Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1989-06-201
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Volume 50, Issue 1 Weber State College Tuesday, June 20, 19 89 Weber's best T-.W-J'X - " S ' - . , ; '; k - i n ' : . - Ml ! - V! f "- i ...1 . . . , . :f . .: . ' ......: ' . . , ... . " A VIEWERS GUIDE TO WSC in summer: find the pond and look for the ducks. Students are nowhere to be seen, though the ducks don't seem to mind their absence. Statistically, only one-quarter of the students return for summer school. (Signpost photo by Jill Titensor.) Six Receive Top WSC Scholarship Six students have received Weber State College's Presidential Honors Scholarship, the college's top scholarship valued at over S 12,000. The six, Michelle Blaisdell of Ogden, Lynette Hyde of Ogden, Quinn Johnson of Ogden, Clyton D. Killpack of Ogden, JarcnK Price ofLayton, and MclindaL. Roylance of Ccntcrvillc, received the scholarships based on academic and extracurricular act!vi'ics.d"r'nc tcir hich srhnnl wnr: The scholarship includes a full-four year tuition and fee payment, as well as money for books and room and board M should the students choose to live in the college's residence halls, college officials said. Fifty-two high school seniors were invited to Weber State to compete for the top scholarship. The remaining 46 who did not receive the Presidential Honors Scholarship will receive a Presidential Commendation Scholarship, which will pay each student's tuition for four years. Those scholarships arc valued at S4,008 each. Blaisdell, the daughter of Jim and Cathy Blaisdell, ' attended Ben Lomond High School where she was a state finalist for the Sterling Scholar award in English. She was also a member of Ben Lomond ' s Academic Olympiad Team . , Blaisdell received a National Merit Letter of Commendation, was a member of the academic All-State girl's basketball team, and was a track region-holder in the 800 meter, 1 600 meter and 3200 meter races. She was a member of the cross-country team where she won the region championship for two years, a junior volunteer at McKay-Dee Hospital, the Junior Class President, and active in music. She plans to pursue a degree in nursing at Weber Inside... News WSC wins Design Contest. ..page 2 Editorial Into the next century. ..page 4 Etcetera VIio yon Gonna t Call?. ..page 6 LU State. Hyde is the daughter of O. Wendell and Myrtle S. Hyde and attended Ogden High School where she was selected Who's Who Among American High School Students, nominated as an All-American Scholar and for the-Congressional Youth Leadership Council. She had a perfect 4.0 grade point average her four year in high school. She wns a member of the German ruiki at Ogden High, was a member of the Tiger, Symphonic, Marching and Pep bands, sang in the A Cappclla choir, was the manager of the Ogden High girl's basketball team , and was active in LDS Seminary and Young Women's programs. Hyde plans to major in business at Weber State. Johnson, the son of Dorcas G. Johnson of North Ogden, has attended Weber State for one year while still a senior at Weber High School under the college's early college program. He maintained a high grade, point average and was on the high honor roll during his high school career. He also participated in debate. Johnson plans to enroll in either the prc-med icine or pre-law program at the college. Killpack is the son of Charles Lyle and Mary Frances Killpack and attended Ogden High. He was a state finalist as a Sterling Scholar in Science, and also took first place in the state science and engineering fair in the physics division where he received awards from the U.S. Army and Air Force and TRW. He attended the American Legion's Boy's State, was inducted into the National Honor Society and for the past three years has been a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, serving as president and parliamentarian. He also lettered in tennis and was head basketball manager for the Ogden High team. Killpack is an Eagle Scout with the bronze and gold palms and is also a member of the Order of the Arrow. Price is the son of Keith E. and Judy I. Price of Lay ton and attended Davis High. He was a Sterling Scholar in science, listed in the Who's Who Among American High School Students for two years, is an Academic All-Amcrican, lettered in wrestling, was a member of the debate team where he received a number of awards, a member of the National Honor Society, received the National Leadership and Service Award, and the Voice of Democracy certificate of merit. He was given a congressional nomination for the U.S. Military Academy and the Air Force Academy. Price is an Eagle Scout with a bronze palm and is an active counselor with the Boy Scouts of America. (see SCHOLARSHIP on page 5) nored at rystai Cr ho By Scott Summerill Editor in Chief Weber State's 1988-89 Crystal Crest Awards spotlighted the best of the best June 3 in the Val A. Browning Center with a regal pageant of pomp and ceremony traditional for the 10th annual event. Assistant to the President Dean W. Hurst acted as Master of Ceremonies and a procession of distinguished guests announced and presented the awards in 1 1 categories. The ceremonies featured musical pieces from several WSC groups and was highlighted with a performance by The Nylons. When the event was over, the proud recipients of awards formed a reception line in the Union Building to shake hands and gieei people to a dance in the U, B . Buiiroa.a The recipients of the awards were: Dan Alsup was named "Man of the Year." Alsup served as ASWSC Non-traditional Students Senator and was instrumental in establishing a campus pharmacy. StcphanieJessen was ''Woman oi tiio Yoai." Jossen was 1988-89 ASWSC President. She headed the Tax Initiatives education and voter registration drive and helped get emergency phones installed on campus. Chris Davis was recognized as "Alumnus of the Year." Davis was the 1988-89 WSC Alumni Association President and served on several campus and community boards. Paula John received the "Joseph F. Breeze Athletic Achievement Award." John is a two-time All-Amcrican and the 1988-89 National High Jump Champion. Mary Lloyd won "Talent of the Year." Lloyd was honored for her musical talent and diverse acting abilities. Troy Rex Child was honored as "Scholar of the Year." Child is a WSC honor student and the Utah representative for .the Utah Society for Medical Technology. Gary Taylor was named "Personality of the Year." Taylor was honored for his quick mind, friendliness, "sparkle" and academic abilities. William Vicars was recognized for his outstanding "Wildcat Achievement." Vicars is founder and president of the WSC Sign Language club and the performing troupe "Signup." LaDon S waner received the "William P. Miller Friend of Student Award." Swaner is a secretary in the manufacturing engineering technology department and was recognized for her "willing attitude and friendly nature." Bert Winterton was named "Master Teacher." Winterton is a professor of zoology and has been teaching at WSC for over 22 years. Drug and Alcohol Peer Counselors received the award for "Organization of the Year." The group was recognized for their efforts to help students with substance abuse problems. There were also four special awards given: Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart were recognized for their love and support of their alma mater and community; Dean W. Hurst was recognized for his contributions to WSC; Kristen Olsen received an award for her impact on campus through graphic designs, service and professionalism; and, the WSC Hono-s Program was recognized for Open Hour and other scholastic programs.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1989-06-20, Vol. 50, No. 1|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber State College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|