“Commencement Program of Schools,” from the May 11, 1918 issue of The Hickory Daily Record
Next week is commencement for the Hickory high schools, and the event will
begin tomorrow morning at 11 o’clock with the baccalaureate sermon in the First
Baptist Church by Rev. W.R. Bradshaw. The literary address will be delivered
Thursday night by Dr. Charles Lee Raper, dean of the graduate school of the
University of North Carolina. The graduating exercises by the senior class will
be held Friday night. The complete program follows:
Sunday, May 12, 11 a.m.—Sermon to graduating class, First Baptist Church, by
Rev. W.R. Bradshaw.
Tuesday, May 14, 8:30 p.m.—Grammar School Night, North school auditorium.
Thursday, May 16, 8:30 p.m.--Literary Address by Dr. Charles Lee Raper, High
Friday, May 17, 9:30 a.m.—Graduating exercises of grammar schools, High
Friday, May 17, 8:30 p.m.—Graduating exercises of the senior class.