Twenty-Five Years at Polytechnic
After serving as principal and teacher of schools in
New Orleans, San Jose, and Oakland, Mr. Addicott
was made Principal of Polytechnic in 1913. He was a
suited to the position because of his wide
training, not only
in academic fields, but also in Poly-
technical art subjects.
He had studied advanced math-
ematics at Columbia University.
At one time he con-
ducted an art school. Previous to his
Polytechnic, he held the principalship of
throughout the United States.
As principal of
Poly he has always been enthusiastic-
ally interested in all
student activities has constantly
encouraged the various
both on the athletic field and
in the class room.
It was through the untiring efforts of Mr.
that Poly was so successful during the "Boys Week"
several years ago.
His career at Poly however, was not always connected
student activities. The faculty have long to re-
genial hospitality he displayed when they
were guests at his
country home or on one of his famous
fishing trips. He
organized the celebrated faculty tennis
team and played first
base on the faculty baseball team.
Each term this team played
against the senior class and
for several years played against
the Lowell faculty team.
He was extremely interested in music
and was the dis-
tinguished baritone of the famous Faculty
Mr. Addicott is a man of high ideals base on the
principles of unselfish service as is exemplified by the
record of his volunteer civilian work during the World
War. Obviously his stay at Poly has been successful.
May it also have been happy and satisfying.