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   Oxnard Press-Courier (Newspaper) - June 15, 1957, Oxnard, California                               Ventura College Graduates Given Future Challenge "The unfinished business of America's democracy Is in your lands." That -was the challenge that Dr. Totton J. Anderson present- ed to the 236 members of Vcn- 'ura College's graduating class resterday afternoon. Dr. Anderson, associate pro- essor of political science at the University of Southern Califor- nia, told the graduates of their responsibility in facing an age that he 'described as the "crisis of human values and Ideals." School Not Enough Formerly a member of the Ventura College faculty, Dr. An- derson told the graduates that men cannot discharge his obli- ;atlon to learn simply by going :o school. He declared that those leaving school must go on learning by SANTA CkARA GRAMMAR. SCHOOL graduates emerge from ceremonies at Santa Clara Catholic Church under arch of garlands of flowers. courier Photo Santa Clara, Guadalupe Eighth Graders Receive Diplomas after Mass at Church Fifteen eighth graders from Guadalupe School and ninety- one from Santa Clara School re- ceived their diplomas yesterday morning after mass in the Santa Clara Church. Scholarships were awarded to a boy and girl from each school for one year at Santa Clara High School. The girls' scholarships, given by the Young Ladies' In- stitute, went to Linda Strong, Santa Clara School, and Rosario Ortega, Guadalupe. The Knights of Columbus provided the boys' awards, given to Robert Scott, Santa CJara, and David Garcia, Guadalupe. A year's scholarship to Santa Clara High was also given by the Oxnard Civic Improvement Association to Barbara Ledesma as the outstanding student of Spanish extraction among Santa Clara graduates. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Anthonj J. Jacobs spoke at the gradua tion. Father John Keller dis tributed diplomas. After the ceremonies gradua tion breakfasts were served ti Santa Clara students in tb school auditorium and to Guada lupe graduates in Christ the King Hall. 1 Oxnard High School to Graduate 462; Ceremonies at Houser Field Tonight education with new and broader "curricu- nformal 'faculty" urn." To be a good citizen, he said, the graduates must: 1. Become responsible persons; 2. Partici- pate in the political life of the latlon, and 3. Become informed of national and international af- fairs. Warns of Indifference "The price of indifference is at ieast Inefficiency lie said. and corrup- Dr. Anderson criticized the de- terioration of objectivity in to- day's polities. He also blamed stereotype thinking and preju- dice for much misunderstanding in the world today. His address received warm ap- plause from the graduates, fac- ulty and friends who fill new gymnasium. Alumn! Honored Three alumni were honored during the commencement pro- gram. Mrs. Mildred Reed Wal- lace, class of 1931, director o Ventura elementary schools John Edward Gallagher, class o: 193G, oil executive, and Lt. Cmdr Wendell J. Pumas, class of 1937 executive officer of the intelli- gence office of the 12th Nava District, were given distinguish ed graduate awards. The Rev. Frank Christensen the Evangelical Methodis Church gave the invocation, an( the Rev. B. Murray Jones of tb Ventura Community Church gave the benediction. The college orchestra, led bj Frank Salazar of the music de partment, played the Triurnpha flxnarii Press-Comer ATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1957 PAGE NINE March from Aida1 during the pro cessional. The orchestra also played selections from J. S. Bach, de Lassus and Grund- At the end of the program the class filed out into the afternoon sun, each graduate carrying an Associate In Arts Degree. There were 69 women and-167 men. Diplomas will be awarded to 62 graduates of Oxnard High School tonight. The ceremonies t Houser Field will start at 6 un. Included among the graduates ;re 74 adults, including mothers, athers, veterans, and military sersonnel who have taken cours- s at the Oxnard Evening High School. Two Oxnard Press-Courier Scholarships, the Lyman Beane Scholarship, the Sam Wineman (old Memorial Medal, and the Sam Wineman Memorial Fund )rize will be awarded. Graduates are: William Loren Abernethy Lu Ackerman ienjamin Alfred Alfonso darjorie Joan Alice lenry Almanza !tta Jean Anderson Villiam Ray Anderson Claude Othell Archer Iharlyn Elizabeth Arnold jynn Beverley Aughenbaugh lichard Joseph Ayala jee Carrillo Ballesteros Banuelos, Jr. James'Willis Bartlett Jo Bass Richard Lee Bates Myrna Jean Baughman Man William Beerworth rlenry Beltran Barbara Lynn Benton Warlene Pauletra Blake John Charles Bley 3avid Joe Bohrisch Judith Virginia Boslny John Stanhope Bowman Judith Ann Bradley Sandra Joan Brague Sally Ann Brawley Betty Lou Brewer Juanita Lorenzo Eridrijo Marvin Douglas Brough .eorgia Margaret Brown Jerry Led Brown Jesse Leland Brown Sharon Lee Brown Ronald Arthur Buck Norma Jean Bustamanle Willadean Butcher Nancy Kay Buttram Judith Ann Cameron Ignacio Robert Campos James Henry Carmichall Lawrence Edmund Carolan Jimmy Coronado Carranza James Thomas Case Frances Ramona Castro SIMI HIGH SCHOOL graduation took place in school gymnasium, with graduates seated in front of crowd. Photo Si'mi High School Graduates Warned Not to Become "Misguided People" With the Armed Forces BHEA, Calif. Specialist Third Class Sfanton Jj. Heck, 20, ion of Mr. Heck, 517 and Mrs. Frc'd S. Santa Cruz, Port Hueneme, is a member of the 933rd Antiaircraft Artillery Mis- sile Batallion in Brea. Specialist Heck, a senior launcher crewman In the batta- lion's Battery A, entered the Army in October 1955. I He is a 1955 graduate of Ox- nard Union High School. Forty-four graduates of Simi Valley High warned not to School become Honor Student Patrick Htnry McHargue told the audience, tal College. Harry Dulaney Palmer, son guided people in the age of guided missiles'' last night dm--'faith. We think we have been a Ing a solemn graduation in the high school gymnasium. Speaker was Twain Tippetts, chairman of tht fine arts de- partment of Utah State Univer- sity 'and former instructor at annonced six scholarship win- the valley high school. He alsolners of the graduating class "We have faith in our own abil- of Mrs. Dorthy Palmer of 1728 Hies, but now need yourjDeodora avenue, was the recip- ient of the Bank of America A'ward, Elks scholarship and a tuition grant to Stanford Uni- versity. Lois Ann Setser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Setser of Kujawsky road, was awarded the California State Scholarship Scholarship and see no reason why we shouldn't continue to be a success throughout the rest of our lives." John S. Gardiner, principal, told the graduating class thatl McHargue, son of Mr. and allu QUn u iars n i u commencement means "You are Mrs. Robert McHargue of 
                            

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