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ADJUTANT RILL AIJ?XANDER (left) and Commander Rozell Hewett of Shallotte American legion Post No. 247 congratulate Jared
Ward and Nicole Norris, the first students from West Brunswick High to attend Roys' and Girls' Stale.
West Students Attend
Boys/ Girls' State
For the first time in the school's history, stu
dents from West Brunswick High School are at
tending Boys' and Girls' State this week.
Sponsored by the 30-member Shallottc
American Legion Post No. 247, Jarcd Ward is at
tending Boys' State at Wake Forest University in
Winston-Salem and Nicole Norris is attending Tar
Heel Girls' State at UNC-Greensboro.
Ward, 17, is the son of Tommy and Judy Ward
of Ash. Norris, also 17, is the daughter of Winne
and Ralph Norris of Longwood. Both arc rising
seniors at West Brunswick.
Boys' State is sponsored by the American
Legion Department of North Carolina. The in
tense workshop concentrates on North Carolina
state government, the political process and citi
zenship. Similarly, Tar Heel Girls' State is a
youth citizenship training projcct in North
Carolina state government sponsored by the
American Legion Auxiliary Department of North
Carolina. Both programs provide rising seniors an
opportunity to study democracy, citizenship and
state government with a "hands-on" approach.
Attendees form their own mock government, run
ning for office, holding elections and serving as
Both Ward and Norris said they were excited
about the opportunity to learn about government
through the Icam-by-doing programs. Ward said
he hoped to get elected to office.
Two outstanding students from each state pro
gram will be choscn to participate in similar na
Ward and Norris plan to share their experi
ences with the Legion post on their return and arc
available to speak to other community organiza
tions as well. To arrange a program, contact their
guidance counselor, Judy Harris, at West
Brunswick High School, 754-4338.
"If we had a greater number of members, we
could provide more services of this kind to our
community," said Post No. 247 Commander Ro
zcll Hewctt. The organization is open to any hon
orably discharged veteran of United Stales mili
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Eighteen Brunswick County stu
dents were among the 853 granted
degrees from the University of
North Carolina at Wilmington at the
end of the spring semester.
They include Patricia Volpe Ab
Hugh of Long Beach, Sheila Crews
Alston of Southport, Beth Daughety
Andrews of Winnabow, Ryan
Mitchell Bocra of Southport, Lea
mon Waddell Clemmons Jr. of Sup
ply, Tiny Hester Forrester of Ocean
Isle Beach, Sheila Lancaster Gallo
way of Supply, Elizabeth Dawn
Haynes of Supply, Carol Ann Jen
kins of Leland.
Also, Rita Fisher Lewis of
Hoiden Beach, Robert Lee Marlowe
of Southport, Amy Ruth Matthews
of Yaupon Beach, Valerian Azalea
Mintz of Leland, Carolyn Marshall
Sharpe of Yaupon Beach, Jean
Watlington Stanley of Hoiden
Beach, Martha Elizabeth Tabor of
Southport, Deana Colleen Trull of
Calabash and Freeman Elwood
Walls of Boiling Spring Lakes.
Demaris Montrel Lance, a rising
eighth-grader at Shallottc Middle
School, has been recognized for aca
ment as a Uni
ted States Na
The son of
Handy and Ver
methia Lance of
appear in the LANCE
United States Achievement Aca
demy Official Yearbook, which is
Lance is the grandson of James
and Catherine Lance and Dorothy
Clarida of Thomasboro. Demaris at
tends Holy Bethel FBH Church, pas
torcd by the Rev. Charles Pridgen Sr.
Perty Dion Grissett received his
high school diploma May 29 from
the North Carolina School of
Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)
He was among 260 graduates of
the state's residential school for high
school juniors and seniors with spe
cial apti'.ude and interest in the sci
ences and mathematics. Grissett at
tended West Brunswick High School
in Shallotte his freshman and sopho
He will continue his education by
studying computer engineering at
Iowa State University in Ames on a
Grissett is the son of Kathi Bryant
Grissett of Durham and Perty B.
Grissett of Shalloue. His maternal
grandparents are William H. and
Ruby M. Bryant of Shallotte and his
paternal grandmother is Lucille
Grissett, also of Shallotte.
Students Graduate From UNC-W
Navy Petty Officcr 1st Class
Robert A. Metcalf recently returned
aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kilty
Hawk, homeported in San Diego af
ter a six-month deployment to the
Western Pacific and Persian Gulf as
the command ship of the battle
Metcalf is the son of Robert A.
and Phyllis M. Metcalf of Southport.
The 1976 graduate of E.B. Erwin
High School of Birmingham, Ala.,
joined the Navy in May 1976.
UNC-G Dean's List
Two local students have made the
dean's list during the second semes
ter at the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro.
They are Rodney R. Chapman of
Route 1, Supply, and Rachel L.
Ragsdale of Tate Lake Drive,
Dean's list students have earned a
grade point ratio of 3.5 or better and
have no grade below C for the se
SCC Lists Three
Three Brunswick County students
were recognized by Southeastern
Community College at Whiteville
for their academic achievement dur
ing the spring quarter.
Debra Long Fowler of Ash, a
phlebotomy student, and Vickie
Lynn Poole of Shallottc, a parks and
outdoor recreation major, attained
the high honors list with grade point
averages of 3.6 or better.
Mary Kathcrine Furr of Ash, also
studying phlebotomy, made the hon
ors list with a grade point average of
3.25 to 3.59.
To be eligible for an honors list a
student must be enrolled in at least
12 credit hours in a degree, diploma
or certificate program among other
Patricia H. Brunnell, town clerk
of Long Beach, has been awarded
the designation of "certified munici
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pal clerk" by the International
Institute of Municipal Clerks.
Brunell has been town clerk of
Long Beach since 1986. From 1979
to 1986, she was administrative sec
retary for Carolina Power and Light.
She completed the Municipal
Clerks Institute offered by the Uni
versity of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill. Her professional affiliations in
clude membership in the Inter
national Institute of Municipal
Honors At Campbell
Daryl Wayne Trexlcr of Southport
made the president's list and Karen
Theresa Lominac of Shallotte, the
dean's list, at Campbell University
for the spring quarter.
The pressident's list names stu
dents who, during their second or a
later semester at Campbell, achieve
a cumulative grade-point average of
3.5 or better on all college work at
The dean's list recognizes stu
dents who have achieved an average
of 3.5 or better in completing 12 or
more semester hours.
CFCC Honors Lists
Cape Fear Community College
has released its list of Brunswick
County students achieving academic
honors for the spring quarter.
Named to the president's list, with
straight-A grade point averages,
were the following:
?Karen D. Adams, Leland; Gloria G.
Cliff, Winnabow; Sandra G. Cox,
Supply; Nancy A. Dobbs, Leland;
Kevin D. Fennell, Leland; Warren D.
Frink, Leland; Loleita D. Graham,
Leland; Penny B. Long, Leland;
Marlenc S. Phillips, Southport;
Monica S. Skimmiehom, Leland;
James S. Whittington, Leland; and
Jeffrey W. Williams, Long Beach.
Named to the dean's list, with
grade point averages of 3.0 or better
with no grade lower than C, were:
?Michael J. Allers, Southport;
Charles A. Brown, Bolivia; David L.
Childcrs, Lciand; Sharon B. Creech,
Leland; Heather A. Dosher,
Southport; Matthew G. Ferrell, Long
Beach; Janice O. Harrison, South
port; Joy C. Holtz, Leland; Michael
R. McNeill, Southport; Sharon M.
Nonris, Lciand; Cecil L. Price,
Leland; James O. Rabon, Southport;
Kenneth L. Stone, Supply; Erich
B.W. Vereen, Long Beach.
King Earns 4.0
Pcnni Simmons King attained a
average for the
at North Caro
lina State Uni
versity in Ra
leigh, where she
is a senior Eng
Mrs. King is
the daughter of
KING Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Simmons of Calabash. She is
married to Jay King, formerly of
Sunset Beach and a graduate student
at N.C. State University.
WCU Dean's List
Kerry Fulton Cumbee of Supply
was among 821 students named to
the Western Carolina University
dean's list for the spring semester.
To qualify, students must achieve
at least a 3.5 grade point average on
a regular semester's work of not less
than 12 hours, with no grades of D
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Last School Honor Roll Announced
Waccamaw Elementary School Fifth Grade: Rhonda Bates, Will
has announced its last honor roll for Gore, Derek Lewis, Belinda Sim
the 1993-94 school year. mons, Ricky Babson, Charlotte
Students recognized earned either Morris, Jarod Lcggctt, Jennifer Mc
all A's or all A's and B's, as follows: Lean, Nicole Babson, Amanda
A Honor Roll Bland, Tony Mintz and Michael
Fourth Grade: Brandon Hughes, Condrcy.
Ashley Hughes, Nicholas Jones. Sixth Grade: Chris Russ,
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Jamie Hewett Stanley, Amanda Smith, Melissa
A/B Honor Roll Mills, Amber Inman and Ashley
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Kim Oliver, Vicky Allred, Kyle Fighth Grade: Scott Chestnut!,
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