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student scholars recognized h 1 h'p " ng sc o ars 1 convocation Bureau University students were told recently t that their college education is an of transformation." The speak- of Tennessee State University, the keynote address for the annual Convocation. A. Hefner, himself a Phi Beta Kappa ;told the honor students that their degrees them in a major field of study, but should also prepare them for the "great should announce to one and all that yourself to meet the world on its and to improve it where necessary," Dr. ~id. ~than 400 students were congratulated for achieved a place on the Honor Roll, there University Scholars, and 15 students as Eminent Scholars. Eminent perfect "A" academic averages. students, Julian J. Jesubatham, was as both an Eminent and University University Scholars, all seniors, have the academic averages in their respective Jesubatham is a senior agriculture/biolo- from Nassau, Bahamas. Tuskegee provides University Scholars a tuition if their tuition is not paid by some other advised the honor students to learn another as well as from faculty. should include reading the news- reading weekly news magazines, and a best selling novel at least once every as much outside your field (of study) as you your field," Dr. Hef~er advised. As schol- r should have a "questioning attitude," they critical thinkers, they should be open- about new ideas, and they should master process, Dr. Hefner told the the students to be humble, @rink academic excellence, work hard, and a winner: He said a winner makes com- and a loser makes premises. "If you you will dislike it. If you do well, like it? The students should not forget, Dr. told them, that nothing comes easy if it is ,"Be loyal to your calling. Let everyone know that you are a person o~ quality," the speaker told the students. In thinking big, he told the students to be creative and innovative. He encouraged them to make their presence known. And while they were being applauded for reach- ing their various levels of achievement, Dr. Hefner told the students they should remain sensitive and caring about others. "Listen to what people mean as well as what they say and you will become a more sensitive individ- ual," Dr. Hefner told the honor students. Dr. Hefner was the first professor to hold the Charles E. Merrill Chair at Morehouse College before Dr. Payton named him prevost at Tuskegee University. Dr. Heftier credited Dr. Payton, who he called a "great scholar and a great educator," with teaching him how to become a college president. He was president of Jackson (Miss.) State University before assuming the presidency of Tennessee State University. The University Scholars, the ranking students in their respective colleges, are: Julian J. Jesubatham, Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Sciences; Bernice F. Jenkins, Montgomery, Business and Information Science; James D. Griggs, Dothan, shEhen~me~deering, Architecture, and Physical Sciences; ta R. Brazelton, Huntsville, Liberal Arts and Education; and Karen S. Dolce, Columbia, S.C., Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health_ The 15 Eminent Scholars this year include: Solange Baptiste, a junior from Trinidad, West Indies; David L. Denny, a sophomore from Philadelphia, Pa.; Luanna B. Prevost, a senior from the Dominica, West Indies; and Carla M. Reese, a se~ourhomore from LaFayette, Ala., all biology majors.. students in veterinary medicine were named Eminent Scholars: Noni A. Greene, Detroit, Mich.; Diane Urbanski, Montgomery, Erik S. Strunck, Opelika; and Leah,~ Kuhnt, Auburn. Also, Garry L. Armstrong, a senior from Milwaukee, V~rm. and Jarvis L. Hammons, a sopho- more from Pine Bluff, Ark., both engin, eering majors; Julian J. Jesubatham, a senior agriculture and biology major from Nassau, Bahama; Tha:is" Y. Redmond, a sophomore nursing student from Pasadena, Calif.; Quanita M. Hayes, a sophomore gychology major from Nashville, Tenn.; Renita D. own, a sophomore education major from Millbrook,; andWendell Jerome Jordan-Brangrna, a computer science major from Fairfax, Va. nearing for TIMS New York trip deposit to New York City is Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe Shopping in Times Square Middle School from 9 C~ee.~ into hotel of $90 10 pan. Security arrivee by Oct. 27. Another Nov. 10 and again on DAY TWO $I00 remainfng bal- am. 15, 2001. A total Full American Breakfast at Hotel to the school for inci- 7 am. bus snacks and fees. Depart fromhotel will increase if the View outside taping offToday of 50 students Show" (be sure to bring school sign) 9a.nL St. Patrick's Cathedral (Sth Ave at 50th St.) Rockefeller Center (5th Ave. between 48th & 51at i~to New York City Streets) staff and guide meet lpam Lunch at Midtown Manhattan 'Tech Lab Mall 55th & 56th Cash allotment M.--m It WWF (5th Ave at 82nd St) Center drive-by FAO Schwartz John the Divine F pire State Building (5th Ave. at 34th St.) Park ~)mn~er at Planet Hollywood 152 W 57th St. 8 ~temr dinner, Broadway Shewi[I 11 p.m. Return to hotel/security arrivee DAY THREE 6"~0 aan. Full American Breakfast at Hotel 7".~0 Departure for today's following sights: 8~0 a.m. Meet guide at Battery Park (South tip of Manhattan Island) Ferry to the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island-Trace your own her- itsge B~ for lunch near the South Street Seaport Entrance-Cash Allotment Vmit to Wall Street Tour Federal Reeerve I~h~at Dallas BBQ 43rd St at Times Square PM Prep~e. to depart for school C_m/des w/l/ make every effort to a//aspects of th/s/t/n- erary, however, due to t/me, certa/n p/aces may be added or bm/tted at gu/de's d/scret/o~ ON SITE ABSENTEE VOTING SCHEDULE FOR SAt2JRDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2000 GENERAL ELECTION MACON COUNTY, ALABAMA POLL WORKERS ON SITE LISIT [ACON COUNTY COURTHOUSE ~R~[N~A E BENJAMIN'JNSPECTOR HARRIS - CIIIEF CI2RK JAN MILLER I~ERNICE TONEY ; - INSPECIOR HOLT - CHIEF CLF, RK JAMES PETERSON On Site Abmntee Vetin8 Poll WeAen School is scheduled fa" the above Poll WeAm on Tuesday, ~ 24, 2000, 4:30 p.m, County Courthouse. ~~~.....____ 2000 BY M APPOINTING BOARD OF Page B-7, The Tuskegee News, October~ 19i 2000 : ........... ON SITE ABSENTEE VOTING SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2000 GENERAL ELECTION MACON COUNTY, ALABAMA PURSUANT TO ACT NO 99-388 Acts of Alabama, and by Resolution duly adopted by the Macon County Commission, On-Site Absentee voting for the November 7~, 2000 General Election shall take place on Saturday, October 28", 2000 ~en (10) days prior to the Election. On-Site locations are open from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. The Macon County Commission has designated the following On-Site locations: MACON COUNTY COURTHOUSE - FIRST FLOOR . - CITY OF NOTASULGA TOWN HALL Voters in the following Beats SITE location: 01-01 01-03 02-04 02-05 02-11 03-06 03-07 03-12 04-08 04-13 Voters in the following Beats location: 01-02 04-09 04-10 are assigned to the MACON COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON- National Guard Armory Brownville Volunteer Fire Department Recreation Center at Warrior Stand Old District 2 Shop on County Road #2 Municipal Complex Trailer next to Post Office at I-Iardaway Shorter Town Hall Seasha Office Building Franklin Town Hall Chehaw AME Zion Church are assigned to the NOTASULGA TOWN'HALL oN-:sITE Little Texas Voting Center Woodland Community Center Notasulga Town Hall 'q'his Act did not change the location for voting at the polls on 2000 General Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, 2000. Eddle M,Ilmi AImemee Elmiee Mm~, Mmm Ceemy, Cir~t Clerk Office., ~ County Courthou~ 3~ Flee~ Tm~ Ahd~mm (334) ~4-2~t4) s ABSENTEE VOTING FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2000 GENERAL ELECt0 MACON COUNTY, ALABAMA ., Any qualified elector may vote an Absentee Ballot by mail, or in person at the Cffchit Oerk's Office, if they are out of the county or state on the following days: Election Day AND S.atvrday ten (10) days prior to the date of the Election; or has any physical illness or infirmity which prevents his or her attendance at the polls, whether he or she iswithin or without the cuunty on the day of the election, or who works a shift which has at least ten (10) hours which oi~bide with ' the hours the polls are open at his or her regular polling place; or who is e~olled as a student at an educational institution located outside the county of his or her personal residence; or, who is a member of or spouse or dependent of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, or is similarly qualified to vote Absentee pursuant to the Federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 U.S.C. 1973FF; or, who has been appointed as an election officer or named as a Poll Watcher at a polling place other than his or her regular polling place. REGULAR ABSENTEE VOTING: The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot for the November 7*, 2000 General Election is 4:30P.M., Thursday, November 2~, 2000. Applications for Absentee voting are available at the Circuit Clerk Office, Third Floor Courthouse. ~ Any completed application must be returned by the voter in person or sent by the U.S. Mail. *-l~fiple applications CAN NOT be mailed in the same envelope. * :: ~. ' t All completed Absentee ballots must be returned by the voter in person to the Circuk Clerk's Office no later than 4:30P.M., one day prior to the election, or, if mailed, must be po~marked no later than one day prior to the election ..... ON SITE ABSENTEE VOTING:. Any qualified elector "who will be unable to vote at.hi~ or'her regular poring place because they are absent from the county on election day, may vote in person at their assigned on-site voting location on the Saturday, October 28e~, 2000 ten (10), da.ys prior to the November 7* General Election. The On-Site locations are the MACON COUNTy COURTHOUSE AND NOTASULGA TOWN HALL The On-Site locations will be open "from 8:00 A_M. until 5:00 P.M. The voter at an On-Site location is required to vote at that site.; They CAN NOT pick up a ballot and turn it in later. EMERGENCY VOTING: Any registered elector who requires emergency treatmeat of a licensed physician within five (5) days of an election may apply for an Emergency Absentee Ba_.~9!~ t. The ballot must be returned no later than 4:30 P.M. on the day before the:elt~.i'gn is held. Medical Emergency Absentee ballots may be returned by a person designated b~ t~e voter. The attending physician shall describe and certify the circumstances constituting the emergency. Any registered elector whose name appears on the Poll List may vote a Business Em.er~cy Absentee Ballot if he or she is required by his or her employer, under unforeseen oircg/nsta~ ces, to be out of the county on Election Day. Under such circumstances, the applicant can apply and vote an emergency business ballot at the Circuit Clerk's Office no later than 4:30 P.M., one day prior to the election. The voter must sign an affidavit acknowledging that he or she ~.g not aware of the out-of-county business requirement prior to the five (5) days before ~6 e|e~tion. After voting the ballot, the voter shall hand it to the Absentee Election Manager.. For information about voting an Abseatee ballot, call Eddie D. Mallard, ~ ~a~CT1ON AT 034) 724-26 4 on the thir noor OF MACO COUmaC COL 3 O Tuskesee, Alabama 36083-0723. I I I