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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, April 17, 1936
Page 1   column 5
Will Speak at Baccalau-
reate Service for Flat
Rock Graduates
          Programs for the eleventh annual baccalaureate and commencement exercises to be held at the Flat Rock high school were announced today.  Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday night at 8 o'clock with the  Rev. Alexander E. Sharp  delivering the address.  His subject will be  "The Final Tests of a Man."
          The program will open with a song,  "Onward Christian Soldiers" by the audience followed by processional  "Fraternity March"  by  Fayebelle Linke  and invocation by the  Rev. George Murphy.  A selection will be given by the chorus class and after the Rev. Sharp's talk  "God of Our Fathers"  will be sung by the chorus class and the Rev. Mr. Murphy will give the benediction.  The commencement will be held Tuesday night, April 21, at 8:00 o'clock.  Following is the complete program:
          Overture, orchestra:  processional,  "Aux Flambeau",  orchestra; invocation, the  Rev. Mr. Fields;  selection,  "Friend O' Mine."  Hubert Marshall;  address:  "It's Your World",  Dr. Edward R. Bartlett;  selection,  "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp,"  orchestra; presentation of high school diplomas,  Charles Wetzel;  presentation of grade diplomas,  Thomas Fogarty;  presntation of Legion medal,  A. R. Cortelyou;  selection,  "The Beauty Spot," orchestra, and benediction, the Rev. Mr. Murphy.
          Fifteen high school students will receive diplomas while fifteen pupils from the Flat Rock grade school and seven children from the Lewis Creek eighth grade will receive diplomas from the eighth grade.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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