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The Brunswick beacon. (Shallotte, N.C.) 19??-current, June 06, 1985, Page Page 10-A, Image 10

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Page 10-A?THE BRUNSWICK BKA( jeni Trout 'Big City, E BY TERRY POPE Her work on computers is only a hobby. She restores a 1971 Volkswagen Super Beetle in her spare time and plans to attend the University ot misDurg in uie lan ana major in philosophy. West Bruaswiek senior Jeni Trout, of Carolina Shores, has succeeded in many areas, but the one accomplishment that will remain after she graduates is lacked to the bulletin board in the school's computer lounge. It Is a computer program Jeni wrote for the county curriculum fair recently, a program that will be used at all three county high schools next year to help teachers compute students' grade point averages. "It asks you for the student's name and the test grades," Jeni said. "The teacher doesn't have to figure anything, just punch in the grades. It's an easy way to compute grade point averages for report cards." Not bad for Just a hobby. In fact, Jeni's home computer stays stuffed in a closet because it has become "too inefficient." She doesn't want to study computers in college, because "I'd get burned out on it too quick," she added. Instead, she plans to concentrate on her undcrgraduutc studies in a liberal arts environment at Pittsburg. But why Pittsburg? Many High Sch Expected To Er With graduation day approaching for hundreds of high school seniors In the county, Brunswick Technical College looks forward to a number of them becoming tech students this fall. Many of the high school graduates arc expected to enroll in the General Education Program which has transfer options to over 25 four-year colleges and universities In the state. "Students initially discouraged by high tuition costs or low SAT scores find the General Education courses tit 1VVC prtwlite 11 welcome alternative," said lea Turner, college general education director. To inform these young people of educational opportunities available at tech. the student affairs staff has spent many hours sharing Information and conducting various other recruitment activities. Amy Bennett, student nffatrs counselor, has ituidc visits on a Tree Program Brunswick County Christmas tree growers will participate in a "field day" Monday, June 10, at 5 p.m. at the tree demonstration lot In front ol the Brunswick County Government Complex in Bolivia. Sponsored by the Brunswick County Agriculture Extension Service, the program will Include a discussion and demonstration on correct prunlug techniques, said extension Diree tor Milton Coleman. irec grower* will also luive an op poituntty to see a demonstration of? new growth regulator tluit wll enhance hud development of trees Coleman said. Aj-ji ! Qr?r\/ r\VJUIl wtv^t vi Despite the willingness and abllltj of Itninswick Technical College ti serve adult students, many adulL an- not aware id tlie types of service available tree of charge, according ti Willie Kullwood, 11IX' director o special programs Adull Basic Kducallon Courses an held each acadenuc quarter both oi campus and off campus in location, throughout the county AUK classe: will be offered this quarter at lis Urunswick Village Nursing home u Shailottr. Uw Noithwest community center, tlie senior cltuens' building college annex on U<rd Street arx Ocean Trail Nursing Home u Southport "There are many reasons whs oec pic drop out of school. and many o them are loo proud, or (eel the\ ar too old. or don't have the time I return," Kullwood Mid "Kr* ar willing to raise their hands and v?\ i can't read or write, but this har dlcap deprives them of a richer an more productive Ufe " According to the IMP census ?j prosmjrtetv IS percent of Brora?tc County's adults lacked the basi educational skills to sucvwa&tull function tn the mainstream d soc> t> Included in that number are mar bright, intelligent. hard-worktng pe X)N, Thursday, June 6, 1985 Heads For >ig School' "Because it's a big city and a big school," she said. "It's also a pioneer in the medical field. I want to become a consultant with an emergency medical service." aince muvmg iium 1' 111 u iu Carolina Shores near Calabash six years ago, Jeni has become an emergency medical technician with the Calabash Volunteer Rescue Squad. She also serves as summer lifeguard at the Carolina Shores swimming pool. In the fall, she will wear the blue and gold of the Pittsburg marching panthers. She also hopes to become a drummer for the school's jazz band ensemble, and continue a favorite activity she lias enjoyed while at West Brunswick. She even conducted the high school marching band during football games last fall. Yet at Pittsburg, she must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to stay in the school's honors program. It would be nice to graduate from Pittsburg with honors in philosophy, she said Twice she hfi.s traveled to Pittsburg to visit the campus, with her first trip highlighted by an Elton John concert. "It was wild," she added. Hut until the fall, she will continue to reuphoLster and paint the insides of her 1971 Volkswagen Beetle, a job that has become "an ongoing project," Jeni said. ool Grads troll At BTC regular basis throughout the year to all high schools in the county. Along with visits off campus, the staff lias also conducted tours and provided admission requirements and other information for nuiny individual seniors and mixed groups visiting the campus. Senior high students, however, are not the only groups who have been reached by the college. Middle school students and sophomores and Juniors also find Brunswick Tech representative* ul Uwlr career ilny activities "We are delighted a large numbei of graduates will be attending Brunswick Tech this fall," said Betl Mclean, director of student affairs "Our stiff luis worked closely will most of these students during thici senior year, so there will be fev strangers on registration day. This i: one of the reasons BTC Ls the ver; l>crsonsl kind of college it is." i, Tour Offered The extension service will alsi I sponsor ? tour of the Sand Hill lte.senrcli Station near Cantor o Thursday, June 13. I "The purpose of the tour will be t view the peach-budding process Ltva will he In progress and otlier frul research at the center," Colema , said. i Those participating In the tour wi leave the Supply Baptist Churc parkin# lot at 7:30 a.m. Cost c transportation will be 110 per perso and lunch will be dutch. , For more information on the tou I and tree program, contact th Brunswick County Agriculture Ei tension Service, 2&J-M2S jfpc I ^ I | \_ I V4 I pie who cannot read or write we > enough to apply (or Jobs that woul s improve ttieir standard of living, 5 news release from BTC states 9 I v iiuens Knowing adults who cou! benefit from any of the adult educi lion programs are asked to "pass o the word" or to contact Full wood i BTl\ 7M-6VW0 Professional I SUNDERING AND DRY CIJEANINC, : & i W SHAL1X3TTE * DRY CLEANERS 0 7M-U35 Shallot* > V ,,i \ ALTHOUGH computer programming for West Brunswick senior Jeni T Cafeter Several outstanding school cafeteria employees were honored last week at the Brunswick County Division of Nutrition's annual awards banquet held at Iceland Middle School. Sharing "Cafeteria Manager of the Year" honors were Doris Creech of South Brunswick Middle School and Minnie Holliday of I eland Middle School. Helen Mellor of South Brunswick Middle School was chosen "Cafeteria Employee of the Year." Ix>is St. Unemp! Brunswick County's unemployment rate continued to fali last month, from 8.4 percent in March to 7.7 percent in April, reported the N.C. Employment Security Commission. "Overall confidence in the economy (Ann seasonal factors of r agriculture and tourism helped to ? I : BTC Offers Sui j Brunswick Technical College will , offer it variety of continuing education courses throughout the county during the summer months, beginning the first week of June and continuing through August. Drafting, photography, upholstery, home sewing and furniture u rcfinishing will be taught in the Ash area. Eudell Smith will provide instruction in the making of country curtains on Monday and Thursday t evenings. Basic home repair will also !. be taught in the area. Woodworking will be taught in the shop on the BTC Supply campus durII ing the itay and evening at the lt Soulhport annex campus and at >f Pesticides [ e i* Karniers who treated their young tobacco with any of (our chemicals are out of luck, indicates the Brunswick County Agricultural Stahillratinn and Conservation Service. 11 Tobacco treated with toxaphene, d endrin, ODT or THE after being a transplanted will not be eligible for federal price support, said Ada I. Vamum. acting ASCS director. Before issuance of a marketing card, farmers will be asked to certify 10 whettier any of these chemicals were lt used on their tobacco 1 1.1^. ON IMt CAUSFWAY AT OC(AN ISU ?ACH 579-6279 ' Wt'" ".gvTfet TV* ^:v-.? was Just a hobby averaging corn put rout, her grade at each of the coui ia Awards George of Southport Elementary School was voted first runner-up. They were chosen on the basis of endorsements by their school staffs and students. South Brunswick Middle School also won "School Cafeteria of the Year" honors based on reports throughout the year on participation, student involvement, financial status and PIPPAN award totals. The N.C. Department of Public Instruction's Division of Child Nutrition awarded its PIPPAN award to loyment Rate lower the unemployment rate in the state," reported Bob Campbell, NCESC spokesman. "Only four counties had double-digit unemployment in April compared to 12 in March." last April, there were 23 counties with double-digit unemployment rates, he added. The state's unemployment rale fell from 5.6 permmer Courses North Brunswick Highs School during the evening. Home Sewing will be taught during the day and evening at 11 locations in the county. Hug hooking will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the Silver Hill area on N.C. 130 near Holden Beach. Seafood preparation will be taught by Sally Zimmerman at the long Beach recreational center. Hegistration will be held at the first class meeting, but students may still enroll in most courses until the third class meeting. For more information about course offerings, times and locations, contact the BTC continuing education department. 754-6900 discouraged Hv? urithhnMint* nf nrlro cnr*rwr?r* o " t" ?~ ? ? tobacco treated with the chemicals came about because their use threatens the export market (or tobacco. Mrs Varnum indicated. Several countries that are large buyers of U.S tobacco have set verynarrow tolerances for pesticide levels in tobacco. The county extension service office has information available on pesticides that are acceptable and that are effective in controlling plant pests. Mony Well-Known *j{ Lomps Pictures -JE1 ond Accessories LUjtl nJT Special Ordering Available Come in ond cbeck out our low prices. mmm > : / fK r-v. / <.TA?* PHOTO *Y HPFV POPf er program will be used by teachers Jtv's hiuh schools next vear. Given seven of Brunswick County's schoo cafeterias: Iincoln Primary, I-elanc Middle, South Brunswick Middle: Shallotte Middle, North Brunswicl High, South Brunswick High am West Brunswick High schools. The PIPPAN is awarded t< cafeterias earning points in profes sionalism, intergroup activities publicity, participation, atmosphen and nutrition education. School retirees Robie Piver and In ez Jackson were also recognized foi their years of service to Brunswicl County schools. Drops cent in March to 5.2 percent in April In April, Brunswick County had ai estimated 1,500 unemployed person who were seeking jobs, Campbel reported. In March, approximated 1,660 persons were looking for jobs. Unemployment rates in neighbor Ing counties also experienced decrease last month including Net Hanover, from 6.3 to 6 percent; Co! Iltnhlic frnm O 7 In Q r? naennnl n Bladen, from 10.2 to 9.9 percent. Counties with the lowest unemplc) mcnt rates in April included Wak? 2.1 percent; Orange. 2.2 percent Gates, 2.3 percent and Durham, 2. percent. Graham County reporte the highest unemployment rate i 17.2 percent, but just 630 person were looking for jobs in that county Have yo pressure I V Swimmi Children's & Adults' Lifegua Evening cl lifesavin CALL 842-9047 OR ( - -^0 CALL 843-9047' POOL FOR PF Jane's i Fun * MW> IX HCH.DEN BEACH Rl SUMMER HOURS V | DAUT IAI QPtW MO Extra Buck To Be Added For Phone Residential customers and businesses with only one line will begin paying $1 more per month for telephone service as of June 1 of this year, according to a news release from Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation. The $1 fee will increase to $2 on June 1, 1986. The Federal Communications Commission ordered the fee as part of a move away from the practice of charging customers more for long distance telephone service in order to keep residential rates relatively low. The change means long distance customers will no longer be asked to help hold down rate for local service to the extent they have in the past. Introduction of the $1 fee is expected to be accompanied by a drop in long distance rates, with some industry experts predicting a three to five percent decrease. Business customers with more than nnp line will not be affected bv the new rate since they have been paying a monthly fee of up to $6 since May, 1984. The FCC's efforts to bring rates more in line with the actual cost of providing each telephone service will 1 cause some services to increase and 1 others to decrease. ' Revco Sponsors I I CC I IOU l ? Services Free health services will be providr ed for the entire community June 6,7 c and 8 at the Revco Discount Drug Center at the Coastai Fiaza Shopping Center on Hwy. 17 South in Shallotte. "Because Revco has a strong commitment to health care, we will hold the health services at our store in conjunction with The Brunswick Hospital," explains A1 Sebok, Revco's senior vice president in 1 .1 r ciuuge ui sture upcrauuiis. 5 The Brunswick Hospital will offer ' free blood pressure screening at the y Revco store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Revco's Vial of life program also will be available at the promotion. " "The program," says Scbok, "Is ? K designed to assist eldeily and han** dicapped people. It contains life(' saving medical information about a person for rescue personnel's use in "" an emergency." "Pharmacy is our primary business," says Sebok. "Often the * community overlooks this important d health information resource. But we ll want to encourage folks to get to -s know our pharmacists Marshall Henry' and Joey Galloway." 7| /7 i f i r lur blop^ . checkerWERE FIGHTING FOR VOURUFE American Heart? 3| Association -4 W i | ag Lessons Classes Starting Monday rd Classes asses lpariinp tn g certificate. :OME BY TO SIGN UP IX) RESERVE OUR irvATE PARTIES! i Family Center > BESiOt JANE S StAFOOD HOUSE ON-SAT 12-6 SUNDAY 1 -6 H SAT 12-10, SUNDAY 1-10

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