North Carolina Newspapers

    VOL. VI, NO. 7
MAY, 1968
Ernest Clemons
Elected State
The North Carolina Student Na
tional Educational Association held
its annual spring meeting on April
5, 1968 at Shaw University in Ra
leigh, North Carolina.
Attending this state meeting were
representatives from St. Augus
tine’s College, Elizabeth City State
College, Fayetteville State College,
Barber-Scotia College and Winston-
Salem State College. The delegates
representing WSSC were Charlene
Paylor, Maurice Jackson, Linda
Whitfield, Julia Sheppard, Flora
Reddick, Walda Braxton, Eldora
Ewing, Gwendolyn White, Ernest
Clemons, and Mr. John F. Lewis.
The meeting was held to elect
and install new state officers. The
state officers for 1968-69 are the
following persons;
President: Ernest Clemons, Win-
ston-Salem State College; First
Vice-President: James Burt, St.
Augustine’s College; Second Vice-
President: Donnell Morris, St.
Augustine’s College; Third Vice-
President: William McMillian,
A & T State University; Corres
ponding Secretary; Naomi G. Hag-
wood, A & T State University; Re
cording Secretary: Wilbert Haw
kins, Elizabeth City State College;
Chaplain: Gwendolyn Chambers,
Fayetteville State College; Parlia
mentarian: Maurice Jackson, Win
ston-Salem State College.
The newly elected president,
Ernest Clemons, attended the
SNEA Regional Meeting which was
held May 10 and 11, in Atlanta, Ga.
Robbin Kirkland Elected President of SGA
I The leading voice in campus
I politics next year will be that of
Robbin Kirkland. Kirkland, an
Independent candidate, launched
himself into the political ring
against two candidates of estab
lished parties in the spring election.
I He received 239 votes, defeating
John Brown of the Liberal party
i and Joseph Lightsey of the Pro-
j gressive party. He is the 1968-69
j president of the Student Govern
ment Association.
I A native of Winston-Salem, Kirk-
I land is a physical education major
and a history minor. He is a mem-
, ber of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity,
the Young Democrats Club and
; the baseball team. He made the
. following statement upon his elec
tion: ‘’As president-elect of the
Student Government Association, I
am looking forward to a very
prosperous and enjoyable year. I
am also looking forward to shar
ing my ideas and instituting those
things which will be beneficial to
the student body and to Winston-
j Salem State College”.
! Competition was also keen in the
! campaign for the office of vice
president. Fred Terry, a sophomore
transfer student from Akron Uni-
1 versity, received 224 votes to
Ronald Dyson's 173.
; Larry Butler, a junior, took the
! office of judicial affairs 231-194
j over Robert Anderson,
i The office of social affairs was
!won by Robert Massey, a sopho-
'more, with 245 votes over Burma-
Fred Terry, Gail Owens, Larry Butler, Carol Page, and Robbin Kirkland, deane George, a junior, who re-
I ceived 155 votes.
SGA Officers are (L. to R
Two Students Win Study Grants
A class of 175 seniors will be
graduated from Winston-Salem
State College at 3 p.m. Sunday,
May 26, in Fries Auditorium.
Speaker for the commencement
exercises will be Mr. Hobart Tay
lor, Jr., of Washington, D. C. Mr.
Taylor has served as Special Coun
sel to the President’s Commission
on Equal Employment Opportuni
ty, Special Assistant to President
Johnson, Associate Counsel to Pres
ident Johnson, and is presently a
partner in a prominent law firm.
A native of Texarkana, Texas, Mr.
Taylor received the Bachelor of
Arts degree from Prairie View
State College; the Master of Arts
degree from Howard University
and the LL.B. degree from the
University of Michigan.
Commencement Week activities
began Sunday, May 19, with the
annual choir concert. The seniors
will be honored at dinner on May
22, and Class Day activities are
scheduled for Friday, May 24.
Alumni Day will begin with din
ner and a business meeting at 4
p.m. Saturday in Whitaker Gym
nasium. At this time seniors will be
formerly inducted into the associa
May 19-26
SUNDAY, May 19
Senior Week Activities
Annual Choir Concert
Fries Auditorium
4:00 P.M. Alumni Dinner
Business Meeting
Induction of Seniors into Alumni Association
Whitaker Gymnasium
SUNDAY, May 26
3:00 P.M. Commencement
Mr. Hobart Taylor, Jr., Attorney
Dawson, Quinn, Riddell, Taylor and Davis
Washington, D. C.
Fries Auditorium
4:30 P.M. Reception
Seniors, Parents of Seniors, Faculty, Alumni
Auditorium Lawn
Miss Jacquelyn Taylor, a sopho
more from Brooklyn, New York,
has received a grant to attend a
Summer Institute in Repertory
Theater at the University of Cali
fornia in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Miss Taylor will study drama
and will star in one of the four
plays sponsored by the Summer
Institute. She will assist in the pro
duction and direction also. The
Summer Institute will begin June
17 and will end August 2.
Miss Taylor is an English major
and an Art minor. She is an active
member of the Dramatics Guild,
English Club, and a member of
the New Argus Staff. Her hobbies
are designing clothing, drawing,
and reading.
Miss Gloria Herring, an Elemen
tary Education major from Lake
wood, New Jersey, has received a
scholarship to study at Yale Uni
versity this summer. Last summer.
Miss Herring was the recipient of
a scholarship to study at Colum
bia University.
The scholarship is offered by the
Carnegie and Ford Foundations or
the I.S.S.P., the Intensive Summer
Studies Program, which was es
tablished in 1966 by Harvard,
Yale, and Columbia Universities.
The program was set up in an ef
fort to identify and evaluate stu
dents capable of completing ad
vanced degree programs, to en
courage such students to apply to
graduate schools, and to recom
mend them for admission to ap
propriate graduate committees.
Miss Herring will enroll at Yale
June 22. The program will termi
nate August 18.
Miss Herring, a junior at \VSSC,
plans to enter graduate school and
pursue a degree in social research.
She is a member of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, a cheerleader, and
an active member of many func
tions on and off campus. She en
joys dancing, skating, horseback
riding, and listening to jazz and
gospel records.
—Janet Beckett
The incumbent Gail Owens, a
sophomore, remains head of secre
tarial affairs with 238 votes over
Margaret Sweat, a freshman, who
received 177 votes.
The office of financial affairs
saw keen competition between
Carol Page, president of Phi Beta
Lambda, who received 206 votes
to Shirley Pete’s 191 votes.
—Frederick Edwards
After graduation, she plans to
attend graduate school to earn a
degree in Dramatic Arts.

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