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Page 17 text:
SE NIOR CLASS ADVISORS
SEATED, left to right: Wilfred C. Driscoll, Charles C. 0'Keefe
STANDING: John M. Murphy
Page 16 text:
MR. ARTHUR H. SUNDERLAND h
The modern Diman Vocational High School of today, 1950, on Hartwell Street, Fall River,
in all its prestige of buildings and equipment is indeed a credit to the sound planningof a far-
seeing School Committee, under the guidance of a distinguished Mayor, the Honorable William
P. Grant, Chairman, an erudite Superintendent of Schools, Mr. William S. Lynch, and a progressive
Director, Mr. Joseph P. Gilligan.
In particular, its culmination as a leading American public Vocational High School is due
in generous measure to the vision of an audacious, though humble, member of our Fall River
School Committee, Mr. Arthur H. Sunderland.
Overwhelmingly obsessed with the burning desire of a public servant to satisfy the industrial
and educational needs of ambitious Fall River youth, Mr. Sunderland never wavered in his efforts
to convince his colleagues of the worthy ends of vocational training.
Nature endowed him with sufficient nervous and physical energy to fight the forces of
opposition and criticism, often unwarranted, in his fulfillment of an educational ideal --- a State-
aided Vocational High School.
The introduction of required physical training by Mr. Sunderland, as well as organized
interscholastic athletics, was the contribution of an untiring worker for a well-balanced school
program in our vocational unit.
Because of his foresight, Diman Vocational High School boasts of one of the best-equipped
school gymnasium and assembly halls in Bristol County, furnished as it is with a regulation
basketball playing court, lavatories, ten showers, spacious locker rooms and an efficient air-
conditioning unit. '
The adjoining cafeteria, with full cooking equipment and service, caters to the daily nutri-
tional needs of the entire faculty and student body.
It can be truthfully expressed by the Class of 1950, for the Director, Faculty and entire
student body, that Committeeman Sunderland is a man of strength of character, a kind and sym-
pathetic heart, and a deep understanding of youth's problems.
His monument will be the Diman Vocational High School and his name deeply engraved in
the annals of Fall River Education.
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FACU LT Y
SEATED, left to right: I. I. Johnson, A. P. Curt, J. M. Murphy, A. P. DiPoli, J. P.
Gilligan, Director, C. E. Matte, Ass't. Director, M. H. Delahanty, M. I. Sheahan,
T. P. Cullen.
STANDING, left to right: S. J. Remieslewicz, I. P. Harrington, T. G. Doyle, W. J. Shea,
A. F. Hoyle, .T. G. Donovan, C. C. 0'Keefe, W. C. Driscoll, R. Michelson, L. .T. Sullivan,
I. E. Holland, R. J. Hayden.
MISS ALICE M. LYNCH
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