Angie Havens, a Kearns High School student, was named winner in the Business Career Development Scholarship program sponsored by the Salt Lake City Chapter of Executive Women International.
Havens was selected from a group of high school junior business students who participated from 25 public, private and parochial schools in the area.Emilie Bessinger, Davis High School, was first runner-up. Christian Staples, South Summit High School, was second runner-up.
The program, in its 16th year, is designed to encourage, motivate and assist high school juniors in business. Factors in judging include scholastic achievement, career planning, communication skills, leadership, work experience and citizenship.
Havens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cary Havens, West Valley City, will compete in district and possibly regional competitions to enter the international finals. She has participated in the Academy of Finance Program sponsored by American Express.
First place winner in the international competition receives a scholarship of $10,000; second place, $8,000; and third place, $6,000.
Sponsoring teachers for the three local winners were Edith Bird, Kearns; Louis Lochhead, Davis and Deanna Page, South Summit.
Each of the 25 students that participated in the 1989 scholarship program will be eligible for participation in the Executive Women International Internship Program sponsored by American Express, Automobile Club of Utah, Internal Revenue Service and Northwest Pipeline.
Executive Women International in an association of industries, services and professions represented by women in the organizations. The group has 86 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico with more than 4,000 businesses, services and professional firms holding membership.