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Corinthian Clippings for March, 1982
A Corinth woman has been selected to Who's Who Among American Junior College Students. Debbie Baggett was chosen on academic and leadership qualifications.
Ms. Baggett is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Baggett. She is a pre-med major at Northeast Mississippi Junior College.
She works part-time at Magnolia Hospital as a nursing assistant.
At NEMJC Miss Baggett serves as president of the Phi Theta Kappa. She is in Minneapolis, Minn., this week for the annual Phi Theta Kappa convention.
Miss Baggett will represent the junior college at a governor's conference in Jackson soon. The two-day meeting is for mathematical-science majors who are honor students.
A member of the dean's list, Miss Baggett received the scholastic award in the NEMJC beauty pageant this year. She is a member of the Society of Student Scientists and the tennis team.
She plans to go to Ole Miss to further her studies toward a degree in medicine.
Miss Baggett is a member of the Rienzi First Baptist Church where she sings in the youth choir.
CLAIMS WRITING PRIZE
NEMJC freshman Lisa Winters of Corinth claimed second place in the short story competition sponsored by the Mississippi Junior College Creative Writing Association.
Winners were announced Saturday during the Association's fourth annual spring workshop hosted by Northeast.
Her short story, "Magnolia Blossom," will be included in the 1982 edition of the Junior College Writer, the MJCCWA literary magazine.
A journalism major, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Winters.
Mary Ellen Gray of Corinth has recently presented an Accounting Excellence Award as "the most outstanding sophomore" in the School of Accountancy at Mississippi State University.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman L. Gray, she has maintained a perfect 4.0 quality-point average in both her major and overall course of study.
She is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha social sorority and Phi Eta Sigma and Gamma Beta Phi honor societies.
She was presented the award by Dr. Louis E. Dawkins, accountancy school-director, at an awards day ceremony.
NAMED CLUB'S OFFICER
BOONEVILLE-Corinth student Kay Hardwick has been named an officer of the Home Economics Club at Northeast Mississippi Junior College.
Miss Hardwick was chosen the club's vice-president recently.
She will serve along with Secretary-Treasurer Dana White of Baldwyn; Reporter Janet Lindley of Booneville; Member-At-Large Carla Gaillard of Ripley; and President Camille Carroll of Booneville.
The club's growth is to develop leadership, to promote professional growth, and to provide study in the field of home economics.
Corinthian Clippings for March, 1982
MEDICAL SEMINAR IS PLANNED
Physicians and medical students with Corinth ties will be featured in a continuing education seminar May 29th hosted by the Alcorn County Medical Club and Magnolia Hospital.
Elbert A. White, III, M.D., director of Continuing Medical Education, recently revealed plans for the upcoming event.
Out-of-town physicians invited to speak at the upcoming spring seminar include: Joseph Bailey, Michael Coleman, J.T. Davis, Jr., S.H. Dees, John S. Dodd, Jr., Ben E. Everett, Jr., James Galyean, James Geisler, Carl Hale, John C. Hardin, Hanley Hasseltine, Julian Hill, Jr., Tom Hill, Marshall Horton, Howard Johnson, Ed Lewis, James Lindsay, Varna P. Love, Don Marecle, Lon McAnally, Bernard Patrick John Eugene Ray, Lee Rogers, Jerry Ross, Fred W. Rushton, Jr., Sue Haley Simmons, Sam Stephenson, Sam Welch, and O.B. Wooley.
Medical students invited to attend the one-day event include: Susan Czarnecki, Timothy Geno, Richard Heyer, Ricky Key, Phil Mathis, Curt McLemore, Robert O'Brien, Jere Weaver and John Wooley.
ALCORN ATTENDS FFA BREAKFAST
Three Alcorn County FFA members and their advisors attended a Sponsor's Breakfast at the Downtown Holiday Inn in Jackson on Feb. 25th. The breakfast was given in honor of those people who help support the Mississippi FFA Association. Gov. William Winter was the speaker for the occasion. While in Jackson, the group toured the old Capitol. Pictured (in original paper) are Hansford Huff, FFA advisor from the Alcorn County Vocational Center; Buddy Turner, president of the Vocational Center FFA Chapter; Mike Bugg, sentinel at the Vocational Center Chapter; Doug Mitchell, president of the Kossuth FFA Chapter; and David Cox, advisor of the Kossuth FFA Chapter.
RIENZI PUPILS HONORED
Principal Marvin Bain has released the fourth grading period's honor roll students for the Rienzi Elementary School.
Making all A's and B's in the second grade were Charles Bullock, Scotty Johnson, Brad Nash, Laura Nash, Cassie Putt, Kelly Robinson, Tracy Robinson, Andy Rowsey, Barak Staffor and Brad Stephenson.
Two third graders made all A's. They were Jane Johnson and Charla Palmer.
Other classmates making A's and B's were Holley Benjamin, Wendy Bobbitt, Brian Coker, Shane Hall, Kellie Moore, Shellie Moore, Wendy Nunley, R.T. Rinehart, Paula Robinson and Chris Sanders.
Five students in the fourth grade were listed as all A's students. These were Melody Harrison, Jennifer Lee, Len Coats, Brandon Wilbanks and Daniel Palmer.
Ronny George, Stephanie Houston, Brian McCalla, Vera Woodard, Jason Eaton, Jeana Milsaps, Tracy Rinehart and Tommy Hillard were fourth graders list for A's and B's.
In the fifth grade, only four students made honor roll status. Phillip Henson, Paula Stacy, Donald McCoy and Stephanie Robinson were credited with making all A's and B's.
Lara Hillard and Penny Nash made all A's in the sixth grade. Others making A's and B's were Michael Taylor, Melissa Wheeler, Mary Richardson and Angela Milsaps.
Seventh graders with A's and B's were Tammy Williams, Melissa Searcy, Nan Burcham, Mitzi Gann and Trevor Williams.
Two eighth graders made all A's-Dana Moore and Gina Musard. Cindy Harris, Kathy Brown, Tracy Palmer, Mike Lee and Geri Hall were classmates making A's and B's.
Corinthian Clippings for March, 1982
She's One-April Heather Burns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donna Roger Burns, was one Feb. 15th. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Gertrude Knight of Glen, Mrs. Mary Burns and the late Thomas Burns of Iuka
She's Two-Brooke Gray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gray, was two Jan. 28th. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Atwell Gray of Michie, Tennessee and Mr. and Mrs. John King of Corinth.
He's Two-Brandon Heath Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Johnson of Corinth, was tow Jan. 30th. His grandparents are Mrs. Elta Latch, Mr. and Mrs. Garvin Latch and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lavon Johnson, all of Corinth.
He's Three-Bryan Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hill was three Feb. 20th. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Larken Wigginton, Mrs. Beatrice Hill and the late Jack Hill of Booneville.
He's One-Chris Gurley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Gurley, was one Feb. 4th. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Gurley.
He's One-Jonathan Calvery, son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Calvery, was one March 7th. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Calvery of Corinth.
UNEVEN? Lila Garrison is practicing on the set of uneven parallel bars funded through the YMCA's tumbleathon. She is one of six girls who qualified for the state gymnastic meet which will be held Saturday, March 20th in Hattiesburg. The other girls were Jennifer Anderson, Jan Pittman, Paige Meeks, Page McAlpin and Price Mathis. To qualify for the state meet, the girls had to attain a score of 28 at the two February qualifying meets. Those girls who went and placed in the second of those two meets included Paide Meeks, 4th place on the bars; Kate Bennett, 4th place on the balance beam; Deborah Alexander, 3rd place on the beam and 4th place in the floor exercise; Price Mathis, 3rd place on the vault, 4th place on the beam, 5th place on the parallel bars and 4th place all around; Lila Garrison 3rd place on the floor exercises, 2nd place on the balance beam, 2nd place on the vault and 2nd place all around. Girls attending the first meet included Price Mathis, Shea Wynot, Paige McAlpin, Kate Bennett, Jan Pittman and Jennifer Anderson.
FREEZING-William Miskelly enjoys the fruits and vegetables of his efforts throughout the year. Above (pictured in 1982), he is examining beans which came out of his last summer's garden. He put up not only a freezer full of the produce, he also canned, pickled and preserved several of his garden items. Even though the garden saves Miskelly hundreds of dollars in food bills, his main purpose for it is it's value as a hobby for the agriculturist retiree.
Feb. 23rd, Mr. and Mrs. Lannie M. Childers became parents of a daughter, Lisa Mae Childers. She weighed 6 lbs., 12 ozs. at delivery. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James Carmack and Virginia Mae Childers, all of Corinth.
Feb. 23rd, Mr. and Mrs. Frazier Coleman became parents of a son, Walter Hill Coleman. He weighed 7 lbs., 6 ozs. at delivery. His grandparents are Mrs. Evelyn Coleman and the late Thomas Hill Coleman, both of Corinth and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Helton of Glen.
Feb. 23rd, Mr. and Mrs. Gary F. Crum became parents of a daughter, Carrie Lee Crum. She weighed 7 lbs., 3 ozs. at delivery. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William L. Lee of Corinth and Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie F. Crum of Corinth.
Feb. 23rd, Mr. and Mrs. Darcey Russell became parents of a son, Tony Dewayne Russell. He weighed 8 lbs., 4 ozs. at delivery. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Russell and Mr. and Mrs. Joel Bowen, all of Corinth.
Feb. 23rd, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Levine became parents of a daughter, Jessica Brandyn. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 ozs. at delivery. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Levine of Lake Placid, Florida, and Mrs. Joy Miller of Florence, Alabama.
Feb. 28th, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Barnes became parents of a daughter, Alecia Karen Barnes. She weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz. at delivery. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John F. Gray, Mrs. Marie Hall and the late Raymond W. Barnes, all of Walnut.
Mar. 3rd, Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Jones, Starkville, became parents of a son, Jacob Riley Jones. He weighed 8 lbs., 13 ozs. at birth. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Julian B. Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jones all of Corinth.
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