Farnam Seniors Receive Diplomas and Scholarships
The 1939 commencement exercises held last Thursday, May 18, will be the highlight in the lives of 15 seniors who were graduated from the Farnam high school. Carl L. Parker, dean of men, at the Kearney State Teachers College, delivered the address to an audience of about 400 people.
The processional was lead by Miss Crosby. The invocation was by Rev. I. Everette Brown. Music was furnished by the boys’ quartet, and vocal solos by Ruby Edson.
John Rowland, president of the school board, presented the much coveted diplomas. Supt. R. G. Henderson presented the scholarships. They were received by Hazel Smallfoot, first, with and average of 95. She chose the teachers college scholarship. Verne McNickle ranked second with an average of 92 3/4, and he chose the church college scholarship. Gerald Whitney ranked third with an average of 92 2/10, and he received the business college scholarship. The benediction was pronounced by Rev. Fred Johnson and the processional was played by Miss Crosby.
The senior class was comprised of the following: Esther Beery, Leila Devine, Adam Howat, Louise Krepcik, Verne McNickle, Phyllis McNickle, Zoe Miller, Max Osborn, Dale Spencer, Hazel Smallfoot, Glenrose Patterson, Grace Thomalla, Leola Tillotson, Gerald Whitney and Russell Wilcox.
The Farnam Echo 35(38):1, Thursday, 25 May 1939