Tag Archives: Lawrenceburg High School

Lawrenceburg Boy Seeks Army Wings

The Lawrenceburg Press
Friday, May 23, 1941

Leo Seitz, Jr., Xavier University Senior is Slated For Scholarship In Army Flying Cadets

Leo John Seitz, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Seitz, 167 Ridge Ave., Lawrenceburg, has passed his preliminary examinations toward a scholarship in the Army Flying Cadets, Fifth Corps Area Headquarters, Fort Hayes, Ohio.

Young Seitz graduated from Lawrenceburg High School in 1937 where he distingushed himself in basketball and track. He has since then attended Xavier University in Cincinnati and was a member if the varsity boxing team and the Unversity Reserve Officers Training Corps.

Flying Cadet scholarships are awarded to single young men at least 20 years old and not over 27 who can pass an educational examination or who have two years of college credit. Scholarship applications forms may be obtained at any Army recruiting station.


Degrees are conferred on two local women by Cincinnati University

The Lawrenceburg Press
June 13, 1941

Mrs. Estella Crouch and Miss Irma Bobrink were among the 1200 Cincinnati University students who received their degree last Froiday night at Nippert Stadium. Mrs. Crouch received the B. S. degree last Firday night at Nippert Stadium. Mrs. Crouch received the B.S. degree in education. She is a graduate of Lawrenceburg high school in the class of 1904 and in 1912 she completed a three-year course at Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute. After graduation, she began teaching primary grades in Lawrenceburg city schools and just completed her 29th year. Mrs. Crouch has been attending evening college and summer school at the university since 1925. She is the mother of two sons, Lieutenant Lee Crouch of the U.S. Marine Corps at Peral Harbor, Hawaii and Mr. David Crouch, who is employed at the government office at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Miss Bobrink was graduated from L.H.S. in 1922 and graduated from the Norman College of North American Gymnastic Union in Indianapolis. For several years she has been teaching physical education in the city schools in Cincinnati. Friday evening, she received B.S. degree in physical and health education and will teach physical education in Middletown, O., next winter.


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