April 16, 2011

1967 Graduates of St. Joseph High School Ethiopia


In the year 1967 Anno Domini, St. Joseph High School graduated the above students. These students have dispersed across the globe and made the world a more peaceful world to live in. Among them are their mentors (left to right) Brother Alfred, Brother Francis and Brother Eugene (?). All continued to higher learning in Engineering, Science, Law, Medicine and Business. The site of the above picture was at the Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Grand Palace (Menelik Adarash Bete Mengest) after the Diploma and Award ceremony by Emperor Haile Selassie I. One of the above students on the left is the author of the Blog Ethiopedia.blogspot.com


The 12th Grade Graduate Students are:


Basliel Wolde Gabriel; Artist for Josephite paper. Began Science Club
Buzuayehu Tedla
Marcello Capogrosso
Emanuel Cohen; He was dropped off at school in different cars
Faisal Shash
Farshad Farhoumand; His father gave the Emperor good teeth
Fikre Menbere; The Philosopher
Mebrahtu Kidane Mariam
Mulugeta Kebede
Nicholas Pangalos; The second strongest
Peter Sabadka; The strongest (not in photo)
Samuel Aberra; The Bodybuilder. Ate raw eggs for lunch
Zoran Susteric; The smartest guy from Yugoslavia (not in Photo)
Tamrat Beyene
Tesfu Haile Yesus
Tewolde Mekonnen
Branislav Vukadinovic
Yosef Yacob
Zaiyesus Abraham; nickname was "Shakespeare"

Negussu Tamrat* American Field Service Scholar
Berhane Gila* American Field Service Scholar
Girma Wolde Mariam* American Field Service Scholar
Mekonnen Assefa* American Field Service Scholar

2 comments:

Abel Tesfaye said...

Im thinking you're Dr. Basliel Wolde Gabriel. I really like your site but it seems you have not done any work on it for about 3 years. It would be nice to have more historical content in it. Again I really love your site.

Anonymous said...

My dad, Basliel Gabriel, passed away three years ago. That's why the website hasn't been updated. But, thank you. He would have been happy to hear that.