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Source: Marin Journal, May 25, 1935, page 1.
Transcribed by: Cathy Gowdy
(also see yearbook transcription)

Dominican College Graduates thirty-Six Students Monday

Thirty-six students will be graduated from the Dominican College on Monday at commencement exercises over which Archbishop John Joseph Mi?ty will preside. Reverend Leonard Callahan of San Francisco will deliver the commencement address, “Spiritual Values in Education,” at the exercises to be held in the afternoon at Angelica Hall on the campus.

Honor graduates of the class of 1935 are Barbara Spesnof STAFFORD, Lorraine Marane ROUX, Katherine CASASSA, Frances LEMMELET and Bernice Mary TODT. Miss Spesnof-Stafford will be graduated magna cum laude, and Miss  Roux, Miss Casassa, Miss Lemmelet and Miss Todt will receive their diplomas cum laude.

Credentials for teaching in secondary schools in California will be awarded to Doris L. DURHAM, Jacqueline HARKINS, Elizabeth LNDEKE (sic) and Evelyn SHARPE. Eight girls, Katherine BUTLER, Joan HARDY, Frances LEMMOLET (sic), Lorraine LOUNIBOS, Claire MOLLENKAMP, Kathleen O’CONNOR, Elsa O’NEILL and Catherine O’REILLY, will be awarded general elementary credentials for teaching in the public grade schools of California.

A special art certificate will be presented to Marie RASPO, and certificates of the school of social service work will be given to Madeline BENNETT, Marian DALEY, Florence FORGE and Alice PISTOLESI. A graduate of Dominican of the class of 1929, Miss Madeline CURREY, will be awarded the licentiat of the Dominican School of Music. Miss Currey heads the music department of a Carmel school.

While commencement exercises for the college students are being held, a class from the Dominican Convent will be graduated at the same time at a ceremony in the East Garden over which Monsignor Charles Ramm will preside.

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