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Services, Safety Courses Off-Campus By Shepherd] College President James Butcher, Calvin Lamp of the Martinsburg with a certificate in fire ser- safety technology. Lamp, a captain in is the first Shepherd student to such a one-year certificate of cotn- . The was made at Firehall, site of many College fire service courses. associate and certificate iire services programs, this course covers concepts involved in fire suppression including fire behavior, principles of firefighting as applied to small and large scale fires, problems involving the use of tactics, strategy and employment of equipment and manpower. For the first time in two years, the course, Hazardous Materials, will be taught on tim Shepherd College campus. Each Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., Mike Athey, well-known educator and long-time member of the Shepherdstown Fire Company, will instruct this course requirement for the in fire services will be )us during College's Fall 1978. Beginning Aug. 23, these be of special in- who is, or plans in a firefighting 'Volunteer or paid i, as well as to those of industrial safety. Tactics and Fire Suppression, Thursday at 6:30 Fire the course is el, an experienced as well as elective in the degrees in fire service and safety technology. Throughout the semester, the properties Of flammable, explosive, and toxic materials and special treatment they must be given in storage, in use and in emergency situations will be studied. A third course, Automated Protection Systems, will meet each Tuesday at 7 p.m., beginning Aug. 29. The in- structor for this course which meets at the James Rumsey Center will be Richard Tufts, a representative of the Maryland National Insurance Company. A survey of all types of struc- turally built-in fire detection and fire suppression systems in- cluding electrical, electronic and sprinkler systems, among others, this course will have wide application. Individuals involved in fire insurance, building construction, and building protection as well as fire personnel will find these topics relevant. In addition to these classroom experiences, students may select from two practieums. These individualized sets of field experiences are under the direction of fire services ad- visor, Howard Carper. Students engage in on-the-site activities of a practical nature such as building code inspection, emergency dispatcher ob- servation, fire service duty, and others. All activities are under the direct supervision of a trained, well-qualified "per- sonnel. Coast Guard Academy IAccepting, Processing Cadet Appointments The United States Coast Guard Academy has announced that it is now accepting and processing applicatiops for appointment as Cadet, U.S. Coast Guard Class of 1983. Applications are being accepted from both men and women. Appointjnents as Coast Guard Cadets are tendered solely on the basis of an annual nation- wide competition with no congressional appointments or geographical quotas. Ap- plications for appointment must be submitted to the Director of Admissions, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, prior to December 15 1978. Candidates must arrange to participate in either the College Board Scholastic Ap- titude Test SAT, or American College Testifig Assessment ACT, prior to or including the December 9, 1978 administration for the ACT and the December 2 1978 administration for the SAT. The competition for ap- pointment as Cadet is based on the candidate's high school rank performance on either the SAT or ACT, and leadership potential as demonstrated by par- ticipation in high school ex- tracurricular activities, com- munity affairs and-or part-time employment. Most sgccessful candidates rank in the top quarter of their high school class and demonstrate proficiency in both the mathematical and applied science fields. To qualify for the competition, an applicant must be unmarried at the time of appointment, have no legal obligations resulting from a prior marriage, and must have reached the age of 17 but not 22 by July 1, 1979. All ap- plicants must be assured of high school graduation by June 30, 1979. Applicants must have completed three units in English, and three in mathematics to include algebra and plane or coordinate geometry or their equivalents, and must fulfill basic physical and moral requirements. Coast Guard Cadets obtain an excellent undergraduate education at no personal ex- pense. In addition, they receive pay and allowances fully adequate to fulfill their ordinary living expenses. The constantly updated Academy curriculum offers nine majors which in- clude: electrical, civil, ocean and marine engineering; marine, mathematical and physical sciences; management and government. These areas of academic interest, combined with varied elective courses, establish a solid foundation for a challenging career. Graduates of the Academy are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and are commissioned as Ensigns in the United States Coast Guard. Definition Perfume: the most dangerous form of chemi- cal warfare. -Fleet, Portsmouth, Ks. # INTEREST RATES IN A SHORTER PERIOD? 'VEOOT Becau00@0000,00-o-will pay you more interest in a shorter period of time than ever before... Jefferson Security Bank's Money Market Certifi- cate of Deposit offers a whole new alternative for the short-term investor vith $10,000 or more. NOW you can buy a JSB Money Market Certificate with an interest rate at the date of issue related to the U.S. Treasury six-month bill rate then in effect. (The rate is set by auction each Monday.) Each week you can call us for the going rate, in- vest, anJ be guaranteed that same high rate for the full six months. After six months, the money =s yours to reinvest, or use as you please, without penalty. In effect, you're playing the money market. But without the risk, since you know the rate before you buy. So if you want more-sooner-than a savings plan has ever offereU before, see us now. But that's not all. At JSB we know there are all kinds of savers, so we have all kmds of plans ranging from 90 days to six- year certificates earnmfl from 5% to 7% It's your money,%so it's your choicer April 17 April 24 May 1 May 8 June 26 July 17 RECENT TREASURY BILL AVERAGE RATES / 6.563% 6.777% 6.935% 6.986% 7.014% 7.141% Federal law and regulation proh,bt the payment of a hme deposit pror tO matur=ty uqless three months of the ,nterest thereon rs forfeited and interest on the amount withdrawn is reduced to the passbook rate Member FOIC. Bank ,West Virginia  - F.D.r.c. TELEPHONE 876-2501 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1978 Shepherd President Is Honored Dr. James A. Butcher, president of Shepherd College, shown on the left above, accepts a certificate of appreciation from the Shepherd College staff members on the occasion of completing his tenth year as president of the Shepherdstown institution. Making the the presentation president, is Dr. Earl Henderson, assistant to Practical Aspects volved in the class which will I visit area theaters and' Ray Production, New Shepherd Course Practical aspects of play production and selection is another new course which will be presented at Shepherd College beginning Tuesday, August 29, at 7 p.m. The course will actually be presented at the Berkeley County Civic Theatre at 128 E. Martin Street in Martinsburg. "Anyone who has an interest in theater, who wants to know morg about how a play is put into production or who wants to enjoy the presentation of a play more -- these are the people for whom the course was designed," says Bruce Partin, instructor for the course. Dr. Partin, Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama, who has directed over 50 academic and community theater productions, is known for his area productions of "Mter the Rain", "Last of the Red Hot Lovers", and "Lion in Winter". "In the course," Partin continues, "we will cover all aspects of play production, auditioning, acting, directing, screen design, and lighting. Our goal is to analyze these aspects as a package -- what makes a play "right" for production by community theater or "right" for high school drama." Professor Partin, who has worked with teachers and comnunity theaters in selecting and evaluating productions, emphasizes "the course will be geared to the specific interest of the people who enroll 'in the courses." 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