NVHS Class of 1943 pictured in 1998: Harold Uible, Paul Rulon (NVHS'39) and Virginia Wayland Rulon, Willis Davis, Darold Whitmer, Dorsey Green, Bruce Kinzer
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1943 Clipping about NVHS Commenceme
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Undated clipping from unknown newspaper, probably Wilmington News-Journal May 24, 1943. Transcription follows.
42 PUPILS GET DIPLOMAS FROM THREE SCHOOLS
Commencements Held at New Vienna, Wayne and Jefferson.
Diplomas were awarded to 42 graduates at three Clinton County high school commencements Thursday night, including one boy who already is serving in the U. S. Army.
Twenty-three Blanchester high school seniors will receive their awards at exercises Friday night.
New Vienna high school commencement exercises were held Thursday at 8 P.M. at the school auditorium when 18 seniors received their diplomas.
The invocation was given by Rev. F. H. Smith.
Dr. J. Ruskin Howe, president of Otterbein College, gave the address on the theme, "Education for Democracy."
Melvin Long won the Wilmington College scholarship for the highest grades. Sine he will be unable to attend college due to his being a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve, a special scholarship was awarded to Aleda Purtee, who was second. Honors went to Harold Uible for being third in the class.
Diplomas were presented by Superintendent R. W. Fenwick to Dorsey Green, Bruce Kinzer, Willis Davis, Duane Powell, Delbert Floyd, Virginia June Wayland [Rulon], Harold H. Uible, Aleda Purtee, Barbara Ellen Penn [Nash], Virginia Mae Hedrick [Ludwick], Melvin Eugene Long, Lawrence Newbrey, Jr., Edward Earl Roush, Dale Edmond Everhart, Darold Whitmer, Helen I Crone [Murphy] and Grace Bachus [Grace Backus Wheeler].