The pilot. volume (None) 1942-current, October 19, 1971, Image 1
OcHl "Gettin" It Together" Homecoming Theme THE «» PILOT Homecoming Bulldogs YS. Carson Newman Eagles Gardner-Webb College—Home of the Bulldogs TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1971 BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA To Appear in Concert Getting It All Together Gardner-Webb will be “Gettin’ It Together” Thursday, October 21 as the weekend of Homecoming begins. The theme for Homecoming and the rest of 1971-72 was chosen by the Alpha Nu Omego. The “Box Tops” will appear in concert this Saturday, October 23, cap off the Homecoming Festivities. It 8:00 in Bost Gymnasium. They will Student Govermnent Elections For 1971-72 Held Under New Constitution Student Government Elections for the academic year 1971-72 were held under Gardner-Webb’s new Student Government Consti tution. Interest was high among the student body and with many posters visible, the competition was keen for many offices. The Student Senate, a newly formed student governing body, is composed of twenty members se lected from various divisions of the student body. The Chairman of the Senate is the SGA Vice President, Karen Hardin. According to the Constitution of the Student Government Associa tion, the Student Senate shall have the authority to make all rules, regulations, and laws which shall be necessary and proper for the government and for the best in terest of the Student Government Association of Gardner-Webb. The authority of the Senate ex tends to the appointment of the Justices of the Judicial Body by two-thirds majority vote of its membership. Also the Student Senate has the power to establish special committees needed for the performance of its duties. All legislative power shall be vested in the Student Senate of the Student Government Associa tion, according to the constitution. The meetings of the Student Se nate are open to members of the Association and participation is allowed upon the consent of the Senate members. Any student who has a question or proposal concerning student life should see one of the senators representing him, and have the senator bring the matter up before a senate meeting. Any suggestion for a change on campus should be brought before the Student Senate. The student senators elected to serve at large are; Judy Smith, Robert Thompson, Ed Warren, and Tommy Way. The freshman senators include: Nancy Barlowe, Bob Decker, Larry Gaddy, and Mary Suttle. Henry Allen, Joe Bennett, Steve Carswell, and Dene Eller are serving as sen ators for the sophomore class. The representatives for the junior class are: Jody Anthony, Ricki Barker, Gayle Davis, and Tom King. Elect ed as senators for the senior class are: John Byrd, Darrell Corley, Phil Hopkins, and Carolyn San- tanella. The day students elected six sen ators and these include; Jim Aaron, Each dorm also elected a sena tor to represent the residents. Hapy elected Clara Eggleston, Stroup elected Candy Cline, and Stepha nie Angele will serve from Nan- ney. For the men’s dorms Tommy Helms was elected from Decker, Steve Riddle from Lutz-Yelton, Terry Knight from Mauney, Wil liam Moore from Myers, John Chandler from the trailers, and Hal Davis will represent the men from Spangler dorm. The student body also voted on the specific class officers. For the freshman class the president is Lucy Hobeika, vice-president is Ken Jarvis, and Marcia Wilkerson is treasurer with Debbie Burns serving as secretary. The four class officers leading the sophomore class are president Jeff McNeill, vice president Jane Sperling, treasurer LaNita Wright, and secretary Terry Wilder. The president of the junior class is Richard Granger and his co officers are Ken Reid as vice- president, Gloria Washburn as treasurer and Ella Harrisou as secretary. Leading the senior class is Ray mond Davis as president, John Wright as vice-president, Larry Lecroy as treasurer, and Vicky Jenkins was elected the secretary. The Judicial Body was appoint ed by the student body president Jeff Cranford, and this was con firmed at the first meeting of the senators. The members of the Judicial Body are Becky Aber nathy, Donna Ellington, Richard Granger, Larry Guy, Joel Jenkins, Robert Livingston, Burt Skinner, and Mike Stewart. Founder’s Day is commemorated in Chapel Thursday morning. Here also the Homecoming Queen and her court will be announced so that she can reign over all the festivities of the next two days. Thursday night the “Honey Cones.” famous for “Want Ads” and “Highway Robbery” will ap pear in concert in Bost Gymnas- FRIDAY NIGHT Friday night calls for a pep rally and bon-fire. The freshmen class men are required to help build the huge frame for the bon fire. After this, there will be a G-W Honors Johnny Cash “Anything that a legislative body may do, any speeches great leaders may make are not worth two cents unless you care.” This was the response of Dr. Johnny Cash after he received his honorary Doctor of Humanities degree on Septem ber 28. One of the largest crowds to ever assemble in the Piedmont at tended the activities of “Johnny Cash Day.” The Ernest Spangler Stadium which normally seats 6500 held a crowd of over 12,000 for the free concert and an estimated for Al- The activities began with a con cert in the stadium at 10:30 a.m. Surrounding high schools and ele mentary schools throughout Boil ing Springs and Shelby were in attendance. The concert was John ny Cash’s attempt to do something for the student body. June Carter Cash and 18-month- old John Carter Cash were on campus for the festivities. Mrs. Cash expressed her personal ap preciation to Gardner-Webb for the honor. She along with her mother and sisters participated in the morning concert. Johnny Cash with his entire company began the hour-long con cert with his best-seller. “A Boy Named Sue.” His troupe included: the Carter Family, Tennessee Three, and Statler Brothers. Glen Shirley, a member of the Johnny Cash touring company, was present as an honored guest. Shirley was paroled five months ago from Folsom Prison where he served for thirteen years. He met Cash during one of the prison performances. Shirley wrote the song “Greystone Chapel” which is on Cash’s album “Folsom Entertainment celebrities who were on the special guest listed invited by Cash included Presi dent Richard Nixon, Billy Graham, Glen Campbell, and many others. President Nixon acknowledged and expressed his regrets at being un able to attend. Also Dr. Poston received communication from John Wayne and Kirk Douglas express ing their regrets, and a phone call from actor Jerry Lewis to the same effect. Before receiving his doctorate. Cash and his wife and s honored at a luncheon in the Charles I. Dover Campus Center. Over 700 persons had been in vited and some 650 were present for the roast-beef meal. At the luncheon, Cash received a round of applause. He was presented life-time membership in the Bull dog Club. Founder's Day Chapel this Thursday, October 21, will be the annual Founder’s Day Program. There will be some short skits that deal with the his tory of the college since 1961. The English Department has written the skits for chapel depicting the “Decade of Advance,” launched in 1961 by Dr. Poston. President Poston presented rec ommendations for a Decade of Advance to the Board of Trustees in 1961 and asked their approval to proceed with plans which would make, among other things, Gardner-Webb a senior college by the end of 1971. Almost every thing projected in 1961 has al ready become a reality. This same program for chapel will be given for the Founder’s Day dinner to be held Friday night, October 22, for invited Departmental displays will be exhibited in the CID lounge Fri day night and Saturday morning. This is an opportunity for each department of the college por tray the work of the department this year and to create interest in the academic life of the school. coke party or coffee house held in the Bulldog room of the CID. SATURDAY The Homecoming parade begins at 12:00 and goes through Boiling Springs. The queen and her court will appear in it, along with area high school bands, the Gardner- Webb cheerleaders, the Gardner- Webb Pep band, various floats, and several club sweetheart queens. The parade will terminate in the stadium to begin the festi vities of the game. At halftime the queen will Ije officially crowned and her court will complete her regalia. The game will see the Bulldogs in combat with the Carson-New- man Eagles. It will begin at 2:00. At 8:00 another concert featur ing the “Box Tops” will take place in Bost Gym. Election of the queen and at tendants comes from petitions of the student body. A petition for the queen must bear 50 names and she must be a senior, while class attendants require petitions with 35 names. Deadline for peti tions is 12:00 noon Monday, Octo ber 18. Nominees for queen will be presented to the students at re quired chapel on Tuesday, Octo ber 19. Voting is Wednesday and winners will be announced at the Thursday chapel. There will be an attendant from each class, making a total of five on the court. Robert Thompson is the Senate- appointed student head of the Homecoming committee, with his committee consisting of Alpha Nu Omega members. Also, Mrs. Maxine Green, a resident of Boiling Sprigns, is helping with the parade as it re lates to the community. The various clubs and dorms are in competition for campus decorations and/or floats. Convocation Recessional F\ Barbara Wallwork, student marshall, followed by Dr. Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Dr. Poston and Mr. MeOraw, Mr. Lloyd Bost, as they recess from the convocation.