Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1990

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 30, 2019

Couriering the area this week in 1990 — A telephone canvas of the Clemmons area raised another $45,000 for the West Forsyth Family YMCA. Students and volunteers manned the telephones. YMCA pledges had almost reached $800,000.

The 1990 graduating class from West Forsyth High School received $636,000 in scholarship commitments.

Two local students at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington were named to the dean’s list — Jane Leanne Mitchell of Lewisville and Jonathan Watson Rush of Clemmons.

Marine Lance Cpl. Stephen L. Smith, son of Philip L. and Virginia C. Smith, of Lewisville, departed Camp Lejeune on deployment to the Mediterranean Sea while serving with 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit.

PFC Gerald Weideman completed basic training at the Marine base on Parris Island, S.C.

Royce Tony Porter, Jr., of Clemmons, earned a dental degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a 1982 graduate of West Forsyth High School and received his bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in 1986.

Jane Davis Steelman graduated from North Carolina State University with a doctor of education degree in instructional technology/computers.

Mary Lynn Price, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Marion Harper of Clemmons, graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Kelli Linn Hall and Mary Katherine Shough, both of Clemmons, graduated from East Carolina University.

Daniel Joseph Heck, of Clemmons and a graduate of Wake Forest University, was a winner of the Forrest W. Clonts Award for Excellence in History and also the Sigma Xi Student Research Competition Award.

Monica Lynn Adamick, of Clemmons, earned a master’s degree in international business from the University of South Carolina.

Polly Caudle, of Clemmons, was selected to become a member of the Friends of Our Cabana Committee in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Pvt. David A. Rucker, of Lewisville and son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. and Nellie K. Rucker, has completed training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia.