Blaney Schools Brought to End

(Special to the Record)

BLANEY, S. C., June 8. – The closing exercises of the Blaney high school were held Monday evening with class day exercises by the seniors and an address by Dr. Patterson Wardlaw of the University of South Carolina. County Supt. J. Team Gettys delivered gold medals to the following; 8th grade medal to Elton Lovette with Fannie Monroe coming next. 9th grade Medal to Harvey Nelson with Knowlton Mason coming next. 10th grade medal to Ada Belle Price with Mary Rose coming next. 11th grade medal to Josephine Thornton with Edward Maddox coming next. The two highest medals given in the school were won by Mildred Evans and Mae Belle Moore. Mildred Evans came first in her class in the 9th, 10th, and 11th grades and the faculty-trustee medal was awarded to her. Mae Belle Moore came first in the high school for this year and the superintendents medal was awareded to her.

Last Sunday morning the annual sermon to the graduating classes was preached by the Rev. C. L. M’Cain of Mooresville, N. C. On last Friday evening the grammar school held its commencement exercises which was featured by a play by the 7th grade and an address by Howell Morrill of Horrell Hill. The following were awarded gold medals for the best work in their grades: Barney Cooper, Minnie Grace Watson, Herbert Martin, Agnes Nelson, Valdora Perry, A. T. Simpson, Vearl Price was awarded the superintendents medal for the grammar school for having made the best record for the year.

June 8, 1928  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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