Sports and schbol news
^Perquimans County par
ticipants in the recent
?Forensics competition at
'Albemarle Academy include,
back row, left to right, Robin
Carlton, Merrill Lane, Steed
Griffin and Dennis Robert
son; front row, left to right,
Shannon Miller, Leah Harrell
and Curtis Byrum.
Richard Skinner named outstanding youth
Richarad W. Skinner, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles T. Skinner, Jr. of
Hertford has recently been named
one of the five Outstanding Youth in
N.C! by the state Jaycettes.
Each year the Perquimans County
Jaycettes select one senior to
represent Perquimans County as
their Outstanding Youth, as do the
other chapters in each county. Each
of the 100 counties may then enter
their nominee in state competition.
The nominees are then judged and
the winners announced. Georgia W.
Stallings, President of the
Perquimans County Jaycettes,
received the news that Richard,
Perquimans County's nominee, had
been named one of the winners.
"It was an honor to be chosen
Perquimans nominee because there
are so many of my peers that could
have been selected, but to win on the
state level was both unexpected and
overwhelming," said ftichard.
The Outstanding Youth is awarded
to one who shows leadership in school
and community, exemplifies service
and dedication, and is basically a
Richard is very active in school. He
is serving as both president of the
student body and president of his
senior class. He has remained an
honor student all four years at school
and is an officer of the Beta Club.
Richard is a very active member of
the Hertford United Methodist
Church serving presently at
president of the youth fellowship.
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Registration for youth soccer continues
Soccer-We are still taking
registration for youth soccer for boys
and girls ages 7-12. The (ee is $7. Call
426-5695 or come by the office to
Baseball-Season is just around the
corner and it's time to register to
play. Any boy who would like to play
Jr. Babe Ruth ages 13-15 or Sr. Babe
Ruth ages 16-18 must sign-up. The fee
is $13 per person. This includes in
sura nee aai-a Babe Ruth l6 Card.
Games will begin the last week of
There will be a meeting of all Babe
Ruth Coaches Wednesday, March 23
at the Senior Center. Meeting time is
Softball-There will be a coaches
meeting Monday, April 4 at the
Senior Center. Coaches for the ladies
league will meet at 7 and the men's
will meet at 8.
All girls ages #-15 who would like to
play softball this summer should
sign-up now at the recreation office.
The fee is $7.
Easter Egg Hunt-There will be an
Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 2-12 at
Missing Mill Park on Friday, April 1.
The egg hunt will begin at 4 P.M. All
children are welcomed to come and
gather Easter Eggs.
Child care workshops scheduled at ECSU
The N.C. Department of Human
Resources' Office of Day Care
Services and Learning Together
Incorporated are co-sponsoring a
series of three child care behavior
workshops in eastern N.C. during
March. The workshops are free of
charge and open to all child care and
Head Start staff, parents and in
The workshop for this area will be
Tuesday, March 22 at 9:30 A.M. at
Elizabeth City State University in the
Graduate and Continuing Education
The focus of each three hour
workshop will be on a special
discipline program called initiating
Self Control", conducted by Julia
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Albemarle Academy takes honors
at Lower School Forensics Meet
Student* from Albemarle
Academy's 5th, tth, and Tth grades
recently went to Prince Edward
Academy in FarmviQe, Va. for the
Aaaoclation of Va. Academies' an
nual Lower School Forensic Meet.
Forensica 1a defined as "the art or
study of argumentation and formal
debate." For these competltons nine
students from each grade prepared
themselves in the general areas of
peotry and prose readings,
monologues, public speaking and
With 12 academies participating,
Albemarle Academy won the second
place trophy for overall excellence.
The 5th grade, sponsored by Mrs.
Karen Luszcx, brought home the
third place trophy for their grade
level. Mrs. Gwen Peters' 6th grade
captured top honors on that level,
and the 7th grade, directed by Mrs.
Rom Riddlck, won the third place
trophy overall for their level.
Individual winners who con
tributed heavily to this success are:
5th grade: Shannon Miller-2nd place
Girls; Monologue, Kiley Pike-2nd
place Boys' Public Speaking; 6th
grade: David Pritchard-Srd place
Boys' Prose, Steed Griffin- 3rd place
Spelling and Mary Kanya Etheridge
2nd place Girls' Monologue.
Also. Lisa Stevenson-2nd place
Girls' Poetry, Holly Dunham-2nd
place Girls' Public Speaking. Byron
Tolaoo-lst place Boys' Monologue.
Chris Hele-lst place Boys' PubUc
Speaking; Tth grade-Paulette
Mansfield -3rd place Girls' Public
Speaking, Dean Porbes-lst place
Spelling, Carl Blades- 1st place Boys'
These students didn't place but
received Superior ratings and con
tributed to total point accumulation:
5th grade-Christy Beal, Mandy
Russell; tth grade-Steve Went*; Tth
grade-Merrill Lane, Sherri Jennings.
Participating from Perquimans
County were: Robin Carlton, Steed
Griffin, Leah Harrell, Shannon
Miller, Dennis Robertson and Merrill
ECSU hosts School Day in April
A free lunch will be a high noon
celebration for students attending
Northeastern N.C.'s Second Annual
Applied Technology Fair '83 on the
opening day, Thursday, April 21 at
Elizabeth City State University.
Designated School Day, 92 schools
in northeastern N.C. have been in
vited to choose from a menu of
Hoagie Sandwiches or Fried Chicken
by a new food service industry
exhibiting at the fair. The students
also will participate in a taste test
research experiment for In
stitutional Food Services,
distributors for Draper Pre
packaged Egg Products of New
York. In addition to hoagies and fried
chicken, the students will check off
responses to fruit cups, mixed
vegetables, fried potatos, icy pop
sicles and spooner milkshakes, ac
cording to Frank Williams, IFG
representative in Greenville, who is
looking for a site to locate the new
food service industry in northeastern
New technologies for preparation,
storage and distribution will be
displayed by IFG in the ECSU
Vaughn Center arena of technologies
at FAIR '83, scheduled Thursday
through Saturday noon, April 21-23.
The fair, co-sponsored by Nor
theastern N.C. Tomorrow, is geared
to draw many prospecstive new
industries or technologies for
development. Willaims sees nor
theastern N.C. as a "prime site for
serving a large area of N.C. and
A Science Fair for award winners
in local competitions at 92 schools,
grades 7-U, will be closed during the
morning for judging In eight
divisions by the ECSU Science
Faculty, when visiting school groups
will view technologies exhibited at
two expansive sites. Technologies
will cover a full spectrum, ranging
from co-generation of electricity in
hog farming to the same technology
for greenhouse operation for plants,
tropical fish or other products;
Computer technology ranging from
advanced equipment of the U.S.
Coast Guard to the commercial
product to* tomorrow by ATARI, and
educational computers of the
university and community colleges
exhibiting at the fair. Coastal
technologies will range from ultra
light aircraft to eel farming and off
shore oil exploration. Corporate and
military technologies will open
minds of youth and adult alike to the
world of tomorrow from a firsthand
glimpse of technologies today.
Science Fair awards will be
presented at a 1 P.M. ceremony with
eight 950 savings bonds for first place
winners, free pizzas to second pUce
winners and free hamburger, dinners
to third place winners. The awards
are contributed by Elizabeth City
banks, Pizza Hut and Burger King.
Class projects from 16 schools will
be non-competitive, but will reflect
technologies or economic develop
ment of each schools county and will
be exhibited in the main arena ?
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