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Daniels Attends National Youth Safety Conqress In San Diego
Martha Daniels, president of the
Anchor Club of South Brunswick
High School, was in San Diego,
Calif., recently participating in the
34th annual National Youth Safety
Congress, sponsored by the youth
division of the National Safety
She was appointed to serve on the
youth council at the meeting, where
she trained for and was a leader in
several workshops. She accepted the
Award of Commendation at the
awards banquet for the Anchor Club
of South Brunswick High.
She represented the national safe
ty winner for all Anchor Clubs in
the international organization, where
she was presented the award at the
Pilot/Anchor International Conven
tion in San Antonio, Texas, in July.
An afternoon at the San Diego
Zoo and an evening at Sea World
were special events. Nellie West
brook, Anchor Club adviser, chaper
oned her on the two trips and partic
ipated in special training sessions.
The Youth Congress 'broadens
safety and health knowledge, en
hances safety techniques and skills,
shares safety program ideas, trains
teen leaders, recognizes outstanding
safety programs and promotes fel
Marine Lance Cpl. Forrest H.
Ashley, a 1993 graduate of West
Brunswick High School, was recent
ly promoted to his present rank
while serving with 3rd Battalion,
12th Marines, Camp Lejeune.
He joined the Marine Corps in
Sack From Haiti
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class
Linda J. Deen and Navy Airman
Recruit Brian C. Morris recently re
turned from operations off the coast
of Haiti aboard the aircraft carrier
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Decn is the sister of Barbara L.
Hewett of Civietown Road, Supply.
She joined the Navy in April 1990.
Morris is son of Anthony J. and
Janis K. Morris of Dixie Drive,
Leland. He joined the Navy in April
of this year.
The Eisenhower went to Haiti af
ter onloading 1,800 soldiers and
more than 50 helicopters from the
U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Divis
ion. The lack of air threat from Hait
ian forces enabled the Navy to re
move the carrier's air wing and re
configure the ship for the soldiers
and their aircraft.
While off Haiti, crew members
worked in support of Navy and
Army helicopter operations trans
porting troops and equipment
Back To Gulf
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class
Donald W. Hair and Navy Airman
THIRD GRADERS Kelly Ballard and Courtney Little pose with
"Colonel," a drug detection dog employed by the Brunswick
County Sheriff's Department, during a Red Ribbon Week activity
at Waccamaw Elementary School.
Waccamaw Elementary School
Promotes Anti-Drug Effort
Rod ribbons ccu!^ b?-scr^ all
over the Waccamaw Elementary
School campus in Ash as the school
observed a national anti-drug effort
in late October.
The ribbons symbolize a commit
ment to help create a drug-free
America, a campaign begun after the
1985 torture and murder of Enrique
Camarena, a federal Drug Enfor
cement Agency officer, by drug war
Waccamaw students spent the
month of October studying about the
dangers and effects of drugs, and
learning to choose alternatives for
healthy productive lives, said Hilda
George, a counselor and Red Ribbon
During Red Ribbon Week daily
activities were planned around the
theme, Student wrote about drugs
and drug abuse and attended presen
tations by Brunswick County
Sheriff's Department drug enforce
ment unit officers and "Colonel,"
the drug dog, and drug abuse pre
vention speakers from Coastal
Horizons in Wilmington. They wore
red ribbons and red clothing, and
music teacher Cheri Skaggs and the
seventh and eighth grade music
class presented the musical "People
Got To Be Free."
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Apprentice Daniel H. Johnson re
cently returned to the Persian Gulf
aboard the aircraft carrier USS
George Washington in response to
another crisis in Iraq.
Johnson is the son of wijijam I
and Deloise Johnson of Johnstowne
Way, Shallotte. The 1993 graduate
of West Brunswick High School
joined the Navy in June 1993.
Hair is the son of Johnny R. Hair
Sr. of Leland. The 1985 graduate of
North Brunswick High School
joined the Navy in December 1985.
The two are among more than
5,000 sailors and Marines assigned
to the carrier and its air wing. They
recently traveled from the Mediter
ranean Sea, through (he Suez Canal
and Red Sea, to the Persian Gulf.
Crew members joined other de
ployed naval forces in the Gulf sup
porting the "no-fly zone" over sout
hern Iraq since the end of the Per
sian Guif war.
While deployed, Johnson and
Hair have visited England, France,
Greece, Turkey, Israel and the
United Arab Emirates.
Guardsman Of Year
Specialist Willie F. Gore of Shal
lotte was named Outstanding
Guardsman of the Year 1994 at both
company and battalion levels by
CSM Herbert C. Rivenbark on Nov.
Gore is a member of Company E,
1st Battalion (Mechanized) 120th
Infantry of the Army National
Guard in Shailotte.
In civilian life, SPC Gore is a stu
dent at the University of North
Carolina at Charlotte.
Nisbet To Lead
James R. Nisbet of Charlotte has
been elected chairman of Campbell
University's Presidential Board of
A longtime member and former
chairman of the Board of Advisors,
he is a managing partner of Nisbet
Business Center LLC of Charlotte.
PHOTO CONTHtUTf O
Taking top honors in Waccamaw Elementary School's Oct. 19 pumpkin carving contests tire (from left)
Brittany Coleman, first place ; Wykelia Stevenson, second; Phillip Rodriguez, third; and Angela
Cartrette, best in show.
He is also a property owner on Hol
Co-chairman of Campbell's Chal
lenge 2000 Campaign to raise $70
million by the year 2000, Nisbet al
so served as co-chairman of Camp
bell's $49 million Centenial Fund
Development Campaign. He is a re
ccipient of Campbell's Algernon
Sydney Sullivan Award.
Nisbet is a recognized tourna
ment-quality tennis player. He and
his wife, the former Margaret
(Betty) Porter of Charlotte arc major
benefactors of the Nisbet Tennis
Center at Campbell, which is named
in their honor.
A member of the First Presby
terian Church in Charlotte, Nisbet is
also an elder in the Presbyterian
Church. He has served on the
Committee for Young Life of Char
lotte. He and his wife have two
daughers, Elizabeth Nisbet Miller
and Cindy Nisbet Lucas.
Marine l^ncc Cpl. Dwaun D.
Gibbs recently graduated from the
Basic Avionics Technical Course.
He is the son of Willie L and
Shirley V. Gibbs of (liapcl Loop
Road. Leland. The 1993 graduate of
North Brunswick High School
joined the Marine Corps in Septem
During the course with Head
quarters and Headquarters 90.
Marine Aviation Training Support
Group. Naval Air Station Memphis,
Millington. Tcnn , students receive
technical instruction on the funda
mentals necessary to perform job
entry level aviation electronics
maintenance tasks. They also arc
prepared for further specialized
training on operational aviation elec
tronics equipment found in naval
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