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One of Winston-Salem's most
coveted athletes lies almost still
in Forsyth Memorial Hospital. As
the result of a Sept. 6 automobile
accident, tsadore McFadden, 19,
^ is in a coma and doctors aren't
sure when he will come out of It
nor if he will at. ail. . &
The accident occurred near the
intersection t)flhS. 311 and Union
. ^ Cross Road. He was returning
. ' home from High Point College,
where he had just entered on a
The former Bishop
o.McGuinness High School athlete
has been in the intensive care *
unit at the hospital for almost
three weeks. His parents, Mr.
and Mrs. George McFadden, take
turns waiting at the hospital for
word of their son's-improvement.
In a recent interview, Mrs.
McFadden spoke through
swollen - eyes about her boy.
4'There's not another 19 year-old
like Isadorc, she said proudly.?
"I'm real proud of my boy."
nervously, was very moved as
she talked about her son:
t4We went to orientation on
Sunday*(Isadore is a freshman)
A & T Si
' *28,800 1
The Transportation Institute of
North Carolina A & T State
University announced that grants
have been awarded to 16 students .
The students were each
awarded $1,800 for the 1974-75
academic year and will serve as
research assistants on projects
being conducted by the
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Women today ,are working in
, men. Pat Stevenson is one of
police officers. See Story pa]
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Sept. 1 and Isadore had tests all
day Monday. He was coming
home when the accident
happened. He really liked it
Mrs. McFadden seemed
surprised that Isadore liked being
at High Point College, but was
auite Dleased that hp rfiH
During Isadora's Tiigh school
days at BishcHa^McGuinness he
was selected as most outstanding
Carolina basketball team for the
1973-74 season, as chosen by the
Winston-Salem Journal, and was
runner-up for the 4'player of the
Sister Martin Anthony of
Bishop McGuinness High Schoolis
a daily visitor of Isadores and
spoke - about him in a recent
telephone conversation. 'He is a
Christian gentleman to the nth
degree," she said convincingly.
'He's a very pleasant young
mail. He was great for the morale
of this school.
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lsadore was "a very fine student
and ^always had a smile for the
other fellow." She concluded, he
is the greatest."
These students are assigned as
assistants to faculty members
who are r conducting
transportation research or
training projects. The students
will work a minimum of ten Hours
per week with faculty members
in charge of the projects. In
addition to the training and
education the research assistants
will receive, they will also be able
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Isadore also won the ^E. Hill
Award. The award is given to the
most outstanding athlete in
Winston-Saleni Forsyth County
schools. It is inscribed with:
Integrity, Sportsmanship." '
Doctors at the hospital describe
a coma as a near lifeless state.
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mere is almost nothing that can
be done to bring a person out of it.
But because of Isadora's age and
his excellent health, the chances
aren't as bad as an older person
who is out of shape. Doctors
aren't saying, however, whether
he will make it or not.
So, in the solarium of the
intensive care unit, small groups
of people huddle* together...
reaching out to each other for
strength. They try to make the
wait painless, but one can feel the
grief... the jsorrow... the hope.
Mrs. McFadden and her husband
wait and-smoke and wait She
jsmiles occasionally andTsays:
"I'm real proud of my son. He's
a remarkable boy." She holds the
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tears DacK, ana one can see the
mother in a very strong, beautiful
to participate in many of the
Institute's activities including
field trips, seminars and,
conferences, as well as provide
them with the background for
employment opportunities with
mass transit operators,
transportation consultants and
others in the transportation
In announcing the awards, the
associate director of the
Transportation Institute, Dr.
Marion R. Blair, said that the
grants^ were .awarded the.
students from a number of
academic departments based on
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procedure. He stated that, "the
Transportation Institute awards
doubled in number from the 197374
period as a result of new grants
from the Urban Mass
Transportation Administration of
the U.S. Department of
"There is a national
commitment to train and educate
more students for careers in
transportation, and we are proud
that A & T has been able to
expand its transportation
program," said Blair.
Arthur Saltzman, director of
the Transportation Institute, said
"the Institute believes in having
students involved at each level of
research and training. "This
involvement affords the students
the opportunity to *t>ecome
familiar wifh the fold of
transportation while receiving
financial aid, which motivates
the students to choose a career in
transportation," he said.
The students receiving the
grants are:* Andrew Barnes,
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Wilson Li^r^ry UNC Chapel
Hill recedes HEW funding for
minority studies for a second
year. The library. has been
successful in its application (or
H.E.W. funding under the
provisions of Title II-A for
Minority Studies. The scope of
the acquisitions under this grant t
of $4,235.00 (down 15 percent
from last year) will be 44to
acquire materials with regional
relevance dealing with ethnic and
national minorities primarily
located in the American South.
Materials to be collected would
emphasize education, urban and
rural sociology and the
acquisition of sources concerning
the political organization gf the
Indian, Cuban refugee and other
Southern ethnic and national
minority groups. Four special "
areas would also receive high
priority in terms of acquisitions:
labor history, crime, delinquency
and social justice.
Conway, N.C.; Claudette 1
Bennett, Greensboro, N.C.;
James Blackmon, Greensboro, !
N.C.; Waymond Blackmon, I
Greensboro, N.C.; Julius 1
Douglas, Greensboro, N.C.; I
Paula Dudley, Englewood, N.J.;
Kathy Hatcher, Mount Airy,
N.C.; Ted Mangum, Raleigh,
N.C.; Charles McDougle, Chapel 1
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mil, cassanara iNasn,
Greensboro, N.C.; Anita Nunley, '
Rochester, New-. York; Milton 1
Siler, Seat Pleasant, Maryland;
Shirley Spivey, Wilson, N.C.;
Lennard Tucker, Winston-Salem,
N.C.; Joseph Urieto, Lagos, 1
Nigeria; Johnny Wilder, ..J
Thursday, September SI, 1974
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rity Record In
addition, a portion of the
Title II-A funds would be utilized
to develop a significant ethnomusic
and folklore collection,
reflecting the impact of these
ethnic groups on the development
of American music and culture."
Shaw University President J.
Archie Haigraves spoke to a
capacity audience at the
institution Friday saying "a new
leadership has to emerge to meet
Dr. Hargraves remarks came
at thp Opening Convocation for
the 110th academic year at Shaw.
He said,4 Education is a means
by which you get illuminated and
enlightened in order to be .
endowed and empowered and
enriched and transformed so as
to be of service to others and to
participate in the resolution of
problems and issues and
experiences that are necessary
. Hargraves noted students'
experiences at Shaw would only
be the fl beginning of their
education. "If the process stops,
we stagnate an^lose our ability
to survive when the pressures
come", he said.
We begin all inquiry from
human concerns, he, continued.
"Higher education focuses on
things as they are and plotting
and mapping out things as they
might be". . v