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Volume 61, No. 8
ALBEMARLE HIGH NEWSPAPER
311 Park Ridge Road Albemarle NC 28001
Rational Honor Societg
Inducts nem members
By Mary Nance
On March 25, Albemarle High School inducted 22 new members into the National Honor Society.
These jvmiors have shown outstanding character, scholarship, leadership, and service throughout
•heir high school career. As members of this prestigious society, these students represent the best
of their class.
Steve Adcock is a member of the varsity football and baseball teams and is currently student
council secretary. Mike Bryan is a member of the Quiz Bowl team and the student council. Wesley
Bunis plays varsity football and basketball. Susan Byrd is a band officer, a member of the Spanish
Club, and volunteers as acandy striper at the Stanly Memorial Hospital. Conme Edwards is a member
of the varsity cheerleading squad and the Spanish Club. David Efird is a member of the student
council and the Rowan County swim team. Also, he is very active in his church youth group. Katie
Ellis is a member of the varsity softball and volleyball teams, and she is also a Red Cross volunteer.
Heather Freshly is a member of the varsity cross country and outdoor track teams. She is also a
rnember of the Science Club. Katherine Garrison is currently the vice president of the jumor class
find an officer of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Beth Hathcock is secretary of the jumor class
®nd a varsity cheerleader. She is also president of the BADD Club. Gary Her is a member of the
Varsity soccer and outdoor track teams. He is also a member of the Art Club. Jeniufer Holbrook is
a band officer, a matmaid for the varsity wrestling team, and an officer of the Jr. Civitan Club. Allison
Hudson is an All-American cheerleader and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She
is also a member of the Spanish Club. Jamie Kennedy is a member of the varsity gotf team and the
Spanish Club. Also, he is very active in his church youth group. Hutch Kirkpatrick is a member of
the varsity football and wrestling teams. He is also a member of the Science Club. Katie Mabry is
^member of the varsity cross country and basketball teams. She is also amember of the Spanish Club.
Erin Mauldin is an All-American cheerleader and a member of the Interact Club. Also, she is a
member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Tina Maguyk) is a member of the Science Club an
Jr. Civitan Club. She is also very active in her church youth group. James Monroe is a member o
the varsity golf team, the Quiz Bowl team, and the Spanish Club. Greg Nahrgang is currently the vice
president of the student council. Also, he is a member of the varsity football and basketbdl teams.
Michael Payne is an active Boy Scout and a band officer. He is also a member of the varsity
*®am. Jason Smith is a member of the varsity tennis team. Also, he is a member of the **
jnd an active member of his church youth group. Congratulations tottoe new mem
Tho 1996 National Honor Soctety
Candy Sate is Success for fBLA
By Angie Bell
The FBLA held a candy sale shortly before
Easter. Candy sold included two types of lolly
Pops, sour apple bunnies, and chocolate covered
*^aramel bunnies with marshmallow inside. The
sixty-five cent bunny lolly pops sold out quickly,
Paving to be the most popular. This sale was
''«y successful, as arc any sales involving candy.
Even though many teachers do not allow the
^andy to be eaten in their classes, the students
*’'joy eating it for a sweet treat after lunch or in
Money made off of the candy sale will be used
some way to show appreciation for our teach-
Thanks to all students who bought candy!
B*th D. Mil* candy during lunch
Students Selected to Attend
By Eloise Odom
Each year AHS selects students who are aca
demically inclined and talented to attend a six
week enrichment program called Governor’s
Mike Bryan, Connie Edwards, Gary Her, and
James Monroe have been selected to attend Gov
ernor's School this year. Mike will attend Gov
ernor's School East to study social science. Con
nie will attend Governor's School West to study
mathematics. Gary wiU attend Governor's School
West to study art James will attend Governor's
School West to study social science.
Governor’s School gives students the chance
to be involved in numerous activities such as
yearbook, intramural sports, and group trips. All
students are required to attend classes that study
three different areas. Each person attends a class
twice a day that-focuses on the subject or type of
art or academic area they were nominated for.
The second area focuses on philosophy, ethics,
aesthetics, and epistemology. The third area
focuses on personal development through study
of self in society.
Congratulations to those students who were
selected for 1996’s Governor’s School. We hope
they will enjoy the six weeks and be successful.
James M., Gary H., Connie E., and Milte B. are looking forward to
their summer at Governor's School.
Spn-nisfi. StucCents Excel
by Kelly Rakes
Mrs. Harvey has recently announced the 1996-
1997 Spanish National Honor Society Members.
These nine students have proven themselves to be
academically excelled in their Spanish achieve
ments and studies. The requirements for Spanish
National Honor Society are a 95 average and ex
cellent class participation.
The inductees of the 1996-1997 Spanish Na
tional Honor Society are Susan Byrd, Katie Mabry,
Connie Edwards, Heather Freshly, James Monroe,
Jennifer Ingram, Laura Cauble, Beth Hathcock,
and Katherine Garrison. These nine students will
be honored and recognized on May 7,1996. The
initiation will be at Rosebriar and the current
1995-1996 Spanish National Honor Society
members will host his event. Jason Hedrick,
Mary Nance, Stephen Anderson, Ajwil Bailey,
Grant Hopkins, Mike Bryan, Mary K. Sharpe,
Kendra Whittington, Mary Jqpkins, David Little,
Eric Lowder, Ashley Whitley, and Amy
Miskell.will conduct the ceremony. Parents and
family members are cordially invited to to attend
the ceremony also. AHS congratulates the new
1996-1997 Spanish National Honor Society
members and wishes them the best in their foreign
DECA Students Win State Awards
Albemarle High School DECA students Trscy I
Horton and Jodee Sluik attended the North Caro
lina DECA Career Development Conference in
Greensboro from February 29-March 2. Both
girls won state level proficiency awards. Horton,
a senior level marketing student, won her profi
ciency awardin the retail merchandising associ
ate level. She also received award certificates for
the free enterprise economics test and the market
ing fundamentals test. Sluik, a senior marketing
student, won her proficiency award in the q)parel
and accessories categoiy. Congratulations go out
to both of these seniors for their dedication and
Tracy Horton and Jodee Siulk display
their profteiency awards.