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Commencement 1883

May 2015
As another school year ends, we look back to the first Commencement ceremony held in 1883. The first three graduates of Clinton College were three young ladies, Miss Rebecca S. Boozer, Miss Jessie Lee Copeland, and Miss Florence Lee Jacobs. Miss Jacobs was the first child and only daughter of William Plumer Jacobs, founder of Thornwell Orphanage and Presbyterian College.– Read More –