Jackson High School
1941 Commencement
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Annual Commencement Exercises
--of the Jackson High School Thursday, May 29, 1941, at Jackson Bear Field, 8 p.m. In case of inclement weather exercises will be held in high school auditorium.

Processional: “War, March of the Priests” from “Atholla”………Meendelassohn
Invocation…..Rev. L. F. Hardee A. Morning…..Speaks B. Swing Along!.......Cook Choral Club
Community Agencies as a Social Factor:
1. Church: Youth and Religion ..Clay Etta Ross
2. Home: A Social Agency within the Community….Erma La Jean Martin
3. School: Youth and Education…Mary Alice Chandler

“Indian Love Call” from “Rose Marie”…..Friml Coral Club

Commencement Address……Mrs. J. W. Rice
Executive Secretary of Colored State Teachers Association of Texas
Old Man River……..Kern from “Jerome Kern Melodies” Coral Club
Presentation of Prizes and Honors……Principal H. T. Wise
Remarks…….Mr. W. H. Norwood
Superintendent of Corsicana Schools
Presentation of Diplomas….Mr. W. P. McCammon
President of Board of Education
Benediction---Rev. A. L. Moore
Recessional: “Auld Lang Syne”……Folk Song

Class Officers.
President-Edd Cornelius Dobbins, Jr.;
Vice President-Irene Loretta West;
Secretary-Frances Estella Latimer;
Assistant secretary-Geraldine Lois Richards;
Treasurer-Erma La Jean Martin;
Business manager-Arnet Anderson Brown;
Reporter-John Earl Woods, Jr;
Sponsor, Leonard Olton Avery, Jr.

Class Colors—Crimson and white.
Flower-Red carnation and fern.
Motto-“Eternal vigilance is the price of success.”

The Corsicana Daily Sun - May 28, 1941
Submitted by Diane Richards



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