Massillon Evening Independent June 8 1972 DONE
473 WHS seniors to get diplomas tonight Graduation ceremonies for 473 Washington high seniors will be held tonight at 7:30 in .__. _. Tiger stadium, and the diplomas the seniors receive will be enclosed enclosed in envelopes as usual. Replacements for diploma envelopes burned in a May fire at the school arrived Wednesday Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in time for use tonight. * * * WHS PRINCIPAL Clifford R. Wilson will present the Class of '72 to Board of Education Education President Delbert Demmer Demmer who will award the diploma. diploma. Graduating senior Robert Gessner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Gessner of 1038 llth st NE, will deliver the address address which is entitled "Move Over America, Make Room For Us." Gessner is president of the WHS chapter of the National Forensics league and was named most valuable speaker at the speech and TV department's department's recent banquet. The traditional all-night party* 1 for the seniors will follow follow graduation ceremonies. The party will begin with the viewing viewing tf a movie, "The Out-of- Towners," at the Weslin theater. Dancing to the music of the Captain Foam rock group, games and bowling will follow at the Amherst Lanes and Civic Center. There will be door prizes provided provided by Massillon merchants and refreshments such as pizza and potato chips. Police probe theft of 3 2-way radios Three two-way radio sets with a total value of $250 were stolen from a truck parked at the rear of the Louis Brackman residence at 123 Dwight ,ave SE sometime after midnight last night. Mas«illon police said the rear door of the truck had been pried open. ar; CITY POLICE today are also investigating the theft of three lawn chairs from the front!