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Black Student Union: One Will Be Crowned (2/1979)

The history of Ferrum Colleges Black Student Union.

Iron Blade Vol. 24 1978-1979

Vol. 24 #8 (February 8, 1979) Page 1 “One Will Be Crowned”

The month of February is Black Emphasis Month across the nation. Ferrum has programs for the entire month that will emphasize the influence of Blacks on the culture of this culture. Mr. Keith O. Hilton, director of Special Services, as well as faculty sponsor for the B.S.U, will coordinate this year’s Black Pageant. This event is always the high spot for the young ladies of the B.S.U. The pageant will result in the selection of this year’s Miss Black Ferrum. This year’s pageant will take place on February 9 in the Swartz Gym. The program will begin at eight p.m. Saturday, February 10, will be the night of the B.S.U. dance. The festivities begin at nine p.m. and will last until one in the morning. The music will be provided by a band from Lynchburg called Mellow. There will be movies and speakers scheduled throughout the month.