Southgate 1914 Graduates


Cincinnati Enquirer, 8 June 1914, page 10


Colored School Announcement

The Southgate Street Colored High School will hold its annual commencement exercises Friday evening at the Park Avenue School Auditorium.  The graduates are:

Zelma Fox
Alice Gee
Landonius Oliver
Lillian Wise
Sylvester Overstreet

Prof. F M Wood, principal of the colored high school at Paris Ky. will deliver the oration to the graduates.  The program follows:

Salutatory "Home and Its Queen" Alice Gee-Essay
"Success and Failure" Lillian Wise-oration
"The Leadership of Educated Men" Sylvester Overstreet-essay
"Anti-suffrage for Women" Zelma Fox-valedictory
"Leaving the Harbor" Landonius Oliver
Presentation of class by W S Blanton, principal
Conferring of diplomas, Superintendent J A Sharon

The baccalaureate services were held last night at the Corinthian Baptist Church. Rev F C Locust, of Covington, delivered the sermon.  The Eighth Grade exercises will be held Tuesday night at the Corinthian Baptist Church. Rev W J Ballon will deliver the address to the class.


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