1932 State Home
Commencement
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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STATE HOME HIGH COMMENCEMENT WAS HELD FRIDAY NIGHT

 

   As the 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.

   The invocation was given by Rev. Mr. Lawrence.

   Musical numbers 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 class.

   Diplomas and scholarships were awarded by W. T. Brumbalow, principal.

Awards Given.

   Presentation of the Roger Q. Mills awards and the watch given by Sam Daiches, was made by J. S. Halley, superintendent.

Scholarships were awarded Ray and Opal Austin, who will attend John Tarleton and C. I. A., respectively.

   Willie Calvin 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 department.

Class Roster.

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.

   Dorothy Hamblin, 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.

 

The Corsicana Daily Sun  -  Saturday, May 28, 1932
Submitted by
Diane Richards

 


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