North Carolina Newspapers

MARCH, 1968
Patricia Johnson, Hallie Forte
Top Fall Semester Dean's List
Mrs. Lawhorn
Mrs. Birdell Lawhorn
Receives Yearbook Dedication
•'Blesseil are the meek, for
they shall inherit the earth” is
the' favorite Bible verse of Mrs.
Hirdell I>. Lawhorn. Being
known anti lovetl as a meek,
h LI m b 1 c. preserved, inspiring
lady has earned Mrs. Lawhorn
the dedication of the 19(>8 yeai’-
book from the Senior class.
The decision wa.s unanimous.
The yearbook staff proudly an
nounced that no other memtjer
of the college family is as de
serving of such an honor as Mrs.
Lawhorn. She is aii id.eal po’’-
son with whom students may
talk over j)roblems, seek advice,
obtain small favoi's, and receive
a word of cheer and inspiration
when the atmosphere is gloomy.
Mrs. Lawhorn was born on
.July 3, 190() to Mr. and Mrs.
Robert (Bobb) Davis in Cullow-
hee. North Carolina.
She is one of seven children,
four boys and three girls. Only
one brother survives. He is a
science and mathematic.s insti’uc-
tor at Johnson C. Smith Univer
sity in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ml'S. Lawhorn makes her home
at 1G33 Madison Avenue in Char
lotte, N o r t h Carolina even
though she has been affiliated
with Winston-Salem State Col
lege foi- many years.
She is currently in her tenth
year as doi'mitory matron on
the campus of Winston-Salem
State College. Hei’ home base is
Atkins Hall for women.
Mi\s. Lawhorn comi)leted the
retiuired work for a tlegree from
Winston-Salem State College in
1957. She has felt for a great
many years that she could be of
more service if she were a
mother to the young ladies who
were away fi om home.
Her decision has proven to l)e
an established fact because she
has guitlcd and inspired many
yoinig ladies.
She is affiliated with the
.A.M.L. Zion C'hurch. She has
done a great deal of Sunday
S'-'hool work and has helped ^\•ith
most of the social activities of
the church anti the community.
Her philosophy of life is "Do
unto others as you would have
them do unto you; see the bright
side of life no matter what cross
es youi- path”. Her favorite say
ing is "have fun but make the
very best of everything that you
When asked how she felt
a bout recei\’ing the yearliook
dedication, Mrs. Lawhorn said
with a big smile, "I feel quite
honored that the students felt
that I was worthy of the dedica
tion. 1 am unable to express my
appreciation in worils. But just
look at my face and read the
message on it. All I can say is
a million thanks to the yearbook
staff aiul senior class and every
one who had a hantl in the final
decision. It's an honor and 1
thank the students from the bot
tom of my heart.”
W. Faye Peoples
Two .students earned "A”
(4.0) averages during the fall
semester at Winston-Salem State
College to top a list of 149 stu
dents making the Dean’s List, it
was announced week by
Mrs. Frances R. Coble, College
A total of 60 seniors, 32 jun
iors, 34 sophomores, 22 freshmen
and one special .student made the
coveted list.
Earning "A" averages (4.0)
wei'e two seniors, Mr.s. Patricia
Adams .lohnson of Tobaccoville
and Hallie Forte of Raleigh.
Other students on the Dean’s
list wei-e;
SEMOHS; Peggy Aldridge.
Diana .1. Bailey, .Juanita D. Beas
ley, Carolyn A. Brown. Shirley
A. Clavon, Peggy L. Dulin, Dei
tra D. ?>aton. .lamts L. Evans
Betty ,1. Fowler, Beverly A.
Henry, Patricia A. Holiday, Alice
Johnson, and Wilma F. Peoples,
all of Winston-Salem.
Other seniors were: Bettie J.
Glenn, Elaine Hodges, and
Ei'nestine Walkei’, all of Char
lotte; Lola A. Jones. Angeline
Moore and Barbara Spencer all
of Goldsboro; William Crews of
Advance; Gwendolyn Davidson
of Statesville; Eunice Hampton
of Leaksville; Carolyn D. McCar-
ther of Mt. Airy; Terry ^L Mor
gan of Kings Mountain; Vermal
Oglesby of Granite Quairy.
Also Thomasina Linilsay of
Gastonia; .Joyce O. Pettis of
Columbia; Palmer Cyrus of Holl
ister; Sintla Smith of Shelby;
Barbara Tuck of Sanford; Ver-
nell Treadwell of Garland; Zelma
G. Wilkerson of Lake Lure;
Joyce E. Everette and Johnson
B.' Hunter of Lincolnton; Ida
Bracey of Henderson; Mary A.
Mercer of Rocky Mount; Carolyn
Brooks of Pittsl)oro; Marion E.
Alston of Enfield; Betty L. At
kinson and Norma J. Harper of
Wilmington; Carolyn V. Berkley
of Whiteville; Thelma A. Bolden
and Gwentiolyn Patterson of
Monroe; Sallie Poteat of Blanche;
Carnetta Cheek of Oxford and
Eugene Smiley of Newark, N. J.
.Il'MOKS; From Winston-
Salem: Jean C. Allen, Larry C.
Butler, Errol A. Ellis. Lasenia
M. Howie, Georgia S. Jones, Bob
bin J. Ivirkland, Paulette G. Mar
shall. Audrey D. Taylor, Melvin
W. Peters, and Delean E. Wil
Also Joy A. Atkinson of Wal-
stonburg; Robert V. Carson, Jr.
of Yadkinville; Mary E. Patrick
of Kinston; Victoria Williams of
Durham; Henry E. Fooote of
Mocksville; Agnes ^L Gay of
Bessemer City; Geraldine Grant
of New Bern; Barbara J. James
of Jacksonville; Carolyn Page of
Raefoi'd; Leah K. Pulliam and
Maggie E. Whitt, both of Rox-
boro; M a r y Taylor of Green
ville; Wilma' L. fhaxton of Bur
lington; Gene Thurman of Halls-
boro, Carolyn L. Williams of
Also Janet Cole of Reading,
Harry Tyson of Pittsburgh, both
of Pennsylvania; Mary J. Curry
of Fort Wayne. Indiana; Gloria
Herring of Lakewood. Lucy
Rose of Newark, and Barbara
J. Still of Orange, all New Jersey
and Janet L. Mason of Rich
mond. Va.
Phyllis A. Kimbrough. Brenda
F. Thompson and Jacob Wil
liams of Winston-Salem; Doris
A. Avery. Dorothy A. Battle.
Linda E. Goodson, and Glenda
Hood all of Raleigh; Carl L. Al-;
goood of Warrenton; Shirley M.
Brown of Hickory; Hettye L. j
Cozart and Gail E. Owens of
Durham; Mary B. Harrelson of
Yanceyvilie; Mary H. Harris of
Morrisville; Lillian V. Hoggard
and Frances D. Riddick of Ahos-
kie; Loleta B. Horton of Zebulon;
I'aye Houpe of Scotts; Marie Mc-
S w a i n of Kings Mountain;
Dorothy D. Newkirk of Watha;
.Janice K. Raynoi- of Coleraine;
Flora Riddick and Julia Shep
pard of Williamston.
Also Elizab th M. Shelley of
Fayetteville; L a r y Spencer of
Randleman; Shelia Springs of
Charlotte; Charlie G. White of
Concord; Gwendolyn White of
Youngsville; Sandra G. Williams
and Jane E. Young of Asheville.
Also Bessie A. Dove of Rich-
mont, Va.; Ernest N. Clemons
of Westbury and Frederick N.
Terry of Mt. Kisco, both of New
York and Carlton L. Simian of
Piscataway, N. J.
FKESH'mEN: Susan L. Jen
kins of Winston-Salem; Doris E.
Covington. Doris Hall, Pati’icia
Aiui Johnson. Cynthia C. Ross
and Jeannette Walton, all of
Charlotte; Georgia Fox of Ran
dleman; Andrew J. Gaither of
Kannapolis; Mary L. Hogwood of
Leaksville; Lynette C. Hargrove
of Hamlet; Randolph Mills, Jr. of
Richland; Jimmie L. Roberts of
Tarboro; Sarah L. Rutherford of
Nebo; Charlena Sneed of Kittrell;
Maxine Stokes of Louisburg,
Veronica Washington of High
Point and Bettie Watling of
Also Ronald Brandon of Dan
ville, Va.; Ella T. Modeste of
Roosevelt, Va., Loretta Jones of
Uniondale, and Patricia A. Wray
of Manhattan, all of New York
and Barbara A. Moore of Plain
field, N. J. Joan Graves, a special
student of Greensboro.
Janet Beckett
Afro-America Club Sponsors Lecture by Howard Fuller
‘‘Powerlessness breeds a race
of beggars,” Howard Fuller said
Tuesday, Februai-y 13, during a
lecture in Hill Hall. He adcled
that whites ai’e justified in get
ting w h a t they want because
“they have powei'.”
Fuller was invited to speak
at Winston-Salem State College
by the Afro-American Club of
the campus.
Fuller said, “Our brother is in
that poverty bag; he wants out
and we ai'e going to get him out
any way we possibly can.”
He said that the Black man is
ashamed of himself which shows
that “our greatest poverty is
poverty of the mind.” Some of
the Blacks, he said, “are walking
around with natural hair and
processed minds.”
I'\iller frequently referred to
the “ex-Negro,” one who tells
the white man that “everything
is all i-ight with my people.” Ful
ler further definetl him as what
the whites call the “responsible
Negro” or one who continuously
says, 'Yes’ sir, Mr. White Man,
you are right.”
Fuller said Negro schools
shouUl and must liuild an image.
He said Negro students at pre
sent are "being taught to be do
mestics, addicts, and dropouts.”
Fuller said more Negro history
should be taught in Black
schools, colleges a n d universi
“Blacks are not culturally de
prived — we have a ctdture,” he
said. “Every time Aretha Frank
lin sings ‘i’rove It’ and James
Brown sings 'There Was a Time,’
they are showing our cultui'e.”
lie said that Negroes have a
cultui'e of their own and should
not try to be like the whites.
In speaking of economics,
F u 11 e r saitl that the Blacks
“have to move.” “We must bring
forth our own,” he said. "Whites
own everything."
He stated that Black people's
money shoukl circulate among
Concerning politics, F u 11 e r
said that Blacks must vote in a
block. "For years,” he said,
‘■we've been voting for dinnb
whites, so why not vote for some
dumb Blacks now.”
When asked about Martin
Luther King, Adam Clayton
Powell anti other Negro leatlers,
during the question and answer
period following his speech,
I’uller’s continuous reply was: "I
think that he is all right with
In closing. Fuller said. ‘'We
must strive for ovu' own realiza
tion. We must unify around our
blackness — for without social
order there can be no social
The audience’s applause was
exuberant at different portion:
of Fuller's speech. At the end.
he was given a standing ovation.
—Bessie Dove
The Graduate Records Exami
nation for Seniors will be given
on Saturday, March 9, 196S.
Dr. Grattan Freyer author of
Tlio li'ish t'onti'ibution in the
I’olican (luide to English liitora-
tiii-e, anti critic for the Irish
Times will lecture 10:00 a.m.
March 11, 19G8 in Hill Hall
Lecture room.
Alumni Unity Day will be
Saturtiay, March IG, 'l9GS at six
o’clock p.m. at the Statler-Hilton
Dedication of Coltrane Educa
tion Building will take place on
Sunday, March 17, 1968 at three
o'cltx?k p.m.
Parents Day will be held on
Sunday, March 31, 1963.
Patricia Johnson
Hallie Forte

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