|Florence Waddock, Webster's First Graduate|
Florence received her diploma at Webster's first commencement ceremony on June 4, 1919. After graduation, she taught at a number of locations, including high school English in Savannah, MO, high school Math and French in St. Charles High School, and math in Cleveland High School..
As she finished her time at the college, Florence wrote a poem about her experience (Waddock, 1919). In part it reads:
Happy is this parting Senior
Miss Florence Waddock, Loretto’s first graduate.... (1920, September 24). Listen!, vol. 1, no. 8, p. 2.
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