1955

1955 Commencement Program

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    Record Information
    Title 1955 HJC Commencement Program
    Title – original Eighth Annual Commencement of the Hagerstown Junior College
    Description At the Eighth Annual commencement of Hagerstown Junior College, 18 students received their diplomas.
    Subject Graduation ceremonies; Programs; Junior college – Maryland – Hagerstown
    Publisher Hagerstown Junior College, Hagerstown, Maryland.
    Date of original June 1, 1955
    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 1, 1955
    1 Time 8:00 P.M.
    1 Location Hagerstown High School Auditorium
    2 Program – Organ Recital Joyce L. Grove
    2 Program – Processional March from “Aida” … Verdi
    2 Program – Invocation The Reverend Samuel D. lindsay, Greencastle Church of the Brethren
    2 Program – Music Selections “””Ride the Chariot””, Negro Spiritual;
    “”Now Let Every Tongue Adore Thee””, Bach. … soprano: Raeann Boone — tenor: Robert Dudley — alto: Margaret Whorton, — bass: Donald Burkholder. ”
    2 Program – Introduction of Speaker Mr. William C. Diehl, Assistant Superintendent of Schools
    2 Program – Commencement Address Mr. Wilmer V. Bell; Assistant Dean, Baltimore Junior College.
    2 Program – Conferring of Degrees Mr. William M. Brish Superintendent of Schools
    2 Program – Remark Dean Atlee C. Kepler
    2 Program – Solo “May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You” … Wilson; Raeann Boone, soprano.
    2 Program – Benediction The Reverend Samuel D. lindsay
    2 Program – Recessional Largo from “Xerxes” … Handel
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts with High honor” Margaret Evelyn Whorton , –Robert Colvir Dudley.
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts with honor” Wilda Irene Henry, — John William Seburn, — Susan Rachael Nicklas.
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts” Raeann Boone, — Donald Robert Burkholder, — William Ruoff Campbe II, — John Alfred Davies, Jr., — Ray Stahl Elliott, — Charles Landon Houpt, — Gary Lynn Houpt, — Ann Virginia Lindsay, — Mary EIizabeth Michael, — Mary louise Nicklas, — William Ralph Price, — John Douglas Stine, — Randall Wright Synan.
    4 Faculty and Administration 1951-52 Harry Baird, M. S., — Roland Barnfather, M. A., — R. Hugh Beall, M. S., — Pearl B. Bobbitt, M. A., — Innes Boyer, M. A., — Albert E. Davis, A. B., — Andrew M. Dixon, M. A., — Vernon B. Downey, A. B., B. S., — Bruce Etchison, M. A., — Miriam Hoffman, M. A., — Doris Humrichouse, M. A., — John C. Judge, Ph. B., – Atlee C. Kepler, M. A., — Amba Kibl inger, M. A., — John McClellan, Jr., A. B., — Joseph Proksa, B. S., — Aline H. Sowers, M. Ed., — Mable R. Walter, ph. D., — Maurice Weisberg, M. A.
    4 Class Officers – Previous Year Sophomore 1953-1954: President: Robert Dudley, — Vice President: Gary Houpt, — Secretary-Treasurer: Naomi Witmer.
    4 Class Officers – Current Year Freshman 1954-1955: President: J. Thomas Clark, — Vice President: Dan iel S. J. Rohrer, — Secretary-Treasurer: Joyce Grove.
    4 Student Council Officers 1954-1955: President: John A. Davies, Jr., — Vice President: Douglas Stine, — Secretary-Treasurer: Judy Miller, — Sophomore Class Representatives: Donald Moss, — Jack Seburn. Freshman Class Representatives: Harold Boyer, — Carole Holsinger.
    4 Note Night Crier Editor … Donald Burkholder
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