Soloist in the cast of "A Night Under The Big Top" are hack row left to
right, Charles Cash (ring master ), Tammie Hendrix, Kent Locklear,
Michelle Crotty, Bobby Carter; front row left to right. Adriene Kemp,
Melody Williamson ( ring master ?), and Caroline Ansley.
Big Top Musical Set
For Hoke High May 19
The circus comes to town May
19 when the Hoke County High
School Chorus and chorale will
present "A Night Under the Big
Top" in one week at 8:15 p.m. in
the McDonald Gymnasium.
Several soloists will be featured.
Kent Locklear plays P.T. Bar
num, and Michelle Crotty plays
Chairy Barnum. They never seem
to agree on anything, but their per
formance of "1 Like Your Style"
proves that their love overcomes
Barnum's first attraction is a
160-year-old woman played by
Despite her age, she sings
"Thank God I'm Old."
Another of his attractions is on
ly 25 inches tall. General Tom
Thumb, played by Lynn Branch,
who sings "Bigger Isn't Better."
Barnum finds yet another attrac
tion in Jenny Lind, played by
Unfortunately for Chairy Bar
num. he runs away with Jenny
after touring "New York, New
York," proving that "Love Makes
Such Fools Of Us All."
Barnum finally comes to his
senses and returns to Chairy with
the promise to live in "Black and
White," which is sung by Adrienne
Barnum finds a business partner
in J A Bailey. "The Prince Of
Humbug," played by Bobby
Other soloists include Bryan
Foster. Arnold Miller and Willett
Bissett. Donna Spangler and
Other songs performed by the
chorus and chorale include "Send
In the Clowns," "Join The
Circus." "The Colors of My
Life," and "There Is A Suckcr
Born Ev'ry Minute."
The program will be covercd by
WKFT TV 40 in Fayetteville.
Admission is $2.00 in advance
and $2.50 at the door.
Davis Honored At Cast Carolina
Ken Davis of 403 McMillion
Street in Raeford was among 44
student and graduate nurses who
have been inducted into East
Carolina Univesity's Beta Nu
chapter of Sigma Theta Tau honor
They formally accept ed
membership at the chapter's an
nual spring induction ceremony in
the auditorium of the Jenkins Fine
Arts Center on campus Saturday.
Highlighting the event was a
keynote address, "The Nurse as
Scholar," presented by Dr. Helen
Smith Gets Diploma
Carolyn Williams Smith received
her high school diploma on May b
at Sandhills Community College
during the annual Continuing
Education Achievement night.
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The purpose of Sigma Theta
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research and achievement in the
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Behind the scene
Anne Dorsey (top) director of the performance, Stacey Miller (middle)
choreographer, and Caroline Ansley (bottom) publicist, all remain behind
the scenes but play a very vital role in getting ".4 Might Under The Big
Top " ready for the May 19 performance.
Ricky A. Mariinez of Raeford, a
senior medical student at the
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
of Wake Forest University, has
been awarded a 1983-84 house of
ficer appointment at Sinai
Hospital of Baltimore.
He will train in internal
Martinez is the son of Mrs. An
na Martinez of Raeford and Mr.
Tony Martinez of New York City.
He is one of 101 students who
will receive the M.D. degree May
16 during commencement exercises
on the Wake Forest campus. John
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take house officer training in 52
hospitals in 23 states and the
District of Columbia. House of
ficer appointments are made
through the National Intern/Resi
dent Matching Program.
: HOSA Students Attend
7th Annual Congress
The Hoke High Chapfei_of
Health Occupations students of
America (HOSA) had four
delegates to attend the 7th Annual
HOSA Congress at the Hyatt
House in Winston Salem on May
5, 6 and 7.
Th?. ielegates attended sessions
which included Health Education
information, leadership skills
development, and listened to pro
minent guest speakers.
Competitive events were held in
cluding informative speech, writ
ten medical terminology, medical
terminology spelling, job seeking
skills, extemporaneous health
display, extemporaneous speaking,
parliamentary procedure contest,
basic first aid, and chapter activity
Deborah Goodman and Miyochi
Dudley, from Hoke High HOSA
Chapter competed in Informative
Speech and job seeking skills.
Four voting delegates par
ticipated in the business session.
Representing Hoke County as
voting delegates were Deborah
Goodman, Miyochi Dudley,
Vainette Weber and Carol Davis.
Parliamentary procedure was
followed and all business sessions
were conducted by students.
Matthews Tapped For UNC Award
Ronald Lee Matthews Jr. of
Raeford has been selected as the
recipient of the John Gold
Scholarship to attend the Universi
ty of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill Graduate School.
The scholarship, which is award
ed to incoming graduate students
who are planning a career in local
government, is awarded in the
amount of SI, 000 each year.
Matthews graduated Cum
Laude with the Pembroke State
University Class of 1983 receiving
his B.A. degree in Sociology and
Criminal Justice. While at Pem
broke, he was a member of the
Sociology Honor Society.
Lee graduated with honors from
Robeson Technical College with a
degree in Police Science prior to at
While attending Pembroke the
last four years, Matthews was also
employed full time by the City of
Raeford as a Fire-Police Dis
Matthews, who is a native of
Winston-Salem, was a graduate of
Southern Wayne High School in
Goldsboro and participated in the
Air Force Junior ROTC three of
his four years in school.
Other honors and awards Mat
thews has received include being a
member of the National Honor
Society, being awarded the
American Legion Medal for
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Ronald Lee Matthews Jr.
scholastic excellence, and serving
as a marshall at Robeson Technical
College for the class of 1980.
Lee is the son of Raeford City
Manager Ronald and Faberge
nurse Barbara Matthews.
Matthews is the grandson of
Van D. Matthews and John Glen
and Ella Mae Hedrick, all residents
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