The Emeritus Club of Brigham Young University, including faculty members and students who were at BYU more than 50 years ago, has named 10 members to receive the Special Recognition Award.
Those to receive honors are Floyd E. Breinholt, Charles T. Fletcher, Clark J. Gubler, Elizabeth Cook Hayward, Floyd Millet and Amy Young Valentine, all of Provo; Irene Johnston Earl, American Fork; Fred A. Schwendiman, Orem; George Q. Cannon, Kamuela, Hawaii; and Ivan R. Willey, Laramie, Wyo.Breinholt is a retired BYU professor, former chairman of the BYU art department and assistant director of the BYU Center in Spain. He was a teacher and administrator for 20 years in Utah schools.
Cannon has been president of Meadow Gold Dairies in Hawaii and was in charge of building dairy plants in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Burma, Thailand, Australia, Singapore and Samoa.
Earl taught physical education at Millard County and Murray High Schools, where her students won awards in sports, posture parades, dance revues and pep club shows.
Fletcher was an FBI agent for 27 years and in 1967 organized the justice administration department at BYU, directing it for 16 years.
A noted biochemist and authority on thiamin, Gubler was a researcher at the University of Utah department of medicine and the University of Wisconsin Enzyme Institute before working as a Y. biology professor from 1958 to 1978.
Hayward began teaching in 1926 at Juarez Academy, Mexico, and later taught at Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho. She was a teacher of English and speech, a counselor and dean of girls at Provo High School from 1943 to 1969.
A former nine-letter athlete at BYU, Millet coached football, basketball and track at BYU from 1937 to 1950. After 13 years in business, he returned to BYU in 1963, serving seven years as athletic director.
Schwendiman recently was in charge of planning, land acquisition and construction for the BYU Jerusalem Center.
Valentine, Utah's 1981 Mother of the Year, is a retired BYU Spanish professor. She was a Republican candidate for the new Utah 3rd Congressional District in 1982 and was national GOP committeewoman.
Willey spent 22 years as professor, department head and dean in the University of Wyoming College of Education. Previously, he served 20 years as an administrator in public schools.