Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1998

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 16, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1998 — Twenty-two West Forsyth Juniors were selected as junior marshals. Those students included Catherine Marie Carter, Christina Wie-Yuan Chiou, Julie Therese Donofrio, Joshua Morgan Edmonds, Alexandre Emmanuel Hartl, Kristin Jennifer Johnson, Michele Marie Lynch, Kelley Layne Maloney, Adam Swaim Miller, Keith Christopher Nicholson, Stephen Wesley Ochs, Laurie Beth Osborne, Loren Kyle Pinnix, David Newell Powell,  Priya April Prasad, Serena Beth Reavis, Christopher Andrew Thomasson, Steven Walter Thorpe, Minjie Tong, Kristine Frances Vade, Whitney Lynn Weber and Walter Harold Wray, III.

James John Ku, of Clemmons and son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ku, was the valedictorian and recipient of the Montague award of the West Forsyth class of 1998.

Christina Chiou, a junior at West Forsyth High School, won a trip to New York and Washington, D.C., as the result of an essay she wrote on the “Role of the U. N. in Resolving Regional and International Conflicts.” She was selected as a finalist in the state and finished runner-up in the contest winning a $250 Oscar K. Merritt Scholarship.

Beatrice O. Hayden, of Clemmons, was among those students making the Peace College dean’s list for the spring semester.

A number of local students were among those earning degrees from North Carolina State University. Those students included Christopher N. Marshall, Luke R, Meyer, John Robert Nelson, and Todd Alexander Styers, all of Clemmons. Graduates from Lewisville included Stanley Keith Redmond Jr. and Dawn Rae Tylak.

Fifteen-year-old sophomore Jason Harris shot a 137 to win the NCHSAA4A state championship for West Forsyth High School.

Members of the Clemmons High School baseball dynasty reunited for a 50th anniversary. Members of the team included Jim Hall, Richard Vogler, Jim Brewer, Marvin Butcher, Bobby Cheek, Howard Hickman, Tommy Brewer, Thurmond Chappell, Pete Morefield, Norman Miller, Raymond Vogler, Jim Furches, C. F. “Bub” Spaugh, Jim Stewart, Darrell Everhart, Norm Bullard, Buster Miller, Max Kimel, Don Reid, Leroy Harpe, Perry Grant and Gene Boles, Ronald “Tub” Mechum and Rusty Craver. The team was coached by George Moody.

Clemmons United Methodist Church announced that the associate pastor, David Cunha, had been reassigned to a new church. Karla Farabow joined the church to fill his vacancy.

The brother-sister duo of Jason and Jenny Harris swept the Youth Advisory Council Golf championships at Winston Lake golf course in Winston-Salem.