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4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1978 284 Seniors Graduated From Jefferson Highln 1978 Commencement Wednesday i ii iiii The end of their high school career came Wednesday night for 284 seniors, who made up the 1978 graduating class of Jef- ferson High School, when they were presented their diplomas in commencement exercises held on the high school athletic field. And while the number graduated was far below the record 325 seniors who made up the 1978 graduating class, it was a big and proud group who gave up their title of "Grand die Seniors" and marched out into the wide, wide world to the strains of "Pomp and Cir- cumstance" played by the Jefferson High symphonic band. The finals for the Jefferson High Seniors actually began Monday evening, June 5, with the annual baccalaureate ser- vice held in the high school gymnasium and for whickthe Rev. Randy Tremba, pastor of the Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, was the speaker. The Commencement program began Wednesday evening with the Processional March, played by the Jefferson High Sym- phonic Band under the direction of David Wilson. Kristi Hen- dricks, 1978 Class vice- president, then offered the opening prayer; and Walter Ranalli, president of the graduating class, gave a reading. Mrs. Susan Knott, the member of the school faculty who was being honored by the graduates then made a brief presentation of an enlightening and im- pressive message to the graduateS. Karen Hammann, 1978 class treasurer, also gave a reading and Karen Sturges, class valedictorian, spoke briefly to the gathering which was followed ,by another fitting and impressive presentation by David Josephs, 1978 Class Salutatorian. James Pingley, assistant principal of Jefferson High, then introduced the class of 1978 and :Mr. Warren Carter, school principal made the presentation of the diplomas to the graduates as they filed by the program )lafform. Next, Ellen Hilton, 1978 class tistorian, spoke in appreciatiott of the graduating class and Elaine Donley, 1978 Senior-at- Large, delivered a prayer. The class song was led by Jessamy Propst, with Danny Williams, being the soloist and Todd Coyle, the accompanist and then led up to the close of the program and the recessional march from the school's athletic field. Following are those seniors who received their high school diplomas in alphabetical order: Dana Ann Alkire, Carol Ann Allen, Jacqueline Denise Allen, Lewis Edward Allen, Sheila Suzette Ambrose, Daniel Leon, Armstrong, Mary Cecilia Babbington, Tammy Sue Ballenger, Tracey Lucinda Banjoman, Madge Alenda Barbour, Penny Lynn Barrow, Bonnie Jean Beatty, Ca[lie Jean Benjamin, Mark Kevin BenneR, Matthew Brian Bennett. Denise Edna Benton, Keith Timothy Berry, Rebecca Lee Blackford, Nell Louise Blue, "Joseph Stanley Bouchelle Ill, David Wayne Boyd, Donna Jean Boyd, Gregory Scott Bradley, Todd Kevin Brady, Tresa Ellen Brady, Floyd Eugene Breeden, Wanda Lee Breeden, Florence Ann Brown, Lashan Lynette Busey, David Lee Bush. '#aie Gay Bush, Cynthia Marie Bussey, Karen Lynn Cameron, Sandra Lee Cameron, George Joy Caprio III, Robert Lee Carey, Keith Andre Carley, Barron Keith Carlisle, Nathan Osbourne Carlisle, Marcia Rose Carper, Lector Denise Carr, Teresa Laverne Cart, Victor Lamount Carr, Betty Jean Chrisman, Reese LeRoy Clabaugh. George Robert Clark, Craig Todd Cogan, Clyde Montgomery Cook, Virginia Kathy Cook, Carl Franklin Cooper, Marshall Lee Costello, Kevin Daniel Coulter, Richard Todd Coyle, Donald LeRoy Crawford, Gregory Steven Crawford, Patricia Lynn Cronin, Donald Eugene Crum, Joseph Andrew Cummings, Wesley Bruce Custer, Gogi Yvette Davis. Effie Jane Day, John Emil DeRonda, Carol Marie Diden, Tracey Blue Dilley, Samuel Eugene Dillow, Jr., Elaine Ann Donley, Michael Joseph Donovan, Daniel Louis Dopson, Brian Timothy Dorsey, Michael Dale Duncan, Karen Anita Eggleton, John Russell Erickson, Victor Manuel Espinosa, Jr., William Joseph Fiorvanti, Catherine Ann Fitz- Patrick. Stuart Richard Fluke, Russell Scott Folkedahl, Richard Eugene Ford, Eben Moses Fritts, Jr., Karen Sue Fritts, Pamela Lynn Frye, Deborah Diane Gause, Timothy Christopher Gavin, Lonnie Bruce George II, Eugene Matthew Gilkey, Victoria Lynn Glassford, James Strider Glenn Theresa Ellen Gore, Martha Terrell Gracey, Brian William Grantlmm. William Jackson Grantham, Jr., Arlene Denise Green Natacha Ann Greerr, Kimberly Ann Gruber, Debra Lynn Guy, Deborah Jean Haines, William Neal Haines, Terry Lynn Hall, Karen Louise Hammann, Michael Keith Hammer, Catherine Gall Hanak, Glenn Harrison, Russell Eugene Harrison, Carol Lee Harshman, John White Hartford. Kathy Sue Hartford, Debra Diane Hawk, Earl Hawkins, Jr., Kristi Daryl Hendricks, Gary Eugene Henry, James Eugene Henry, Polly Ann Henshaw, Donna Diane Herbert, Richard Michael Hicks, Harold Timothy Higgs, Nadia Lee Hill, Ellen Patricia Hilton, Jeana Darlene Hinton, Michael Darren Hitt, Bruce Allen Hedge. Bruce Allen Holley, Lisa Renee Holmes, Roberta Lee Hosby, Betty McDonough Hott[e, Sharon Kay Hough. Timothy Scott Hough, Daniel Taylor Householder, Martha Ann Hunt, Joseph Anthony Hussong, Katherine Margerate Hutzler, Karen Aszilee Elizabeth Jackson, Steven Wayne Jamison, Dennis Seymour Jenkins, Sandra Jean Jenkins, Jeffrey Scott Johnson. Margaret L. Johnson, Robert Lee Johnson, Robin Ann Johnson Curtis Lee Jones, Danny Ray Jones, David Michael Josephs, Betty Louise Keeney, Paul David Kemp, Jr., Lori E. Kerfoot, Lisa G. Kerns, Therese Anne Kessel, Ronald Eugene Kidwiler, Ross A. Kilpatric, Katherine Ann Kime, Stephanie Denise Kopcik. Michael Wayne Kranenberg, Tina Lea Lancaster, James William Lanham, Amber Marie Lebida, John Scott Lee, Stephanie Iris Lee, Teresa Lynn Lloyd, Cindy Diane Longer- beam, Roberta Lynn Longer- beam, Nevella Mac Lower, Charline Frances LOy, Shelley Diane Madison, Kenneth Arthur Mann, Robin Lynn Manuel, Teresa Diane Maples. Diana Sue Markle, Kevin Vann Mason, Kimberly Annette Mason, Debra Lynn May, Guy Alan McDaniel, Charles Leroy McDonald, Michael David McDonald, Douglas Wayne McDonald, Kimberly Day McDowell, Robin Marie Meadows, Andrew Lee Meyers, Warren Dabney Miller, John Patrick Milton II, Robert Lynn Minke, Kevin Jay Moler. Georgie Lynn "Moore, Sylvia Kim Mouton, Luther Gardner Mumaw, Jr., April Aine Coff- man Myers, David Lawrence Myers, Estelita Annette Newman, Richard Thomas Newman, Jr., Cynthia Dawn Nicewarner, Joyce Ann Nick Gina Renee Noll, Karen Cristie Orr, Arthur James Patterson Tracey Elizabeth Payton, Ed- ward Allan Penwell, William Owen Penwell. Joyce Yvonne Pinkcett, Dennis Houdenny Posciotta, Barbara Ann Plymale, Kurt Preissler, Joseph Miller Price, Joseph Bryan Proctor, Jennie Pringle Propps, Jessamy Lyn Propst, Walter Joseph Ranalli, Martha Christine Randolph, Leon Michael Reed, Calvin Christopher Reeler, Cynthia Jo Reese, Stacey Reid, Jeffrey Alan Reynolds. Garth Douglas Richardson, Ralph Cullen Rinaldi, Denise Ann Ring, Franklin Eugene Ring, Jr., Carl Weaver Roberts Clarence E. Robinson, Cynthia Robinson, Paula Ann Robinson Deborah Kay Rodgers, Dennis Lloyd Rogers, Mark Allen Rotruck, Joy Vanessa Rutherford, Randy Todd Rutherford, Teresa Lenora Rutherford, Edward Kevin Sch- wartz. Kimberly Kay Scott, Daniel Francis Seal, Martha Ellen Senseney, Keenan T. Sharpe, Lucinda Bonita Sharrar, Dennis Lee Shiflett, Emma Jean Shiley, William Baker Siley, Jr., Karen Lee Shumate, Perry Lowell Sirbaugh, Granville Perry Smailwood, David Lee Smith Jr., Katherine Snydor Smith Mary C. Smith, Snowden. Ter4 E. Eugene Spalding, Stambaugh, Staubs, Jr., Staubs, Warren E. Edward Stroupe, Karen Howard Clark' Kirsten Tennantl Thatcher. Penelope Richard Lynn Twyman Tyree, Clifford Susan Kathryn Wagner, Thomas Willian Kyle Michelle L. Lynn Watson, Waxman, Weakley. Timothy Rh) White, Kevin Daniel Mark Franklin Lynn Willis, Wilson, Donna Patricia Dianne Wilt, William Am( Sharon KaY Elizabeth Robert MRS. DODD'S DREAM OF FATHER'S DAY TO BE CELEBRATED 84TH TIME IN JUNE I Father's Day was not brought by ]prepared in time to meet the date.) the stork! It was the dream and]So it is that now, by Congres- the hope of Mrs. John Bruce]sional action, Father's Day is a Dodd, back in 1909 when she first[ thought of the idea of setting aside one day in the year to honor her father, William Smart and all American Fathers. It was a "mon- ument" born of idealism, and her gratitude to her Father who had raised his family of six on the Western frontier, after his young wife had died. In 1910, a year later, her dream was realized, when with the help of Spokane's YMCA and the Spokane Ministerial Association, all the ministers of Spokane preached Father's Day sermons--I on the thrid Sunday of June.]  (Mrs. Dodd had preferred the first[  Sunday of June, her Father'sl k k birthday that year, but the ser-[ kl ....... mons could not be simultaneously1 ,, "lltl J MRS. JOHN BRUCE DODD, MOTHER OF FATHER'S DAY DIES AT 96 Mrs. John Bruce Dodd, who conceived the idea of Father's Day in 1909, died in Spokane, Washington, her home town, on March 22, 1978. She had celebrated her 96th birthday on February 18. Active in the Fatherhood Movement until a few years ago, Mrs. Dodd, born Sonora Smart, had been in failing health for the past three years. She had been an active business woman, artist and poet. She is survived by her son, John Bruce*Dodd, Jr., a former executive in the U.S. Forestry Service, from which he retired about 10 years ago. National Holiday, to be cele- brated always on the third Sunday n June. Early on, William Jennings 3ryan, the great populist, recog- nized the value o1 observing a Father's Day. A few years later, his declaratory position was echoed by President Wilson. Then, in 1924, President Coolidge urged observance of Father's Day as a national celebration. William Smart, a Civil War veteran, died in 1919, but not be- fore he saw the holiday his devo- tion and love for his family had inspired, become a growing reality throughout the United States. Today, Father's Day is observed in more than thirty (30) countries around the world, and the spread of its appeal is growing conta- giously. Father's Day became a National Holiday by act of Congress in 1972, and the enabling legislation !provides for a Presidential Procla- mation every year. In that year, the State of Washington delcared a "Mrs. John Bruce Dodd Day" to mark th e .legislative national- izing of her dream to honor The American Father. Mrs. John Bruce Dodd was 96, on February 18, 1978. She passed away on March 22, after several years of declining health. But, all the world will long remember that her vision to honor Father has be- come a symbol of family solidar- ity and unity. Grants givenl to4-Hyouthsl Six 4-H members received $1,000 scholarships recently from the Amoco Foundation, Inc. for posting the highest scores among 39 finalists in a National 4-H! petroleum power program. John Molin, an Amoco product man- ager, says the program, adminis- tered by the National 4-H Co- operative Extension Service, was formed originally to help farm youths repair and maintain petro- leum-powered farm equipment. The program now includes city kids, too," says Molin. "Some of these students even have their own businesses repair- ing and maintaining this equip- ment. Molin says that the individual projects were supervised by the 4-H at the home-town level, where judging initiated, and pro- gressed to state and national levels. The six finalists are: Roger B. Broach, Henry, Tenn.; Jed Law- rence Clark, Morgan, Utah; Rick D. Jeans, Tonkawa, Okla.; Loren G. Pearson, Paynesville, Minn.; Gregory A. Smoker, Wanatah, Ind.; and Jeffrey Stull, Waynesboro, Pa. FURLOUGH EXTENDED WASHINGTON -- Former Attorney General John N. Mitchell, out of prison on a medical furlough since Christ. mas, has been granted another month's extension of freedom to undergo a hip operation, 4-H'ers Stress Fire Safety CHICAGO-Installing one or more smoke detectors in your home can greatly im- prove your chances of escap- ing safely in case of fire. Most fires can be pre- vented. But should fire strike, lives can be saved by early warning devices that are prop- erly installed, tested and maintained. The National Safety Council reports that in a re- cent year about one-fifth of all home accident deaths 5,100 out of a total of 25,500--resulted from fires. turns, asphyxiation and re- lated causes. For young people 9-19 in the national 4-H safety pro- gram, these statistics point to the need for continuing fire .safety education for them- selves, their families and their communities. Boys and girls enrolled in 4-H safety projects and activi- ties learn-by-doing about fire control methods. They in- spect and rid their homes of trash, papers and other com- bustibles. 4-H members check to see that flammable liquids are stored in sturdy metal.con- tainers, and that electrical wiring and equipment are kept in top condition. And they educate their families to the vital importance Of instal- ling smoke and fire alarms. Fire safety is only one emphasis" in the 4-H safety program. The program en- courages young people to de- velop and practice safety skills in all areas of their daily lives: at home and on the farm, on the highway and during recreation, and as an integral part of all 4-tt proj- ects. Lie down and be counted. :2 President Jimmy Car In America, 3% of the people give 100% of all the blood that's freely donated. Which means that if only 1% more people- maybe you-became donors, it would add over thirty percent more blood to America's voluntary bloodstream. Think of it! But forget arithmetic. Just concentrate on one word. The word is Easy. Giving blood is easy. You hardly feel it (in fact, some people say they feel better physically after a blood donation). And, of course, everybody feels better emotionally. Because it's a great feeling knowing your one easy blood donation has helped up to five other people to live. So how about it, 1% of America? Are you going to lie down and be counted? Red is OCt