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Amco news. volume ([High Point, N.C.) 19??-19??, October 01, 1987, Image 8

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Pages Supervisor Of The Quarter Styles, Colors Blend Zona Carter. Plants KERNERSVILLE—In 1949 Zona Carter joined the Adams-Minis Eamily at Plant 4. Later she moved over to Plant 3 and she's been there ever since. When she came to Adams-Millis her job was at taching "riders" to socks. She later moved to pairing and in 1972 she became as sistant supervisor of pairing, a position she holds today. During her 38 years with the company, the Kern- ersville native says she has seen many changes in ho- sierv. "There's more and more styles and colors for cus tomers today," she ex plained. "They all sort of blend together." She's the second in her family to be an Adams-Millis supervisor. Her fatber. DeWitt Winfree, was a supervisor of knitting for many years at Plant 7. "I'm satisfied with my time here." she said of her 38 years with Adams-Millis. Away from work Carter said she "loves to square dance." It's an activity she has enjoyed for a long time. "It helps keep you youn she said. ‘ * In addition to dancing; enjoys watching sports football, basketball a baseball, especially seeiil one ot her five gran children. Kevin Caudi play American Lei baseball. Carter said she's a fan Carolina, the Dallas Coi boys and Atlanta Braves, "I m a Braves fan evi though they're not doing! good this year," shesaid. She is man-ied to Wills Carter and they haveli children. Mom, Daughter Earn College Degrees I 01’ C r> *-V-> 1.. ..V l_ .. 1 ■ ■ ■■ .. Mother's Day 1987 was es pecially gratifying for an Adams-Millis employee and her mother. It was not only Mother's Day but also gradu ation day at High Point Col lege for the pair. Gail Price. 22. a seamer at Plant 7 in High Point, and her mother Betty Price- Burris, 44, completed a grueling four years of work and study to receive their diplomas. Gail received a bachelor's degree in sociology and her mother, a bachelor's degree in business administration. "We were so tired when it was over." Gail said. "I laid across the bed. I was so pooped. I told Mom. ‘Does this mean we're really through?'" Their graduation ended years of full time work, study and family responsibilities. Ms. Price-Burris. who works as a collections analyst at a bank in Green sboro. was unable to attend college when she graduated President Robert Bundy Presents Housekeeping Award to Plant Manager Doug Streetman, Plant 10. Housekeeping Award Adams-Millis Plant 10 in Kernersville captured the President's Housekeeping Award for the first six months of 1987. according to President Robert Bundy. The prize was awarded on the basis of unannounced in spections during the first half of the year. ■ On behalf of all the man- agemient of Adams-Millis Corporation. I extend my congratulations to the man agement, supervision and employees of this fine plant as the winner of this award," Bundy said. Plant Manager Doug Streetman accepted the award for the employees. Bundy noted that the award is important in I’ecog- nizing efforts made by everyone in assuring that the workplace is safe and as ef ficient as possible. Second place in the com petition went to Plant 6 in Hickory. Plants 1 and 7 in High Point tied for third place. from high school 26 years ago. although she earned a scholarship. When Gail graduated in 1982 from Southwest Guilford High School and enrolled in High Point Col lege. her mother did too, realizing the dream which had earlier escaped her. Their college years were tough but resulted in the two becoming closer friends, studying and attending classes together. Those classes were sandwiched in dui'ing lunch breaks and at night. In addition to college .studies and working full time, Ms. Price-Burris ser ved as treasurei' for the Friends of the High Point 1 heater and was active in her church. United Mem orial Methodist in High Point. Gail worked full time at Biscuitville hefoi’e joining Adams-Mills during her col lege career. My last year 1 was busy day and night, going to two colleges and working," Gail said. "I didn't have time for any extracui’ricular ac tivities." The duo took a few courses at N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro in addition to their studies at High Point College. "I'd be sitting in class. The professor would be talking and I'd be half asleep, not heal ing what he was saying," Gail recalled. "There were a couple of times I got de- (Photo by Howard Tillery, High PoiniE' Gail Price (left), Betty F’rice-Biirris I)ispla\ Dipb' pressed and said I was not going back. Each time Mom would sa.v. 1 m going to regis tration.' and I 'd end up going, loo. 1 couldn't let her leave because everybody would say. Oh. your mother fin ished and you didn't,'" At one point Gail's hectic pace became too much for her. She became fatigued and was placed under a doc tor's care for exhaustion. Graduation [irovided a feeling of exhiliration and accomplishment that was almost unbelievable. "That Monday, I looked at .Mom and said. *We don't have any classes now.'" Gail recalled. "We grabbed each other and laughed." We were so tired, but Mrs. Price-: I couldn't b ha|)p,\ added it." Now that they ha' degrees Ms. Price ])lans to use hers as ping stone up the car der at the hank ai hopes to find an ope business. |>3ViclOll(l Adams-Millis Corp Board of Directors d( a regular (juurterly di of six cents per shai able August 31. D shareholder of I'ceo' gust 17,1987. FHt ATI UMV N C LiRMkY w TLI I k s pn HILL lU t .K R'P ( S POST'*' PVII) Pcniiil V" Hifjli Poiiil N.t masam

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