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CD FULL MOON Volume 56, No. 3 ALBEMARLE fflGH NEWSPAPER 311 Park Ridge Road Albemarle NC 28001 982-3711 NOVEMBER 1990 Four AHS Seniors Seeking Teaching Fellows Scholarships By Mesheka Davis “I Four Albemarle High School students are in volved in competition for the valuable Teaching Fellows Scholarship. Michael Furr, Marcille Smith, Kim Cranford, and JuUe VanOrsdel have completed their applications and their first inter views. If these students are selected to advance, they will participate in second round screening and interviews at UNC-Charlotte in February. Mike Furr hopes to attend NCSU and major in biology. He one day hopes to teach 10th grade biology. He commented, "This scholarship is very challenging and I would be quite honored to become a Teaching Fellow." Marcille Smith plans to attend UNC-CH and major in secondary English education. She feels,'Teaching Fellows is a great opportunity for students who plan to pursue tearfiing as their career." Julie VanOrsdel expects to attend NCSU and major in zoology. She desires to teach biology and is considering a graduate degree in medicine. Kim Cranford plans to attend AppalachianState University and snidy special education. She wants to teach people with handicaps so they can overcome their limitations and find success in their hves. This scholarship, valued at $5000 per year for four years, is a great enticement for considering education as aprofession. Theschol- arship recipient wUl receive a "free nde to one Th, S,ud,n,-Advl»r, Co vo^ *" «-■ and Dr. Cummings. AHS Becomes International By Meonne Blalock A newly organized club this year at AHS IS *e International Club, headed by club also has its own councU, which c^ be c^- pared to that of the UN. Officers of the council assume leadership for approximately six weel« and must determine what activities and topics w bediscussedduringhis/herreignaslMder. Sen officers are as follows; Kevin Muse, Victor Moua, Chris Smithing, Jason Hazlett, and Jen nifer Waddell. The club’s major purpose ^ to discuss topics concerning the world m which we Uve today. So far this year, the topes have ranged frLthecostoftheUnitedStatesmihtary invLementintheMiddleEast,thelegalizmgof drugs in our country, and whether or not to have war The International Cub is plamung to visit aCathoUcchurchinCharlotte to see areal fre^o, as well as tcwr some art galleries m December. of North Carolina’s thirteen public universities, as well as summer enrichment opportunities. They will also have a big plus on their future job applications when they can designate them selves as a 'Teaching Fellow." In return for these benefits, the scholarship recipient agrees to teach in North Carolina for five years, as a way to repay some of the benefits they have re ceived. If this scholarship sounds attractive to you underclassmen, the requirements are as follows: 850 or above on S AT, a GP A of 2.5 or better, and class rank in top 25 percent of your class. Future Teachers - M. Furr, M. Smith, J. VanOrsdel, K. Cranford Students Sound Off - In A Committee Meeting By Rachel Kendall The Student Advisory Council for the 1990-91 school year held its first meeting on November 8 at Albemarle High School. Representing AHS on this committee is Keely Francis, student body president, who is an automatic member because she was elected by our entire student body. Keely chose Ward Surratt to represent the student body at AHS. The third student on the council is chosen by Mr. Morgan. Dion Brooks has been chosen for this position. Representatives frorri the other schools in the system complete the committee, along with Mr. Blalock and Dr. Cummmgs. The committes will meet periodically through the year at each of the schools in system to have lunch, tour the school building, and talk together about problems and concerns of students in the Albemarle City System. This committee will strive for more effective communication between students and Super- intendentBryce Cummings. If you have a constructive comment about aproblem here at AHS, letone of these committee members know and they will discuss it at the next meeting. Jennifer Waddell and Victor Moua scan the map for an Interesting locale. HOMECOMING COURT 1990! 1 Homecoming Queens Meonne Blalock and Camille Kluttz, along with Junior Court Sally Lowder and Leah Hill and Senior Court Genny Hayden and MiUi Williams On December 18, seniors will be gomg to Eastgate Cinemas to see the movie the Shakespearean play Macbeth. After c ing in with first period teachers, soto board a bus for the trip to Eastgate. will begin about 8:45 AM and ^ 11:30 AM. As a special priviledge,^ will be allowed to suy in the vicinity of the WKlhavelunchontheirown. Studentswill^t ^ at the bus at 12:45 PM for the rewrn to Seniors will be back for their fifth and sixth fon.„d » *is pl-kXi* 1-* *""• •’ week. Jammin' in the Streets By Rachel Kendall Christmas is on its way, and Albemarle is welcoming December with the annual Christmas paradeonNovember27at4:00PJVI. Homecom ing queens Meonne Blalock and Canulle Klut.iz will be one of the many attractions in the parade. Along with these two beattifui ladies, senior court members Genny Hayden and Millie Wil liams and junior court Sally Lowder and Leah Hill will also participate in this annual event The parade will include various clubs from A.H.S. Students firom Vica, Deca, FHA, and Jr. Civitans Club will represent Albemarle High School. To pep up the aowd, the jv and varsity cheerleaders and the band will direct the crowd’s spirit the "Bulldog" way. Twenty diffctt7,i commercial floats, Miss Stanly County, banks, business and others will add to the festivities. In addition to the above, politicians, and other |x^ominent figures will be sprucing up this traditional parade. Old Saint Nick will be the main attraction, sending a Merry Christmas and happiness to all at the finale of the parade. Paradeofficialshopetosaluteourtroops in the Middle East by choosing some retired military personnel to lead the parade as grand marshall.The parade will begin at 4:00 PAl. at the YMC A pavilion. This armual event is sure to spark the Christmas spirit for Stanly County.