ARCOLA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Amazing ARCOLA, ILLINOIS

Class of 1917

Pictures of the Class of 1917 graduates have not yet been located. The graduates are:
T. Parvin McCain, President
Katherine Ellen Logan, Vice-President
Cautious A. Choate, Secretary-Treasurer
Nellie M. Cox
Myron E. Cuskaden
Lois Morton DeBra
Ralph Gates Ernst
Leonard L. Gaylord
Harry W. Ghere
Homer G. Goodwin
Averyrilla Mae Hood
Lula Frances Huffman
Andrew Kanpp
Ruth Iva Mae Keal
Archie F. Love
Margaret Lucile McAvene
Florence Ruth Poorman
Loyal Rayburn
Ida Madgelene Reede
Nellie Belle Rich
Cora Ellen Roberts
James Clifford Skinner
Madge Mae Thompson
Mabery Elizabeth Woodin

Commencement Program
June 5, 1917

Invocation:   Rev. F. E. Welton
Music:  
"Nymphs and Fawns" - Bemberg Mathews  
Girls Glee Club
Oration:  
"The Red Cross, Its History and Work"  
Katherine Ellen Logan
Oration:  
"America's Duties to the World's Democracies"  
Ralph Gates Ernst
Music:  
"Land Sighting" - Edward Grieg
Ten Voices
Oration:  
"Our Age - An Age of Sacrifice"  
Florence Ruth Poorman
Oration:  
"Motto Oration"  
Cautious A. Choate
Music:  
"The Conquerors" - Macy
Boys & Girls Glee Club
Presentation of Diplomas:   Professor Allen
Benediction:    Rev. L. E. Ellison

Sources:
Arcola Record-Herald - May 31, 1917 & June 7, 1917
Researcher: Dr. Robert Arrol

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Last Revision May 30, 2017