Couriering Clemmons — What has happening this week in 1989

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 13, 2018

Couriering the area this week in 1989 — Congressman Steve Neal conducted a town meeting at the Clemmons Civic Center.

The West Forsyth High School varsity football teams season ended one week short of the hoped-for state championship. The Titans fell to Asheville Reynolds in the semifinals to end a 13-1 season.

The new West Forsyth senior inductees in the National Honor Society included Allison Hughes, Amy Brogan, Jenifer Moore, Janet Porter, Greg Timmerman, Justin Fox, Howard Little, Adam Brake, Deirdre Evans, Ashley Humphries and Marcy Petricig.

The fund-raising drive for the Clemmons Elementary School playground got underway with a presentation before the Clemmons Community Development Council.

The West Forsyth High School varsity cheerleaders were winners of the coed division at the Piedmont Regional Cheerleading Competition at UNC-Greensboro.

Ron Willard, of Clemmons, was named 1989-90 Clemmons Citizen of the Year at a special ceremony sponsored by Clemmons Community Development Council.

Former Clemmons resident, Charlie Frye, was a featured story in the Courier who hit the big time, along with his wife, Diane Sherryl, as worldwide entertainers. They had visited the area earlier.

Brenda Sykes, of Bermuda Run and secretary at Clemmons Elementary School, was the feature Courier, “Cook of the Week.”

Carolyn Myers Worden, daughter of Inez C. Myers of Clemmons, was named her school’s system Teacher of the Year. Worden was a social studies teacher at North Edgecombe Senior High School.

The Forsyth Country Day School boys’ varsity basketball team beat Ravenscroft and Cardinal Gibbons to open PACIS play.

Frisby Airborne Hydraulics was preparing to move to Clemmons. The 20,000 square foot building was located on Hampton Road.

The state superintendent of education, Bob Ethridge, visited Clemmons Elementary School and talked with both students and faculty.

Pfc. Stephen L. Smith, son of Philip L. and Virginia C. Smith of Lewisville, completed the School of Infantry.

Sarah Ruth Moser, daughter of Ray and Ruth Moser, was selected for the 1989-90 edition of Who’s Who In American Colleges and Universities.

Lori Davenport Goins, daughter of Tony and Jane Goins of Clemmons, was crowned Miss Durham-Orange County for 1990.

Marine Pfc. David E. Booth was promoted to his present rank while serving at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. Twentynine Palms, California.