Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1981

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1981 — Denny Zeiters, former football coach at Hill High School, was hired as the West Forsyth High School head football coach.

The 1981 winner of the “Little Miss Clemmons Cutie” award was 11-month old Jessica Moore. She is the daughter of Van and Debra Moore of Clemmons. The event was sponsored by the Jaycettes to help raise money for a contribution to the March of Dimes.

Frances Janelle Kimber, of Clemmons, graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald W. Kimber.

Laurie Burger, of Clemmons and a junior at Salem College, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester term.

Marty Cole and Cheryl Lambert, of the Clemmons Jaycettes, were named chairwomen for the West Central Region for 1981-82.

Raymond Strong, of Lewisville, joined some 160 Tar Heel youth at the State 4-H Electric Congress at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Senior Girl Scout Troop 437 of Clemmons, was named a national winner for their program to help the handicapped in the 1981 Help Young America Campaign.

Devan Walsh, of Clemmons, zipped through the finish line with the soap box derby car she and her father built. The event was the Winston-Salem runoffs to qualify for the National All-American Soap Box Derby finals.

R. Thomas Savage, Jr., of Clemmons, was named vice president and controller of Integon’s property and casualty insurance companies.

Gimbert Cole Hunter and William Brian Sides, of Clemmons, attended the East Carolina University Science Camp for the Gifted and Talented students from junior and senior high schools.

The Clemmons Indians finished the season with a 10-4 record as Double Champions in a single-elimination tournament. Members of the team were David Coutts, Joey Crater, Tim Plott, Jamie Shermer, Scott Laws, Dennis Herman, Grand Halverson, Chris Herman, David Walsh, Dodd Linker, Eddie Petree, Mark Senter, Omar Fayez and Chris Berry. Fred Herman was the manager and Ronn Halverson the coach.

Lisa Fleeman, a graduate of West Forsyth High School and a senior at Appalachian State University in Boone, was doing an internship at Guilford Technical Institute in Jamestown.

The West Forsyth cheerleading squad returned from the Universal Cheerleaders Association Camp at East Tennessee University.