Friday, Feb. 24, 1967 THE BLACKBIRD February Rotary Couple Selected Jim Middleton’s seiection as Rotary Boy comes as no sur prise to those who know him. He has shown himseilf to Ibe an all-round student, both in and out of Bohool. His school activities are as varied as his out-of school ac tivities. Jim is a member of the National Honor Society and Phalanx Cluib and is also serv- iri'g as Vice-Pnesident of the Senior CJIass. His extriacurricular activities include playing in a combo known as the Tempests and skin-diving. He became inter ested in skin-diving in (the fifth grade because fo the T. V. show Sea Hunt. He: decided then and there to save has money and buy the necessary equipment for skin-diving. Startling: Experience Many things can happen to a skin-diver. Once, when Jim was divinig in a lake in Floridia, he ran out of air. Wtoien he sur- Talent Show To Be Presented At March Assembly The Senior Class of RMSH will present a special talent show assembly on Friday, March 20. It will be a well- rounded show of senior talent. The auditions for the show were held Monday night, February 20. The senior talent show com mittee consisting of Roger Stan- cil, chairman, Scott Ryals, Joan Meeks, Barbara Overman, Bryan Tuttle, and George Clack. The “Senior AU-Stars" will be the main laittraction The singers, called “Tony and the Tigers”, are Tony Dennis, Roger Stan- cil, Dan Ballamce, Bill Meakin, and Mack Pridgen. faced he found the boat was almost a half-mile away. He had to swim to the boat with what felt like a fifty-pound weight hatiiging around his waist. Jim and several other Senior High students often dive at the old quarry on the other side of Sharpsburg. When asked how he felt swimming in a rock quarry he said, “It’s sort of funny to Ibe swimming along and suddenly come upon an old tractor lying on the bottom.” Jim plans to further his edu cation at State University, where he will major in chemical engine eiing. Sharon Takes Two Honors February is a “red-letter” month for Sharon James. Sha ron is Rotary Girl amd the re cipient of the Outsitanding Stu dent Car. When asked how she felt about receiving those honors, she said, “I feel very insigni ficant when I compare myself to other students here at RMSH. I aannot see where I have ac- my stay here, but very fortun ate to be a small part of this school.” We all know that Sha ron has accomplished a great deal. Service Club Is Feb. Club Of The Month Ch. V “He profits most who serves best.” Perhaps the major reason for *rue of all „ ^ .V, of R. M. S. H.’S service clubs and especially of the Service Club. It is one of those groups which is always bustling with activity, always on the go with some new project. The Servdice Club has no cathchy name to call to mind its many good deeds, no inspiring motto to represent its ideals. the selection of Sharon for these two honors is that she is a ty pical student. She is well-known and weil-Mked by students. She likes ito watch sports. In doing so, she shows the qualities of a Good Sports Club member. Although she was Secretary of the Senior Class during the firsit semester, she managed to stay on tfii© Honor RoU. She j The dub needs no motto-its intends to continue tihis practice name tolls its purpose. To serve while she serves as Vice-Pres- ident of the National Honor So ciety. Sharon works every afteomoon after school and on Saturdays in the office of Low’s, Inc. She plans to work there through this summer and in the Hall attend Hardbargers Business College. Even though Sharon does feel insignificant in the life of RMSH, it is students like her that help to make our school complished very much during one of the best. ce Johnnie Joyner, the caped usader, hugged' the referee a good call and lhad to be Just Checledln! Bold Plaids and Check ered Checks have just arrived. A world of new ideas for your con sideration. See them now. MEN’S WEAR Tarry town Mall J the school and community well is its rt)jective, andl to that end the club’s members whole heartedly devote their efforts. The Service Club’s president is probably one of the busiest people at Senior High. It is he who supervises aU the cluib’s activities land keeps it headed toward its goals. In this. Presi dent Johnny Gower ably led the club during 1966. To continue in ithe tradition, the club has re cently elected a new slate of O'fficers. They are: Jim Bren nan, President,; Mark Fafalios, Vice-President; Bnendia Thomp son, Recording Secretary; Betsy Mann, Corresponding Sec retary; and Steve Bunn, Treas urer. Service is a year-round pro- hedir jobs. What has happened to male rheerleaders? No one really mowis for sure. Whatever tlhe eason, boy cheerleaders have led out and today the squad t RMSH consists of thirteen nembers, all girls. The boys in ihigh school today position with the Service C. xt. Each Friday assembly is pre ceded by a well-planned devo tional given by a member of the club. Every morning and afternoon, before and after school, dedicaited public ser- vianits (also members of the Ser vice Club) can be seen from the windows of A hal struggling as they try to raise and lower the flags. Each autum the club sponsors the Homecoming Par ade. At Chrisitniastime club members get together a gift of food and clothing for a family in need. The Service Club is also responsible for the annual Chnisitmas assembly program to which the entire school looks forward. To enhance the mean ing of the Easter season, the club holds a sunrise service each year lat the Trinity Luth eran Church the Thursday be fore Easter. Coming up March 23 at 7:00 A. M., this is one of the club’s most impontaint pro jects. And at the end of the year, a $100 scholarship is awarded by the club to a de serving senior. This club certainly deserves our support. By attending the upcoming sunrise service on March 23 we can show our ap preciation for their efforts to enrich our school year. team or who won the last tennis match. It is great to have so much enthusiasm for football and basketball, but the boys who are playing spring sports would also like to know that the school is beliind them. Thesie boys work just as hard as boys playing the fall sports and they deserve our support. Appliance & Tire Center, Inc. 227 s. E. MAIN STREET EAST CAROLINA’S LARGEST GE DEALER Bunting, Hardy & Minges, Inc. “The Best In Campus Styles’* _ PHOTO BY KILLEBREW ROTARY COUPLE OF THE MONTH-Sharon James and Jim Middleton—combination of many superior qualities. _Kiuig' Hcnooi spirii. In years past school spirit r spring sports has been Iking. The track, golf, tennis d baseball teams have few porters. During football and ■sketball seasons, spirit is mparatively strong. There are the number of members com posing tho team and prevents a wide seelction from which our coaches may dioose the best team. Thus it lessens our chances of boing the very best possible. Bissette’s Drugs —Now Featuring The Latest Records— Smgies and Albums, at Discount Priies IN WINN-DIXIE SHOPPING CENTER “Where Shopping Means Saving” Xocky Mount EYS st Quality “Where fashion doesn’t cost a fortune!” pr “A SMALL SUPERMARKET” Almand's Drugs FAIRVIEW “Where Th KILLEBREW 130 S. MAIN STREET Your Complete Rexall Drug Store BONE’S SADDLE SHOP HWY. 43 EAST OF ROCKY MOUNT STUDIO

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