Couriering Clemmons: What was happening in 2004

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 2004 — Gaynell Nail, one of two media coordinators at West Forsyth High School retired. Nail served as media coordinator at West since 2000 and had 30 total years of service to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School system.

Virginia Ingram, of Clemmons, was named “Artist of the Year” for 2004. She had been painting since childhood.

The following local resident was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Wake Forest University — Zachary John Abernathy of Lewisville.

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Lance A. Key, whose wife Tasha is the daughter of Lisa and Aaron Rouse of Clemmons, was one of more than 2,200 Marines and sailors deployed in the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf regions.

Becky Cook, of Clemmons, was installed as state president of North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa, an International Honorary Society for outstanding teachers.

Hillsdale native Marcia L. Barney earned the designation as a certified estate specialist by the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute.

The West Forsyth track team placed second at CPC meet. Outstanding individual performances were by Cerina Buchanan, Drew Felts and Ron Buchanan.

West Forsyth’s Andrew Arton and Nathaniel Gburek guided the Titan’s men’s golf team to a CPC golf title.

The West Forsyth varsity baseball team was 10-1 in Central Piedmont Conference play. The team was collectively hitting .348 and an earned run percentage of 1.88.

West Forsyth senior Charles Jackson signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Forsyth Technical Community College. Jackson, 6-4, was a key varsity player for the Titans in each of the past two seasons and was the team’s starting center.

Clemmons Village Council voted 5-0 to deny an ordinance change regarding spacing requirements for adult establishments in the village limits.

Dr. Ron Montaquila was chosen to be the new principal at Clemmons Elementary School. The WSFCS board unanimously approved Montaquila’s hiring.

Allen J. Chiou, Christopher W. Rice, Jennifer N. Skultety and Paul J. Street of West Forsyth High School were invited to attend the 2004 Governor’s School.

Lynn W. Hall, public information officer for the Town of Lewisville, successfully graduated from the 2003-2004 Municipal Administration Course of the Institute of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Governor Mike Easley appointed Lisa L. Fox, of Clemmons, to the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board.