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Decatur County Training School

Decaturville, Tennessee


Baccalaureate Service
Sunday May 2, 1954
School Auditorium//
Eight O'Clock P. M.

Commencement Exercises
May 6, 1954Eight O'Clock



Baccalaureate Program

Piano Prelude
Processional — God Of Our Fathers
Selection — "Ring Out The Message," Chorus
Selection — "When They Crown Him Lord Of All" Chorus
Introduction of Speaker
Sermon — Dr. Ralph W. Riley, President American Baptist Theological Seminary, Nashville, Tenn.
Solo — "Lye Done My Work," Shirley Moore
Recessional (All Standing)


Commencement Program

Piano Prelude
Processional — God of our Fathers
Selection — "Lift Every Voice and Sing," Chorus
Selection — "Bless This House," Chorus
Introduction of Speaker
Address — Dr. Charity M. Mance, Tenn. State Dept. of Education In-Service Training consultant
"Somewhere Over the Rainbow," Trio
Presentation of Diplomas, Supt. G. T. Kennedy
Awarding of Medal and Honors


Seniors Present —3 Act Comedy May 3, 1954 "Anthony's Antics"

Class Night — APRIL 30, 1954


Class Officers:
Roland McElrath, President
Rosie Casey Johnson, Vice-President
Wylma Jean Welch, Secretary
Gladys Menzies, Ass. Secretary
Gilbert Funderburk, Treasurer

Class Roll:
James Gilbert Funderburk
Rosie Casey Johnson
Roland Ray McElrath
Gladys Magdelena Menzics
Shirley Mae Moore
Paul Patricia Sparks
Ida Lee Walker
Wylma Jean Welch

Class Motto:
"Progress Is rihe Road To Success"

Class Flower:
White Carnation

Class Color:
Blue and White


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