LOCAL GRADUATES TO RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
Commencement Exercises to be Held at Memorial Auditorium
Ninety-five boys and girls, who today completed their high school careers,
will tonight receive their diplomas at interesting commencement exercises
to be held at Glynn Academy, which will be attended by an audience that is
expected to tax the capacity of the auditorium.
Tonight's program will be
the last of the commencement exercises, following those held last night by
students of Prep High School, at which 171 young students received their
certificates, entitling them to enter high school. The program
carried out at the exercises was an unusually interesting one, and was
presented to an overflow audience.
Following a custom
adopted at the local high school several years ago, all speakers on the
program tonight will be member of the senior class, honor students.
The class will be presented for graduation by Sidney Boswell,
acting superintendent of schools, and the diplomas will be presented by
A.M. Harris, a member of the Glynn County Board of education.
Awards will be made in
various contests, sponsored each year by the local chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolution, and three students will be honored
for the fine attendance records they have established. They are
Mary Gay, who has been neither absent nor tardy for five years,
Frank Dow, who has established such a record for four years, and
Frank Easterling for three years.
The exercises will begin
at 8:30 o'clock, the program being as follows:
Processional at Avignon"--(Cooke).
"I Love Life"--(Manna
Invocation, the Rev.
J. Sullivan Bond, Jr.
"What Shall We Defend"--Earl
"Serenade"--(Schubert)--Girls of the class.
"The Citizen and
"Education in Defense"--Geraldine
"We Also Serve"--Barbara
"Alma Mater"--Class and
Presentation of class,
Sidney Boswell, acting superintendent of schools.
Delivery of diplomas,
Myddleton Harris, member of the Board of Education.
"A Song of Peace"--("Finlandia")
-- (Sibelius) -- Class.
|Top Row left to right:
Hoyt William Brown, Jr.
Mitchell Harrison McGraw
William Hunter Morgan
Walter Thomas Browher, Jr.
Jack Morrison Cravey
Hugh Gilbert Dent
George Clarence Kent
Donald Westly Kilgo
William Braddock Bourne, Jr.
Myddleton Harris, Jr.
William Roy Benton Jr.
Chandos Lee Hightsmith
Herbert Bernard Strickland
Eugene Alexander Stuckey
Earl Edward Walker, Jr.
Joseph Eugene Slaughter
William Cullen Ammons, Jr.
Frank Churchill Dow
John Trippe Rowland
Three students were not listed on this photo but were of the graduating
class: James Allen Henderson; Edward Blois Parker; and
James Branham Whittle
|2nd Row from top left to
Alfred Harley Spaulding
William Lawson Cofer
Thomas D. Harrison, Jr.
Howard Neal Gilchrist
Robert Ellington Keith
Donald Marquis "Buddy" Davis
Ray Wood McDonald
Robert Goodwin Norton
Reginald Lee Holtzendorff
Charles James McClellan
Knollis Berrie Holmes, Jr.
Wilson L. Wilkes, Jr.
George William Wannamaker III
Lorace W. Deen
Frank O. Easterling
GIRL GRADUATES ARE GUESTS OF KIWANIS
Interesting Program Enjoyed at Club Meeting This Afternoon
Fifty-eight of the sweetest girls ever to compose the graduating class of
Glynn Academy were guests of the Kiwanis Club at its meeting this
afternoon, and they put on a delightful program for the members.
Entertaining the girl
seniors of the high school has been a custom with the Kiwanians for a
number of years, and the meeting is always looked forward to as one of the
most delightful of the year. Today was no exception, and it was
After the young graduates
and other guests were welcomed by the president the meeting was turned
over to the class.
Miss Carolyn Wolfe,
vice president of the class, made a short talk thanking the Kiwanians for
entertaining the girls, and then introduced Miss Eugenia Fiveash,
who acted as master of ceremonies, and she handled the program in
A solo by Miss Matie
Latimer, accompanied by Miss Louise Davis, in which the entire
class joined in the chorus, was the first fine number on the program.
Miss Fiveash then
introduced each member of the class, mentioning some charateristic of
each, and as she did they stepped up and were given a present. Each
received a pretty compact.
A trio, composed of
Misses Betty Brown, Frances Foster and Ann Whittle rendered a
delightufl miscal number.
Mis Geraldine Pittard
then, in a ver fine little talk, told the club it was a real pleasure for
the girls to attend the Kiwanis luncheon, and speaking for the class, she
said she was certain each member enjoyed it. The students closed the
program with the singing of the Alma Mater.
Special guests of the
club were Miss Jane Macon, Miss May Jo Bunkley and Miss Beulah
Lott, members of the faculty. Other guests included Lieut.
L.P. Erdman, Savannah; C.R. Young, Bloomfield, N.J.; Chas.
P. Van Gilder and E.S. Messick, commander-elect of the local
post of the American Legion. girl members of the Glynn Academy
senior class present were:
Doris Ella Arnett,
Helen Scarlett Blanton, Marjorie Joise Blount, Janie Lillian Bowen, Dena
Branch, Betty Jean Browne, Agnes Champion, Gwendolyn Parker Chance, Vera
Jayne Chatham, Elizabeth Frances Cofer, Merle Willie Cole, Anne E.
Cottingham, Arue Elizabeth Crosby, Louise Myrtle Davis, Betty English,
Eugenia Edna Fiveash, Frances Lee Foster, Barbara Gardner, mary Elizabeth
Gay, Jo Ann Helen Gillican, Leslie Ann Hansen, Peggy Ruth Harper, Irene
Elizabeth Harrison, Betty Nightingale Hughes, Mariwarde Joines, Barbara
Jory, Marie Estelle Joyner, Gladys Knight, Jane Elizabeth Knudsen, Edith
Louise Lamb, Matie Louella Latimer, Geralding Lewis, Zada Lawana Manor,
Mary Ann Mayer, Winifred Lois Middleton, Florence Mabel Moore, Wilma
Louise Moore, Audrey Murdock, Juanita Alma Nix, Martha Peddicord,
Geraldine Pittard, Margaret Powelson, Nell Elizabeth Rearden, Edith Nadine
Robertson, Annie MAe Robertson, Marianne Royall, Bettye Oneal Rozier,
Helen Grace Stephens, Myrtice Strickland, Norma Strickland, Trent
Strickland, Elizabeth Elmina Tait, Virginia Mae Trobaugh, Bettye Jeune
Wilson, Julia Olivia Winter, Carolyn Wolfe, Anne Whittle, Ruby Inez Crews.