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Epsom, Indiana (Daviess County) Class of 1920

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Epsom, Indiana (Daviess County) Class of 1920

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Surnames: Greenwood, Hardy, Keller, Ketchem, Osmon, Ritchie, Davis, Allen, Carter, Gilley, Myers, Hert, Hindman
Transcribed from The Washington Democrat, Washington, Indiana, 26 April 1920, page 1:

Class of 1920


Annual Commencement Exercises Held at Epsom Saturday Night.

An unusual feature in connection with the Epsom high school commencement exercises, held at the Epsom high school Saturday night, is the fact that all of the graduates, six in number, will enter the teaching profession. Figures have been compiled showing that fewer and fewer high school graduates are taking up teaching, but Epsom high school's graduating class is trying to reduce the shortage in this profession.

The names of the graduates are Iva Fern GREENWOOD, Treasie HARDY, Donald KELLER, Velma KETCHEM, Margaret OSMON and Roscoe RITCHIE.

The assembly-room of the Epsom high school was beautifully decorated by the junior class for the event. The boys wore black and the girls were all dressed in white. All wore the class flower, the white carnation.

Dr. Sherman DAVIS, of Indiana University, made the commencement address, the subject being "The Social Value of the High School." Music was supplied by the Odon orchestra. The invocation was pronounced by Hamlet ALLEN and Prin. D. H. CARTER awarded the diplomas. County Superintendnet J. E. GILLEY was on the platform and called attention to the fact that all six of the graduates will enter the teaching profession. Daniel I. MYERS, county auditor, took pride in the commencement. He built the Epsom high school while trustee and started the high school.

Teachers in the high school are D. H. CARTER, principal, history and English; Elizabeth HERT, Latin, English, domestic science; Hamlet ALLEN, mathematics, sciences; Glenn HINDMAN, agriculture, manual training; Josephine ALLEN, music and art. A. E. HINDMAN is the present township trustee."
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