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1918 Cresco High School Commencement

Cresco High School

Cresco High School Photo
Extracted from David Shedlock Postcards

High School Commencement Exercises The thirty-eighth annual commencement exercises of the Cresco high school will be held the last week in May when a class of 32 will be awarded diplomas. We believe this is the largest class ever graduated from the Cresco school. Graduates.

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NameLevel
Banning, Ralph DeweyGraduate
Betts, Amy RosaliaGraduate
Breedlove, GeorgiaGraduate
Clink, Stewart E.Graduate
Cray, Seymour R.Graduate
Culbert, LucilePost-Graduate
Eaton, Harold D.Graduate
Eaton, Hazel E.Second Honer
Forthun, StanleyGraduate
Graf, FrankGraduate
Graham, William LeeGraduate
Hess, Dorothy LeolaGraduate
Huntting, EdwardGraduate
Jeffers, Gordon B.Graduate
Kakac, Thomas J.Graduate
Klingle, Mildred L.Graduate
Lee, Emma A.Graduate
Luneborg, Gladys W.Graduate
Miller, Blanch ElizabethGraduate
Miller, Macie A.Graduate
Mitchell, Madeline MargueriteGraduate
Morse, MyrtleGraduate
Nolan, MaryPost-Graduate
Owens, CletusGraduate
Petersen, WallisGraduate
Scholer, LillianGraduate
Sherwood, MyrtleFirst Honer
Smith, HelenGraduate
Soltow, Lois M.Graduate
Thorne, Donald E.Graduate
Walker, Lola MayGraduate
Webber, HaroldPresident
Wentworth, Mabel JosephineGraduate
Wheeler, MerleGraduate

Class Flower—Sweet Peas.
Class Motto—Over the Top and On.
Class Colors—Green and White.

Class Play.

“It Pays to Advertise.” A farcical fact in three acts by Roi Cooper Meg rue and Walter Hackett At The Cresco May 29.

Mary Grayson............Madeline Mitchell
Johnson ........ .Lee Graham
Comtesse De Beaurien..............................Mildred Klingle
Rodney Martin..............Wallis Petersen
Cyrus Martin...................Seymour Cray
Ambrose Peale ................Harold Eaton
Marie ..............................Emma Lee
William Smith.............Stanley Forthnn
Donald McChesney........Ralph Banning
Miss Burke..................Lillian Scholer
Ellery Clark......................Stewart Clink
George Bronson............Harold Webber

Synopsis of Scenes

Act I. Library at Cyrus Martin's.
Act II. The office of The 13 Soap Company
Act III. Same as Act I.

Commencement Exercises.

Music.................High School Orchestra
Kenneth Fiske, Director
Invocation..........................Rev. Pettit
Address............Dr. Charles Judd
University of Chicago
Music..................H. S. Girl’s Glee Club
Presentation of Class........A. I. Tiss
Supt of Schools
Presentation of Diplomas..........W. L. Barker
Pres. Board of Education
Benediction ......Rev. Normann
Class Day Exercises.
Invocation ...................Rev. Copeland
Music .....Lee Graham and Stanley Fonhun
Salutatory ..........................Hazel Eaton
Class History..................Lillian Scholer
Class Poem………..Harold Eaton
Class Will...............Gordon Jeffers
Class Prophecy ................Lee Graham and Seymour Cray
Class Song ............Class
Valedictory ...........Myrtle Sherwood

Directory.

May 26—Baccalaureate Sermon.
Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. Bockoven. 8 o’clock.
May 28—Class Day Exercises.
Methodist Episcopal church. 2:30 o’clock.
May 29—Class Play. “It Pays to
Advertise.” The Cresco. 8:15 o’clock.
May 30—Commencement Exercises.
Methodist Episcopal church. 7:45 o’clock.
May 31—Fayette vs. Cresco. 2:30 o’clock.

The commencement program was extracted from Library of Congress Micro-Film using: Chronicling America, transcribed and prepared for the Web by Bill Waters. This Report was published in the Cresco Plain Dealer May 24, 1918, P-2, C-3