San Francisco Genealogy
Girls' High School, San Francisco
Commencement Exercises
June 1942
(transcribed by Judy Hitzeman)

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
San Francisco, California

One Hundred and Fourteenth
Commencement Exercises

Girls High School Auditorium
Scott and O’Farrell Streets

Wednesday Evening, June 17, 1942
at eight o’clock Program

1. Processional – Class of June, 1942
2. Star-Spangled Banner – Sung by the Audience.
3. Selections
(a) Lustspiel Overture – Keler Bela
(b) Selections From Pinafore – Sullivan
Directed by Mrs. Lorna B. Anderson
3. Welcome – Anna Cuevas, President of Class
4. Soprano Solo – Ave Marie – Gounod
Lillian Copra
At the Piano, Emily Jung
5. Student Speaker – Eileen Fink, Student Body President
6. Treble Clef Singers
(a) Little Papoose on the Wind Swept Bough – Cadman
(b) River, River – Chilean Folk Song
At the Piano, Ursula Alano
3. Address – Miss Aurora Quiros
Graduate of Girls High School, Dec. 1937
Commencement Speaker, University of California
June, 1942
4. Soprano Solo – Les Filles de Cadiz – Delibes
Bonnie Brixen
5. Presentation of Diplomas
Presentation of California Scholarship Federation Awards – Miss Edith E. Pence, Principal
6. God, Give Us Peace – Words by Mrs. Mary F. McGlade
Music by Akiko Nishioka, Graduate of Girls High School, June, 1940
Farewell Song – Words by Anna Cuevas
Girls High Hymn
At the Piano, Emily Jung
7. Recessional – Graduates of June, 1942



GRADUATES OF SPRING CLASS, 1942

Ackenhiel, Beatrice Arline
Ajuria, Anna Ruth
Arago, Maria Elena
Ballard, Anna Ruth
Barni, Laura
Beccaria, Rita Norma
Behnken, Elsie
Bellomo, Alva Mary
Bernard, Dorothy
* Bokura, Maria
Borokoff, Helen Joanne
Brockman, Lucille Marie
Brunamonti, Emma P.
Butera, Anna Marie
Callicotte, Jacqueline
Campos, Virginia M.
Casadella, Theresa M.
Chan, Clara S. Y.
Copra, Lillian Emma
* Cuevas, Anna Maria
Dare, Helen H.
Davis, Ludmela K.
Delucchi, Catherine Rita
Delucchi, Dorothy Pearl
De Martini, Olga Angelina
De Martini, Olga Mary
Durr, Audrey Elsie
Fink, Eileen Barbara
Foreman, Juanita D.
Foreman, Velda M.
Foti, Angelina
Franklin, Jane
Fung, Alic Eileen
Galea, Emmanuela
Gee, Lily Patricia
Geisser, Cecilia Josephine
Gigliotti, Marie Christina
Gualco, Gilda Marie
Hamblin, Emma Lou
Harper, Bettie Mae
Heffernan, Peggy
Heinz, Rita
Ishida, Sunayo
Ishimoto, Toshiye
Johnston, Maribeth
Jones, Nancy Cathleen
Jow, Phyllis Katherine
Jung, Emily
Kamiya, Nagako
Kanatz, Lucille M.
Kato, Emiko
Kuwada, Hatsue
Lasagna, Phyllis Rose
Lechuga, Mercedes
* Leong, Elizabeth Way
Lew, Veronica
Lum, Martha C.
Lundberg, Jane Harriet
*Magdoff, Anita
Mallegni, Doris
Maloney, Margerie Rose
Marquardsen, Mildred Gladys
Matienzo, Thomasita
Matsuzaki, Misao
Merriman, Lorene Elizabeth
Meyer, Marion
Mirades, Stella
Mitchell, Jewel Anita
Miyata, Isabel
*Moss, Helen
Nisidio, Norma
Ogata, Michiko
Ono, Betty
Passetti, Olga Frances
Patricio, Eleanor May
Pikios, Angelina
Preve, Ramona Josephine
Rechter, Mary
Reynosa, Olga Frances
Rieger, Carole June
Robins, Irene Mary
Rochte, Beulah Scharlotte
Romo, Angelina Frances
Roselli, Edith Madeline
Rossi, Albina Eugenia
Rowley, Dorothy Virginia
Sequin, Dorothy D.
*Shinoda, Fusaye
Solomon, Jean Margaret
* Speirs, Jacqueline Fyfe
Tedeschi, Gloria Ann
Teeter, Maxine M.
Turnow, Adeline
Uyeda, Teruko
Van Dyke, Jean
* Van Erkel, Leny
Wilds, Peggy
* Wilsey, Iola Marie
Wolsborn, Nova Jean
Wong, Emma
Wong, Ruby A.
Wong, Violet Patricia
Woo, Anna C.
Yasamura, Tamae
Zilliotto, Ada

*The students whose names are starred have been on the Honor Roll for a majority of their terms in Senior High School.



Vice President and Dean of Girls
MISS TEKLA HESSELBERG

Senior Registrars

Mrs. Minnette Ker Higgins
Miss Estelle L. Maloney
Miss Mary W. Meehan
Miss Marie J. McKinley

Senior Adviser

Miss Helen P. O’Brien



GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL

A Public High School
Open to Any Girl
Grades 7 through 12
Fall Term Opens
August 31, 1942


Source: Girls High Journal, San Francisco, Commencement Exercises, June 17, 1942.

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