University of South Carolina Spartanburg - Carolana Yearbook (Spartanburg, SC)
- Class of 1974
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WW4 mJM . i - ..1 use SPABTANBURG LIBRARY ARCHIVES Archives LD 5038 .C37 1974 c. 1 ' - ' SPARTANBURG LIBRARY ARCHIVES Prelude 2 Organizations 16 Sports 32 Students 50 Administration and Faculty 78 People 100 Interlude 112 Ihe people liv The learning and bluft j __c.iive on. They will be trick HHHpi cn sold ' And go back to the nourisMiig earth for rootholds, The people so peculiar in renewal and comeback, You can ' t laugh off their capacity to take it. The mammoth rests bet veen his cvclonir dram c i ■■ ..III The peo; ■ saying: " I earn m and it take i Iflha- " -- ' ; ! coul and m.j ... I could re: and talk t:- and find c_ It takes tii- . I wish I had the ti «safe-«ai s»asi» - a The people is a tragic and comic Uvo-face: hero and hoodlum: phantom and gorilla twist- ing to moan with a gargoyle mouth: " They buy me and sell me . . . it ' s a game . . . sometime I ' ll break loose . . . ie margins of animal necessity, le grim line of sheer subsistence ■ Then man came To the deeper rituals of his bones, To the lights lighter than any bones, To the time for thinking things over, To the dance, the song, the story, -Or the hours given over to dreaming, ■ Once having so marched. r : J t - The people is a polychrome, a spectrum and a prism - held in a moving monolith, a console organ of changing themes, a clavilux of color poems wherein the sea offers fog and the fog moves off in rain and the labrador sunset shortens- iS ' .i ,-i.ii, .■),• ' .■ »■■ ;■• " ' ■ .■■ ' •■ ' ■ sK- ' - ■r ' ' - ' : v ' ; --,- ' -.--■■, ■■-:. V ■■■■•■ " ■.-.■■.■■; ■ ' toa " hbcturne of clear stars serene over the shot spray of northern lights. The steel mill sky is alive. The fire breaks white and zigzag shot on a gum-metal gloaming ' . Man is a long time coming Brother may yet line up with brother: li B eople march. ' - ght, and ov keeps, the people marc i! Where to? What next ■JmMaJBoi urganizaiions ho chorus I 7 . f§ I • ■ M ' trmvi ' , AN ILLUSTf j tj W Jik. 1 J M pH B r ' ,.l ■ ■1 : i 1 n-reviJit w Spartan Rifles Booster Club Left to Right: Charles Stavely, USC-S coordinator; Zerno Martin, Secretary-Treasurer; Steve Ashcraft, President; David Parks, Vice-President; Joe Bowman, Director of Athletics at USC-S The Spartan Rifles Booster Club supports the USC-S athletic pro- gram through its work and efforts. Board of Directors, Left to Right: Arthur George, Norman D. Steider, John Vacek, Furman Babb, Jack Tyner 18 Black Student Union Left to Right: Mary Blassingame, secretary; Linda Washington, president; James Brooks, Parliamentarian The Black Student Union was or- ganized this year with the follow- ing goals: to improve and maintain har- monious interracial relation- ships w ' ithin the school to provide a means of commun- ication and a medium for mem- bership in an organization which believes in the Amer- ican Creed to promote thought and to aid in the development of members as truly democratic citizens to provide a closer and more uni- fied spirit among students and between student and faculty to promote responsibility and in- dividuality The club ' s plans include a Black Week to be held second semester. Left to Right: John Longo; Al Gray, advisor; Dorothy Montgomery; Mary Blassingame; James Brooks; Linda Wash- ington; Rayfield Harrison, FUiomeyn Pridgen; Monroe Jolly; Karen Massey; Essie Davis. Absent When Taken: Jennifer Fuller, treasurer; Cynthia Reed, vice-president 19 Carolinian Left to Right: Charlie Winston, technical advisor; Allen Keith, photographer; Debra Gosnell, editor; Vicki Plaxico, staff writer; Laura Hendrix, staff writer; Carolyn Wagner, sports editor; Doris Ann Johnson, typist; Alfred Sergiacomi, news editor Carolana The Carolinian has changed the whole student newspaper concept at USC-S this year. Many changes ranging from a new printer and pa- per size to the school ' s own com- poser has helped the newspaper to be an informative weekly publi- cation. The Carolana staff attended an October 5-6 weekend workshop at M Ttle Beach sponsored by Jostens American Yearbook Com- pany. This included an ex- change of ideas with other annual staffs, instructions by the yearbook company, and first-hand exper- ience in designing a 12-page an- nual. The Carolana staff is now working on this year ' s two part publication. Left to Right: John Longo, photographer; Randy Morrison, photographer; Steve Rogers, photographer; Dianne Smith, sports editor; Vicki Williams, editor; Miss Judy Sessions, advisor; Debbie McKelvey, assistant editor; Sylvia Easier. Absent When Taken: Lynn Cooper and Libby Johnson 20 Chess Club The Chess Club promotes interest and participation in chess. Mem- bers enjoy getting together to learn and play the game. The Photography Club consists of students interested in the various aspects of photography. They ex- change ideas and experiment with new techniques in taking and de- veloping pictures. Left to Right: John Longo, Mr. Richard Spong, advisor; Jan Cox; Alfred Sergiacomi; Mickey Bush Absent When Taken: Bruce Cannon, Bruce Coin, James Greenway, Paul Harris, Jim Landon, Scott Nord Photocrraphy Club First Row, Left to Right: Nick Small, Jane Gilmer, Allen Keith. Second Row, Left to Right: Alden Hall, Steve Rogers, John Longo, Alfred Sergiacomi, Randy Morrison Advisor, Miss Becky Patterson 21 Letterman Club The Letterman Club consists of past lettermen and associate mem- bers who intend to participate in athletic events. Their services include operating the concession stand at all home basketball iiames. Popcorn! Peanuts! Ice Cold Cokes! Slurp! Left to Right, First Row: Susan Wood; June West; Sylvia Easier; Johnny Whiteside. Second Row: Bryant Reeves, advisor; Rick Owens; Wilson Casey; Steve Frye; Larry Blosser. Third Row: Rick Robinson; Kenny Tuck, president; Mike Wood; Nixon Allen; Chuck Evans; James Brooks, vice-president; Joe Bowman, ad- visor. Fourth Row: George Jay; John Longo, secretary-treasurer; Lee Speer. Fifth Row: James Meadows 22 Outdoors Club Mr. Guy Jacobsohn, advisor; Mr. Percy Wimberly, advisor; David McDaniel; John Seay; Frank Grogan; Glenn Rowland. absent when taken: Matthew Crenshaw, president; David Litteral, vice-president; Jane Brockman, secretary The Outdoors Club is interested in any outdoor activity including mountain climbing, snow skiing, canoeing, spelunking, and bicy- cling. The club ' s main activity this year has been mountain climb- ing, with a number of trips to Table Rock, N. C. Some of the members spent Thanksgiving holidays rock climbing and camping at Stone Mountain, N.C. Future plans in- clude cross-country skiing, spe- lunking, or cave exploring, and canoeing. 23 Pep Club First Row: Susan Wood, treasurer; Judy Hall; Lisa Eubanks, secretary; Karan Bailey; Shan Pressley, vice-president; Vicki Williams. Second Row: Kathy Peeler, president The Pep Club strives to promote school spirit and participation in its activities. It sponsored a bonfire at the beginning of the basketball season and a pep rally. Although few students turned out on the 40 degree Saturday night, those who did enjoyed the cheers, jokes, and refreshments. Other activities of the Rifle Rousers include selling badges and pom-poms at the basketball game, Purple and White day, and decorating the gym for the Turkey Classic. Hot chocolate and beer and marshmallows! Mm! Mm! That ' s good! 24 Spartani)urg Engineering Society The purpose of the Spartanburg En- gineering Society is to afford an opportunity for engineering and physics students to become ac- quainted with each other, to pro- mote a feeling of professional bro- therhood among them, and to ac- quaint them with topics of interest to engineers through the media of field trips and addressed by success- ful engineers and fellow chapter members. The club has made field trips this year to the Lockheed Air- craft Plant, the Savannah River Lab, and the Chevrolet plant in Georgia. At orientation they pro- vided the students with drinks and hot dogs. Yum! Yum! Eat ' um up! Left to Right, Standing: Percy Wimberly, advisor; Norman McCurry; Randy Hawkins; Robert Montgomery; Ken Boiter; Bill Barnes, advisor; Sitting: Cliff Burnett, corresponding secre- tary; Rick Boozer; Chuck Manning, treasurer; Jim Medlin, president; Ricky Carter, secre- tary. Absent When Taken: Mike Harrill, vice-president 25 Student Government Association Left to Right, First Row: Brenda Davis, secretary; Steve Rogers, vice-president of sophomore class; Ann Parris, treasurer; Kathy Peeler; Shan Pressley. Second Row: Jane West; Vicki Williams; Randy Millwood; Steve Billings; Arm Davis; Joarin Horeth. Third Row: Jeff Zaccari; Bryson Bailey; Chuck Henderson, president; Susan Harrison, vice-president of freshman class; Gayle Thomas, vice-president; Judy Cantrell. Fourth Row: Nick Small, pres- ident of sophomore class; John Longo. Absent When Taken: Marie Edwards; Judi Bowles; George Jay, president of freshman class; Cindy Mathis. Dr. Jerry Lehman, advisor 26 Ho! Ho! Ho! The Student Government Associa- tion consists of freshman and soph- omore representatives who are con- cerned with all aspects of student affairs. Its various committees deal with community relations, school elections, budgets, and entertainment. SGA sponsored a dance held September 21 at the National Guard Amory with U. S. jvlale. Four members were in- volved in workshops as part of a student government conference held at Furman University. Decem- ber brought more involvement by SGA members with the school ' s Christmas tree, a Christmas party for the children of Saxon Elemen- tary School, and a dance co-spon- sored by the Veterans Student League. Here comes Santa Glaus! Oh Boy! Rudolph the Red-nose Reindeer 27 Student Nurses Association Left to Right, Standing: Ruth Baker, reporter; Joanie Dodds, vice-president; Lynn Walker, president; Carolyn Duncan, parliamentarian; Becky Pearson, freshman representative. Sitting: Lynne Weisner, treasurer; Barbara Edwards, corresponding secretary; Judy Cantrell, recording secretary HHP ' ' ' " 1 -2 ' mm H wWt Hi £ H i 28 The Student Nurses Association is an organization designed to foster the growth of nursing students in their personal and professional lives as they prepare to carry out their future responsibilities as pro- fessional nurses. Fifteen members from SNA attended a workshop Oct- ober 18 in Columbia and discussed the problems and solutions of stu- dent-faculty relationships. The Association also held a Christmas party for the children in the ped- iatrics ward at the Spartanburg General Hospital. 29 University Choraleers The University Choraleers, under the direction of Mrs. Lester H. CoUoms, are a group of USC-S students who 2njoy music and singing. Their activities have included the third annual Talent Show, a Christmas Program, and caroling at the Pinewood Convalescent Center. The group is planning to sing for the Spartanburg Philharmonic this spring and to observe the Parade of American Music, spon- sored by the National Federation of Music Clubs, of which they are a member. The Choraleers have also been in- vited to participate in the International Choral Travels which includes a trip to Switzerland. The International Music Fraternity of Sigma Pi Mu is a group within the Choraleers. Its officers are: Marjory Meador, president; Tru Muriel Lawter, vice-president; Gwendolyn Fowler, secretary; and Jennifer Fuller, treasurer. 30 Veterans Student League Left to Right: Jack Threadgill; Bill Lanford; Jack Giarrantano; Randy Johnson, president; Robert Smith; Chuck Henderson; Joe Shelton; Monroe Jolly; Al Gray, advisor Absent When Taken: Tom Buccieri, secretary; George Jay; Bob Mode vice-president; Len Carroll, treasurer; David Holcombe, The Veterans Student League was organized this year with the following goals: to help enrich and fulfill a student veteran ' s col- lege career to encourage good fellowship among all student veterans to assist in any way to make a student vereran ' s college career successful to make the community aware of our presence by our continued display of good citizenship and service . With membership open to all students, the club is the largest student organization at USC-S with 110 members. It donated a large number of toys and $50 to the Goodfellows to provide a merrier Christ- mas to needy families. The veterans also co-spon- sored the dance held December 8 with the Student Government Association. 31 ' H • f 1 19 S J xf On Saturday, October 13, some 40 students and faculty members made the two hour bus trip to Aiken to compete against the other regional campuses in flag football, cross country, volleyball, mLxed doubles tennis, and girl ' s softball. FALL SPORTS DAY; OCTOBER 13, 1973 155W " r -» CONflNeNfAL T RAILWAYS • 1 : 1 a b " ■;- jl i 2 34 m m . »:? 35 36 ' i The USC-S volleyball team defeated USC-Aiken 15-2, 11-15, 15-4 in the final round of the competition. The mixed doubles tennis tournament saw USC-S taking the first three places. By the end of the afternoon, USC-S had taken first place in every event except an 11- 8 heartbreaker in girl ' s Softball. The USC-S flag football team was victorious over use -Lancaster by a score of 39-0. USC-Salkehatchie was defeated by a score of 40-7. In cross country. Skip Frye claimed first place by running two and one half miles in 12. 23. 5, just .5 short of the national record. 37 HARVEST FESTIVAL: NOV. 20-21. 1973 fi2 5p, M 38 m r M The first annual Harvest Festival of USC-Spartan- burg was held on November 20-21. Belmont Abbey JV ' s, after defeating USC-S by one point, squeaked by Spartanburg Junior College by one point in an overtime period and captured first place honors and the Crutchfield Trophy. The Spartanburg Junior Col- lege Pioneers, by defeating the Wofford JV ' s, won the second place. USC-Spartanburg defeated the Terrior ' s junior squad to gain a third place in the tournament. The Harvest Court, composed of Janice Gates of SJC and Sylvia Easier of USC-S, was presented rosed by the Acting Director of USC-S, Dr. Olin Sansbury. 39 BOYS ' BASKETBALL " Meet the Rifles Day " was held on Friday, November 9. This pro- vided the first opportunity to see the new players and cheerleaders in action. Following a warm-up period of precision drills and trick shots, an intrasquad scrimmage was held. In the close, hard fought contest, the White team defeated the Purple squad 37-35. Left to Right, Kneeling: Rex Abercrombie, Jimmy Elliott, Nixon Allen, Chuck Evans, Steve Frye, Larry Wilson. Standing: Joe Bowman, Coach; 40 Johnny Whiteside; James Meadows; J. C. Humphries; Robert Smith; James Brooks; David Taylor; Wade Bralley, manager 41 42 43 44 The USC-S Spartan FUfles clo- sed the 1973 leg of the season with a record of 7-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play. The Rifles scored victories over such teams as USC-Union, Friendship Junior College, Wof- ford JV ' s, and USC-Sumter. The team also picked up a vic- tory with a forfeiture by USC- Salkehatchie and made con- vincing showings against USC- Lancaster, Belmont Abbey, and Durham College in the three defeats. 45 GIRLS ' BASKETBALL Left to Right, Kneeling: Sylvia Easier, Debra Smith, Cindy Mathis. Standing: Kathy Fowler, Paulette Porter, Mr. Tom Davis, Coach; Shan Pressley, Linda Burgess 46 The USC-S girls ' basketball team has games scheduled with Con- verse College, UNC-Asheville, USC-Lancaster, and Spartanburg Junior College. Plans also in- clude an alumni game with last year ' s squad. 47 CHEERLEADERS The USC-S cheerleading squad consists of five girls and three boys. With practice and cooper- ation the cheerleaders display new jumps, stunts, and cheers at the Rifles basketball games. 48 Left to Right, First Row: Lynne Bates, June West. Second Row; Larry Blosser, John Longo, Mark Campbell. Third Row: Susan Wood; Linda Burgess, head cheerleader; Cindy Mathis V ■ Ji 49 i — T[ll tji). ■mb. .- ' M T ».• r? 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Rex Abercrombi Linda Adams Marcella Adams Mark Adams Robbie Adams Eric Addington Blanche Alexandi Chuck Allen Nixon Allen Robert Allen Diane Allison Muriel Andersor Joy Anderson John Angelini Mary Arnold Larry Ashley Vickie Atkins Sam Austin Terry Austin Arlene Avery Ronald Babb Susan Bagwell Bryson Bailey Eben Bailey Karan Bailey Mickey Bailey William Bailey Anne Baker Ruth Baker Gloria Ballenge 52 Grady Barnett Tujina Barrett John Barron Paul Barron Lynne Bates Thad Beck Eleanor Bell Jose Bello Terry Bennett Alice Bishop Angela Bishop Roger Bishop Barry Black Diane Blackwell Mary Blassingame Larry Blosser Michael Blythe Steve Boiter Nona Bolding Donnie Bolton 53 Edna Bolton James Bonds Rick Boozer Rick Bost Judi Bowles Denise Boyter Walter Boyter Joyce Brackett Charles Brade Wade Bralley Beverly Bratton Marty Breazeale Carol Brewton Charles Brian Katherine Bridges Benita Briggs Barbara Bright Jane Brockman Jeff Brome James Brooks Kevin Brown 54 Morris Brown Darrell Bullinglon Thomas Bullington Mark Burch Alvin Burdette Kevin Burgess Linda Burgess Harold Burnett Mary Burnett Danny Burns Karen Burrell Larry Bur well Buddy Bush Mickey Bush Rena Byrd Nicki Calhoun Donna Camby Sandra Camby Johnny Campbell Mark Campbell Randy Campbell Jeffery Cannon Al Cantrell Judy Cantrell Roy Carroll Louarm Cartee Cheri Carter Ricky Carter Susan Carter Phillip Case 55 Kevin Casey Tommy Casey Wilson Casey Bruce Cash Terry Cato Lola Chaney Charlotte Chapman Mike Chapman Regina Chapman Tom Chapman Antonio Chicherio Margaret Chicherio Howard Childress Diane Christopher Clifford Clark 56 Billy Cline Nancy Cody Denise Coggins Charlene Coker Jane Coleman Bruce Coin Tommy Comer Linda Conoly Jackie Cook Lynn Cooper Pam Copeland Walker Copley Tim Corbin Gail Corn Larry Corn 57 Ronnie Costner Jack Cothran Jan Cox Leon Cox Matthew Crenshaw Mary Culbreth Helen Daniel Scott Daniel Ann Davis Brenda Davis Claude Davis Essie Da as Deedie Deal Mary Deller Maria Dimery Joanie Dodds Suzanne Dodds James Dogan Steve Douglas Ronnie Duckett Carol ' i ' n Duncan Steve Durham Brenda Durrah Frank Dustin Carolyn Easier Pat Easier Sylvia Easier Mike East Yvonne Eaves Barbara Edwards 58 Daisy Edwards Larry Edwards Marie Edwards Mark Edwards Sharon Edwards Wanda Edwards Joe Elder Jim Elliott Dorothy Ellis Lisa Eubanks Chuck Evans Rex Evans Robert Ezell Tommy Ezell Dianne Farmier Debbie Finch Mary Finley Sheldon Fishkel Robert Fitchett Glenna Fletcher David Floyd Jimmy Fore Butch Foster Mary Foster Candace Fowler Gwendolyn Fowler Jeanne Fowler Kathy Fowler Kelley Fowler Kim Fowler 59 Sonja Franklin Steve Frye Jennifer Fuller Lynn Fulton Mickey Gauthier Ann George Ben George Paula Gibson Elaine Giger Elaine Gilmore Earl Godfrey Sliirley Godfrey Robin Golesmith Carole Goodwin Ralph Goodwin Deborah Gosnell Sherry Gosnell Thomas Gosnell Vicki Gosnell Jill Gossett Henry Gramling Anthony Grant Elizabeth Grant Barbara Gray Lisa Gray David Greene Melanie Greene Vance Greene James Greenway Becky Greer 60 Roger Greer David Gregg Ken Gresham Diane Griffin Frank Grogan John Gvvinn Susan Haddin Sandra Halford Cathy Hall Judy Hall William Hammett Marie Hamrick Rena Hamrick Thomas Hanley Ross Hanna Mike Harrill Deborah Harris Paul Harris Debbie Harrison James Harrison 61 K, Joey Harrison Rayfield Harrison Becky Harvey Garnet Harvey Kathy Harvey Mary Jane Hartala Cheryl Hayden Robin Haynes David Havves Jack Hawkins 62 Becky Hem an Chuck Henderson Rhonda Henderson Laura Hendrix Derek Herring Hugh Hill Jimmy Hindman Rouea Hines Elizabeth Hirsiger Phil Hix John Hogg David Holcombe Debbie Holmes Judy Hood Joanne Horeth Becky Home Eileene Horton Renetta Horton Bruce Howard Herbert Howell Terry Hudson Mike Hughey Sarah Hunt Taft Hunt Mindy Hursey John Hutchins Marcelle Huder Debra Hyatt Stanley Hyatt Gerald Jackson 63 George Jay Elaine Jennings Joey Jen nings Wanda Jennings Doris Ann Johnson Elizabeth Johnson Marvin Johnson Sandie Johnson William Johnson Buddy JoUey David JoUey Monroe Jolly Paul Jones Beverly Joyce Allen Keith Sandra Keller Marlene Kelly Jimmy Kerr Judith Kierstead Johnny Kimbrell Phil Kimbrell Donna King Mike King Steve King Deborah Kingsmore Anthony Kirby Martin Kirby John Kiser Terry Kiser Mike Kite 64 George Knickerbocker Jorli Knight i Joey Kohn ,i Janella Koob Donna Lamb l h m Dennis Lancaster Jim Landon Dale Laws Tru Muriel Lawter Donald Lee Kleber Lee Lorie Lee Debbie Leonard Beverly Lester 65 Randy Lewis William Lipscomb David Litteral Janice Little John Joe Logan John Longo Judy Lotz Richard Lovelace Robert Lowe B. 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Lyles Steve Lyles Carolyn Madden Debbie Mahaffee Bess Edwards Mallory Kathleen Maness Don Marler Janet Martin Joyce Martin Patty Martin Stewart Martin Tony Martin Tora Martin Christi Massey Karen Massey Cindy Mathis Mike Mathis Van Maxwell Vicky McAbee Deborah McBeth Linda McBride ..dj J y 66 m di t mI m 7 fi f Wanda McCarter Ann McCollough Dennis McCutcheon Jane McDonald Sandra McDowell Debra McGraw Jim McGuffin Pam Mclntyre Sheila Mclntyre Debbie McKelvey Carolyn McKenzie Gary Mc Mull en Neil McNeil Becky McPherson David McPherson Karen McRacken Marjory Meador James Meadows James Medlin Mickey Melton Steve Merchant Linda Metcalf Mary Metcalf Karen Michaud Deborah Miller Debbie Mills Rickey Millwood Randy Millwood Lucy Mitchell Steve Mitchell 67 Dorothy Moffitt Betty Montgomery Shirley Moody Earnestine Moon Joan Moon Debra Moore Mary Moore Nancy Moore Valentine Moore Doug Morgan 68 Johnny Morton Donald Moss Mike Moss Tommy Moss Louie Mullikin Elizabeth Murff Donna Nelson Jennifer Nichols Teresa Nodine Scott Nord Mary Norwood LuAnn Odell Judy Odom Carolyn Oshields Richard Overcash Gerald Owens Rick Owens Phyllis Palmer Sandra Pappas Marsha Parham Melvin Parker Pam Parker Richard Parker Irene Parks Billy Parris Fuchsia Parris Kathy Parris Robert Parris Robert Patterson Jack Pattillo J2- Becky Pearson Rachel Pearson Kathy Peeler Wilma Perrion Cathy Perry Loraine Peterson Sandra Petres Margaret Phillips Howard Pippin Phillip Pitts Vicki Plaxico Robin Plexico Keith Plumley Buddy Poole Sherry Poole Paulette Porter Helen Poston Sybil Poteat Kathy Powell Shan Pressley Betty Pryor Jackie Randolph Mary Randolph Sara Reece Brian Reeve Laurence Reeve Cynthia Reid Ray Renfro Lester Richards James Richardson 70 Randy Riddle Samuel Ridings Chip Rivers Kim Rivers Mike Robbins Terry Robbins Mike Roberts Judy Robertson Elizabeth Robinson Juanita Robinson Nina Robinson Rick Robinson George Rodgers Steve Rodgers Stan Rolen Sara Alice Roquemore Bobby Ross James Rothrock Glenn Rowland Linda Rowland Gerald Rudisail 71 Arm Rush Cesar Saenz Mike Sample Roger Sanders James Sawyer Debbie Scruggs Jill Seagle Dennis Seay John Seay Judd Seay Alfred Sergiacomi Yleana Seymour Ann Sharpe Gwen Shealy Joseph Shelton 72 Jamie Shipman David Shook Barbara Simmons Bobby Simmons Eddie Simmons Richard Simmons Steve Skinner Nick Small Albert Smith Cheryl Smith Deborah Smith Dianne Smith Geri Smith Harold Smith Kay Smith 73 Lynda Smith Patsy Smith Renee Smith Walter Smith Wanda Ann Smith Paula Snell Teresa Snow Doris Snyder Barbara Solesbee Susan Solesbee Robbie South Robert Sparks Lee Speer Tom Stearnes Timothy Steele Keith Stein Jesse Stevenson Camille Stockman Ann Strokes Richard Stroman James Suddeth William Suttles Ann Swofford Vemer Tate, Jr. Jeannie Taylor Keith Taylor Gayle Thomas Charles Thomason Janet Thomason Ann Thompson l„.V - -J ' 74 Marion Thompson Mike Thompson Patty Thompson Randy Tisdale Duane Toney Annelte Trombly Linda Truesdale Kenny Tuck Donna Turner Judson Turner Juene Turner Mavis Tufner Margaret Turner John Tyner Sandy Ulmer Pat Varner Rita Varner Stanley Varner Toni Varner Phil Vehorn Jerrene Verdin Vicki Vigneault Harriette Vinson Patel Virendra Carolyn Wagner Gwen Waldrop Curtis Walker Herbert Walker Larry Walker Lynn Walker 75 Roger Walker William Walker Marie Wall George Ward Girmy Ward Dick Warren Linda Washington Betty Waters Janet Watkins Donna Weathers Gene Webb Debra Webster Lynne Weisner Jane West June West Susan West Carole Westbrook Wayne Wheatley Marc Whisenant Holly White Marlene White Anita Whitmire Ned Wilder Mary Williams Ralph Williams Vicki Williams Fran Wilson Danny Wilson Dean Wilson Joseph Wilson Frankie Wofford Gail Wofford Robert Wofford Steve Woniick Karen Wood Mike Wood Susan Wood Deborah Woods Bill Wyatt Steve Wyatt Nancy Yoffee Buddy Youmans William Young Jeff Zaccari 77 Adminisiration noitqiTsinimbA ytlu ««l .% . rf ' nsi THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY COMMISSION OF HIGHER ED UCATION Standing, left to right: Cleveland Harley, Harold Davis, Grady Brooks, John L. Cobb, J. P. Coan Seated, left to right: William Burroughs, Secretary -treasurer; G.B. Hodge, Chairman Lewis Howell, Vice-chairman 80 Dr. Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Acting Director Donald R. Knight Assistant to the Director Marian Murph Administrative Assistant 81 1. J. Thomas Davis Director of Student Affairs 2. Jane Johnson, Head Librarian 3. Paul Mack, Admissions Officer 82 1. Charles E, Winston, Director of Information Services 2. Joseph Bowman, Athletic Director 3. Robert A. Connelly, Business Manager 83 .1 1. Becky Patterson, Audio Visual Coordinator 2. Joan Hunt, Secretary, Audio Visual 84 L ' 1. Bryant Reeves, Book- store Manager 2. Albert Gray, Assistant Admissions Officer and Veteran Coordi- nator 3. Judy Sessions, Assist- ant Librarian 85 86 1. Ruth Shiplett, Secretary- Business Office 2. Barbara Owens, Secre- tary 3. Evelyn Black, Secre- tary, Administration 4. Betty Ebert, Secretary Division of Education. Graduate Regional Studies 5. Jackie Sherbert, Secre- tary, Division of Fine Arts, Languages 1. Frances Hackett, Secre- tary, AdmLnlstration 2. Charlene Pearson, Secretary, Admissions Office Elaine Gilmore, Secretary, Division of Nursing Peggy Rowe, Secretary, Director of Student Affairs Mary Davidson, Secre- tary, Division of Social Sciences, Division of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics 87 1. W.G. Kissell, M.B. A. Coordinator of Business Administration, Eco- nomics 2. Eric Jolly, M.A. Bus. Ad., Economics 3. Margaret Lesesne, M.A. Business Education and Office Administration 4. Guy facobsohn, M.A. Math 88 M lULin ' TtO LITfWf 1. Carolyn Wynn, M.A. Spanish; Coordinator of Fine Arts, Language and Literature 2. M.B. Ulmer, Ph.D. . Math 3. Charles Stavely, M.S., Math 4. Paul Lithard, License German, French 89 1. Nancy Moore, M. A. English 2. Dr. Emanuel Seko, Ph.D. English 3. Andrew Crosland, M.A. English Elizabeth S ikes, M.A. English Don Knight, M.A. English Shelby Stephenson, M.A. English 90 1. 2. 3. Tom Hawkins, Ph.D. Educational Foundations, Coordinator of Education and Graduate Regional Studies Vergene Colloms, M. Mus. Ed, , Music Jessie Wall, D. Ed. , Early Childhood Edu- cation 91 John B. Edmunds, Ph.D. History, Coordinator of Social Science Conway Henderson, Ph.D. Political Science, International Studies Jerry Leiiman, Ph.D. Psychology, ' , Counseling 2. Richard Spong, M.A. Psychology ' 3. Vernon Noll, M.A. Sociology 92 James p. Sloan, M. A. Political Science fames Brown, Ph.D. History Alice Henderson, Ph.D. History 93 mmtwn 1. Sally Emory, M.A. Biology 2. David Taylor, M.A. Biology, Coordinator of Science, Engineering, and Math 3. Robert Harvey, M.S. Chemistry 4. Cheryl Dammann, Ph. D. Chemistry 5 . Betty Howa rd , M . A . T. Biology Lab 94 i IJ ' 3 William Barnes, M.S.E. Engineering, Physics Richard Inden, Ph. D. Geology Percy Wimberly, M.E. Engineering, Physics 95 .■- I 1 — k 1 ' « ■ Helen Biehl, Coordi- nator Nursing Lois Marriott, M. Ed. Nursing Cecilia Cogdell, B.S. Nursing Ann Wall, B.S. Nursing Karen Brown, B. S. Nursing DoUie Weeks, B.S. Nursing 96 Gwendolyn Felton, B.S. Nursing Glenda Sims, B.S. Nursing Marjorie Keller, B.A. Nursing Victoria Poole, B.S. Nursing Deanne Ledford, B.A. Nursing Nancy Babb, M.S. Nursing 97 fnut « J 1. Walter Johnson Custodian 2. Rivers Hall, Chief of Maintenance 3. Glen Lanford, Custodian 98 i » 1. Frank Laney, Custodian 2. Mary Johnson, Custodian Haley McCoy, Custodian 99 People iM M 100 mmmm m 9lq09 102 103 104 105 106 107 luijnr ; : y p 108 109 - Tdsi no Ill Poem used in the Prologue section is Yes " by Carl Sandburg. " The Peo! In order to cover the activities throughout thtej school year, I found it necessary to contract with the second one arriving in August. I hope you feel that this part is an adequate represent of the first semester of the ' 73- ' 74 school yea ii i 1 I. Ad use SPARTANBURG LiBRARY ARCHIVES use SPARTANBURG B6CJSPARTANBURG LIBRARY ARCHIVES .y SbVUlVMBTIbO nsc OLIN The annual staff, on be- half of the students and faculty, dedicates the 1973-74 CAROLANA to our director, Dr, Olin Sansbury, Jr. The an- nouncement of Dr. Sans- bury as permanent di- rector of the Spartanburg Regional Campus was made on February 27, His work with and for USC-S this year has greatly benefited both students and faculty. We feel that his influence will continue to benefit our school and the com- munity as we continue to grow. SANSBURY Dear USC-S students: The University of South Carolina-Spar tanburg reached an important milestone in 1973-74, ful- filling the enrollment requirements for ad- ding junior level coursework. All signs indicate that next fall, USC-S wai achieve the necessary en- rollment for adding sen- ior level coursework, meaning that many of you now enrolled will be able to earn a bac - cal aureate de- gree on this campus. In addition to an expanding academ- ic program, USC-3 is also developing a stronger and more varied array of extra- curricular activities, seeking to create a rn complete coUe community. Although this is sometimes difficult on a commuter campus, thanks to your efforts, and the efforts of a talented faculty -staff, our goal is becoming a real- ity, is an excitin time to be a ' part of thei USC-S comr munity anc we hope thai you will al- ways feel a sense of pride at being dt. member oP this com- munity, now and in the future. Sincerely, Olin B. Sans- bury, Jr. Director UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION Dr. Thomas F. Jones President Dr. William H. Patterson Provost The university administra- tion keeps close contact with the regional campus- es. These officials ad- minister to USC-S and co- ordinate our activities with the university in Columbia. USC-S appreciates their presence and involvement in such activities as the Palmetto Athletic Confer- ence Tournament, Dr. Sansbury ' s permanent ap- pointment as director of the Spartanburg Regional Campus, and graduation. Dr. H. Willard Davis Vice Provost Dr. Reginald Brasington Assistant Vice Provost Dr. John J. Duffy Associate Vice Provost Spring ' 74 registration brought an enrollment of 915 under- graduate students and 530 graduate students. Plans to in- troduce junior level courses in the fall continued as a result of acquiring over 700 full -time - equivalent students in the fall. This plan operates under the 1972 legislation which states that when a post secondary ed- ucation school reaches an en- rollment of 700 students, jun- ior level courses may be add- ed, and that when the school reaches an enrollment of 1,000 students, senior level courses may be added. .-1. n.. ' k TT 10 The problems of a com- muter school are many, and the Spartanburg Regional Campus has its share. But the adminis- tration, faculty, and stu- dents worked hard this year in solving some of them. Car pool lists and recruitment activities are two good examples of this kind of effective cooperation. At the end of first semester, car pool lists were made available in the Hodge Center Lobby. Covering a ten-region breakd own of Spartanburg and surrounding areas, these lists of names helped students know and contact other students as possi- bilities for forming car pools. Recruitment activities in- cluded committee meet- ings, visits to high schools, a " Send a Friend to College " ad, a recruit- ment rally, letters to high school seniors, and television and radio pro- grams. We thank the com- mittee for its service to USC-S, and the results of its work will be seen not only in 1974-75, but also in the many years ahead as we continue to grow. 11 THE PURPLE KEG econd semester brought many new activities and deas at USC-S. One of these was the creation of " he Purple Keg and the appearance of alcoholic leverages on our campus. On Friday, January 25, he Hodge Center lobby was turned into the set- ing for an informal party complete with free beer, ancing, guitar -strumming, banjo -picking, and iano-playing. With entertainment by Tommy Sar- att, Danny Wilson, Bruce Cash, Walker Copley, eau Long, Barney Barnwell, Steve Kellett, and arry Smith, the crowd enjoyed themselves by iinging and dancing. It wasn ' t long before they 3und themselves square-dancing, complete with winging their partner, 3 different circles, and lenty of mix-ups. The creation of The Purple Keg ras a success in the students ' and the administra- i-X » HOMECOMING The USC-S Rifles defeated the Isotherma Community College Patriots, 89-77, in the homecoming game on February 7. During the first half, it looked as though the game might be a close one as the Patriots tied the score several times. However, by halftime the Rifles led with a comfortable margin of 47-32. In the second half, they led by as much as . ' points. David Taylor scored the final points in the last seconds, making the score 89-77. Chuck Evans was high scorer with 17 points followed by Robert Smith with 14 and James Brooks scoring 12. Judy Odom was elected the 1973-74 Homecoming Queen, with Libby Johnson as maid of honor. The following were th contestants and their sponsors. Linda Burgess - Dale Meadows Brenda Davis - Robert Smith Sylvia Easier - Jimmy Elliott Laura Hendrix - Skip Frye Libby Johnson - David Taylor Jorli Knight - J.C. Humphries Judy Odom - Chuck Evans Kathy Peeler - Rex Abercrombie June West - Billy Phelps Other homecoming activities included ar alumni party at the Key Pines Apartment Club House after the game and a dance with " Crossroads " of Augusta, Ga. at tt National Guard Armory on Friday night The Parade of American Music Talent Show was held February 27 in the Hodge Center. The per- formance included the University Choraleers, the Men ' s Ensemble, and a number of soloists. The contest winners were Tony Caruso, first place; Becky McPherson and Bruce Cash, second place; Jennifer Fuller and Michael Blythe, third place; and Steve Skinner, honorable mention. Professional musicians from the Spartanburg area served as judges. They were Jewel Miller, Martha Barnes, Bob Smith, and Ray Still. Sigma Pi Mu sponsored the show in observance of the Parade of American Music which the National Federation of Music Clubs presents each February. Mrs. Ver- gene Colloms, sponsor of Sigma Pi Mu, directed the show. »—- 1 ,11 — . _ rivf V- . _ ' Mk- Um masg. Politics came to USC -Spar- tanburg with addresses by three candidates for Governor of South Carolina. Representative William Jennings Bryan Dorn spoke on February 25 in the Hodge Center. Len Carroll, treasurer of the Veterans Student League, presented him with a Gamecock plaque. Lieutenant Gover- nor Earle Morris addressed students and faculty on February 28, and General William Westmoreland spoke on April 12. % _ .M, 16 The 1974 Palmetto Ath- letic Conference Tour- nament was an important turning point in the con- ference and for the Spar- tanburg Regional Cam- pus, The tournament was hosted in Spartanburg for the fir st time ever and was won by USC-Spar- tanburg for the first time ever also. Through the many valuable efforts of faculty, staff and students, a smooth efficient tour- nament was carried off with few distractions from a group of fine bas- ketball games. The team provided the spark of life that hopefully will grow and help to develop the pride and spirit that are so essential to the build- ing of a great school. Coach Joe Bowman use -Spartanburg experi- enced two firsts as the host of and the champions of the Palmetto Athletic Con- ference Tournament held on February 21-23. After victories over USC-Sal- kehatchie and USC- Lan- caster on Thursday and Friday nights, the Rifles fought a neck-to-neck bat- tle with the Aiken team. The victory was uncertain until J. C. Humphries, the Rifles ' star forward, was thrown out on a fla- grant foul. This seemed to fire up the Rifles and lead them to the unex- pected win of 68-63. We upset the Pacers and be- came NUMBER ONE. The Miss PAC crowning was held during half time of the championship game with Margaret McNeil from USC -Union capturing the honor. Runnerups were Miss Salkehatchie and Miss Sumter. Judy Odom, es- corted by Tim Corbin, represented USC -Spar- tanburg in the contest. After the game, various awards were given to the teams and individual play- ers. Robert " Chief " Smith, the Rifles ' high scorer of the game, was voted the tournament ' s " Most Val- uable Player. " The tour- nament was also high- lighted by a coaches ' breakfast, a press lunch- eon and a directors ' and coaches ' golf match at Lan-Yair Country Club. A dance was held for USC students with " Horseheads " from Aiken performing. 17 I i 18 T LCAA lUUKJNAMENT use -Spartanburg also hosted the National Lit- tle College Athletic Association South Atlantic Regional Basketball Tournament on February 29-30. The NLCAA is a 55 member organization aimed at providing inter- collegiate competition at a national level for small schools. Six teams played in the conference and in- dependent divisions. The Spartan Rifles blasted the use -Lancaster Lancers 85-70 on Friday with Chuck Evans totaling 28 points. But Saturday night witnessed another story for the Rifles as they met the Aiken Pacers for the national conference berth. The lead changed hands 21 times, with the score tied up seven times before the Pacers finally broke loose in the last six and one -half minutes. With 20 foul trouble for the Ri- fles and good free throws for the Aiken team, they won the game, 74-70. Although Coach Bowman questioned the officiating, the referees prevailed. The game left the Rifles with an 19-7 overall record this year, the school ' s best ever. CONGRAT- ULATIONS! Thanks for a great season. -r r The fourth annual Intercol- legiate Foosball Champ- ionship and a chess tour- nament were held the week of March 11. The foosball tournament involved six area schools including use -Spartanburg, Spartan- burg Junior College, Wofford, Tri-County TEC, Spartanburg TEC and Clemson. Noel Swain, a local foosball distributor, sponsored the one-day tournament. The SJC team won the championship, receiving a $200 scholar- ship and a trophy. Lester Richards, Mike King, Dick Overcash and Kelly Fowler represented USC-S in the contest. The chess tournament, sponsored by the United States Chess Federation, offered cash prizes for the winners. They were: Spen- cer Mathews, a professor at Converse College; Cur- tis Cantrell, a student at Spartanburg High School and Mickey Bush of USC-S. Richard Spong, Chess Club advisor, presented the money. 21 22 The Spartan Riflettes had a successful season with an overall 6-2 record. The girls ' team put up a good fight against some tough teams, often with no replacements for only six players. The team included Cathy Fowler, Sylvia Easier, Paulette Porter, Shan Pressley, Debbie Smith, Linda Burgess, Kaye Cox, Lynne Weisner, and Shirley Godfrey. use — Spartanburg 35 use — Spartanburg 41 use — Spartanburg 37 use — Spartanburg 40 use — Spartanburg 32 use — Spartanburg 38 use — Spartanburg 45 use — Spartanburg 28 eonverse eollege 34 Spartanburg Junior eollege 28 use — Lancaster 45 eonverse eollege 31 UNe — Asheville 36 UNe — Asheville 34 use — Lancaster 40 Spartanburg Junior eollege 24 23 zM BLACK WEEK For the first time, the Afro-American clubs from Wof- ford College, Spartanburg TEC and USC-S presented a combined Black Week on March 11-17. i With each school given a specific night to present its activity, USC-S began the week with a fashion show. The models, sponsored by some of the well known stores in the Spartanburg area, included Linda Burgess, Cynthia Raid, Tony Caruso, Diane Maybin, Vicki Vigneault, Lin- da Smith, Robin Smith, Elizabeth Robinson, and Al Gray, USC-S Assistant Admissions Officer and Veteran Coordi- nator. Spartanburg TEC presented Douglas Jones as the speaker for Tuesday evening. Wofford ' s activities in- cluded entertainment by the Henderson-Davis Players of S. C. State College and speeches by Dr. Cone, Dr. Proc- tor, and Rep. Ernest A. Finney. The main attraction, held Saturday night, was " Black Expo ' 74, " a dance fea- turing PAIN from Spartanburg. Michael Blythe, a USC-S freshman, is a member of the band. He Flies ' Through The Air Testing New ' Bat-Glider ' One spectator joshed, " It ' s a bird, " another observer said, " No, it ' s a plane " Actually, it was just mild-mannered, BiU Barnes test flying his new hang- glider. Barnes was airborne tune after time, as he dashed dtmn the side of a gentle slope. clutching a 75 foot cable at- tached to the bumper of a speeding car. Hanging like a gigantic , transparent dragonfly, he stood silhouetted against the gray, afternoon sky, ready to swoop down in his self-proclaimed " twtrglider " and conquer the world stretched out beneath him. Conquer he might and fly he muit, but Monday morning he ' ll be back in the classroom leaching physics and engineering to students at USC- Spartanburg In fact, the UKO served more 26 tlian just satisfaction for an adventuring spirit It was a class project designed to demonstrate the laws of physics and aerodynamics The " bal-glider " is, iu reality, a RuguUu wiug, named for a NASA engineer in search of a mettiud tu land low-speed, re- entry vehicles on the earth ' s surface, rather than in the oceans. For the wing ' s frame, Barnes used sturdy pieces of bamboo, cut by his students in a ttucket near Woodruff. The bamboo was covered with tightly wrapped sheets of thick plastic and bound with heavy tape. The pilot supports himself by draping his arms over two poles which run parallel to the keel. The dimensions are about 20 x 23 feet, and the craft weighs nearly 80 pounds. Barnes and seven uf his students built the glider last week in the lobby of the Hodge Center in about eight hours for less than )25. Testing began last Monday afternoon on the USC-S campus when Barnes judged the winds to be right. He says a 20 mph wind IS ideal, pernutting the wing to glide between five and 10 feet off the ground. Two students help to guide tlie glinder during takeoff, and then It ' s up to the pilot to control the flight altitude by shifUng his body weight from one position to another. If there is uncertainty about going up, there is none about coming down. Barnes admits that landing is Uie hardest part, " bf ause your U ' g!i buckle and } our knees turn into skids. " " Avoiding serious injury is always a cuiucni, " Barnes adds, sii he wears a iimtorcyi le hcliiu-t and heavy pdnts for added protection. A number of the Civil Air I ' dtjol diiil a llcchsed private pilot, Uaiiiis rcattio! ' to his ti|-.- t tew fli( tiLs was, I ' ll Ik; dui II, It woi ks " Aiiiithci JOil test 111 -.its, says iS.ii no.-., and lie mu I .■ i -ad. to .Midi tiiiiii L|if lop lit a Uill ' ' inldiii idtJit ' i tluii altt ' i i|il Ki l(ii[) urif 27 fi uBu msumr: 5 al Carol! ties including two da performances by " Carolina Alive, " a singing group from USC iii Columbia. Bui most of our students did not go to these events. Instead we stayed at the Monte Catglj Aiiid did such things as have drinking conte is, stay up all night to " See the sunrise, throw spitballs at the TV, play o fish, " dive off the third floor into the swimming pool, and, of course, go streaking. The only way to describe it is to say that this weekend was ' the most exciting highlights •year. MNlMiit ' ' flRiK? ' " V]??.G:?t ' CG?lo f m 9R NJ UcikiAfO -». c. ' h j ; Si H ' •• ' V ' cA tf ' C . w ir«4 Z - . «S fii ' If ' - } ■■■•■• ■ -i W T- ' « ' ! QiC ' ■ ■f4i " , " •■ jiJ ' w THE MIKADO, a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, was presented April 26 by thirty -five USC-S students. With weeks of preparation, the play involved students of the Course 454 Music for the Young Child and the University Choraleers. The 30-minute performance attracted many area chil- dren as a result of pro- motion by people involved in Early Childhood Educa- tion and Elementary Edu- cation. The abbreviated form, arranged to appeal to young children, was set in Japan and concerned the plight of four lovers. The play was directed by Mrs. Lester H. Colloms and narrated by Dr. Jessie Wall. 32 The annual Spring Festival Day was also held on Fri- day, April 26. Sponsored by SGA, this event was a fund-raising project to benefit the Spartanburg Girls ' Home and the USC-S Student Scholar- ship Fund, Gayle Thomas, chairman of the Spring Festival Committee, was aided by Fred Sergiacomi and Susan Harrison in coordinating the event. The afternoon of fun was started by the dropping in of parachuters onto our field. Activities in- cluded tug-of-war, egg- throwing, balloon-throwing, nickel hunts, water battles, and Softball. Hardly any- one who was there left dry after the water battles ■ i k i started. Cups, balloons, and trash can liners were used to drench each other. There was also a teacher auction in which the high- est bidder received ser - vices or items from our instructors. Friday ' s activities were concluded with our last Party at the National Guard Armory. With " Justice " from Columbia performing, the dance proved to be one of the best of the year. Miss USC-S and her court were honored at the party after being chosen by a faculty committee on the basis of participation in school activities, beauty, poise, and personality. The winners were Miss USC-S, Linda Burgess; Miss Sophomore, Ann Parris; her runner-up, Jennifer Fuller; Miss Freshman, Sylvia Easier; her runner-up, Laura Hendrix. Steve Rogers was also recognized for his service and work in coordinating the SGA-sponsored dances and parties throughout the year. And Wade Bralley was honored for his birth- day with a new set of spoons to play. 35 Dfficers of the Alumni Association include: Joe Bowman, advisor; George McDowell, co- :hairman of the Board of Directors; Cornelia Steele, co -chairwoman of the Board of Directors; James R. Smith, president; Susan Brown, secretary; and Jimmy Brown, treasur- er. Absent when taken was Ralph Allison, vice-president. 36 i lie Aiuiiiiii xioowv- ictLiwii was active throughout the year in promoting and supporting our school. Former students of the Spartanburg Regional Campus were involved in an alumni basketball game, a party held after liomecoming, and various fund-raising projects. They also presented the school with a United States flag obtained by Congress- man James R. Mann. 37 ciation, an organization designed to foster the per- sonal and professional growth of nursing students, participated in a number of activities during second semester. About 40 student volunteers from the SNA collected $1,076 for the Heart Fund on February 2. This figure was over 25 per cent of the At the annual state Student Nurses Association Con- vention, held at Charles- ton, several USC-S stu- dents won state offices for the upcoming year. And a Black Band Party was held where the nursing gradu- ates received their black bands for their caps and their graduation pins. 38 ' 4 ' , I ' i0 4 .y l-i% ■ -t 39 The tennis team for the 1974 spring season includes: Joe Elder; Bruce Howard; David Cox; Wilson Casey; Chuck Evans; Judy Odom; John Kiser; Mr. Richard Spong, advisor; John Longo; and Sylvia Easier use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg use -Spartanburg 9 Isothermal CC 1 use -Sumter 8 7 use -Aiken 6 North Creenville College 3 3 Limestone College 6 1 Wofford 8 7 use -Sumter 2 3 Limestone College 6 7 Isothermal CC 2 40 ... ' - fiMi 41 Coached by Bryant Reeves, the 1974 baseball team in- cludes: Rex Abercrombie, Nixon Allen, David Bishop, Gaylord Bralley, Wade Bralley, Jim Elliott, Skip Frye, Bill Humphries, Ricky Owens, Rick Rob- inson, Lee Speer, Kenny Tuck and Mike Wood use -Spartanburg 4 North Greenville College 12 use -Spartanburg 3 use -Union 2 use -Spartanburg 5 use -Sumter 3 use -Spartanburg 13 use-Union 5 use -Spartanburg 7 USe-Salkehatchie 9 use -Spartanburg 5 USe-Salkehatchie 3 use -Spartanburg 4 USe-Salkehatchie 2 use -Spartanburg 13 use -Union 6 42 0 43 The University Convoca- tion Series brought many exciting and interesting guests to our campus this year. The program in- cluded concerts, plays, and lectures, with Daryl Rice beginning the series with her folk singing at fall orientation. Daryl has become well known with her appearances at Carowinds and on Chan- nel 7 ' s weekly presenta- tion of " Carolina Country. " Halloween brought a lee - ture and slide presentation on ghosts and goblins by Bruce and Nancy Roberts, authors of the book GHOSTS OF THE CARO- LINAS. Ms. Anne Gehman, nationally known medium and spiritual advisor, spoke on November 7. " A Comparison of South Carolina and Europe " was 44 the topic of Dr. Lewis P. Jones ' lecture on December 5. Dr. Jones, chairman of the history department at Wofford College, is an accomplished author of short stories and books. Second semester brought even more guests for the Convocation Series. On January 23, Edwin L. Baron, master hypnotist, spoke on campus. r rf )j 45 At noon and in the evening, His amazing use of hyp- notism was demonstrated with volunteers, both stu- dents and visitors, from the audience. The next three programs were plays with performances by the Alpha -Omega Players, the South Caro- lina Open Road Ensemble, and the University Players. Mr. Mac Boggs, from Converse College, pre- sented a lecture on " What ' s New in Modern Art " on April 3. And the last p rogram in the Con- vocation Series was a concert by the Blackearth Percussion Group on April 23. The members of the 1974 Cultural Affairs Committee were Mr. Charles Stavely, Chairman; Mr. Eric Jolly; Ms. Nancy Babb; Dr. Alice Henderson; Chuck Hender- son; and John Sims. We thank this committee for an interesting and reward- ing Convocation Series. 46 USC-S Students And Faculty Honored Nearly 15 area students and faculty members were honored Wednesday afternoon during the annual Awards Day ceremonies In the USC- Spartanburg gymnasium Nick Small, a Spartanburg fresiiman majoring in phar- macy, was named Most Out- standing Student Government Association member. Small was student ice president this year and IS the newly elected SGA president for next year The Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award went to David Taylor, assi stant professor of biology, who was chosen by a faculty-student selection committee Top scholastic honors went to Mrs Arnold L Nanney of Spartanburg as the Outstanding Freshman The Outstanding Sophomore student is James F. Medlin of Clinton. Athletic Director Joe Bowman was named Alumni Man of the Year. The award was made for the first time by James R Smith. Alumni Association president. Two freshmen nursing studenta were cited for out- standing achievement: Rose Postofi of Wellford and Karen McRacken of Union. Lola Chaney of Mauldm was named the top sophomore nursing student The top political science student wa5 Stephen Mason of Woodruff. The award to the t est history student went to James Greenway of Spartanburg. In the business division, Linda McBride of Spartanburg won the Wall Street Journal Award for Scholarship Ex- cellence Angella Bishop of Inman received the Freshman Chemical Achievement Award The top fre shman matn student was Barry Edge of Lyman The best sophomore in math was Ricky Carter of Spar- tanburg Psychology awards went to Tom Seymour of Spartanburg as the outstanding sophomore and to Elizabeth Ann Sharpe o: Landrum as outstanding fresri- man. The Outstanding Journalism Student Award went to Deborah Gosiell. a sophomore from Spartanburg who edited the USC-S student newspaper and who serves on the staff of The Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Qted for theu- service to the school ' s annual staff were Randy Morrison of Greer and Steve Rogers of Spartanburg Awards for superior talent in music went to Tony Caruso, Tru Muriel Lawter. Bobby Shrop- shu-e and Nick Small of Spar- tanburg and to Marjory Meador of Union. The USC-S cheerleaders were cited for their contributions to the athletic program They are Larry Blosser. Linda Burgess, John Longo, June West and Susan Wood of Spartanburg and Karen Taylor of Mauldin. Ann Fams of Spartanburg was recognized for her service as the school ' s official mascot at Spartan Rifles athletic events. Tirechief Smith Named Rifles ' Outstanding Cager Robert ' Kirechief ' .Smith was honored as " L askeiball s most outstanding pla er at USC-Spartanbur g awards ceremonies Wednesda Smith, a 6- " 36-. ear old center for the Spartan Kifies. also received the top rebounder award He averaged 8,9 rebounds last year Bill Humphries won a similar award for baseball and Richard Heatie) won the most valuable award for golf. Sophomore Kathy Fowler was named most valuable on the girls basketball team Joey Harrison, Mark Burch and Butch Foster were named ■Ui the N ' LCAA All-American bowling team, USC-S won its second straight championship this year. Sylvia Easier and Wilson Casey were co-winners of the most valuable award in tennis. 49 — 7 . r kJ , Wjlf W = ' V rlf ' ' " ' Graduation was held on May 10 with the com- mencement address by the Honorable Bruce Little- john, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Four candidates received an Associate in Arts Degree, and there were eight candidates for an Associate in Science Degree. Sixty students were awarded an Associate in Science Degree in Technical Nursing. Mrs. Betty Waters re- ceived a Bachelor of General Studies Degree which was the first baccalaureate degree awarded at USC-S. Even as the year came to a close, our school was experiencing another first and demonstrating its con- tinual growth. 50 51 Now that the end has come, my hope is that you feel this yearbook has reflected you and your school during 1973-74. Without the help of a few dedicated people, these reflections would not have been possible. A special thanks goes to Miss Judy Sessions, advisor of the CAROLANA, and to Mr. Tom Davis, Director of Student Affairs. Thank you, news- paper staff, for bearing with me and sharing the publications room. My thanks also goes to Mr. Fred Bostrom and Jostens American Yearbook Company for putting up with such a weird editor. And to the faithful few photographers who stuck it out to the very end, 1 am forever grateful. We have our own reflections - 4:00 a.m. , impossible deadlines, curly pictures, pizzas, rolling chairs, keys, and spades over the trash can. It was all worthwhile. Boogie Woman Vicki Williams, editor Contributing photographers: Steve Rogers Randy Morrison Fred Sergiacomi Susan Harrison Shelley Worden Alden Hall John Longo Gedeon Peteri of Continental Studio Pete Brown of Continental Studio B B Studio 52 i ■ ' t ' 4 o mm z i " y Univeisitv Qj SouthCarolina Sv ' flLU ' l IlP 1 EDO DfiDE5SfiD ' ■(
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