Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1971

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 21, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1971 — Richard Kendrick Slate, son of Mr. and Mrs. William K. Slate of Clemmons, received a Morehead award to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

David Gainey, 13, of Clemmons, won a prize for the most artistic designed birdhouse in the 1971 birdhouse building contest sponsored by the City of Recreation Department of Garden Club Council of Winston-Salem.

Ron Morgan, senior art director at Long, Haymes and Carr advertising and public relations, was invited to exhibit some of his work at the Pan Am Building in New York City.

Miss Jeanne Lilly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. J, Lilly of Clemmons, was accepted into Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

James D. Chandler, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Chandler of Clemmons, was commissioned an Ensign in the Naval Reserve upon completion of a phase of flight training at the Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, Fla.

Miss Mary Etchison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Etchison, Jr. of Clemmons, was elected president of the Merner Dormitory for the 1971-72 college year at Pfeiffer College.

Three students from Clemmons were named to the dean’s list at Wake Forest University. Those named were Charles K. Craver, Kitty Lynn Chandler and Judy H, Needham.

West Forsyth Key Club members attended the club’s convention in Columbia, S.C. Jack Boyle and Ed Cherry attended as delegates. Ken Slate, Barry Orell and Randy Grimes served as sergeants-at-arms.

Two more contestants announced entry in the Miss Lewisville contest — Elizabeth Ann Phelps and Billie Jones.

Three West Forsyth High School girls were named to the All-Forsyth girls’ basketball team for 1971 and one received honorable mention. Those named were Meena Wooters and Margie Nash. Carol Conrad received honorable mention.

Richard Giles and  Mark Gunderson, West Forsyth High School boys’ basketball players, were among the 12 players named to the 1971 All Forsyth basketball team.

There was a new store preparing to open in Lewisville. Formerly the Hicks Grocery Store and Hardware Store changed to Lewisville Community Grocery. It was owned and operated by Paul Sappenfield and John Foster.