High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 2 1972, Page 3

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 2, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Mrs. Madison Art teacher Here is award Winner William Johnson Armfield Armfield Leader in Asheboro Bank a High Point native who became a prominent business and civic Leader in Asheboro is memorialized in the High Point museum. William Johnson Armfield was bom in High Point sept. 5, 1875, the son of Wyatt Jackson and Virginia Britt Armfield. The Armfield someplace Sapo aside is still standing on deep River Road. As a youngster Armfield attended Jamestown school and entered Guilford College at the age of 14, graduating in 1894. While a student at Guilford he was a member of the baseball team and after graduation continued to play for teams in and around High Point. Wyatt j. Armfield was founder of the National Bank in High Point and in 1897 he sent his son to Asheboro to establish a Bank there at that time a Community of 8 h people. The Bank of Randolph was started with $18,900 capital and or. Armfield went by horse and buggy around Randolph county to acquaint the citizens with the new business. He continued to guide the Bank for 66 years until its merger with Wachovia Bank and Trust co. In 1963, at which time he was made honorary chairman of the Board. In 1900, or. Armfield married Sallie Millis of High Point the daughter of Henry j. Millis. They had eight children. Two children Are deceased William and Britt. Their other children Are mrs. Lynwood Smith of High Point mrs. John Hunter and w. A. Armfield of Winston Salem mrs. Eugene Cannon and Henry Armfield of Asheboro and Edward m. Armfield of Greensboro. Or. Armfield joined in organizing the Peoples savings and loan Assn. In Asheboro a business with which he was connected for More than 40 years. He served Asheboro As a City councilman and Randolph county As a commissioner and As a member of the Board of education. He was a member of the methodist Church. Or. Armfield died in 1969. The memorial in the High Point museum is Given by or. And mrs. Lynwood Smith of High Point. Lillian j. Madison an Art teacher for 33 years at High Point has received the h. Councill Trenholm award for advancing inter group understanding in the education profession. The award presented by near Scenter for human relations during the sixth an de Hughes re elected chairman Asheboro a c. De Hughes of Asheboro thursday night was elected to his fifth term As chairman of Randolph technical Institute during the june meeting of the Road of trustees. Named to his second term As vice chairman was Alton Wall of Farmer. The trustees also elected mrs. Iris Ragland As Secretary to the Board. Mrs. Ragland is a Secretary at the school. The Board also named chairman Hughes to represent it on the North Carolina Assn. Of technical institutes Board of trustees. In other action thursday night the Board heard a report from Asheboro architect Jack Croft that bids on the new addition to the school May be let by the last of july. J. W. Plummer a member of the Board of trustees was named As chairman of the building committee to serve while its former chairman Cleveland Thayer remains in the Hospital. Named to the committee was Alton Wall who will serve while Robert Allred is out because of bad health. The resignation of miss Emma link an English instructor was accepted by the trustees. Named to replace her was mrs. Dot Carter who is now a teacher in the Asheboro City schools. The Board hired miss Linda Harmon As the schools business instructor and mrs. Of Dene Suggs As Secretary in the student personnel office. Miss Harmon a Greensboro native holds a masters degree in business education from Colorado state University. Mrs. Suggs has worked at Klopman Mills in Asheboro As a Secretary for to years. 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Mrs. Madison has served on every level of the North Carolina education association. She also served on gov. Terry Sanford a state commission on the status of women and gov. Dan Moore a commission for the evaluation of North Carolina schools. She has attended 13 National Nea conventions and 25 state Oncea conventions. She is presently serving As a member of five teacher teams of High Point teachers who Are working with the Board of education to develop written personnel policies and work in other areas of concern Between teachers and school boards. She is also chairman of the political action committee of educators Pace for the local Nae unit and legislative chairman for the local association of classroom teachers. T eachers winding up courses Archdale a four Trinity senior High teachers Are this week winding up courses geared to Aid them in their teaching areas this fall. The four Are attending institutes this summer in occupational education sponsored by the North Carolina Board of education and the department of Public instruction. Becky Watkins is studying distributive education coordinator at the fashion merchandising Alamance technical Institute Paul Guthrie is studying agriculture in particular ornamental horticulture at the san Hills Community College Roy Allen business education at Western Carolina University and Ted Orr cabinetmaking at at amp to University in Greensboro. The institutes Are designed to serve two major purposes to develop curriculum materials in selected areas of occupational education and to provide an i service Opportunity through in depth study of subject area involvement in developing program objectives and strategies. High Point Enterprise sunday july 2, 1972 3a social services payments to poor remain unchanged Greensboro a average payments to those who Are receiving Federal financial help to meet their living needs changed very Little from May to june according to figures prepared for the Guilford county social services Board. L. M. Thompson. Social services director reported that payments to elderly persons averaged $75.75 during june compared to $74.86 in May and that payments to disabled persons averaged $89.39 compared to $88.42 for May. The average amount paid to individuals receiving Aid to families with dependent children was $33.91 in june compared to $33.98 in May. On a family basis payments in june averaged $118.14 compared to the $118.72 listed for May. Thompson also reported that the number of those receiving Public assistance funds changed very Little from May to june. He said the number of aged persons on social services Rolls in May was 1,367, a figure which dropped by seven to 1.360 in june. The number of disabled persons receiving help climbed by three from 1,751 in May to 1,754 in june. Thompson also said figures indicate there were 2.838 cases involving persons receiving Aid to families with dependent children in May two less than the 2,840 listed for june. He estimated the families involve More than 9,000 individuals. Almost alike the chemical formula of chlorophyll is the same As that of blood with one tiny difference. Instead of the atom of magnesium blood has an atom of Iron. Officials to tour flooded areas Winston Salem a Federal and state officials Are to take a helicopter Lour of five North Carolina counties to Survey flood damage caused by Hurricane Agnes last week. Tom Mcmillan regional director of the office of emergency preparedness in Atlanta and two of his assistants were to be joined on the tour by John Lang Secretary of the state department of military and veterans affairs and state civil defense officials. Towns on the tour were to include Yadkinville Elkin Madison Mayodan and Eden. Wednesday gov. Bob Scott asked president Nixon to declare Forsyth Stokes Yadkin Rockingham and Surry counties a disaster area. He estimated damage to agriculture business and Industry residential property and highways at $3.75 million. The Federal team was to assess the damage then fake a recommendation to Washington on the disaster area designation. Boards change meeting dates Asheboro due to the july 4 Holiday both the Randolph county Board of commissioners and the county Board of education have changed their regular meeting Date. Instead of the first monday in the month both boards have decided to meet on monday july to. 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