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1953 Commencement Program

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    Record Information
    Title 1953 HJC Commencement Program
    Title – original Sixth Annual Commencement of the Hagerstown Junior College
    Description At the Sixth Annual commencement of Hagerstown Junior College, 16 students received their diplomas.
    Subject Graduation ceremonies; Programs; Junior college – Maryland – Hagerstown
    Publisher Hagerstown Junior College, Hagerstown, Maryland.
    Date of original June 2, 1953
    Date of digital n/c
    Format JPEG
    Size of original 14″x21.5″
    # of pages 4
    Source William Brish Library, Archive Collection
    Page # Page 2 of 4; Page 3 of 4; Page 4 of 4
    Schedule of Event
    Page # Schedule Description
    1 Date June 2, 1953
    1 Time 8:00 P.M.
    1 Location Hagerstown High School Auditorium
    2 Program – Organ Recital A. Hilten Bennett, Jr., ’49
    2 Program – Processional “Welsh Air” …
    2 Program – Invocation The Rev. A. M. Dixon
    2 Program – Introduction of Speaker Mr. William C. Diehl, Assistant Superintendent of Schools
    2 Program – Commencement Address “Dr. Earle T . Hawkins – Presldent, Towson State Teachers College
    2 Program – Conferring of Degrees Mr. William M. Brish Superintendent of Schools
    2 Program – Remark
    2 Program – Benediction The Reverend A. M. Dixon
    2 Program – Recessional “Natinal Hymn” … Warren
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts with High honor”
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts with honor” Carson Hubert Eves, — Joseph Norman Verdier, — Audrey JoAnn Waffensmlth.
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts” David Appleton Berger, — Samuel Harold Ebersole, Jr., — Charles Edward Johnson, — Maurice Needy Johnson, Jr., — James Herbert McElhaney, — Juliette Alden McIntire, — Henry Kiehl Poffenberger, — James Edward Powell, Jr., — Harold Haines Price, — John Carl Ramer, — Barbara Ellen Rowland, — Winifred LaRue Schilling, — Blaine Milton Snyder, — Charles Leroy Ziegler, Jr.
    4 Faculty and Administration 1951-52 “Harry Baird. M.S., — Roland C. Barnfather. M. A., — R. Hugh Beall. B. S., — Kathryn Bevens, B. S., — Pearl B. Bobbitt, M.A., — Kathryn F . Bookbinder, M. A., — Innes Boyer, M. A. , — Albert E. Davis, A. B., — Andrew M. Dixon, M. A. , — William Fournier, M.A. — Melvin Henry, M. S., — John C. Judge, Ph. B., —
    Donald G. Kaylor, M. A., — Atlee C. Kepler, M. A., — Arnba Kiblinger, M. A., — Robert Kline, A. B., — John McClellan, Jr. A. B., Aline H. Sowers, A . B., — DelbertG. Summerville, M. A., — Mabel R. Walter, Ph. D., — Maurice Weisberg, M. A.”
    4 Class Officers – Previous Year Sophomore 1951-1952: President: James McElhaney, — Vice President: Ronald Defelice, — Secretary-Treasurer: LaRue Schilling.
    4 Class Officers – Current Year Freshman 1952-1953 : President: Joan Chambers, — Vice President: Charles Burgess; — Secretary-Treasurer: Robert Hill.
    4 Student Council Officers 1952-1953: President: Harold P rice, — Vice President: Samuel Ebersole, Jr., — Secretary-Treasurer: Joan Chambers, — Sophomore Class Representatives: Charles Johnson, — Joseph Verdier. Freshman Class Representatives: Namni Witmer, — Robert Tice.
    4 Note Night Crier Editor … JoAnn Waffensmith
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