1916 State Home
Commencement Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas
STATE HOME SCHOOL
COMMENCECENT SERMON YESTERDAY AND CLASS PLAY TONIGHT.
The annual commencement of the school at the
State Orphan Home began at 11 o’clock yesterday morning with a
sermon aby Rev. Charles Oberschmidt of Corsicana. Besides the
officers and teachers of the Home and the big crowd of children,
there were a large number of visitors in the congregation. Among the
latter were a number of young men and women who were reared in the
Home and are there now for their annual home-coming, and also a
number of Corsicana people and people from the surrounding country.
Tonight the High School Class play is to be staged and the public is
cordially invited and many will no doubt attend.
The following are the graduates from the High school this year: Miss
Emily Turner, Miss Willie Lee Waters, Miss Amma Dawson, Miss Annie
Coogle, Miss Wanneta Jones, Miss Myrtle Wilson, Miss Ella Howell,
Miss Maude Fuqua and John Owen. Misses Turner and Waters, the two
first named, will also graduate in music.
Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, May 29, 1916
Submitted by Diane Richards
Navarro County TXGenWeb© Copyright
Edward L. Williams