Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1978

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 12, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1978 – The widening of Lewisville-Clemmons Road was approved by the county commissioners.

David Wayne Luck, of Lewisville, and James Michael Spach, of Clemmons, were presented the Eagle Scout Award.

West Forsyth High School junior Van Morgan was one of nearly 200 North Carolina high school students to speak at the State Science Symposium at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Two students in the senior class totaling 44 at Forsyth Country Day School were named finalists in the 1977 National Merit Scholarship competition.

David M. Normile, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Normile of Clemmons, enlisted in the United States Air Force.

David L. Holton, of Lewisville, was elected assistant vice president at Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Winston-Salem.

The Southwest basketball teams went to Pizza Hut in Clemmons to celebrate their victories. The seventh grade girls basketball team ended up with a 10-0 record.

Five students from Clemmons qualified for the first semester dean’s list at Wake Forest University. Those included were David Lawrence Brodish, Pamela Lynn Carter, Rose Margaret Hilliard, Van Kirk McCombs and David Alan Norman.

The seventh annual Clemmons Elementary Art Fair, sponsored by the Clemmons Jaycettes, was held at Hanes Mall. Art work from all classes, kindergarten through the fourth grade, were exhibited.

West Forsyth High School’s Donnie Brinegar was appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point. He was expected to also sign a football commitment there too.

Six kids from the Clemmons area won the McDonald’s “Shoot The Hoop” contest. Those included were Mark Pardue, a 12-year-old from Immanuel Christian School (and winner from last year’s 11-year-old division); Tate Rice of Clemmons Elementary School in the eight-year-old division; Jeff Armsworthy of Pinebrook School in Davie County in the nine-year-old division; Jeff Yancey of South Fork Elementary School in the 10-year-old division; Rodney Sides from Salem Baptist School in the 11-year-old division; and David Kivett of Southwest Junior High in the 13-year-old division.

The Lewisville Senior Citizens Club (Joy Club) met at Lewisville Baptist Church fellowship hall with 38 members and five visitors present.