Justin Cooke, 12, Holladay, won the 1991 Asian Festival grand prize, an NBA/Utah Jazz basketball. The ball was signed earlier this year by team and staff members of the championship crew.
Justin and his family moved to Salt Lake City four months ago from Tennessee. He is a sixth-grader and was pretty excited about winning the ball. His mother said Justin is very lucky. "He always wins the flip of a coin, the draw of a straw," she said."We used to cheer for Atlanta Hawks," said Justin, "but we moved here and I've been to five games and I love the Jazz!"
There was also an art and photography contest. Stephan Gunsaulus won first prize in the photo contest, and two ribbons went to Dale R. Arnold and Barckay W. Hastings.
Sophea Koy won first place in the children's art contest. Ribbons were awarded to Anh Ly, Aletha Schindt, Mary Thorne and Jessica VanKlaveren.
The first place winner in the teen category was Sandra Au. Ribbons were awarded to Kevin Wilde, Syha Keopravsevta, Hung Tran and Dung Tran.
The Vietnamese community and University of Utah Vietnamese Student Association was awarded the trophy for best cultural display of the Asian Festival.
- Trueba earns residency:
Daniel J. Trueba, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Trueba of Bountiful, has been accepted in the emergency residency program at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.
- Hillcrest announces Girls/Boys State participants:
The following three girls from Hillcrest High will participate in the 1991 Girls' State Convention, June 10-15, at Southern Utah University: Alyse Darrington, Ruth Ann Farns-worth and Elizabeth Montague. Alternates are Kristi Dupaix and Lori Hill.
The following six Hillcrest boys will participate in the the Boys State Convention, June 10-15, at Weber State University: Robert Larsen, Tony McIllece, Erik Shupe, Greg Whitehead, John Williams and Greg Wright. The two alternates are Colby Engstrum and Michael Tenney.
-Phillips Refinery donates to DATC:
The Phillips Refinery in West Bountiful has donated a used process control simulator to the Davis Applied Technology Center.