Wednesday, May 20, 2020

1910 First Maryland Commencement

Delmar, May 28. The first commencement exercises in the history of the Maryland Delmar High School were held in the Masonic Temple, Miss Loleta Dunn being the only graduate. The address was delivered by Hon. H. L. D. Stanford. Professor McBee presented the graduate with the first diploma and presented Miss Effie Wingate with a gold medal for highest average in mathematics.

The commencement exercises of the Delaware Delmar High School will be held Monday evening next. The five graduates are Miss Alice Cleary, Miss Amy Gertrude Ellis, W. Lary Hastings, Clarence W. Louden and Carl W. Hearn. The diplomas will be presented by Superintendent E. J. Hardesty. The baccalaureate sermon will be preached tomorrow morning in the Methodist Episcopal Church by Rev. S. N. Pilchard.

Above from The Baltimore Sun 29 May 1910

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