Couriering Clemmons — This week in 2001

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 27, 2021

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Couriering this area this week in 2001 — 20 years ago:

Dr. Douglas Eury, West Forsyth principal, has announced he will be leaving. Eury has accepted a position as a professor at Gardner-Webb University. Making his announcement to the faculty and staff at the high school, Eury said he had enjoyed his year at West, but the faculty position at Gardner-Webb was an opportunity he could not pass by. Eury came to West from North Davidson High School as of July 1 last year. He took over from Gene Nail, who was serving as interim principal following the retirement of Norma Harbin

Three Clemmons students recently received theory undergraduate degrees. Sara Jo Bradshaw received a bachelor of science degree from Lipscomb University. Bradshaw, a graduate of West Forsyth High School, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Bradshaw.  Clark Davis Chilton and Jeremy Jerome Wisdo were among those earning degrees from UNC-Asheville. Chilton received a bachelor of arts in multimedia arts and Wisdo received a bachelor of science degree in management.

The Lewisville Civic Club awards scholarships to graduating seniors each year and this year three were awarded. Winners from West Forsyth were Crystal McClelland, Charles Paul and Chris Wrights. McClelland plans to attend either Elon, Furman or UNC-Chapel Hill. Paul plans to attend Virginia Tech while Wrights is going to Elon College

Matt Sapp’s one-hit shutout headline the Mets 4-0 win over the White Sox in Southwest Forsyth Major division Little League baseball play. Sapp, who fanned eight, also drove in two runs with a single and a double. He was backed by the solid defensive play of Sammy Lucas, Chad Rhoades, Chase Boyles and Chad Jarvis. At the plate, Cameron Dean contributed to the win with two hits and one RBI. Lucas chipped in with a double while Alex Matney added a single.

The award winners in the Clemmons Art Council’s annual show have been announced. Anne Grant won first place in photography for her photo entitled “Mother’s Precious Jewels.” Elizabeth Reid won first place in oils for her painting entitled “Waiting on the Cape Fear.” Norman Sturdy won first for his pen-and-ink piece entitled “A Rose By Any Name.” Second-place winners were Bill Gramley for his pastel “Apples Gone Surfin’; Jason Bowen for his oil painting entitled “Bridal Portrait;” and Katherine Loafman for her collage, “Cameo in the Quilt Closet.”

Lyndsay Vaughn Zotian was awarded the Valedictory Award at West Forsyth High School’s graduation exercises last week. Elizabeth Carroll Morrell won the Montague Award. The Valedictory Award goes to the senior with the highest grade point average for all four years of high school. The Montague Award is presented to the student with the highest grade point average during their senior year.