Marin County Genealogy

Source: Marin Journal, Thursday, May 31, 1923, page 1.
Transcribed by: Cathy Gowdy

Graduation Exercises By Local Schools

High School Program Next Thursday Night

Thirty four students of San Rafael High School will receive their diplomas of graduation next Thursday night in the exercises to be held at the Orpheus Theatre.

It is expected that the theater will be filled to capacity with the relatives and friends of the young men and women who are to enact that night the closing scene of t heir happy period in the high school and go out to other halls of learning or to the stern task of making a livelihood.

The opening number on the program will be musical, with the high school chorus and orchestra, and organ. Miss Bernice Sellman will deliver the greeting.

A Sextette of graduates will then contribute a song to the program. The vocalists will be the Misses Marcella Schiller, Ruth Sisson, Elvetia Camporelli, Ethel Hammond, Genevieve Ridgway and Bernice Sellman.

The address of the evening will be delivered by Thomas P. Boyd, president of the board of Education, after which will be given three vocal numbers by the girls’ choral. James Hoff has been delegated for the presentation of the class gifts, and Leonard Asher will be the valedictorian. Awards will be made by Principal Oliver Hartzell, and then will take place the closing act, the presentation of diplomas by President Boyd. The orchestra will render several selections at intervals during the program.

The members of the graduating class are: James Hoff, Ethel Hammond, Genevieve ridgway, Harold Jue, Ruth Sission, Berenice Curtis, William Hubbard, Helen Trumbull, Max Googin, Bernice Sellman, Leonard Asher, Marcella Schillery, John Lethbridge, Walter Crandell, Pauline Ruhl, Ruth Jenkins, Elvetia Camporelli, Bernard Rom, Rose Wong, Beatrice Knight, Russell Warden, Lela Butler, Marion Donovan, Isabel Clarke, Charles Calloni, Relda Gardiner, Mary Perkins, Anglo Lamperti, Edna Butler, Marion Whaley, Bark Young Louis, Ruth Bucklin, Alyce Ahern and Peter Bertoni.

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