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- - 1908 - - Ada High School Commencement
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 21 May 1908; transcribed by FoFG mz

ADA, Minn., May 20. - Commencement exercises for the high school will take place May 28 and 29. Rev. H. H. Symons preached the baccalaureate sermon Sunday at the Congregational church. Miss Alis Howe will be salutatorian and Jacob Halder valedictorian. The members of the class are as follows: Jean M. Fulton, Clarice Pfund, Ethele Bennett, Alice Rowe, Ida Betcher, Katherine Mellan, William Salverson, Arthur Muller, Herman Thune and Jacob Halder.


- - 1915 - - ADA HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT
Source: Grand Forks Daily Herald (Grand Forks, ND) Saturday, April 24, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Ada, Minn., April 23.-The Ada high school has its commencement plans well advanced, the exercises beginning May 30. The class motto is "Push Forward-keep Going.": The class colors are royal purple and gold, and the class flower, is the violet.

Miss Ruby Bell has won the honor of being class valedictorian, and Miss Helen Chisholm has won the honor of being class salutatorian. The following are the class members:
Lizzie B. Ambuehl, Esther C. Arnestad, Hilda A. Ashback, Ruby G. Bell, Doris Bosworth, Helen Bosworth, Agnes Elizabeth Bragstad, A. Marie Brodine, Luella M. Casselman, Helen M. Chisholm, Floyd Hahn, Melinda B. Hovey, Beatrice Lenora Moris, Fred E. Sheets, Nellie A. Sheets, Belinda Sharpe, Mildred Snyder, O. Richard Storberg, Marie K. E. Stiening, Mary Webster.

In addition to these, there are the normal department graduates, as follows:
Lizzie Ambuehl, Esther Arnestad, Ruby Bell, Helen Bosworth, Marie Brodine, Reva Burgess, Helen Chisholm, Jula Casselman, Jocie Garness, Ruth Lee, Beatrice Moris, Petra Ramstad, Helen Symons, Mary Webster.

The baccalaureate sermon will be delivered Sunday, May 30, by Rev. Henry H. Symons. The commencement address will be delivered on the evening of June 5, at the time of the commencement program, by Hon. Charles M. Andrist. The class play will be presented May 10, being "The Cricket on the Hearth."

S. O. Eidem is superintendent of the Ada schools.

Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Tuesday, 25 May 1915; transcribed by FoFG mz
CROOKSTON, Minn., May 24. - Commencement exercises of the Ada high school will be held June 5 at the high school auditorium. Charles M. Andrist will deliver the annual address.

The motto of the graduating class, “Push Forward - Keep Going.” The class colors are royal purple and gold, while the violet has been chosen as the class flower.

Miss Ruby Bell will be valedictorian and Miss Helen Chisholm salutatorian.


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