The Largest Class In History of LeMars Highschool So Far...Highschool Class of 1909

Forty-one Youths and Maidens Graduate this Year:

LeMars High School Graduates 1909

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, June 4, 1909 (photograph only published)

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Superintendent F. E. Palmer Will Deliver the Baccalaureate Address-Play and Class Exercises.  Will Be Rendered at Opera House on June 2d and 3d.

Forty-one youths and maidens will graduate from the LeMars high school at the close of the school year.  This is the largest class ever graduated from the school in its history. Invitations have been extended by the Class of ’09 to attend the twenty-eighth annual commencement, which will be held at the LeMars opera house on June 2 and 3.

The baccalaureate address will be given by Superintendent F. E. Palmer at the First Congregational church on Sunday evening, May 30. On Wednesday evening June 2, at the opera house the class play, “A College Romance,” will be given and on Thursday, June 3, at the opera house, a musical farce entitled, “The Worsted Man” will be rendered by the students and the class day exercises will be given.

The members of the Class of 1909 are:
Hazel V. Alexander
Otilla Backeberg
Blanche Brandon
Mitchell P. Briggs
Edwin Buehler
Patrick Coffey
Maude A. Cole
Isabel M. J. Cramer
Frankie Irene Crouch
Sara L. Cunningham
Clyde L. Eastman
Bernice Elskamp
Max Ewers
Alta Freeman 
Vivian Gallagher
Alma M. Gaston
Rena Blanche Gaston
Edna J. Gaynor
E. Beth Glezen
Helen Haas
Blanche Harker
Lee Harker
Leonard M. J.  L. Hentges
Victor Horney
Harry M. Huxtable
Louis Johns
Jessie E. Kistle
Allan Lemon
Hazel E. Linderman
Carl R. Marcue
Anna McCarthy
Florence M. Roseberry
Elsie D. Plum
Ethel M. Rupe
Mary E. Schuenk
Charles Randall Sammis
Alice V. Schneider
Alfred G. Smaltz
May Belle Trow
Mamie Vandermeer
Flora A. Willman.
The class colors are light blue and dark blue and the class flower a cream rose. The motto of the class is, “We Will Climb Though the Rocks be Rugged.”

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, Tuesday, May 25, 1909


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