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Baseball player Bill Merrifield
was named ACC Player of the Year,
and baseball coach Marvin crater
was named ACC Coach of the Year.
Three baseball players (Merri-
field, tommy Gregg, and Bill
Ruffner) were placed on the All-
ACC first team.
Football player Kenny Duckett
was selected as Arnold Palmer
Athlete of the Year, and his team-
mate landon King received the
ACC Award for Excellence in Schol-
arship and Athletics. Six football
players were Academic All-ACC
selections: Phil Denfeld, who was
also placed on the All-ACC first
team; landon King, leo leitner,
John Piedmonte, Gary Scho-
field, and andy Seay.
Golfer charlotte Grant, for the sec-
ond straight year, was named Marge
Crisp Athlete of the Year. Volleyball
player Elizabeth Brown received the
ACC Award for Excellence in Scholar-
ship and Athletics.
Golfers tom Knox
and Mark thax-
ton were placed
on the All-ACC
first team.
Charlotte Grant
Bill Merrifield
Michael ford (B.A., 1972) returned to Wake
Forest as Director of the College Union, suc-
ceeding timothy Reese.
larry l. Palmer, Director of Minority Affairs,
resigned to take a position with the Depart-
ment of State in Washington.
J. Patrick crawford was named the first full-
time director of WFDD-FM, succeeding Pro-
fessor Julian c. Burroughs, Jr., who had been
the station’s part-time director since 1958.
William Ray (B.A., 1967), Associate in Commu-
nication and Director of Concerts, resigned to
become the first executive director of the Atlantic
Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
He was succeeded as Director of Concerts by
Assistant Professor of Music David levy.
larry R. Henson (B.A. Berea; M.S., Missouri)
was appointed Director of the Computer Center.
Karen Sistare (née Haynes) (B.A., 1981) was
added as a staff writer in alumni and develop-
ment. Suzette Jordan (B.A., Wake Forest)
was named Admissions Counselor.
Wake Forest again received a second place
award from CASE for sustained performance in
alumni giving among private universities. The
University of Pennsylvania ranked first.
Tommy Gregg
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