As reported in The Columbia News 46 years ago on Thursday, June 7, 1956.
Harlem High graduation is dignified and impressive
Dignified and impressive were the graduation exercises of Harlem High School which took place on Monday evening, May 28, 1956, before a large assemblage of parents, relatives, visitors and friends.
The committee of mothers of the students who were responsible for the decorations had achieved result of good taste and beauty to create a fitting setting for the noteworthy event.
As the first notes of the processional sounded, forty young men and women marched down the aisle to the state, with happy, triumphant faces, as they realized that the long years of efforts and dreams would culminate when the coveted diplomas would be placed in their hands.
Branch library offers treasures
The Branch Library at Evans, Ga., is going to be of untold value to the people who avail themselves of its service. We consider its achievements as one of the most important and constructive events that has happened in our county this year. One has only to visit it and see the storehouse of entertainment, knowledge, travel, history, etc., it offers to hungry and open minds. Radio and TV are both fine in their places, when the programs are good and wholesome, but nothing can take the place of good books.
Citadel honors George Marschalk
George F. Marschalk, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marschalk, of Augusta, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. George Riley, of Harlem, who won a number of honors while an Augusta student, continues his fine record since entering Citadel in Charleston last September. The many friends of the family will be interested in his news of him which appeared in Augusta papers, with an excellent picture of him.
"Marschalk, enrolled in the Air Force ROTC at The Citadel, is a business administration major in his freshman year. He was graduated last June from Richmond Academy, where he was a member of the tennis team, the Sabre Club and a Christian Fellowship worker.
"He received the award given annually to the best-drilled cadet in the corps, after an elimination drill routine conducted by the 72 cadets chosen by the 12 Citadel companies as their best."
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