Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1990-06-191
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llCK TUESDAY, JUNE 19. 1990 VOLUME 51. ISSUE 1 iJ WEBER STATE COLLEGE HPt TP Entertainment and honors presented at Crystal Crest By Necia Palmer Editor in chief of The Signpost With the humor of Paula Poundstone and the wide ranging pitches of Jane Powell, audiences were entertained and Weber State personalities were honored on June 2, 1990 for the annual Crystal Crest Awards program. Awards were presented to outstanding students, staff and community members in several different categories. Man AVildcat of the Year Melvin Feller graduated with a Political Science Degree, served three terms as the ASWSC Senator for the Physicaly Challenged Students. He was Senator of the Year. He served on the Student Services Building Committee and the Student Committee for Weber State University. A bill providing braille ballots during the ASWSC was sponsored by him. He served as an intern with Senator Jake Garn in Washington D.C. Woman of the Year Melinda Roylance served as ASWSC Senator for the Residence Hall Association, an active member of the Student Fee Allocation Committee, Presidential Search Committee, LDSSA, Psi Rho Omega and the Student Services Building Advocacy Committee. She has been involved in service projects such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Special Olympics and the March of Dimes. She is also the recipient of the most prestigious scholarship at Weber State - the Presidential Scholarship. Personality of the Year As station manager of the KWCR and participant of "Good Company," a rock-n-roll traveling assembly, Gary Toyn has influenced many people. He has traveled 32 countries to entertain military people and high school students as a Weber State representative. Toyn organized 60 seconds of silence on July 4, 1989, in honor of the Chinese struggle for freedom. Over 2000 stations around the country participated. Campus Organization of the Year KWCR-FM 881 is the student owned and noncommercial campus radio station. It was organized to serve the students of Weber State and to provide students with practical experience in broadcasting. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It was the only radio station that broadcasted the lift-off of Weber-Sat. They are the first college radio station to cover play-by-play the Big Sky road games. ARO Organization of the Year A Professional Business Society, Delta Epsilon Chi promoted a traveling drug and alcoholleadership program for high school and middle school students. Nationally they were considered in the top ten for Outstanding Chapter of the Year. Master Teacher of the Year Gordon Allred has taught at Weber State for 23 years. He said, "Learning can be eternal and that attitude in that regard is everything, . . . every class should 1 : Hi ; . f- 9' S :" ,01 J 1 r , -,.1 4 'J- - A graduate sees that her companion has every hair in place for graduation. Weber State College had over 2000 graduates in 1990. Commencement services were divided by schools and held in different locations from each other for the first time. Administrators said it was a success and it was proposed to continue the practice in up-coming years. NECIA PALMER THE SIGNPOST constantly be related to life itself, . . .and the teacher's primary responsibility is to encourage and inspire." Friend of Student Award Julianna P. Larsen director of health services, serves on the Drug an Alcohol Help Net Advisory Board, Disaster Planning Committee, Aids Policy Committee, and the Campus Student Health Insurance Committee. During her tenure, the Student Health Center has added a laboratory, pharmacy, and a podiatrist to the center. Talent of the Year An actress, dancer and a singer.Teresa Bramwell has lead parts in both Weber State musicals this year. She knows modern, tap, jazz , Hawaiian and ballet forms of dancing. Athlete of the Year With a 3.6 g.p.a., John Wagstaff, a zoology major, plans to start Med school this fall. He is on the Dean's List, in the Honors program,, Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society and is an Academic Ail-American. He placed second in the 55 meter high hurdles with the second fastest time in WSC history. He also placed third in the 400 meter intermediate. 4 Young Alumnus of the Year Todd Anderson, 1987 graduate of WSC and former studentbody president, owns and operates Foresight Financial Group and is active "with the Ogden Chamber of Commerce. He served on the Wildcat Air Show and Centennial Birthday Party committees. Scholar of the Year Dee Larsen, received . the David O. McKay Presidential Honor Scholarship, has been on the Dean's List, a member of Phi Kappa Phi , Pi Sigma Alpha, graduated with Summa Cum Laude and a 4.0 g.p.a. He plans on law school next fall. Special awards were given to Lane Alvey, 1989-90 studentbody president, Stephen Nadauld, former president of Weber State, Utah Senator Haven Barlow, John Goddard, member of the State Board of Regents and Richard Myers, Weber State Institutional Council Chair for their work in the university change of Weber State. Ogden's Nordstrom 's store was also recognized for the support they have given to WSC's students as they prepare to enter the work force.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1990-06-19, Vol. 51, No. 1|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College|
|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.|