BLOOMING GROVE HI SCHOOL GRADUATION THURSDAY EVENING
PROGRAM AND LIST GRADUATES FOR ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES
Commencement exercises for the
Blooming Grove high school will be held Thursday night at 8 o'clock.
Following is the program which will
be presented and the list of graduates:
Theme: "Our Class,"
Processional: Cossacks March.
Invocation: Rev. Van P. Morrison,
First Methodist church.
Class Proclamation: Kenneth Bryant.
Welcome Address: Johnie Mildred
Scripture Reading: Ola Beth
Page—Proverbs 3:1-6; 13-17.
Class Motto: "Be Sure You are Right,
Then Go Ahead"—Edith McGraw.
Class Colors: Blue and white
Class Interests: Bruce Gillen.
Scholastic Interests—Clara Jane
Athletic Interests: Charlie Boyd and
Musical Interests: Fannie Lee Pullin.
Solo: "The Great Speckled Bird"
— Lewis Hollingsworth.
Vocal Solo: "To You, Sweetheart,
Violin Solo: "The Old Rugged
F. F. A Band: "El Rancho Grande”
"Ma,", "Rubber Dolly." James Henry Howard, Elwood Ferrell, Hubert
Hiler, Kenneth Bryant, Derwood Pullin, James Crocker and Lewis
Band Trio: "Scatterbrain," "National
Anthem"-—Johnny Russell, Van Morrison, Janie Sheppard.
Literary Interests: Charlene
Class Poem; "Farewell” composed by
Johnny Russell, read by Ruth Ellis.
Class Gift; H. C. Smithen.
"Our Class and It’s Future"— Marie
Class Song: "Awake, Arise."
Presentation of Diplomas: A. J.
Crocker, president of school board.
Presentation of Awards: C. C. Isbell,
Benediction: Rev. Van P. Morrison.
Recessional: "Military Polonaise",
Chopin—Pianist, Miss Martha Jone Williams.
Seniors—John Wallace Armstrong,
Albert J. Bailey, Annie Ererlene Barnes, Charlie Boyd, Kenneth J.
Bryant, Charles F. Campbell, Charlene Childress, James Arthur
Crocker, R. T. Curry, Billlie Dolores Darden, Edna Ruth Ellis,
Johnie Mildred Farish, Daphene Farmer, Ferrell, Dorothy Lorene
Fletcher, Bruce Gillen, Hubert Hiler, Lewis Hollingsworth, James
Henry Howard Billie Ingram.
Marie Lynch, Emma McClure.
Edith McGraw, Edward Erwin McGraw,
Alvin Howard Moore, Van Morrison, Ola Beth Page, Clara Jane
Phillips, Maiola Pierce, Dorwood Pullin, Fannie Lee Pullin, Billie
Joe Reeves, Hurshel Reeves, Jimmie Glen Reeves, Johnny S. Russell,
Janie Sheppard, Jessie Wanita Smith, H. C. Smithin, Jr., Aubrey
Thompson, J. Myradelle Warren.
Class Officers—Kenneth Bryant
president; H. C. Smithen, Vice president; Ola Beth Page, secretary;
Fannie Lee Pullin, treasurer; Edith McGraw, reporter; Charlie Boyd,
Class Motto—"Be sure you are right;
then go ahead."
Class Colors—Blue and white.
Valedictorian, Marie Lynch (90.43).
Salutatorian, Johnie Mildred Farish
Corsicana Daily Sun - Wednesday, May 22, 1940
Submitted by Diane Richards