San Jose High School 150th Anniversary Monument Dedication
June 15, 2013 at San Jose High School

It was built and installed by:
Mt. Charlie Chapter 1850 E Clampus Vitus
Native Sons of the Golden West Observatory Parlor #177

Dedication presided over by:
Patrick Aloysius Sweeney, President of SJHS Class of 1972,
x-Noble Grand Humbug Mt. Charlie Chapter 1850
and Past President Native Sons of the Golden West

Thank you Pat Sweeney for the comments and captions

The monument was paid for mainly by the Class of 1972 with other donations

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Alumni Pep Band
Glen Ishiwata conducting

Patrick Aloysius Sweeney with
his 1850 Public Address System

Observing a moment of silence

Noble Grand Humbug Steve Perez,
Patrick Sweeney and Virginia Panlasigui
preparing to unveil the monument


Recognizing those that helped

The Monument

Reading the Monument
text to the crowd

Virginia Panlasigui

Reading the text of the plaque
no megaphone needed for this boy

Teresa Castellanos, member
of the SJUSD board of education

Patrick Sweeney, Larry Helling
who built the monument and SJHS
Principal Cary Catching

The Christening!

The last of the Root Beer!

"Hail to Thee"

The Plaque

Rick Aning

Helen Papas Garza and
Barbara Andrews Peddy

Helen Papas Garza and
Georgia Garza De Jesus