1956

1956 Commencement Program

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    Record Information
    Title 1956 HJC Commencement Program
    Title – original Ninth Annual Commencement of the Hagerstown Junior College
    Description At the Ninth 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 4, 1956
    Date of digital n/c
    Format JPEG
    Size of original 14″x21.5″
    # of pages 4
    Source William Brish Library, Archive Collection
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    Schedule of Event
    Page # Schedule Description
    1 Date June 4, 1956
    1 Time 8:00 P.M.
    1 Location Hagerstown High School Auditorium
    2 Program – Organ Recital Carol Feigley
    2 Program – Processional “Coronation March” … Meyerbeer
    2 Program – Invocation The Reverend W. F. Murray, First Church of God, Hancock (Route 2)
    2 Program – Music Selections “Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho”… Negro Spiritual , “The Twenty-Third Psalm” … Arr. by Harry Harter; — soprano: Sylvia Yordy, — tenor: Charles Starl iper, — alto: Joyce Grove, — Bass: George Jenn ings, III.
    2 Program – Introduction of Speaker Mr. William C. Diehl, Assistant Superintendent of Schools
    2 Program – Commencement Address Mr. Charles R. McGinley – Graduate, Class of 1948
    2 Program – Conferring of Degrees Mr. William M. Brish Superintendent of Schools
    2 Program – Remark Dean Atlee C. Kepler
    2 Program – Solo “The Lord’s Prayer” … Malotte; George Jennings, III, bass
    2 Program – Benediction The Reverend W. F. Murray
    2 Program – Recessional “Largo” … Handel
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts with High honor”
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts with honor”
    3 Candidates for the Degree of “Associate in Arts” Ira Bruce Barr, — John Gourley Baylor, — Thomas Gordon Berry, — Jack Lee Betts, — Harold Lee Boyer, — James Insley Dudley, Jr., — Kenneth Winfield Frushour, — Joyce Lee Grove, — George Jennings, III, — MiIdred Eloise Lewis, — Bennett Garl and Murray, — Margaret Anne Myers, — Austin Granvel Rinker, — EI izabeth Huston Ryder, — Mervyn Perry Scott, — George Guilford Warner, — Roxana Gabe Weller, — Charles Donald White, Jr.
    4 Faculty and Administration 1951-52 Harry Baird, M. S. — Roland Barnfather, M. A., — R. Hugh Beall, M. S. , — Pearl B. Bobbitt, M. A., — Joan Boyle, A.B. , — I nnes Boyer, M. A. , — Albert E. Davis, A. B. , — Andrew M. Dixon, M.A., — Vernon B. Downey, A.B., B. S., — Bruce Etchison , M. A., — William L. Fournier, M. A., — Miriam Hoffman, M. A., — Doris Humrichouse, M. A., — John C. Judge, ph.B., — Donald G. Kaylor, M. A., — Atlee C. Kepler, M.A., — Amba Kiblinger, 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 1954-1955 : President: Jim Dudley, — Vice President: Bruce Barr, — Secretary-Treasurer: Margaret Myers.
    4 Class Officers – Current Year Freshman 1955-1956 : President: Edgar Williams, — Vice President: Lenz Iea Mosby., — Secretary-Treasurer: Sylvia Yordy.
    4 Student Council Officers 1955-1956: President: Harold Boyer, — Vice President: Ben Murray, — Secretary-Treasurer: Anne Bledsoe, — Sophomore Class Representatives: Ross Cunningham, — Joyce Grove. Freshman Class Representatives: Rodger Rhodes, — Willson O’Connell.
    4 Note Night Crier Editor …… Dan Rohrer, Jr.
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