Jerry L. Hedrick of Lexington is one of 12 North Carolina residents presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for serving five years as a member of the local Selective Service System board.

The Selective Service System's boards, although in an inactive status, would be responsible for deciding claims for certain classifications should a draft be reinstituted by Congress and the president. Although there is no plan to draft citizens into the military service at present, there is a need to develop a readiness in the Selective Service System in case a national emergency necessitates such action.As members of a local board, these individuals receive training in changes in the law, regulations, responsibilities and related agency policies and procedures.

There are 357,470 North Carolinians registered with the Selective Service System.

Norman Samet, president of Samet Corp. of High Point, was elected a vice president of the N.C. Engineering Foundation Inc. recently.

Samet is one of three vice presidents for 1990-91.

The elections were held at the foundation's fall meeting at the N.C. State University Faculty Club, Raleigh.

High Point attorney Arch Schoch Jr., a partner with the law firm of Schoch, Schoch, & Schoch, has been elected the chairman of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners.

An agency of the state, the 11-member Board of Law Examiners licenses the state's attorneys. Among its many functions, the board administers the bar examination twice yearly.

Schoch received his undergraduate and law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a member of the board of editors of the North Carolina Law Review. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

He has served on the Board of Law Examiners since 1980 and is a past president of the High Point and 18th Judicial District Bar Associations, and a past member of the North Carolina State Bar Council.

Sandi Full of Salisbury has been appointed Inside Sales representative for Piedmont Mily Suply Company, a general line industrial supply house that has been serving the Piedmont since 1946.

The company distributes industrial tools, rubber products and powre transmission products in North Carolina through offices in Salisbury, Stateville and High Point.

Christian J. Camp and Carole V. Clement, both of High Point and seniors at High Point College, have been named recipients of PLEDGE Scholarships at a reception sponsored by the makers of Pledge Furniture Polish.

Each student received a $2,500 scholarship for demonstrating particular promise as future home furnishing professionals. The PLEDGE Scholarships are slated to be given annually to High Point College seniors most likely to foster growth and innovation in the home furnishing field.

Camp, a home furnishings marketing major, is the son of Peggy Camp of High Point. Clement, also a home furnishings marketing major, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clement of High Point.

Richard C. (Rick) Norris and Steen R. Spove, employees of NCNB in High Point, have been promoted to commercial loan officers in the commercial banking department.

Norris joined NCNB in Raleigh in 1988 and has worked for the bank in High Point since July 1989. He was a loaned executive for the United Way and is a volunteer at the Piedmont Environmental Center. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration.

Spove joined NCNB in Columbia, S.C., in January 1989. He moved to High Point in March 1990.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a bachelor's degree in business.

High Point Bank and Trust Company has announced its hiring of Penny D. Johnson and Michael H. Smith.

Johnson is a native of Greensboro where she attended Southern Guilford High School. She is a graduate of Western Carolina University. She joins the High Point Bank staff as a mortgage loan officer with six years of banking experience. She serves on the Realtor/Lendor Council of the High Point Board of Realtors.

Smith is a native of High Point. With 18 years of experience in insurance, he joins the company's Insurance Department. He is a graduate of Pfeiffer College and is a member and past president of the High Point Sertoma Club.

Two High Point employees of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) have been promoted.

Donna Moore, a loan servicing manager, has been promoted to banking officer. She joined the company in 1984 as an investor accountant. She is married to George L. Moore III of West Helena, Ark.

Nancy S. Bruner, a non-performing assets manager, has been promoted to banking officer. She joined BB&T in 1990 through the bank's merger with First Federal of the Carolinas in High Point. She brings seven years of experience to BB&T. A native of High Point, she is a graduate of Ledford High School in Thomasville. She is married to Joseph David Bruner of High Point. The couple have two children.

W. James Sharrard, a CPA with Sharrard, McGee & Co., recently attended the National Practice Management Conference held in Chicago. The conference was sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

The three-day national conference provided the 300 participants with the opportunity to explore new techniques and procedures for managing their practice and serving their clients.

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