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1961 Clayton School
schoolhouse

Information furnished by: Teresa Young
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CLAYTON BACCALAUREATE SERMON and  COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

Of 1961

 CLAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

CLAYTON SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

May 21 and 24, 1961

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BACCALAUREATE SERMON

Sunday, May Twenty-First, 2:30 P.M.

Nineteen Hundred Sixty-One

Processional ………. “Valse Bleue”

                        Alfred Margis

 Invocation ………. Mr. C. A. Cornelius

                        Pastor, Church of Christ, Clayton
                       
Songs ………. “Beyond The Sunset” and “Cherokee”

            Glee Club, directed by Mrs. Eugenia Guthrie

Sermon ………. Mr. Lawrence K. Layman

            Former Pastor, Stanley Christ’s Church

Benediction ………. Mr. Cecil Todd

            Pastor, Christ’s Church, Clayton

Recessional ………. “Valse Bleue”

                        Alfred Margis

(The audience will please remain seated until the classes have passed into and from the auditorium.)

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COMMENCEMENT

Thursday, May Twenty-Fourth, 8:00 P.M.

Nineteen Hundred Sixty-One


Processional ………. “Blue Danube”

                        Johann Straus

 Invocation ………. Mr. Bob Rich

            Pastor, First Baptist Church, Clayton

 Salutatory ………. Miss Karen Sue Bedford

 President’s Address ………. Mr. Charles Alexander

 Songs ………. “Missouri Waltz” and “Ramona”

Glee Club, directed by Mrs. Eugenia Guthrie

 Valedictory ………. Miss Shirley Bell

 Announcements and Awards ………. Mr. Jess Bailey

            Superintendent of Clayton Schools

 Presentation of Class ………. Mrs. M. Deaton

            Principal of Clayton High School

 Presentation of Diplomas ………. Mr. W. W. Crain

            President, Board of Education

 Benediction ………. Mr. A. Paul Cook

            Pastor, Christ’s Church at Divide

 Recessional ………. “Blue Danube”

                        Johann Straus

 (The audience will please remain seated until the classes have passed into and from the auditorium.)

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THE CLASS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE

 Karen Bedford

Shirley Bell

Pat Breshears

Pansy Carroll

Wanda Conley

Lillian Frazier

Tommie Hairrell

Dorothy Hutchinson

Carol Jean Lockhart

Agnes Macon

Barbara Sanders

Evelyn Sutterfield

Carley Woodard

Charles Alexander

David Ben

Douglas Conley

James Fuller

Acie Hamilton

Ernest Howze

A. L. Jackson, Jr.

Eugene Jones

Cloy Mallett

Billy McCraw

Vaughn Pugh

Charles Smith 

Sponsor-Principal ………. Mrs. M. Deaton

Superintendent of Schools ………. Mr. Jess Bailey


student at desk

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