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Silsbee, TX High School Class of 1911 Graduation


First Graduates of New High School Receive Diplomas.

Silsbee, Texas, May 27.—The commencement sermon for Silsbee High school was preached by Rev. A. E. Ewel of Beaumont, his subject being “The Dream of Joseph.”

The choir, composed of twenty voices, backed by an orchestra, rendered some splendid music. The songs were appropriate.

Friday evening will be long remembered, it being the first graduating exercise from the new high school. Miss Katie Daffan delivered the address to the graduates. After her address she presented the diplomas to the graduates. Henry George Hendricks, valedictorian, and Patrick Albert Kelley, salutatorian. This being done, those in the grades who were entitled to promotion were presented their certificates of promotion.

Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, TX 28 May 1911