Lawrenceburg High School Commencement – 1882

Graduates of the Lawrenceburg High School in Dearborn County, Indiana for 1882 appeared in:

Lawrenceburg Register – 15 Jun 1882 – Page 3, Column 4

The Commencement Exercises of the Public Schools, in this city, will take place at the Odd Fellows’ Hall on Friday, June 23d, at eight o’clock p.m. In order to meet the necessary expenses incident to the occasion an admittance fee of ten cents will be charged.

The graduates are:

  • Miss Emma Schleicher
  • Miss Lizzie Pusey
  • Miss Rita Dunlevy
  • Miss May Emmert
  • Miss Belle Garner
  • Miss Nettie Duck
  • George Gatch

Lawrenceburg Register – 22 Jun 1882 – Page 3, Column 3

The Seventh Annual Commencement of the Lawrenceburgh High School will take place at Odd Fellows’ Hall on tomorrow (Friday) evening, commencing at eight o’clock. The following is the


  • Music. Invocation. Music.
  • Salutatory—Builders—Rita Dunlevy.
  • Essay—The Isle of Dreams—Emma Schleicher.
  • Essay—Every Cloud has a Silver Lining—Nettie Duck.
  • Music.
  • Essay—First Steps Lead to the Last—Lizzie Pusey.
  • Essay—New Day, New Duty—Belle Garner.
  • Essay—The March of Mind—George L. Gatch.
  • Music.
  • Presentation of Diplomas, by Dr. W. D. H. Hunter.
  • Valedictory—Put a Knot in Your Thread—Mary Emmert.
  • Music—Class Song.
  • Benediction.