Stiles Conger Stribling
Stiles Conger Stribling was a member of the Class of 1916. Hailing from Richland, South Carolina, he majored in Agronomy.
He held the ranks of Corporal, First Sergeant and Captain while a Cadet.
Stribling served as Exchange Editor (1914-1915); Editor-in-Chief of The Chronicle (1915-1916); Literary Society Reporter for The Tiger; Reporting Critic, Prosecuting Critic, Literary Critic, Secretary, Vice-President and President of the Palmetto Literary Society; Declaimer Annual Celebration (1914); Winner of the Debaters' Medal (1915), and of the Orators' Medal (1916); Winner Chronicle Short Story Medal (1914); Secretary, Agricultural Society; Secretary of the Prohibition Society; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet;Bible Class Leader; Chairman, Intercollegiate Debating Council; Commencement Marshall (1915); Secretary of the Oconee County Club (1914-1915) and President (1916); Agronomical Comedians; Humdingers Club and Representative to the State Oratorical Contest (1916).
Said TAPS 1916, Volume Nine, of him: "This carefree hill-billy of Oconee blew into Clemson in '12, and has been blowing ever since. 'STRIB.' is without an equal in the art of 'stump-speaking' and 'lawyering.' His cheery smile, and genuine good-fellowship have won for him a cherished place in the hearts of all. The highest ambition of this talented youth is to affiliate the interests of Winthrop and Clemson alumni in his home town. We wish for him much success in his every undertaking."
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