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Kim Capranica-Zelle

Peotone, IL

#21 Sep 4, 2008
Helen wrote:
I would like to know if anyone remembers the rose ceremony at ursuline academy. An exchange of roses between the seniors and juniors.
I remember the rose ceremony! I carried my cousin, Denise Capranica's rose.
UA Old-Timer

Sedona, AZ

#22 Dec 12, 2012
I graduated from UA in 1966 - our class was the first one to go through from 7th grade to senior year in the school on Plumtrees Rd. I will always remember the great education I got there, and all the friends I made. Some of my UA classmates and I went on to CNR, and we stayed close even there.
Marie Kanski Moore

Charlotte, NC

#23 Feb 12, 2014
I was so sorry to hear of the closing of Ursuline Academy in Springfield, MA.
I have two younger sisters, Susan and Jean, and all three of us graduated from Ursuline. I graduated with the class of '62 and I do remember the rose ceremony, and also the lovely sight of the graduation ceremony with all of the girls in those beautiful long white dresses and carrying roses.

I have fond memories of the beautiful old school and my time there. The school was a beautiful and, I imagine historic home. Does anyone know if it still exists? I hope it is on the registry of historic homes.

Does anyone know of a way to get a 1962 yearbook - mine was lost in moving in the early seventies and I would love to have another to see the pictures and the memories!

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