THE VOICE OF WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
VOLUME 5—No. 1
WILKESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
OCTOBER 19, 1971
To Wilkes Community College
Qubs And Organizations
The men pictured above are participating in a surveying exercise
termed “running a line of levels.” This process is used in prepar
ation for the construction of a house. On the left resting against
the “level rod” is Shelton Stikes. In the center is Mr. Robert
Hahn, the instructor. A1 Transou watches in the background as
Mark Brooks peers through the “leveler.” Surveying, a new
course at WCC, is designed to train the student as a foreman or
supervisor in the construction field.
Clubs and organizations at
Wilkes Community College are
very important because they are
for the students and students
alone. It’s true that clubs have
adult advisors, but what are
we but young adults?
Take part in school activities
by joining one of the clubs or
organizations on campus. They
are as follows:
STUDENT GOVERNMENT AS
SOCIATION — The Wilkes Com
munity College Student Govern
ment Association is the impartial
mediator between the student and
the administration. It approves
charters for organizations and
allocates funds for publications
and student affairs. The associ
ation conducts hearings for stu-
New Faces At WCC
W ith the be ginning of F all Quar -
ter, several new faces have ap
peared, and one familiar face,
that of Mrs. Brenda Moore, has
reappeared. Mrs. Moore is back
with her MA after a year’s leave
A new face in the College
Transfer Program is Mr. J.
Harrison Vance. Mr. Vance
teaches math, physics, and an
evening course in humanities (111).
A native of Louisiana, he has had
five years’ experience at NASA.
Also in the College Transfer area
is Mrs. Nancy Whittington, who is
relieving Mr. Linney of some
of his duties in the Physical
Education Department. She is
presently teaching folk dancing
and tennis. Mrs. Whittington is
the wife of Mr. Tom Whitting
ton, our registrar.
In the Media Center are two
new people, Mrs. Janice Camp
bell and Mr. Gary McNeil. Mrs.
Originally from Brooklyn, New
York, he comes to us fromNice-
Campbell has attended UNC-G
and graduated from Caldwell
Community College in the Li
brary Technician Program. She
has had experience as a library
assistant at Caldwell Public Li
brary. Mr. McNeil, the new equip
ment technician, has served in
a similar capacity for the County
Another addition to the staff
is Mr. Sherry Kelly of Winston-
Salem. Mrs. Kelly, a graduate of
Westminster Choir School and
UNC, will instruct in voice and
serve as choral director.
•Mr. Gwyn Bard and Mr. Robert
A. Hahn have joined the Building
Construction Technology staff.
Mr. Bard, a native of Ashe County,
will instruct in drafting. Mr. Hahn
will be concerned with the teach
ing of building construction theory
as well as practical application,
ville, Florida. He has anAASand
BS in BuildingScience from Pratt
Institute of Brooklyn, and an MS
in Building Construction from
the University of Florida at
Gainesville. He has previously
taught at Okaloosa-Walton Junior
College at Niceville.
Among the new courses at
Wilkes are beginning voice, ad
vanced voice, and chorus, taught
by Mrs. Kelly. Three quarters
of sociology will be offered to
students who may desire to ma
jor in that field. Evening classes
are now being offered in the
College Transfer Program for
those who do not have the op
portunity to attend day classes.
Phyllis Moretz, Sandy Jones and Bobby Minton use Instructional
Media Center facilities during leisure hours.
The Travelers Protective Asso
ciation awarded Willard Mar
tin, a 1971 graduate of East
Wilkes High School, an ac
counting scholarship Monday
evening. Willard, the son of
Mrs. Agnes Martin, resides at
Route 2, Ronda, and is enrolled
in accounting classes at WCC.
He plans to use the money
from the scholarship to further
his education in accounting,
hoping to become a CPA.
dent violations. It provides lea
dership in student affairs and in
the development of programs for
the betterment of the college.
YEARBOOK — The yearbook.
The Cougar, is a portrayal of
the year’s events both by pic
ture and written word. It is com
piled and edited by an appointed
staff of students under the super
vision of a faculty advisor.
NEWSPAPER — The “Cougar
Cry” is the school paper which is
published monthly. It furnishes
the students with current infor
mation on school happenings.
CIRCLE K — Circle K is a
service organization sponsored
by the local Kiwanis Club for
college men which develops fu
ture leaders and citizens whose
philosophy is founded on free
dom, initiative, the American and
Canadian heritage, and unselfish
services to others.
KEYETTES — The Keyettes is
an organization sponsored by the
Circle K Club. Its purpose is
to assist the Circle K in group
projects on the campus and in
the community. The main ob
jects of the Keyettes is to en
courage participation in group
activities and to promote good
fellowship and high scholarship.
STUDENT NATIONAL EDUCA
TION ASSOCIATION ~ The S.N.
E.A. is the student branch of the
National Education Association,
the largest professional teacher
organization in the world. The
main goals of the S.N.E.A. are
to develop an interest in better
education and in better profes
sional methods and attitudes. It
helps prepare more alert stu
dents today for better teachers
PHI BETA LAMBDA — Phi
Beta Lambda is a national or
ganization of college or univer
sity students enrolled in one
or more business subjects. Its
purpose is to improve scholar
ship and develop qualities that
will enable young men and wo
men to participate effectively in
business, professional, and com
munity life. Activities of WCC’s
Sigma Iota Chapter are designed
for educational and social value.
ATHLETICS AND INTRA
MURAL ACTIVITIES — The Col
lege participates in inter
collegiate basketball and golf.
A number of intramural athletic
competitions are organized under
the auspices of the Department
of Physical Education. Additional
activities will be added as needs
develop, and finance and physical
plant resources permit.
CHEERLEADERS — The pur
pose of the Cheerleaders of WCC
is to promote school spirit, con
duct pep rallies, support the team
and to attend all games possible.
Any full-time student with an
overall “C” average is eligible
to be a member of the cheer
leaders upon tryout.
VETERANS CLUB — Mem
bers must be veterans of at least
six months active duty in the
armed forces of the United States.
Its purpose is to provide infor
mation for incoming veterans
concerning VA benefits, assist
them in finding living quarters,
and to focus their efforts and
opinions for the benefit of the