STATE HOME HIGH COMMENCEMENT WAS HELD FRIDAY NIGHT
orchestra played the processional, March Militaire No. 7, the
seniors, dressed in cap and gown, took their places on the stage.
Marching with them were Rev. W. R. Lawrence, chaplain of the Home;
W. T. Brumbalow, principal of the high school; W.H. Atwell, speaker
of the evening, and J. S. Halley, superintendent.
was given by Rev. Mr. Lawrence.
on the program included a selection by the glee club a reading, "The
Old Log School," by Willie Lewis; a piano duet, Liebestrame, by Mary
Ruth Clark and Mary Jones, and the Graduates Farewell Song by the
scholarships were awarded by W. T. Brumbalow, principal.
the Roger Q. Mills awards and the watch given by Sam Daiches, was
made by J. S. Halley, superintendent.
awarded Ray and Opal Austin, who will attend John Tarleton and C. I.
Lewis won the R. Q. Mills debate and was awarded the $20 dollars in
gold given by Major C. H. Mills in honor of his father. Opal Austin
was the winner of the 20 dollars in gold given by Major Mills in
honor of his mother, for the highest grade made in the home economic
Following is the
class roll: Clifton White, Charles Johnson, Willie Calvin Lewis,
Eddie Johnson, Doyle Marshall, Kenneth Marshall, Gordon Elkins,
Alvis Turpin, Raymond Black, Lewis Lear, James McCowan, Wilson Lane,
Morgan Ward, Ray Austin, Buster Hurtt, Earl Wilkerson, Roland
Edrington, Floyd Phillips.
Mary Jones, Kitty Belle Suggs, Mary Ruth Clark, Sadie Lee Oberlin,
Velma Jo Martin, Colleen Lenington, Ruby Wood, Mary Opal Austin,
Imogene Bock, Mary Joe Perdue, Helen Lear, Cora Heath, Birtie
Thrower, Florene Earle, Jessie Lockwood, Mamie Joe Hale, Thelma
Sellers, Marie Manasco, Marguerite Dittman, Elizabeth. Thelle.
Corsicana Daily Sun - Saturday, May 28, 1932
Submitted by Diane Richards