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2 The Gienville Democrat-Pathfinder i i! D. Banks Wilburn Dr. D. Banks Wilburn, former president of Glenville State Col- lege, will be honored along with 140 graduates during GSC's com- mencement ceremonies. President Emeritus, the highest honor which can be achieved by a retiree of an institution, will be bestowed upon Dr. Wiiburn during the commencement which will begin at 11 a.m. today (May 31) in the gymnasium. The honorary award will be made upon the recommendation of GSC President Dr. WilWam K. Simmons honoring Dr. Wilburn for his 13 years asGSC president, The Presi- dent Emeritus status was " unanimously agreed upon by the West Virginia Board of Regents. Other emeriti distinctions have been received by former academic dean Dr. Delmer K. Somerville and professor Bertha E. Olson. The Wilburns presently reside in Barboursville. The commencement speaker for GSC's ceremonies will be U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, who will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. The honorary degree is the first given in the hi tory of Glenville S te OoHege. Social studies project completed at NES Susan Gregory, Jeff Stump, Jackle Thompson and teacher Lois Marks view posters (Photo by Roger Brady) The EMR class, taught by Lois Marks, at Normantown Elementary School, recently completed a pro- ject in Social Studies. Each stu- dent gave an oral presentation about one of the states in the United States. They also made posters with information they ob- tained by writing to the Depart- ment of Commerce in their chosen state. Students in the class are Clarence Dobbins, Zelda Jenkins, Diane Jenkins, Rondel Deuley, Susan Gregory, Jeff Stump and Jackie Thompson. New investment funds earn state big bucks Interest income on State funds At the 9.29 percent rate of in- recently made available for invest- terest currently being earned in the ment for the first time will equal pool, the State will receive over the entire annual appropriated $900,000in interest. budget for the Treasurer's Office, State Treasurer Larrio Bailey said "This earned interest income today, from this previously unavailable Bailey said that reconciliation of source will bring the State enough State Disbursemer t Accounts money to meet the entire which have been inac;tive since the budgetary appropriation of this of- implementation of legislation past rice," Bailey said. early this year have already enabl- ed the transfer of $9,700,000 to the The Treasurer has been ap- State's short-terrrl Investment propriated $844,095 for the fiscal Pool. veay beginning July 1. m pt~:)~l=KI I%eW Thun~dsy GILNB~ COUNTY ~J~B~, ~IC, PHONE 462-7309 (USPS 22O2O) ~eco~d.Chm po~;m paid ~t Glenwlle Sub~criptio~ price S6+f,~0 tax mch~ted in Gilmez County; other West Vtswint= rmsident= $6+50 plu~ tot, Out of =tste zub~cripttom= ~.00+ C ~ lccept lub~cstptiom= |or leu than =ix mont~+ ROBOT D. IqRNOLD EDITOR-PUBLIsHER OFFICE MANAGER Student Council installed ly In a program presented before the entire student body at Gilmer County High School on the morn- ing of May 22, student council of- ricers for 1979-80 were installed and various faculty members presented school awards for this term. David Scott was installed as stu. lent body president, succeeding Kent Woofter. Others taking office were Tim Moore, succeeding David Scott as vice-president; Sandi Gainer, suc- cessor to Judy Chisler as secretary; Sheri Gainer, suc- ceeding Dawn Hinzman as treasurer; Robin Gower following Jim Chapman as reporter; and Becky Beall becoming parliamen- tarian, an office held this term by Sandi Gainer. Colorful flower and candlelabra decorations formed a background for this ceremony and for the awards presentations which followed. Mrs. Jean Flesher presented Recordkeeping Awards to Diana Smith, Marcia Nuhfer and Donna Tinney and Typing Awards to Tam- my Stalnaker, Sandy Moyers, and Toni Williams. Biology I Award was won by Jim Hatton and Biology II Awards by Susie Crouch and Bill Thrasher. Presenter was Mr. Kenneth Fisher. Yearbook editors, Becky Coberly and Jill Ellern, won the Journalism Awards. Mrs. Barbara Nicholson presented Forensics Awards to Kim Evans, Greg Adolfson, Kent Woofter, Becky Coberly, Lois Miller, Myra Chico and Alison Lowe. She announced that Cer- tificates of Participation would be awarded to Andy Berisford, Jodi Now, Sherrie McPherson, Dawn Hinzman, and Jennifer Brady. Mr. Lewis King presented Band Awards to Charlene Vanhorn for "most progress" and to Jim Fitz- water for "most promise." Jim Hat- ton received the John Philip Sousa Award as "best all-around band student." Kent Woofter presented an award of appreciation from the Stu- dent Council to Cindy Stewart. Mrs. Betty Woofter presented six accounting awards. Gold Awards went to Becky Coberly, Lois Miller and Kent Woofter, while the Silver Awards winner was Patty Kirchberg. Brad McPherson and Rhonda Parsons received Honorable Mention. A Cheerleading Award to Heather Wilson and a Spirit Award to Cindy Stewart were presented by Mrs. Jean Rhoades. Miss Judy Thomas presented a Service Award to Cindy Stewart for her work with girls' basketball and track. Art Awards were presented to Kent Woofter, Greg Adolfson, Alice Jenkins and Dan Chapman. Mrs. Anna Jean Rogucki presented these for "exceptional talent." Mrs. Lucille Butler presented Library Awards to Patty White and Shirley Shackelford Bailey. American Studies II Awards were presented by Mr. Damon West to Andy Berisford, Judy Chisler and Sheri Gainer. Mr. John Wolfe presented World Culture Awards to Sheila Cottrill and Jim Meadows. Principal William J. Piercy gave Service Awards to Becky Coberly and Lois Miller and made a special presentation of a plaque to Kent Woofter. Other special presentations were made by a Glenville State Col- lege student who is an uncle of Frank and Dick Fard, natives of Iran who have attened Gilmer County High School during most of this term. He presented iden- tical portraits of the Ayatollah Kho- meini to Mr. Piercy, Mrs. Rogucki and Miss Rosemary Williams for their especially helpful attitudes toward his nephews. Two musical numbers were part of the program. Opening the ac- tivities was a performance of "For Bobble" by Cindy Stewart, Alice Jenkins and Greg Adolfson, vocalists; and Jill Ellern, Jim Stout, Steve Sprouse, Gary Spaur and Jim Chapman, guitarists. At the close, "The Way We Were" was sung by Greg Adolfson. Sandy Moyers was the piano accompanist. News from your Gilmer Public Radio and TV Guides at the Gilmer Public Library The Gilmer Public Library extends a special Vincent for bringing to our attention excellent gu= radio and TV in West Virginia. He left several of eac for people to take or look at and they will be very ing listening and viewing pleasure. The guides for each month for the following stations: Beckley; WVPW, 88.9 FM, Buckhannon; WHWP, tington; WSWP TV, Channel 9, Beckley. Mrs. Owen will have these guides available at the ! from the stations each month. Call 462-5620 and on the reserve list so you are assured of your Our Grand Opening Wednesday, April 25th cess. If you were unable to come and see the and take home a book. We have books on a variety gardening, diets, sports, cooking, lots of children's section that was chosen by Mrs. Donna Consultant from the West Virginia Library Charleston. The children that have been in have tough time! They can't decide which of the many The Library still needs volunteers. Please call name and select a time to work. We have a volunteer list and would love to add your name to it. Mrs. Owen will be attending intensive library sc| in Huntington May 13th through May 25th and especially needed to work while she is out of town. number is 462-5620. Spring's here.; Great riding awaits 4-H equestrians ...... after they take care of a few tasks. Most horses lead a less ac- tive life during the cold winter season. So before you trot off, you need to get your horse ready for more intensive use. Even if you've been actively us- ing your horse through the past few months, he'll need spr- ingtime attention. Now is the time to trim your horse's hooves and reshoe him if necessary. Also, treat the animal for both internal and ex- ternal parasites. In addition, it is important to vaccinate all horses to protect them against the diseases tetanus, enchephalomyelitis, and possibly influenza. Inspect, repair, and condi. tion all pieces of equipment. Your saddles and all leather straps should be cleaned, treated with neat's-foot oil, and cleaned again witt~ soap. Disinfect blankets or baceria, fungu,' may have during the m( not in use. blankets and tl" a mild dis several times thoroughly You need of the soap And remember, your horse out Don't demand at the start of him into con If you are a in horses, Virginia Univers! Extension County at about the 4- horsemanship P "A poet can survive awthing but a misprint." OsCar IDEAS FOR ALL Student Council officers at Gilmer County High School recently chosen for 1979-80 are (I to r) Shed Gainer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gainer of Glenville, secretary; Becky Beall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Beall of Cedarville, parliamentarian; David Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Scott of Linn, president; Tim Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lee Moore of Glenville, vice president; Robin Gower, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gower of Letter Gap, reporter;, and Sandi Gainer, twin sister of Shed, treasurer. Bike Rodeo at Glenville School Quick Breads for the Busy Baker Making breads really isn't difficult. It is, in fact, easy to fit baking into the busiest workday schedule. Today's hints include a few recipes for baking homemade bread. Even people who work full time can appreciate these quick bread ideas--and enjoy them with soup, salad; or a pleasant cup of tea. Quick breads are almost effortless. They're straightforward and versatile. You can even invent your own. It's espe- cially easy once you've mastered the basic procedure: SiR dry ingredients evenly to distri- bute leaveners and spices. Add dry ingredients to wet ooes all at once, with a few quick strokes. (Too vigorous mixing makes a tough loaf.) Batter should be mushy, neither too thick nor too thin. ~You can always add flour or liquid to get that perfect bal- ance. ) For a start try one of these delicious quick bread recipes: CARROT BREAD 2 eggs % cup maple syrup or 1/3 cup honey cup melted sweet butter or light oil or a combination 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cups grated or shredded raw carrot % cup chopped nuts cup gold raisins ~optional ) 1 cups unbleached white flour 1 teaspoons baking powder teaspoon baking soda I teaspoon ground cinnamon teaspoon ground ginger teaspoon salt Preheat the oven to 325~F. Getting the Once Over! A participant in Bike Rodeo performs for In a mixing bowl beat the egcsuntil they judges at Glenv e Elementary School. (Photo by Susan McCerf- are light and somewhat thickened. Beat in ney) the maple syrup or honey, then thdbutter or oil and vanilla. Stir in the carrots, nuts and ramms dmtnbutmgevenly St A bicycle rodeo was held at speed coordination, left spiral and " ' " " ' ""RtoSetherthe flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, Glenville Elementary School on right spiral, ginger and salt. Add to the liquid~ and fold in Monday, May 21, following a unit Two classes from Glenville State untilju tmixea. on bicycle safety. The fourth and fifth grade students participated in the rodeo which had eight categories. The categories were balance ability, speed coordina- tion, decreasing serpentine, slow College taught by Jim Riffle and Jerry Milliken, attended the rodeo and helped judge the events. . The unit on bicycle safety and the bicycle rodeo was conducted by Mrs. Jackie Milliken. Pour the batter inW a gream~ medium loaf pan and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the top feels springy. Let it sit in the pan for about 10 minutes before removing to cool on a rack. Makes one medium loaf. MARMA 1 egg 1/3 cup honey cup melted ,~_, cu[ cup orange con fruit is 1 2 cups u is ~ teaspoon baking~ t/, teaspoon salt Preheat oven to bowl beat the honey, lade and rum. together salt. Combine until loaf feels sprin~' minutes befo Makes ond Ioa~ These, and methods, Johnson's than by-month include tomato rye rhubarb night sun day muffins given, too, W harried The Almanac" ordered paper. Just (please postage) for #95) to: GLENVIt CtO 98223 CharlOtte" Next week: F shernUm