Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1984

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1984 — Robert L. Wendt, of Lewisville and a professor of sociology at Salem College, retired after 29 years of service.

Deneen Graham, Miss North Carolina, visited all the branch libraries, main and mini libraries in Forsyth County.

Brady L. Leonard was sworn in as postmaster of Lewisville. He began his postal career in Winston-Salem in 1958.

Miss Laurie Raynor, of Clemmons and a junior at the University of North Carolina as Chapel Hill, was awarded a scholarship amounting to $1,600 by the Charlotte Chapter of the American Business Women Association.

Three local students graduated from Wingate College — Ginger Lee Jones, Mark Allen Purvis and Steven Shough.

Keith L. Shouse, son of Portia A. Boyd and stepson of Elmer R. Boyd of Clemmons, was promoted in the U.S. Air Force to the rank of senior airman.

Daniel W. Redding, Jr., son of Daniel W. and Lois Redding of Lewisville, graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest with a master of divinity degree.

Second Lt. Richard D. Tyndall, son of Earl H. and Edith H. Tyndall of Clemmons, graduated from the 58-day Ranger course at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia.

Don Raines and Cindy Ruminski were named to a select group of 45 National Little Scholars (30 boys and 15 girls.) Don Raines was a ninth-grader at Kennedy High School and son of Don and Anne Raines of Clemmons. Cindy Ruminski was a tenth-grader at Kennedy High School and daughter of Roger and Janice Ruminski of Clemmons.

Doni-Robin Henry, of Clemmons and a graduating senior at Forsyth Country Day School, was awarded an Honors Scholarship to Greensboro College for the 1984-85 academic year. She is the daughter of Don and Dot Henry.

Karen Elise Gilbert, of Clemmons, was elected personnel officer at Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Winston-Salem.

Dan Morrison, son of Mike and Pauline Morrison of Clemmons and a junior at Bishop McGuiness High School, was chosen as his school’s representative to Boys’ State at Wake Forest University.

Gary Wayne Hicks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hicks of Clemmons, graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in marketing.