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Student Aid Director at Chowan, James Cooke, talks with two
Chowan students regarding the college’s student aid program
which exceeds one- half million dollars.
News of alumni
By JAMES T. COOK
Director of Student Aid
Realizing the impact of college
expenses on students and their
families, Chowan College administers
an extensive aid program to des
erving students in need of finan
cial assistance. According to a recent
announcement by Director of Student
Financial Aid, Mr. James T. Cooke,
Chowan’s total program exceeds
one-half million dollars.
Chowan’s Director of Student Aid
has estimated that about one out
of every three students attending
Chowan College receives some type
of financial aid. In addition to
scholarships, help is given through
grants-in-aid, student employment
and loan programs.
Chowan’s Competititive Honor
Scholarship program awards twenty-
three competitive scholarships each
year amounting to $12,000.00. Scholar
ship tests will be administered on Sat
urdays, April 19 and 26. There are
also several other scholarships
ranging from $100.00 to $1,000.00 which
are made available by the college
and friends of Chowan. Athletic
grants-in-aid are awarded to promis
ing athletes in football, basketball and
Approximately 100 job opportuni
ties are available on campus to stud
ents through»the college Self Help
Program and the Federal Work Study
Program. The hours that a student
All gifts to the college from Cho
wan College's alumni are now being
channeled through the annual fund,
formerly called the annual alumni
loyalty fund, to gain more participa
tion by alumni in the college’s total
The purpose of this new procedure
is to eliminate dual solicitation of the
college's alumni for development cam
paigns and other purposes and to offer
more encouragement for annual giv
Pledged gifts will go to development
campaigns for which they were pledg
ed and undesignated gifts for the 1969
annual fund campaign will buy equip
ment for the new Science-Engineering
building, soon to be constructed on the
works are arranged so there is no in
terference with the class schedule and
study time. A student may work up
to 15 hours per week and is paid on
an hourly basis. Chowan also parti
cipates in the PACE Program so that
students may find jobs during the
summer vacation to help defray the
cost of the next year’s education.
Chowan College participates in
the National Defense Student Loan
Program and the Educational Op
portunity Grant Program. In the
National Defense Student Loan Pro
gram a student may borrow up to
$1,000.00 per year based on financial
need. No interest accures on this
loan while the student is pursuing a
full-time education and there is a
nine-month grace period after the
student terminates his education. Ten
years are allowed for total repayment
one-tenth of principal plus interest
A Jimited number of ^ucational
Opportunity Grants are available to
students attending the college. Grants
range from $200.00 to $1,000.00
Government insured loans under
the Higher Education Act of 1965 are
available from College Foundation,
Incorporated. A student may borrow
up to $1,500.00 per year from College
Foundation, Incorporated. Aoplica-
tions may be obtained from the Direc
tor of Student Aid at Chowan College
and must be submitted to College
Foundation no later than July 1.
The alumni association’s directors
have explained that they are interest
ed in small gifts—“every little bit
helps"—and having the college's alum
ni develop the habit of annual giving.
Certificates to honor achievements
by alumni contributors will be award
ed during the next annual meeting, to
be held during Homecoming obser
vances at Chowan during the 1969-70
year—usually held sometime in mid-
October, but not yet scheduled.
"Century Club” certificates will be
presented to donors of $100 or more,
according to Director of Alumni Af
fairs Carl Wimbish, and "Annual Giv
ers" certificates will be awarded to
alumni who have given donations to
the college for five or more consecu
51 Marvin Ryland Bradley, Jr.,
is District Manager for the American
Credit Corporation, Home Credit
Division. He supervises four offices
in Virginia and six in North Carolina.
He resides in Burlington, N. C.
59 Lt. Timothy 0. Langston, Jr.,
is a Chaplain in the United States
Navy. He is now serving on a des
troyer off the coast of Viet Nam.
His address is 8216 Hurlbut, San
59 Charles R. Leonard was pro
moted to Credit Manager of the
Master-Charge operation at the Bank
of Virginia. Mr. Leonard and his
wife, the former Loreen Bryant and
two children reside in Norfolk, Va.
60 Rice Day is serving as General
Chairman of the Southampton County
1969 Cancer Crusade.
60 Mrs. Carolyn (Robertson)
Turnage announces the birth of a
daughter on January 29. She resides
at &02 West Franklin Street, Rich
62 Sandra Kay Clark is a book
keeper in NASA She resides at 761
Adams Drive, Apartment B-44. New
port News, Va.
62 William Graham is serving
on the Police Force for the City of
Newport News. He resides at 238
Poplar Avenue, Newport News, Va.
62 Mrs. Sandra (Gatling) McCoy
is teaching piano in Chesapeake,
Va. She resides at 1237 North River
Drive, Chesapeake, Va.
63 Barbara (Morrison) Myers
is employed by Radio Station W C T L
in Concord, N. C. She resides at 23
Swink Street, Concord.
63 Mary Lee (Worrell) Vinson is
teaching first grade. She resides at
1203 Pickett Avenue, Mechanicsville,
63 Lucile (Richardson) Younger
is employed by Dr. J. Hoyle Smith
in Chesapeake, Va. She resides at
3800 Franklin Street, Chesapeake, Va.
63 Thomas B. Lambert is an in
vestigator for the Retail Credit Com
pany in Raleigh. His wife, the former
Nancy Johnson, is secretary in the
Department of Administration, Direc
tors Office, State of North Carolina.
64 L. R. Whitlow is a professional
reoresentative for Proctor and
Gamble, Inc., in Atlanta, Ga.
67 Theresa Dodson is employed
as secretary to the principal of
Murfreesboro High School.
68 Kaye Leslie Eley is a secretary
with the Reynolds Metals Company.
She resides at 9506 Lyndon Way
Drive, Richmond, Va.
68 Airman Forrest D. Gibson
has graduated at Sheppard Air
Force Base, Texas, from the
training course for Air Force Medical
68 Karl W. Gunther is now serving
with the United States Air Force.
He is stationed at Keesler Air Force
Base in Mississippi.
68 Claudia G. Markham is now
attending Riverside School of Practi
cal Nursing in Newport News. Va.
Gifts from Chowan alumni
channeled into Annual Fund