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MURRAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
(Placed on the National Register of Historic Places June 21, 2004)


SCHOOL YEAR 1944-45

(Note: Will post additional relevant material as it becomes available.)

The following article appeared in the Chatsworth Times on May 10, 1945:

Murray to Graduate 42 Seniors May 18;
Ingram to Speak

Forty-two Murray County High school seniors will receive their diplomas at graduation exercises to be held at 8:30 o'clock Friday evening May 18, in the school auditorium. Ray Bagley, superintendent of county schools, announced this week.

Candidates for diplomas are: George Arthur, Harold Bandy, Roy Cockburn, S.A. Crumbly, Roy Dunn, Jathan Gregory, Bobby Keith, Van Roy Keener, Doyle Moore, H. P. Phillips, Turner Warmack, Evelyn Adams, Betty Anderson, Grace Bridges, Myrtle Davis, Ruth Freeland, Kathryn Hale, Elizabeth Harris, Genevieve Hawkins, Wanda Hawkins, Margaret Jean Pritchett, Genevea Sanders, Inez Brown, Mildred Carter, Ruth Caylor, Estell Coffey, Eunice Cumbly, Frances Green, Rowland Gregory, Betty Gregory, Ruth Virginia Hammontree, Gwendolyn Hawkins, Martha Rhea Henry, Nora Lee Lambert, Betty Jo Ledford, Alma Leonard, Dorothy Mosteller, Hazel Nix, Geraldine Parrot, Polly Robinson, Jessie Mae Sanford, Elizabeth Stroupe.

Dr. I. S. Ingram, president of West Georgia college, Carrollton, will make the commencement address.

Miss Genevie Hawkins will be valedictorian and Miss Evelyn Adams will be salutatorian.

Mr. Bagley will present the diplomas at the end of the program.

Commencement activities begin on Friday night with the annual senior banquet to be held in the Home Economics building.

On Sunday morning the Chatsworth Methodist Church and the First Baptist church of Chatsworth will be hosts to members of the senior class at the morning service to be haled at 11:15 at the Baptist church.

The Rev. Glendon McCullough of Atlanta, executive secretary of the Georgia Baptist association, will preach.

Mr. Hill Jones and the Rev. H. B. Free are arranging a program of special music. In addition to the regular choirs from the two churches, visiting singers who will assist in the program are Mrs. Glenn Paul, Miss Ruth Brown, and Miss Alva Jean Holmes, of Eton, and Miss Juanita Elrod, of Spring Place.

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