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Duplin times progress sentinel. (Kenansville, N.C.) 1963-current, November 18, 1982, Page 3, Image 3

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Along tho Way ?Imlly Klltott* ? Duplin County was the home of 16 private educa tional institutions before the Civil War. Today our county has a public school system which was established about 1839, putting many of the private institutes out of busi ness. A brief sketch of the 16 private schools was pub lished in the November 25, W)27 edition of THE DUPLIN TIMES. The author of the article was A.T. Outlaw. The schools listed were Grpve Academy, Angel Acmdethy, Greene Academy, Goshen Academy, Friend ship Academy. Williams Academy, Line Academy, Bethel Academy, Hannah Moore Academy, Washing ton Academy, Dunn-Faison Academy, Warsaw High ochbol. Magnolia Male Aca demy, LaPlace Academy, Franklin Military Institute and the Kenansville Semi nary. Historical sketches of the first seven academies lisfed above were published in last week's ALONG THE W^Y. Bethel Academy was lo cated in the lower Goshen Neighborhood where Wesley ^^fturch was established. The original trustees were the Reverend David O. Shattuck, General Stephen Miller. Richard Miller, Major Goo.rge E. Houston, George Miller, James Pearsall, Jeremiah Pearsall. James Chambers, Charles Chambers. John Chambers and Howell Best. Hannah Moore Academy ^fcas located only a few miles Trdm Bethel Academy in the lower Goshen neighborhood of Duplin. The original or ganization date is uncertain but the land deeded from Jahtes Pearsall, dated 1837, and named General Stephen Miller. Richard Miller. Jere miah Pearsall, William D. Pearsall, Edward Hill, Thomas Hill, Harold Black Aiorc, Harper Williams, Tlabtes M. Larkins and John Oliver as trustees. At the time of the pub lication of A.T. Outlaw's article in 1937. both the Bethel and Hannah Moore Aeademies were still standing. The Hannah M<*m&Academy building stood in its ociginal con struction owned by a great ereat-grandson of James ffcarsall who originally deeded the land for the private school. It's owner. K.D. Pyatt, resided in Goldsboro and had two win dows installed in the aca demy building bought from the old Duplin Courthouse structure. The original Bethel Academy stood as an annex at the old James Pearsall Jr. home. A later ^uilding. constructed as Bethel Academy, was used as a public school until the 1920s. After the public school moved into Kenans villc, the academy building was converted into a tenant, house owned by B.F. Cham bers. Washington Academy was located in the community of Outlaw. It was established mahout 1848. Captain William Outlaw deeded the academy land in 1848 and named the following men as trustees: Bryan K. Outlaw. Joseph W. Outlaw. Grady Outlaw. James Outlaw and George Outlaw. Dunn-Faison Academy settled in the neighborhood of the present town of Faison. The academy was Organized prior to 1842. Tlamcs Dunn deeded land for the academy in 1842 with G.W. Huffham. James Hicks, Kilby Faison and lsham Hicks named as trus tee?-. Warsaw High School was located at Warsaw. General William L. Hill deeded the school land January 25, 1855, naming the following trus tees: Colonel Abner M. Faison, Felix B. Millard and Curtis C. Oates. The original late of organization was prior to, or 1855. Magnolia Male Academy i was located in Magnolia and I incorporated March 31, 1858. I The land for the academy i was donated by Milton K. i DeVane, Leonard A. Merri- 1 man, Alfred M. Rackley and ( James B.B. Monk. 1 LaPlace Academy was lo- I catcd in the northern section s of Duplin, and was organized I prior to, or 1861. LaPlace i received a land deed from f Benjamin F. Cobb, dated 1 18bl, naming lsham Souther- v land and Alexander S. Davis c as trustees. Franklin Military Institute located a few miles east of Faison. The militarv school opened under the leadership of Captain Claude B. Denson a short time before the out break of the Civil War. The majority of the students entered the Confederate ser vice under their instructor. Denson. The Kenansville Seminary was located in Kenansville about 1856. Needham W. Herring deeded the seminary land July 10, 1856. In 1861 the following men were named trustees: Ozborn Carr. James Dickson. Dick son Mallard. James E. Hall, Robert B. Carr, James B. Carr. James M. Sprunt. Owen R. Kenan, Issac B. Kelly, Chauncy W. Graham and William E. Hill. The seminary was later known as Webster Institute and was purchased by Professor R.W. Millard, who operated the school. Health Winner Of JSTC Recruitment Ms. Lillian Heath, a night student and part-time in structor at James Sprunt Technical College, is the ^ winner of the student re cruiting contest and received a $50 prize to be used for her school expenses. Heath recruited 19 new students who enrolled for fall quarter at JSTC. She is from Goldsboro and enrolled part time in the cosmetology pro gram tailing a course in cosmetology. She is a gradu ate .of Sampson Tech in Clinton and holds an instruc tor certificate in cosme tology. Heath stated that she con tacted people she knew who were staying at home and encouraged them to enroll. She was very enthusiastic and pleased about the results of her recruiting efforts. ? Smith Dry Cleaners Warsaw N C Farriors Furniture Rose Hill. N C Beufaville Dry Cleaners Beulaville. N C PiOOlv Wiggly Store Feison & Mount Olive \MERICAN EDUCATION WEEK Kenansvillc Mayor Don Suttles proclaims Education Week as Principals Wilbur Carr ?nd J.G. Henrv look on. The proclamation ?cads as follows: WHEREAS. Nov. 14-20. 1982 has been designated American Edu cation Week, and WHEREAS, The theme or the American Education Week cele jration is "A strong nation needs strong schools," and WHEREAS. The Town of (enansville. North Carolina, joins the nation n paying tribute to the dedicated teachers, trincipals. and other school personnel, and VHEREAS. The Town of Kcnansvillc vishes to have a part in encouraging local itizen support and active participation in improved education for our children, and WHEREAS, the Town of Kcnansville wishes to seek increased awareness in.the future of education by making parents, students and teachers partners to this goal. NOW, THEREFORE. I. Donald E. Suttles. as Mavor of Kcnansville do hereby proclaim Nov. 14-20. 1982 as AMERCIAN EDUCA TION WEEK in Kcnansville and urge its citizens to take cognizance of this event and to participate fittingly in its observance. Given at Town Hall in Kcnansville. North Carolina this the 10th day of November in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Eighty-Two. Signed. Donald E. Suttles. Attest. Mary Ann Jenkins. Town Clerk. At least 3 billion tons of solid material are washed from U.S. lands annually, with more than 1 billion tons landing in the sea and building the land outward. Get Ready For The Holidays 30% off all Wallpaper 20% Discount ^ All Upholstery Material ? New & Used Furniture For Sale | WE DO: J ? Refinishing ? Upholstering | i I -? Car -? U pholste r 1^^^^^^ Tony Brill's Upholstery I Hill St. Ext., At. 2, Warsaw Call 203-3265 '? ^ v . '."-'J' i JSTC Foundation Fund Drive Underway The James Sprunt Foun dation kicked off its first annual fund drive Nov. IS. The-Foundation hopes to raise ?10,000 for the college by mid-December. To measure the progress, Malcolm Williams Jr., a commercial art student at JSTC, has designed and painted a sign which is erected in front of the col lege. This sign will keep the citizens posted on the amount the Foundation raises week to week. Dr. Carl Price, president, stated that he appreciated the support the citizens of the county have given and hopes they will contribute to this effort to fund sijiolar ships for worthy students. Anyone wishing to make a tax-deductible contribution should contact Donna S. 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