The pilot. volume (None) 1942-current, September 14, 1971, Image 1
Tl WELCOME CLASS OF '75 THE PILOT Shelby's Gardner-Webb Appreciation Week See p. 3 Gardner-Webb College—Home of the Bulldogs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1971 BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA TO BE HONORED Johnny Cash To Receive Doctorate From G-W Johnny Cash, internationally known singer, TV personality and movie star will be on Gardner- Webb’s campus September 28 for a concert, dinner and convocation where he will be awarded a Doc tor of Humanities Degree. Tentative plans call for a morn ing concert including the entire Cash troupe with the Carter fam ily and June Carter (Mrs. Cash) as the special attractions. Follow ing the hour long concert there will be a dinner in the cafeteria for specially invited guests. The convocation will be held in the afternoon. The concert and the convocations will be held in the Ernest Spangler Memorial Stadi um. Should the weather be bad both events will be moved into the Host Physical Education Build- Cash is expected to arrive early enough on the campus for a tour. He has asked that a group of students take him on a campus The Faculty Educational Policy Committee voted to give the sing er the doctorate on the basis of “his contribution in combating the JOHNNY CASH Home Game Festivities Merchants Sponsor Appreciation Week The first home football game of the year will bring the Gardner- Webb Bulldogs in combat with the Newberry Indians, on September 18 at 7:30 in Spangler Stadium. Many festivities have been plan ned for this first home game. Beginning at 3:00 in Spangler Stadium, the Trinidad TripoH Steel Band will make a return per formance to Gardner-Webb. This group is composed of young men from Trinidad who make music by playing steel oil drums, regular drums, and other rhythm instru ments. They were here last Sep- All freshmen are expected to stay for the game and march in the parade to the stadium. One half hour prior to kick off, fresh men are to assemble in the park ing lot at Bost Gymnasium and march to Spangler stadium. They are to sit in a body during the first half of the football game. After halftime the freshmen will be able to discard of their beanies. The activities will also include the annual Band Night before the game. During this event many areas are represented by their high school bands and majorettes. This year the following schools are represented: Chester High School, Chester, S. C.; Cherryville High School, Cherryville, N. C.; Polk County Majorettes, Mill Springs, N. C.; Chase High School, Forest City, N. C.; and, Easley High School, Easley, S. C. Also, Palmetto High School, Williamston, S. €.; Crest High School, Shelby, N. C.; Rutherford- ton-Spindale High School, Ruther- fordton, N. C.; Burns High School, Lawndale, N. C.; and East High School, Forest City, N. C. Also during halftime activities the winners of prizes for the Shel by Merchant’s Gardner-Webb Ap preciation Week will be an nounced. Chapel Program The Chapel programs for first semester include Faculty Day on September 21, in which the en tire program will be presented by the faculty. On October 14 (Thursday), Jo Ann Shelton, soloist for Billy Gra ham, will appear in chapel. Mr. Jolley will head up the annual Founders Day on October 19. Student Day is October 26, with only students participating . On November 11 (Thursday), Dr. Charles Hirt, President of the American Choral Directors Asso ciation will be the guest in Chapel. Mr. Jim Horn of the Juvenile Probation in Shelby will speak on November 16. The College Chorus, directed by Dr. Phil Perrin, and the Wind Ensemble, directed by Mr. Decker, will perform on November 23. November 30 brings Dr. O. L. Sherrill, a minister from Raleigh. And the Choral Ensembel will cap off the semester with a presenta tion on December 7. Gardner-Webb College Appre ciation Week sponsored by the Shelby Merchants Association will be held this year beginning Thurs day, September 16, and closing Saturday, September 18, with the Newberry College football game. Last year scores of Shelby mer chants offered valuable prizes to students who registered in their stores. The registration is open to all members of the Gardner-Webb family, students, faculty, staff, and administration. This issue of the PILOT carries a list of all the merchants taking part in the Appreciation week. Everyone in the Gardner-Webb family is urged to visit these mer chants and to sign registration slips. Registration begins Thurs day and will continue through 3 o’clock Saturday. Winners will be announced as soon as possible. Students and faculty members may be called upon to show their identification cards when they register. So be sure that it is avail able. Registration is limited to once each day of the three day Already the prize list is grow ing. Included among the early prizes announced is a portable TV set and a portable eight-track record player. Last year many oth er prizes including automobile tires, clothing, watches, rings, shoes, luggage, food, haircuts, per manents, cosmetics, and many other gifts were offered by the merchants. The Shelby Merchants Associa tion has already shown their in terest in creating school spirit at the Web by providing red and white “Go Bulldogs” bumper stickers for students and faculty drug problem, working with those with the problem of alcohol, and rehabilitation of those confined in our prisons.” The action of the faculty com mittee was approved by the execu tive committee of the Board of Trustees. The degree will be con ferred by Dr. E. Eugene Poston, president of the college. Dr. Thurman Lewis, Professor of Biblical Languages, is the gen eral chairman of the day-long ac- The activities at the stadium will be open to the public and every effort will be made to pro vide an opportunity for everyone wishing to attend to get a seat. Every effort is going to be made to provide adequate seating for the student body at the two events in the stadium. Final plans have not been completed as to the seat ing arrangement. Should it rain and the program be moved inside closed circuit TV will be installed in Hamrick Audi torium and in 101 Science Build- Briggs Assumes New Position Jesus Movement Gardner-Webb students were brought up to date on the latest religious movement which is sweeping the country—The Jesus Movement. Walker Knight, editor of South ern Baptist Home Mission Maga zine, was the chapel speaker who related his experiences with the Jesus Movement. Mr. Knight spent several days traveling with this group in their trek across the country. As always Gardner-Webb stays in a period of renovation. This year a newly organized program concentrating primarily on the student’s out-of-class activities has been formed entitled “Student Per sonnel Services.” Mr. Bill Briggs is the new coordinator. Mr. Brigg’s duties are contained under three major headings: (1) Student Welfare Services, finan cial aid, counseling, etc; (2) Stu dent Activities Services, SGA; and (3) Student Development Services. The previously held titles have been changed somewhat and listed below are the new breakdown service titles; The Director of Student Affairs has been changed to Associate Coordinator of Student Personnel Services with Mr. Tom Poston as head. The Assistant Director of Stu dent Affairs for women with Miss Ruth Kiser is now entitled Student Affairs (women). The Director of Student Affairs for men is Student Affairs (men) under Mr. Banner. The Director of Counseling and Guidance is Dr. Dan Proctor, and Mr. Lyman Ferrell is the College counselor. The goals at Gardner-Webb are always attainable. The Student Placement Services’ goal is to re move the old “dean” concept re placing it with “services for stu- BILL BRIGGS Leadership Conference The second annual Student Leadership Conference was held this year on Saturday, August 21, 1971 in the Charles 1. Dover Cam pus Center. Due to the fact that it was just before school started and many were still working or on vacation, the response of the 80 invited student leaders, was There were only about 24 stu dents present. Sixteen faculty members attended. Invitations were extended to the Board of Trustees and Board of Advisors, but none responded. One mem ber of the Board of Associates was there. Eleven administrators Even though the response was weak, the conference was enrich ing in many areas. The purpose of the conference was to get lead ers involved in student life and to brin gany questions to the sur- Discussions were under the headings of SGA of Gardner- Webb, Campus Life, Academic Life, and Business Life, with rep resentatives from each area re porting. “Communication, Respon sibility, and Honesty” were in the foreground throughout the confer ence and are hoped to be used throughout the school year. Dr. Poston spoke at the dinner which closed the meeting.