- Mich'l Archibald wins Leah D. Widtsoe Scholarship:
Mich'l Archibald, a 22-year-old college student from Murray and member of Lamba Delta Sigma sorority, has received a $1,200 Leah D. Widtsoe Scholarship for graduate study from Delta Phil Holding Corp.Archibald has an associate degree from Ricks College and has completed two years at Brigham Young University to complete prerequisites to enter the University of Utah's physical therapy program.
She has a grade point average of 3.69 and is active in volunteer work at local hospitals and schools. Archibald is an officer of the Physical Therapy Class of 1992 at the U. She belongs to the Kappa Chi Omega chapter of Lamba Delta Sigma.
- Robb DeGraw elected at College of Wooster:
Robb DeGraw of Salt Lake City was recently elected to the cabinet of student government at the College of Wooster in Ohio. DeGraw, a graduate of Cottonwood High School, will serve as student president for the 1991-92 academic year. DeGraw is a political science major and the son of Cliff and Nancy DeGraw of Salt Lake City.
- Gretchen Semerad wins scholarship:
Gretchen Semerad, a Salt Lake City native and student at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., has been awarded an alumni scholarship worth $1,000. She is a graduate of Judge Memorial High and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dunane Semerad.
- Utah students awarded Presidential Scholarships
Fifty-two high school seniors from across Utah have won full-tuition Presidential Scholarships to the University of Utah, the highest award given to entering in-state freshmen.
They are: Steven Aase, Beverly Chang, Richard Evans, Lisa Grow, Royal Hansen, Thomas Hardman, David Hughes, Wade Hull, Matthew Johnson, Mitzi Jones, John Lunt, Marie Madsen, Tiffany McQuarrie, Melissa Miner, Meredith Moss, Kendall Oliphant, Matthew Peck, Anne Perry, Joshua Smith and Mark Wride, all of Salt Lake City; Collette Anderson, South Jordan; Bret Ball, Ryan Coles, Laura Hammitt, Tamra Just and Stephanie Thompson, Sandy; and Jennifer Richins, Draper.
Brian Arbanas, Brittany Matsumura, Cindy Mills, Stephanie Morris and Carl Wadsworth, Bountiful; Paul Cutler, Centerville; Brian Gladwell, Salina; Shalane Hansen and Micah Jensen, Providence; Ryyan Isakson, Farmington; Christy Karras, Kaysville; Sheldon Marumoto, Layton; Shauna McPherson, Fruit Heights; David Simpson, Layton; Richard Weeks, Lindon; and Jonathan Wood, Kearns.
- DATC honors two students:
Two students at the Davis Applied Technology Center - Kerie Carmony of Sunset and Dave Layton of Bountiful - were recently honored with "Participant Awards" by the Davis County Private Industry Council. The awards were based on outstanding achievement in classroom training.
- Johansen wins April's "Courtesy is Contagious" award:
Joe Johansen, a commercial appraiser for the Salt Lake County assessor's office, has been recognized for the extra service he renders to county taxpayers by being honored with the "Courtesy is Contagious" award for April. The citation was presented by the Salt Lake County Commission and the Utah Public Employees Association.
Johansen has been praised for his conscientious service to the blind, disabled and indigent who come into the abatement office. He never refuses special aid, even though it may be inconvenient for him.
- Hometown Army and Air Force news:
Here are some recent promotions, graduations and deployments by military personnel from the Salt Lake area:
- Adam Pratt, a reservist and medical specialist activated for Operation Desert Storm, has returned from deployment to the U.S. Army Hospital in Berlin. He is the son of Mathoni Pratt of Bountiful and Irene Pratt of Taylorsville. His wife, Debra, lives in Magna. Pratt is a 1979 graduate of Bountiful High School.
- Brett G. Hardcastle has been promoted in the U.S. Army to the rank of staff sergeant. He is the son of Hal G. and Marian F. Hardcastle of Salt Lake City.
- John D. Gillespie, a weapons systems officer, has arrived for duty at Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico. He is the son of Clinton G. and Elma O. Gillespie of Sandy. Gillespie's wife is living in Bountiful and he is a 1981 graduate of Alta High and a 1986 graduate of BYU.
- Lawrence Rojas has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. He is a wideband communications equipment specialist at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi and the son of Eduardo and Estella Rojas of Salt Lake City.
- Dean A. Laney, an emergency room nurse activated during Operation Desert Storm, has returned from deployment to the U.S. Army Hospital in Berlin. He is the son of Mark A. Laney of Murray and his wife, Pam, is also residing in Murray. Laney is a 1984 graduate of BYU.
- Library Association officers:
Carol Hansen is the new president of the Utah Library Association. Randy Olsen is the vice president/-president elect and Jane Smith is the recording secretary. Robert Meyers will serve as vice chairman and Don Howard is the secretary/treasurer.
There were also many other officers installed for the 600-member organization.
- Local graduates of Ricks College:
The following Salt Lake-area students have graduated from Ricks College:
- Angela Giles and Rosemary Vea from Salt Lake City.
- Dayna Maughan and Carolyn A. Taggart from Sandy.
- Darren S. Sheffer, Nichole Vanderlinden, Tisha Warner and Michelle Y. Johnson from West Valley City.
- Janna L. Scarborough graduates from the University of Mary:
Janna L. Scarborough, Bennion, was among 348 seniors to graduate from the University of Mary in Bismark, N.D. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in social and behavioral sciences.
- Heidi L. Early named to Kalamazoo dean's list:
Heidi L. Early of Salt Lake City was one of 200 students named to the dean's list for the most recent academic quarter.
- Anne Perry wins Principal's Leadership Award:
Anne Perry, an Olympus High senior, has received a $1,000 college scholarship by winning a national Principal's Leadership Award.
Perry was one of 150 national winners. She has been the Olympus Women's Association historian, concertmistress for two years of the Olympus Orchestra, vice president of the National Honor Society, winner of the State Music Teachers Association competition and Governor's Scholarship winner to the National Music Camp. She plans to attend BYU next fall.