The eighth grade held their graduation exercises Tuesday night at the high school auditorium. Charlotte Osterle was the class valedictorian and Bobby Monfort the salutatorian. The class will was given by Rena Miller, poem by Harvey Rosch, the prophecy by Leota Wright and the history by Ruby Sparks. Music was furnished by the grade school band and the seventh and eighth grade girls' chorus. H. H. Hurd, the county superintendent gave a short talk to the class and Mr. Bailor the grade school principal presented diplomas to the following pupils: Mary Ketchum, Chalotte Osterle, David Foster, Rena Miller, Albert Hendrickson, Lee Cooney, Robert Hogue, Bobbie Bonfort, Harvey Roach, Leland Wright, Eunice Harms, Robert McNeil, Jack Dawson, Leota Wright, Jack Hogue, Phoebe Austin, Willis Ray, Ruby Sparks, Clifton Lester, Jas. Smith, Lawrence Powell and Wayne Bell.
Source: The Lewis County Advocate, 27 May 1932, page 8. Microfilm available at Washington State Library, 6880 Capitol Blvd. S., Tumwater, WA 98512
Transcribed by Kathryn Lester