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OFA Graduates Class Of 242 Monday Walker Presents Diplomas THE JOURNAL Two hundred and forty two Ogden^ sburg Free Academy graduates received their degrees last night. With the audience standing, the seniors walked onto the athletic field at 6:15 p.m. to \Pomp and Circumstance.\ The Rev. Douglas Comstock offered the invocation. William L. Dwyer, superintendent of schools, followed with a short speech. Suzanne Brashaw then discussed the theme of the commencement: Robinson Jeffers' - \Lend us the strength of the past, for we already have the wings of the future.\ The OFA Band foUowed with a selection and Gail Perkins sang a Rogers and Hammerstein tune, \You'll Never Walk Alone.\ Nancy Shurtleff, salutatoriah, spoke on \Violence Has No Wings,\ and Louise Markert, valedictorian, discussed \Power and Progress.\ William G. Powers', principal, presented special awards to five seniors. John R. Lynch, assistant principal, announced the winners of Regents Scholarships, and James P. Seymour, assistant superintendent, announced scholarship recipients. (See ac- companying story.) At that point, William G. Walker, president of the Board of Education, presented the seniors' with their diplomas. The Rev. Douglas Gomstock gave the benediction. With the OFA Band playing the recessional, OFA's new graduates marched from the stage. Mary Margaret Abar, Roxanne Ellen Adams, Carol Ann Amo, Michael Gerald Arniano, David Paul Ashley, Doreen Elizabeth Ashley, Mariyn Joan Ashley, Ingrid Sylvia Baltradis, Paul Michael Barkley, Joan Mary Barry, Chester H. Barton, Pamela Louise Bateman, David Paul Beauchamp, Mary Elizabeth Belfy, Pamela Ann Bell, James Francis Bertrand, Robin Gail Bertrand, Clarence Bishop, Vicky May Bishop, Elinor Elizabeth Blair, Sandra Lee Blood, Demise Carol Bouehey, Timothy Scott Boyer, Kathleen Marie Bracy, Suzanne Marie Brashaw, Paul James Bresett, Roxanne Marie Bresett, Toieda Ann Briggs, Baxter Francis Brigham, Kathleen Joyce Brouse, Kathleen Marie Brown, David John Bruyere, Nancy Jean Bruyere, Ronald James Bruyere, Patricia Eileen Burke, Vernon David Burns, Brenda Joyce Burrell, Kathie Jean Cadinal, Patrick Michael Carroll, Maria Joan Cameron, Cheryle Denise Carter, David Douglas Cholet, Mark. Steven Claxton, Timothey Harold Clouthier, Thomas Paul Cobb, Bonnie Ann Comfort!, Barbara Elizabeth Como, Deborah Ann Compeau, Thomas Peter Cummings, Timothy Allen Cummings, Helen Theresa Curran, Susan Christine Dana, Danny Joseph Davis, Mary Alice Davis, Dawn Mary Delarge, Diane Marie Deloney, John Christopher Demers, Michael Adelard Demers,- Trudy Ann Demers, Sandra Ann Denesha, Raymond Albert Denner, Gary William Denny, Constance Marie Denny, Patricia Anne Deschamps, James Bernard Devlin, Allen Edward Dishaw, Dan Joseph Dishaw, Lawrence Joseph Dishaw, Sharon Anne Dishaw, Mark Thomas Dishaw, Nancy Lea Dobisky, Christopher Kevin Doboze, Gloria Demers Duford, James Howard Ellis Jr., Kathryn Marie Farley, Christine Ann Farrell, Martin Mattias Fay, Deborah Jean Ferguson, Stephen Wayne Ferguson, Mary Katherine Flood Jeanine Fay Fortin, Teresa Ann Fortin. THE JOURNAL TUESDAY, JUNE29, 1971 PAGE 13 CLASS LEADERS - Louise Markert, left, salutatory at OFA's graduation ceremonies daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Markert of 102 yesterday afternoon. Miss Markert had a three Proctor Ave., delivered the valedictory and and one-half year average of 96.05 and 1 Miss Nancy Shurtleff, right, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shurtleff, 93.79. Both girls received Regent's Frederick Shurtleff Of 904 Morris St., the scholarships. (Staff Photo) Sandra Louise Frary, Jeffrey Everett Fredericks, Ronald Dale French, Sharlene Elizabeth Frisina, Carol Ann Fuller, Shawn Arthur Geary, Bryan Joseph Gedbaw, Robert Lee Gidhey, Timothy Richard Gordon, Jeanne Marie Graveline, Robin Lee Griffith, Susan Elizabeth Hackett, William Donald Hamilton, Bonnie Sue \Hammill Mary Katherine Hannan, Mary Lynn Hastings, Lyn Patricia Havrisky, Amy Laura Hazelton, Kathleen Mary Heagle, Bruce Donald Heaton, Katherine Frances Hess, Alice Ann Hoerner, Gregory Andrew Hooper, David George Holmes, Debra Jean Holmes,, Arnold Peter Hubsch, Darles Ann Hurst, Mary Jennie Hyde, Sandra Downey Johnson, Timothy Chandler Keefe, Catherine Ann Kelley, Richard Allen Kendall, James Michael Kennedy, • Richard Francis Kiah, Timothy John Kieffer, Peter. Joseph Kirby, Theodore Joseph Bpine, Janice Marie Lacomb, Arthur fttoses Ladouceur, Teresa Mary Lailoueeur, Ellen Marie Lago, Debra Ann Lake, Jeffrey Arthur Lalonde, Kenneth Carl LaRock, Michael Armand Larocque, Celina Rose Lashomb, Jane Marie LeBeaUi Wayne Michael LeClaif, Donna Lee LeFever, Patricia Ann Leonard, Edward Walter Lincoln, Aletha Lee Lovely, Edward Everett Lupia, Raymond Joseph MacCauU, Stephen A. MacDonald, Mary\ Louise Markert, Martha Ann Marshall, Valerie Ann Mart, Robert Philip Mathews, Julius R. McDonald, Jr., Lloyd Herbert McEwen, John Francis McGrath, Douglas John McLear, Mary Denise McLellan, Barbara Anne McPherson, James George Melleon, Harold R. Mereau, Jr., Ramon 'Peter Messina, Andrew Lawrence Mielnik, Patricia Marie Miller, Jeffrey James Mills, Steven Michael Mills, William John Monroe, Anne Marie Montpetit, Ellen Elizabeth GRADUATED - Patricia Ann Leonard, daughter of City Judge and Mrs. John B. Leonard, receives her diploma from William Walker, president of the Board of Education. Patrick Stephen Thrall, Linda Ann Tiernan, Rosalie Ann Towe, Donald Theodore Tulip, Paul Charles Turnbull, Leslie Thomas Tynon^ Sandra Lee Tyrioft, Stlsan Carol Vienneau, David Paul Ward, Gerald Stephen Ward, Holly Anne Wells, Susan Marie Wells, Arthur Gideon Wilson, III, Bonita Ann Winter, Robert Andrew Winter, Wayne Thomas Winters, Laurel Francine Warden, David Walter Yost, dSduafdo F. Zum- bado. ' • BOCES Vocational School Here Dedicated RECEIVES DIPLOMA - William G. Walker, president of the Board of Education, presents Celina Rose Lashomb with her diploma at last night's graduation ceremonies. Celina is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Lashomb. RECEIVES SPECIAL AWARD - The Senior Achievement Trophy, presented to the member of the graduating class who by virtue of excellence in scholarship, force of character, and physical vigor, excelled his classmates. At ceremonies Monday night, Timothy Cummings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A.' Cummings of 1013 State St., received the distinction from Ogdensburg Free Academy Principal William G. Powers, Montroy, Gary Lloyd Montroy, Suellen Theresa Montroy, Dennis Erno Moore, Donald Joseph Moore, Gordon Harold Moore, Rodney Lawrence Moran. Constance Ann Morris, Pamela Ann Morris, Dawn Anita Murphy, Betty Ellen Neail, Elizabeth Jean Nichols, Thomas Richard Nystrom, Orinda Dianne O'Marah, Robert James Otis, Jr., Donald Charles Parish, Roxanne Adams Paro, Thomas John Paro, Richard Lee Passauer, William Ed- mund Payne, Gail Ann Perkins, Margaret Ann Perry, Michael Francis Pinkerton, Steveji Joseph Polniak, Richard Stanley Powell, William Gerard Power, Jr., Diane Marie Pray, Richard Alan Premo, Marjorie Ann Putney, Clare Louise JRand, 'Wendy Shelly Hand, Thomas Charles feapln, Mary Ann Redmond, Harry Frank Richardson, Gary Herbert Risley, James Allen Rlshe, Diane Lee Rogler, Debra Ann Ross, David Ralph Russell, Marion Sanford, Melanie Mary Sears, David Raymond Seguin, William David Seguin, Rhonda Lee Sellers, James William Seymour, Margaret Rose Seymour, Margie Rose Sharland, Mark Douglas Sharland, Michael John Sharland; Arelee Ann Shaver, John Frederick Shaver. Susan Jane Shaver, Nancy Mary Shurtleff, Barbara. Jeanne Skelly, Robert Allen Skelly, James Alan Skidds, Michael Carl Smadak, Walter Lynn Smith, John Arthur Sovie, Rebecca Sue Spooner, Frank Carl Spotswood, Margaret Carlin Stanton, Michael Charles Stone, Karen Cynthia Swanson, Donna Marie Sweeney, William Mark Taylor, Margaret Anne Testani, Michele Day Thompson, William George Thouin, Northwest Tech of Ogdensburg, operated by the Board of Cooperative Educational Services of St. Lawrence County, was formally dedicated Sunday afternoon during ceremonies held at 2 p.m. at the local- school. Approximately 150 people attended - the dedication. Guest speaker for the event was John B. Johnson, editor and publisher of the Watertown Daily Times. Presiding at the dedication was Thomas A. Guihan, assistant superin- tendent for vocational education. Other speakers were Earl Lumley, president of the Board of Cooperative Education Services, who delivered the welcome; District Superintendent Charles Tur- cotte, who gave the introductions; Mayor John F. Byrnes; and Richard Ralph, guidance coordinator, who in- troduced the school staff. AlsOj Louis Rossetti, Supervisor of the State Division of Occupational Educational Services, spoke on the \Development of Vocational IDducatioji in St. Lawrence County.\ • Rt. Rev. Joseph G. Bailey,' rector of St. Mary's Cathedral, .gave the in- vocation and Rev. Charles E. Starr, Methodist minister for Russell; DeGrasse and Heriiion, offered the benediction. Members of BOCES present at the ceremony were Earl Lumley, president, Lawrence Sovie, Leland Denesha, Charles Emerson, Everett Thomson and Carlton Bresett. Those not present were Hugh Pitcher and Daniel Murphy. Mae Ferris, clerk, and Dorothy Crawford, treasurer for the board, also attended. ACCEPTS DIPLOMA - Ingrid Sylvia Baltradis, Ingrid is a member of the National Honor daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bruno Baltradis, Society. receives her diploma from William Walker.

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