Lawrenceburg High School Commencement – 1879

The 1879 commencement of the Lawrenceburg High School in Dearborn County, Indiana appeared in:

Lawrenceburg Register – 29 May 1879 – Page 3, Column 3

The Public Schools of this city, will close on Friday, June 6th, and the commencement exercises will take place at the Court House on the same evening, when the following pupils of the High School will graduate and take their diplomas:

  • Emma Brogan
  • Ollie Brodwell
  • Cora Bainbridge
  • Julia Stockman
  • Fred Everhart

The Maennerchor have been engaged to assist in the exercise. Programme next week.

Lawrenceburg Register – 5 Jun 1879 – Page 3, Column 3

Commencement, June 6th, 1879.

The Commencement Exercises of the High School will take place tomorrow evening at the Court House. The following is the programme:

  • Awake, My Trembling Lyre—High School.
  • Invocation
  • Progress of Ages—Cora Bainbridge.
  • United Effort—Ollie Brodwell.
  • Eulalie—Serenade—Maennerchor.
  • Idleness—Freddie Everhart.
  • Life—It’s Morning, Noon and Night.—Julia Stockman
  • Shepherd Chorus—Maennerchor.
  • Unseen Influence—May Akers
  • Twilight—Valedictory—Emma Brogan.
  • Presentation of Diplomas—Dr. W. D. H. Hunter.
  • Benediction.