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Last Week For Class of '61

Class of 1961

Falmouth Enterprise, Tuesday, June 13, 1961; Page: 9

Last Week For Class of '61

Class Night program of the Class of 1961, Bourne High school, is tonight at the high school auditorium. For the seniors, Larry Knudsen and Lola White will present class gifts; Ethel Bolles will give the class history; Marcia Darden and Kay Perry will present the class prophecy; Allen Douglas and William Towne will read the class will, Duane Reynolds will read the class ode:

Four long years are over. Dear Bourne High School goodbye.

Great horizons before us In the western sky.

High school gave us knowledge

Ours to use through the years

High school gave us wisdom

Bourne High so dear

Commencement exercises for Bourne seniors are Thursday evening in the gymnasium of the new high school. The 86 graduates comprise the largest class in history of Bourne High school.

Guest speaker will be Col. Ernest J. White Jr., commanding officer of Otis Air Force base. Baccalaureate service Sunday

BERT R. LUMPKIN JR. has been accepted at Coyne Electrical and Technical school in Boston, where he will study electronics. He is son of Mr. and Mrs. Lumpkin of Bournedale.

The junior-senior chorus sang Ave Maria and the Lord's Prayer. All attending joined ln Onward, Christian Soldiers.

Last Assembly for the Class of 1961 was Friday. Bible reading was by Allen Smith, the welcome and class ode by Duane Reynolds. Carol Lunsford and Kenneth Nelson distributed the class bouquets, and Buddy Franks gave the farewell for his class.

Principal Walter J. Stahura gave out special awards:

Arthur Daniel Kemp Jr. was awarded the Harvard Book, presented each year to the boy student in the college preparatory course of the junior class selected by the principal and faculty for academic rating and character.

Dan Kemp has just been inducted into the James F. Peebles chapter of the National Honor society, and on the same day was elected president of the newly formed Varsity club. He received his letter playing football, and was co-manager of the basketball team. He is a Star Scout, and was senior patrol leader of the Buzzards Bay troop. His hobbies include sailing and water «skiing, and he works summers as lifeguard on Bourne town beaches.

The VFW award for outstanding athlete went to David Archambeault, the U. S. History medal to John Sweeney, the Home Economics plaque to Linda Tison. Edwin Moxon won the Bausch and Lomb science medal.

Receiving music letters were Barry Bassett, Peter McComiskey, Susan Pierce, Edward Robinson, Velma Mitchell, Libby Rogers. Silver megaphones for two or more years as cheerleaders went to Cecelia Gallo, Rita Lamken, Louise Norman and Lisa Koskela.

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