Ilion High School 1903 Commencement Program

THIRTIETH ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT OF THE ILION HIGH SCHOOL

TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE TWENTY-THIRD NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THREE

AT EIGHT O'CLOCK

OPERA HOUSE

CONSILIO ET ANIMUS PROGRAMME


Overture--Lustspiel Bella Thompson's Orchestra
Prayer Rev. H. W. Bennett
Selection - Anchored Veazie High School Chorus
Oration - The Evils of Mormonism Fred W. Smith
Oration - Tolstoy as a Reformer Arthur W. Arnold
Oration - Music as a Breadwinner for Girls Sarah M. Clarke
Intermezzo - Bird of Paradise Matthews Orchestra
Oration - The Place of Abraham Lincoln in History Robert R. Mentz
Oration - The Banisjment of Roger Williams Laura B. Burke
Oration - The Influence of a Strong Personality Ross J. Rudd
Hiawatha Moret Orchestra
Oration - Was the Execution of Mary Queen of Scots Justifiable Anne B. Zoller
Oration - A Comnplete Education Ray E. Tuttle
Oration - Is the Influence of the Greeks upon Posterity Greater Than that of the Jews? Enid B. Remington
Selection - Erminie Tobani Orchestra
PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS Dr. James I. Rasbach, President of the Board of Education
Benediction Rev. M. G. Seymour
1903 Military March Walsh Orchestra

GRADUATES

CLASSICAL COURSE
Enid B. Remington

LATIN COURSE
Sarah M. Clarke       Robert R. Mentz       Fred W. Smith       Reese W. Taylor

SCIENCE COURSE
Louis D. Webster

ENGLISH COURSE
Arthur W. Arnold       Juanita E. Beach       Laura B. Burke       LeRoy E. Fake
Antoinette Hoefler       Earl. J. Rice       Ross J. Rudd       Edward R. Staples
Ray E. Tuttle       Anna Belle Zoller

ACADEMIC COURSE
L. Chester Reed       Albert E. Sherman       Evan A. Woodard

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Dr. James I. Rasbach, President       A. H. Summer, Secretary       A. D. Richardrdson, Treasurer

CLASS OFFICERS

President - Ross J. Rudd

Vice President - Sarah M. Clarke

Secretary - Antoinette Hoefler

Treasurer - Evan A. Woodard

CLASS HONORS

Orator - Evan A. Woodard

Historian - Reese W. Taylor

Prophetress - Sarah M. Clarke

Poet - Edward R. Staples

Lawyer - Louis D. Webster



The above is a copy of the Commencement Program for the Ilion High School Graduating Class of 1903
which was held in the Opera House in Ilion, NY.
Information provided by Paul T. McLaughlin, IHS 1941

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