By the turn of the 19th century, more students were receiving diplomas of graduation from high schools. The following Crittenden County, Kentucky students graduated between 1 January 1896 and 30 June 1897, as recorded in Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Kentucky, 1897.
Chas. O. Simpson, Maggie Phipps, J.A. Stephens, J.A. Davidson, Anna L. Blackburn, Sallie Woods, Kate C. Browning, Hiram A. Davis, Adelia G. Clemont, Anna L. Finley, J.H. Reed, Ida May Drenan, Francis M. Gray, L.P. Sunderland, J.H. Stephens, Anna Frasier, C.C. Taylor, Dennie Hubbard, J.C. Chipps, Jesse Farris, F.A. Casner, Lillie M. Wilson, C.W. Haynes, Rosa Schwab, Leaffa Wilborn, Bettye D. Bingham, Mamie N. Franks, Mary I. Maxwell, Flavel E. Davis, Maggie Jordan, G.W. Thomas, Lucy B. Walker, Dean Woods, Melville J. Glenn, F.J. Follis, Addie Boyd, R.L. Threlkeld, Harry Ford, Edward Davenport, Daniel J. Travis and B.F. Jacobs.
Published 12 June 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/