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New PBSC alma mater to formally debut at commencement

Palm Beach State College has an official new song.
Titled “Hail, Palm Beach State College,” the new alma mater, which will be sung for the first time by graduates at the morning and afternoon commencement ceremonies Dec. 20, was written by PBSC Learning Specialist Wesley C. Wells and musically composed by Professor Allen Webber.
Wells’ song was chosen from 10 entries that were submitted during a contest held earlier this year. A panel of five judges, … Continue reading New PBSC alma mater to formally debut at commencement

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Will you write the new College song?

Back in 1939, Palm Beach Junior College students Edna Wilson, Alice Hayes and Mary Jane McDonald put pen to paper to compose the six-year-old College’s first alma mater, or official song.  Sung to the tune of “God Bless America,” the quaint lyrics hailed PBJC as the “School of our Dreams” and  the “Fountain of Wisdom,” pledging that “Dear to us, you’ll ever be!”  
Fast forward 77 years: The official College song is in need of a redo.   … Continue reading Will you write the new College song?

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