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THE VOICE OF WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
VOLUME 7, NO. 5
WILKESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
FEBRUARY 18, 1977
Camera 12 Visits
BILLY HOWELL AND CATHY GREEN IN PRE-SHOW FORM
The Math Club officers are, from left to right: Mike Bumgarner, David
Swaringen, Gloria Beatty, Nan Nichols, and Linda McCann.
Math Club Organizes
The Math Club, a charter club
of Wilkes Community College,
held its first meeting of the
present school year in Room 312
at eight o’clock on February 11th.
The first order of business was the
election of club officers and a
brief account of past club
activities by Dr. Jo Hendricks, the
Math Club Advisor.
Linda McCann was elected club
President; Nan Nichols, Vice-
President; Gloria Beatty, Secre-
tary-Treasurer. David Swaringen
was appointed club reporter, and
Mike Bumgarner is in charge of
social activities. A club project is
already in the works to raise
money for charitable causes.
The initial purpose of the Math
Club, however, is to help its
members in their efforts to
understand and apply the con
cepts of mathematics used in
For more information about
the Math Club, contact any of the
club officers or Dr. Hendricks.
Any interested persons may join
at the next meeting. The time and
location will be posted in the
To get started in the right
direction, try to solve this
problem: If a fish weighs 10 lbs.
plus half his weight, how much
does the fish weigh? If you think
the answer is 15 lbs., you are
wrong. Look for the answer and
the explanation in the next edition
of the Cougar Cry.
On February 15, Camera 12
from WXII Channel 12 in
Winston-Salem visited Wilkes
Community College and gave the
students a chance to speak their
minds. Mr. Dave Plyler con
ducted the interviews. The
students spoke on a variety of
subjects including recreation at
WCC and the importance of the
entire Community College Sys
tem. Barbara Bumgarner, Presi
dent of the WCC Circle K Club
presented Mr. Plyler with an
official WCC Circle K Jersey.
The Cougar Cry takes this
opportunity to thank the students
for their participation and
enthusiasm, and thank you
Channel 12 for the interest that
you have showed in Wilkes
Community College and the other
colleges throughout the state.
Circle K Salutes
Throughout the year Circle K
has been involved in many
worthwhile and rewarding ac
tivities. The month of February
has been designated Heart Month.
In honor of this. Circle K has set
up three major activities. They are
the Guessing Jar, a balloon sale,
and a blood pressure'clinic.
The Guessing Jar was in honor
of Valentine’s Day. A jar was
filled with candy hearts. For a
donation to the Heart Fund, an
individual could make a guess as
to the number of hearts contained
in the jar. The winner was
announced on February 15. Tim
Eachus is now the owner of 1673
candy hearts. He guessed the
A contest is underway between
the English classes. The English
class which purchases the greatest
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The Circle K is involved in the
K Pal Program. This program has
matched 25 Kiwanis members
with 25 Circle K members. The
partners have common interests.
This gives students more contact
with the community, and it also
enables them to learn more about
their field of interest.
Plans are being made for the
Circle K convention which begins
the 18th of March. It will be held
Mike Bumgarner, District Trea
surer for North and South
Carolina Circle K, attended a
board meeting in Florence, S.C.
February 12th and 13th. This was
the second Tri K board meeting.
Members of the Circle K,
Kiwanis, and Key Club attended.
DAVE PLYLER GETS THINGS UNDERWAY
Drama Department Will
Present Two Plays
JUDY GREENE — Director
EPIPHANY is a provocative
drama about a man who
desperately tries to prove his
masculinity to his wife. Firmly
believing that his wife thinks him
a homosexual, the man, an
ornithologist, attempts to exert
his dominance by proclaiming
himself “king of the roost” and
through epiphany, changing him
self into a rooster. The un
expected soul-searching climax
will leave a lasting impression for
weeks to come.
EPIPHANY is directed by Judy
Greene. The assistant director is
Linda Jennings. The man is
played by Don Church, and the
woman is played by Karen
Curtain will be at 8:00 p.m.,
Friday and Saturday night,
February 18th and 19th in the
-Lewis John Carlino
BARRY CANTER — Director
A man stands on a bridge and
looks at the water far below. Will
he jump? This is just one of the
scenes from the play ERIS. The
play depicts a man who has lost
someone very dear to him and he
in turn has made a goddess of this
A violent anger will manifest
itself inside those who watch. The
man’s unending pursuit of
questions tends to drive one to his
own self destruction, and that is
exactly what he wants to do.
See ERIS. You will then
ERIS is directed by Barry
Canter. The assistant director is
April Anthony. The two princi
ples are played by Jack Smith and
Mike Bailey. The policeman is
Jim Tugman. Second stranger is
Curtain is at 8:00 p.m.
February I9th and 20th.