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The Chowanian. volume (Murfreesboro, N.C.) 1923-1989, October 01, 1985, Image 2

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Lane Windham Queen of '85 Homecoming The Department of Business sponsored “Horizons in Business” Friday, Oct. 18, with three guest speakers giving an overview of various business career op portunities. Mrs. Dorothy Wallace, chair man, said Dr. J. Howard Jackson, chairman of the Department of Business Education and Office Ad ministration, Virginia Com monwealth University, opened the program in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns. His topic was “Choosing a Business Career in the Information Age.” THE CHOWAN IAN USPS 715-880 Chowan Coflege, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, o standard junior college controlled by the Boptist Stote Con vention of North Carolina and founded in 1848. Printed, designed and edited by the students and foculty of the School of Grophic Conr>munica^ions ot Chowan College. Send change of oddress notices to The Chowanian, Chowan College, Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855. Published six times a year in February, May-June, July, September, October, and December. SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT MURFREESBORO. N. C. 27855 Participants selected one of three sessions later in the day. Rudi Schatz, IVM systems engin- neer, spoke on “Computer Careers and Opportunities” in Tyler Auditorium of Camp HaU. Ms. Claudia Adams, assistant general manager of The Galleon Esolanade, Nags Head, spoke on “Careers and Opportunities in Merchandise Management” in Turner Auditorium. Dr. Jackson presented “Secretarial Occupa tions and Office Management” in Marks Hall Auditorium. Howard Jackson eanjed his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and M.S. and B.S. degrees from the University of Tennessee. He is a Certified Professional Secretary. He has served as manager and buyer for the Furniture Division of the W. M. Vasey Corp. in Knox ville, Tenn. and consultant in com merce to the Government of India under the auspices of the U. S. Department of State. Prior to com ing to VCU in 1971, he was chair man of the Department of Business Education at Georgia Southern College. Books Published Co-author of four textbooks, Jackson has served as a consultant to a wide variety of state and federal agencies as well as other private and public institutions. Rudi Schatz received the A.A.S. in electronic data processing from Pitt Community College and B.A. in psychology from East Carolina University. He has worked as an accounting tutor and for Radio Shack and McDonald’s. He said he discussed “selected jobs, trends, education necessary and the ‘computer personality.’ The latter, I feel, is a computer literate person with extensive com munication skills.” Manager and Buyer Claudia Adams serves as depart ment merchandise manager, department manager, and buyer for Galleon Esplanade. She is also assistant corporate controller for Cabana East, Inc., and The Galleon Esplanade. Her respon sibilities include all aspects of ac counting and finance, overseeing all office functions and computer operations, and development of ex tensive research study. As a member of the senior management team, she is involved with customer relations and has previous experience in the R. H. Macy Co. complaint department. As department manager she has presented from 12-15 fashion shows a year. She annually represents the retailing field at a Job Fair for the Dare County high school students. A pair of attractions — the Fall Festival of Marching Bands and football games featuring the halftime crowning of the queen — highlighted Homecoming Satur day, Oct. 19 The Chowan Braves scored a big victory against the Wesley College Wolverines, of Dover, Del., before a packed stadium. After having the first touchdown called back because of a penalty, the Braves went on to post a 34-11 win. Miss Lane Windham, a sophomore from Lexington, was crowned as the 1985 Homecoming Queen. Miss Bernadette Ashe of Ahoskie was selected as Freshman Princess. The queen and princess received their crowns and bouquet of flowers from President Bruce E. Whitaker during the halftime ceremonies in beautiful fall weather. Other Homecoming court members included freshmen Christine Cello of Boca Raton, Fla.; Dee Ann Feuerstein of Apex; and Debra Fazio of Okinawa, Japan. Sophomore members are Valerie Boyd of Elgin, S. C.; Deb bie Overton of Ahoskie; and Deb bie Whipp, of Chester, Va. Halftime Show The halftime show was presented by North Stafford High School, replacing Deep Creek of Chesapeake, Va. The group was selected as Band of the Day from a field of 12 bands and winner of $500 donated by Belk-Tylers of Ahoskie in the Festival of Marching Bands held that morning in the stadium. The pre-game show was given by Oscar Smith High School of Chesapeake, winner of its division for bands with 60 membes of less. Alumni Activities The alunmi gathered on the brick plaza by McDowell Columns and in the Columns lounge after the game. The luncheon was held f. in the President’s Dining Room of Thomas Cafeteria, with the classes of 1957,1958,1959, and 1960 holding joint reunions. The approximately 100 graduates and professors of the former nursing school also par ticipated in a reunion. First prize in the Residence Hall Decorations Contest was captured by Jenkins Hall, with Parker Hall second. Parker won parade firsts in originality and theme, with Jenkins'second in the theme cate gory. The parade was formed on campus and followed a route through downtown Murfreesboro, and ending at a site where the traditional bonfire and pep rally were held. The Student Government Association, with Miss Betty Ann Drake of Franklin, Va., president, and Miss Pam Riddle, adviser, sponsored Homecoming activities. Spirit Day was celebrated earlier in the week, along with several other Homecoming Week ac tivities. n "Band of the Day” honors Deep Creek High School of Chesapeake, Va., received the Bond ot the Day trophy from President Bruce E. Whitaker, left, and Professor Bob Brown after the band placed first in the Fall festival of Marching Bands, held as part of the honnecoming activites. Deep Creek took top honors over a field of 12 bands and received a $500 cash avt/ard donated by Belk-Tylers of Ahoskie. Computer, business career focus of annual conference MISS LANE WINDHAM 1985 Homecoming Queen PAGE TWO—The Chowanian, October, 1985

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