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6* BENNETT BANNER* FEBRUARY23. 1996
Competitive swim team proposed for Bennett
The Athletics Department is
about to make history.
A competitive swim team is
being put together and Carl Bibbs
assistant director of student activi
ties will serve as coach.
“The idea was suggested be
fore I came here. That was one of
my reasons for ccHning here to
Bennett,” Bibbs said.
Bennett has never had a swim
team that competed.
“But we did have a team that
put on exhibitions one to two times
ayear,”said Leon McDougle, di
rector of the athletics department.
‘That was over 12 years ago.”
The swim team is expected to
start in Ap«il.
However, Bibbs said he will not
jump right into forming a swim
“I plan to have lifeguard train
ing classes, and I eiKX>urage stu
dents who already know how to
swim to take these classes,” B ibbs
The swim team will not be
declared as a NAACP sport for at
least two or three years.
“It’s going to take time to find
schools in the area to compete
against and its going to take time
to build up confidence in a team,”
Some students think that it
would be a good recreational ac
tivity for students.
“We need more athletic activi
ties, and I think that’s oneof them,”
said Gloria Cline-Tliomas a senior
computer science major from
“We have a swimming pool and
students who are looking for that
kind of recreational activity
could be well enough to com
Coach Bibbs says that he is
trying to get the team off the
ground and anyone that’s inter
ested should contact him in the
“I’m looking for endurance,
speed and ability. I want to get
to aposition where the team can
run successfully,” Bibbs said.
Images of the Olympic Games
(NAPS)—^The Olympic Games
have generated sane of the most
dramatic images of sports com
petition in the last 100 years.
During the 1996 Centennial
Olympic Games, more than 900
accredited photojoumalists will
converge on Atlanta andmillions
of photos will be taken of every
aspect of the Games.
From the first captured image
to the last, more than 175,000
rolls of film will be processed—
far more than were processed at
any previous Olympic Games.
a showcase for the power of im
aging, they are a celebration that
allows peqjle of all cultures to
share in a spectacular event,” said
George M.C. Fisher, Kodak
Kodak, one of only 10 world
wide sponsors of the Centennial
Olympic Games in Atlanta, will
help bring Olympic images to
billions of spectators around the
On-site products and services
provided by Kodak include the
largest and most technologically
advanced imaging center in the
history of sports. Several Kodak
organizations will assist in the
accreditation process and pro
vide photo database services for
all officials and athletes, medi
cal imaging technology and
overall photographic services to
the entire Olympic family in At
The Kodak Imaging Center
will place the latest in digital
imaging at the fingertips of j our-
nalists from around the world
and will include three times the
equipment available at the 1992
G^es in Barcelona.
Journalists will be able to con
vert photogn^hs into digital im
ages and transmit them by tele
phone or high speed data lines to
nearly any newsroom in the
Reporters facing deadlines
willbenefitfrom using Kod^’s
latest digital cameras which eas
ily c^ture an image as a com
puter file that can be quickly
downloaded and transmitted via
modem back home in time to
make the latest edition.
Besides providing specialized
photographic services during the
Olympic Games, every athlete
will receive a Kodak Fun Saver
one-time-use camera to capture
the memorable final moments
of the Closing Ceremony.
Already signed up as an in
ternational sponsor for the 1998
Olympic Winter Gamesin Nagano,
Japan, Kodak’s imaging special
ists are now working on ways to
make the Nagano Olympic Games
yet another glorious chapter in
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A8S0CIAT10H or A««CAN MJBUSHeWUTtOKAL ASSOCUTWN Of COLLEGE STOBeS
Celebrate National Women's History Month by participating in The Bennett Banner
AFRICAN GARB DAY March 22, 1996
Wear your best traditional
1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes
will be aivarded.
Contest March 22,1996 all day.
A Banner photographer will be
roaming the campus 8 a.m. until 5
p.m. on Friday, March 22, the contest
day, to catch you wearing your fa
vorite African Garb.
Three of the Best African Garb
contest winners will be awarded a
prize during the ACES program,
Open to all Bennett students, faculty and staff.
Starts 8 a.m until 5 p.m.
I For more infdrmaiion contact:
Nanuaba E^hun, a Sheli Hall C
or Cam/Hts Box 3S6.