North Carolina Newspapers

    Page Four — THE GRYPHON — April 7, 1977
Clubs Make Plans
For Future Events
Rotary Couple Selected
Active senior Denise Ward
has been chosen as the March
Rotary girl. When asked about
her activities outside school, she
replied “I like tennis, swim
ming, bowling or just all sports
in general. 1 was on the tennis
team also.” Denise enjoys
drama and is in Dramatics this
year. “It’s sort of embarrassing
but a lot of fun.” “I don’t have a
a job right now,” she stated,
“but I probably will this
summer.” Denise plans to go to
Carolina to further her educa
tion. “I want to take on a double
major in nursing and teaching,”
she said.
Richard Oxendine sat back
trying to relax and said “now
you can start the interview.”
Richard has been chosen as
March’s Rotary boy. “I enjoy
different sports but mostly
tennis and karate. I also run
track.” Richard was able to
attend Governor’s School last
year. He was asked about his
plans for next year, and he
said, “I plan on going to ECU
and majoring in business
management. I also won a
four-year Air Force ROTC
DENISE PARTICIPATES: Denise Ward Is involved in the Music Club and was vice president for
the Senior Class last semester. She is now homeroom secretary and was chosen as an Outstanding
RICHARD PARTICIPATES: Richard Oxendhie Is in the President’s Cabinet and is also the chairman
of the Fire Drill Committee. He is a member of the Chamber Choir, too. [Photo by Hutchisson]
Booster Oub
The Booster Club is planning
to help out with the upcoming
baseball tournament. They are
also taking in new members.
Service Club
The Service Club is getting
ready for the Easter Sunrise
Service. The service will be held
April 6 at 7:00 a.m. at the
Trinity Lutheran Church.
Music Club
The Music Club is now
teaching music lessons on
Monday afternoons. Piano,
guitar, and dance are being
The Club attended the
Atlantic Rhythm Band Concert
at Wesleyan College on March
Music Club members are
getting ready to silk screen
T-shirts for their club.
A Crafts Show is being talked
about for a spring activity.
Good Sports Club
The Good Sports Club has set
the date for the Athletic Picnic.
It will be May 18th.
Kiwanis Person Chosen
Batts, Dudley, Winstead
Help General Assembly
Johanna Lancaster has been
chosen as Kiwanis person for
March. She is a member of the
National Honor Society, Service
Club, and co-circulation manag
er of the Hi-Noc-Ar.
Johanna works outside school
at the Rocky Mount Sanitarium
as a switchboard operator. “The
work is easy and I enjoy it,” she
Also outside of school she
enjoys sewing and reading. She
helps the Now Generation
Singers as a song leader.
After finishing high school
she plans to attend the
University of North Carolina and
major in nursing or child
JOHANNA PARTICIPATES: Johanna is a member of the Service Club, National Honor Society, and
co-circulation manager of the Hl-Noc-Ar. She eqjoys reading and sewing. [Photo by Hutchisson]
Seminar Class To Invade Washington
Thursday, Apr. 14, the
Seminar classes are leaving for
Washington, D.C.
During the day the students
and chaperones will visit the
White House, Congress, the
Supreme Court, The Smithson
ian and various monuments.
Also in Washington, the
students will attend the America
Concert at Capital Center and
take a cruise down the Potomac
River as night activities.
To help raise money the
students held car washes at
First United Methodist Church
and at Bobbitt’s Exxon at
Tarrytown. The combined total
for these events was $157.50.
Students also had a bake sale on
March 19 where they raised
$219.89. This money will be
used to pay for some of the
chaperones’ expenses and pos
sibly a portion of the night
The chaperones for the trip
are Mr. and Mrs. Bryant
Aldridge, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome
Taylor and also Mr. John
Kaye Batts, Karen Dudley,
and Janet Winstead have been
chosen to serve as Pagettes in
the North Carolina General
Assembly. Kaye was appointed
by Mr. Allen Barbee and Karen
was appointed by Mr. John Ed
Davenport. Kaye and Karen,
members of the Junior Class,
served the week of March 21
through March 25. Janet, a
member of the Senior Class,
served the week of March 28
through April 2. The students
were notified of their appoint
ments by letters from the
Honorable Earl Stewart, speak
er of the House of Representa-
When the House is in session
the pagettes run errands for the
representatives. Mostly they
carry messages betw.een them.
When the House in not in
session, they assist the repre
sentatives in their offices.
When asked how they felt
Kaye replied, “I have served as
a Pagette once before. It is a
worthwhile experience and I am
pleased to have been appointed
again.”'.Janet said, ‘‘I’m
interested in the working of
democratic government on the
state level. I look forward to this
opportunity to make my small
contribution to our state.”
Karen could not be reached for a
comment, but her mother
explained that she looks forward
to this rich experiences with
great anticipation.
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