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School's Out for Summer, 1935

From the Southport State Port Pilot, April 24, 1935

Shallotte School Commencement

The commence program for the Shalotte High School has been announced by Principal Reginald Turner.

On Thursday night, May 2, the annual recitation and declamation contests will be held in the school auditorium under the direction of Miss Elizabeth Taylor and John Garrett.

On Sunday morning, May 5, at 11 o’clock the commencement sermon will be delivered by the Rev. LeRoy Harris of Fayetteville.

On Monday night, May 6, the senior day class exercises will be presented under the direction of Mrs. Ruth Warren.

The final feature of the commencement program will be the graduation exercises on Tuesday night, May 7. There will e a musical program by the high school glee club under the direction of Mrs. Ruth Warren and Miss Katie White. The Hamilton Mintz Memorial cup will be awarded to the most distinguished senior and the diplomas will be awarded members of the graduating class. There will be no principal speak for the occasion, according to Mr. Turner, but there will e several short talks.

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