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Yesteryear for June 25, 2014

24 YEARS AGO -- June 22-28, 1989

Posted: June 24, 2014 9:52 a.m.
Updated: June 25, 2014 5:00 a.m.

Harper named new director at FAC

After reviewing numerous applications from in and out of South Carolina during a two-month search, the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County has named a new executive director.

Susan Harper, a resident of Kershaw County, has been elected for the position from a field of 35 applicants.

Mrs. Harper, who has been a member of the Lugoff-Elgin High School faculty for the past four years, taught beginning and advanced art and photography. In making the announcement, Austin Brown, president of the FAC board of directors, said, “We are delighted to get someone of Mrs. Harper’s ability, vision, and work ethic to lead the Fine Arts Center into the ’90s. We are particularly pleased because she is a resident of Kershaw County.”

Student attending leadership seminar

Selected for demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and citizenship, Susan Kenny of Camden is attending the 1990 National Young Leaders Conference - Collegiate Seminar which began Tuesday.

She joined more than 150 other outstanding college juniors and seniors from across the nation at the conference sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.

Susan will … have a unique opportunity to meet with Sen. Ernest F. Hollings, Sen. Strom Thurmond and Rep. John M. Spratt Jr., or designated members of their staffs.

Kershaw County Committee of 100 officers named

The new slate of 1990-91 officers for the Kershaw County Committee of 100 has been named.

Camden attorney Tom Cooper, who is also a member of Kershaw County Council, was named chairman of the committee. May Plant Manager Ken Steuber was named vice chairman, and Fran Smith with Wateree Textiles Corp. was named secretary-treasurer.

Cooper, who served the previous term as vice chairman, thanked outgoing chairman Don Terrell, city executive of C&S Bank, for his leadership and dedication to the committee.

William C. Moser, who served the previous term as secretary-treasurer, was also thanked for his contributions to economic development in Kershaw County.

Claim to fame

Famous people appeared on the stage of Phelps Auditorium recently when third grade SEAGUL students showed their parents how they dressed up to present class projects on a recent unit. The year-end SEAGUL program for parents illustrated some of the units covered by students in grades two to eight.

Appearing as famous people were April Sullivan, Marie Curie; Sallie Cheek; Dorothy Hamill; Nancy Stover, also Marie Curie; Angela Loynes, Dolly Madison; Tricia McCoy, Benjamin Franklin; and Bianca Chivers, Clara Barton.

Learning to communicate

More than 45 U.S. Army JROTC cadets from North Central High School toured McEntire Air National Guard Base at Eastover recently to see the F-16 fighters and to learn how the controllers on the ground communicate in a combat situation.

Sgt. James Merriman explained the operations of the mobile communications van to Kirk Branham, Kenneth Odom, Calvin Drakeford, Curtis Wright and Dewery Bass. Arrangements for the visit were made by Master Sgt. James C. Hatchell, S.C. Air National Guard recruiter at McEntire.

Command Sgt. Maj. Ted Osborne, JROTC at North Central, accompanied the cadets.

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