As reported in The Columbia News 43 years ago on Thursday, June 1, 1961.
Girl Scouts elect officers
The Girl Scouts of America troop 145 elected officers for the new scouting year at their final meeting of the year Wednesday. The officers elected were: Mary Lynn Fulcher, president; Glenda Roper, vice president; Lynda Kay, treasurer; and Carol Ann hunt, secretary.
The scouts have one final event planned for the year - a picnic and theater party when school is closed for the summer.
Harlem students earn degrees
Two of the University of Georgia's 1300 graduates to be presented degrees at a June 3 commencement ceremony in Stanford Stadium were Harlem students.
Larry Smith Prather, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Prather of Harlem, will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Barbara Louise Woodham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Klein of Harlem, will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.
WOW post attend convention
Four members of the Harlem Camp 1406, Evan L. Kelley, K.L. Moore, John P. Blanchard and Tom Jones, all of Harlem, recently attended the state Woodmen of the World convention in Columbus. Mr. Blanchard was co-chairman of the memorial service at the convention and Mr. Jones was appointed Fieldman for this section of Georgia. Fieldman Jones will work with all the camps in Columbia, McDuffie, Lincoln, Jefferson and Richmond counties.
Kelley, secretary of the Harlem camp, was elected Head Auditor for the state for a two-year period at the convention.
The Rev. L.A. Kelley, was honored as Outstanding Citizen of Columbia County during the camp's recent family night dinner.
O'Neal to teach at Georgia Tech
Clifford A. O'Neal of Martinez was chosen with 49 other Georgia teachers for the University of Georgia Counseling, Guidance Institute t be held June 12 through July 22. The group will study the important job of steering young people in the right vocational and educational channels under the direction of Dr. Emeliza Swain.
University staff members and guest lecturers will instruct the high school teachers and give them practical experience in actually counseling youngsters while experts supervise.
Piano pupils present recital
Mrs. J.C. Evans presented her piano pupils Tuesday night in a recital at the Grovetown School. Nearly 30 pupils performed on the stage decorated with roses, ivy and Magnolia leaves. The student announced their own numbers.
At the close of the recital, Mrs. Evans presented Ellen Hitt, John Branch, Ronnie Edwards, Darlene Walls and Eula Hall, her eighth-grade pupils, with a music pin.
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