weldner, Robert Vernon Williams, and Iris Wise.

   Following is the program: Processional, Miss Grace Hackney; invocation. Rev. T. L. Crenshaw; instrumental solo, Stewart Jernigan; salutatory, M. A. Riley, Jr., "Robin Sing a Merry Tune", Mrs. Dick Wimberley, Mrs. John Munroe, accompanist: valedictory, Miss Margaret Weaver; presentation of diplomas and awarding honors, Oliver Burleson, president of the school board. Xylophone. solo, Marjorie Jones, Benediction, Rev. C. A. Geco.

   Billie Poindexter, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Poindexter was winner of the Balfour medal, awarded to the best all-around student for scholarship, loyalty and achievement, based on an average of four years high school. This is the fifth time the medal has been won, the other winners being Erin Newell, Oscar Edward Bounds. Marjorie Jones and Lillie Roark Meador.

The Corsicana Daily Sun Wednesday, May 22, 1935
Submitted by Diane Richards


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