Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1970
Couriering the area this week in 1970 – Baseball registration was beginning for Southwest Forsyth Little League at Southwest Junior High School.
Greg Cheek, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Cheek of Clemmons, was named “Scout of the Year” in a ceremony held at the Clemmons Civic Club. He was a ninth-grade student at Southwest Junior High School.
Charles Ramsay Evans, director of admissions for the Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was named headmaster of the Forsyth Country Day School.
Andrea Stears Deleot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Deleot of Pfafftown, was one of six students from Forsyth County named to the dean’s list at Greensboro College.
Donna Black, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Black of Lewisville, was one of eight girls selected by Forsyth County High School coaches for the All-City County Girls basketball team.
Jimmy Herman, son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Herman and a 1969 graduate of West Forsyth High School and a freshman at Appalachian State University, was elected to the Sophomore Senate for the next year.
Spec. 4 Class Nathan T. Gentry, who was stationed at Cu Chi, Vietnam, was promoted to Spec. 5th Class.
Ramona Hanes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Hanes of Clemmons, had a part in the North Carolina School of the Arts production of “Guys and Dolls.”
West Forsyth High School named the junior marshals. They were Penny Minick, Randy Grimes, Steven Bigsby, Jake Boyles, Keith Bridges, Jim Conrad, Frankie Hunter, Don Scales, Kim Underwood, George Wackerhagen, Betsy Carter, Marcia Clarke, Debra Coleman, Donna Jarvis, Vickie McNeill, Beth Mitchell, Pam Richards and Nancy Vest.
Nancy Miller Culp, of Clemmons, received a master of arts degree in English from Wake Forest University.
Dana Lynn Hale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don G. Hale of Clemmons, was one of 88 students named to the dean’s list for academic excellence at Mars Hill College.
Sharon Lee Baldwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd C. Baldwin, was awarded stewardess wings by Piedmont Airlines following four weeks of training in Winston-Salem. She was a graduate from West Forsyth High School.
Five members of the Clemmons Garden Club exhibited arrangements at the judged show held at the Garden Center. Mrs. C.G. Pass won a blue ribbon. Mrs. Charles Ward and Mrs. R.N. Marshall each won red ribbons for second place. Mrs. G.T. Appleyard won a yellow for third place and Mrs. Matthew Mills received a white ribbon for fourth place.