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Volume 9 Number 24 Nielsen Places First In National DECA Competition in Vegas For the first time a national honor has been awarded to a Jr. DECA student from UTC ProvoOrem. John Nielsen, a 25 year old Business Management major took first place in the nation in the Human Relations event at the 35th annual DECA Career Development Conference, held in Las Vegas. Each year students are tested on their ability to analyze problems that occur daily in the business world. Students are first given a problem in which they have ten minutes to read and prepared, five minutes to present, and five minutes for questioning. John competed against mostly students older than himself. "His award means more to him because he competed with students older than him who have had more years of management training," commented David Litchford, DECA advisor and Business Education teacher. John's award was definitely the most prestigious of all taken home. John is a very mature and responsible person and those who worked with him noted these qualities. Judges who took part in judging the event in which John Utah DECA; 3rd Nationally The UTC DECA Chapter returned home victoriously from a five day national competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, with 18 national winners, and 3rd place in the nation. OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF UTAH hs f: I V ' i,t ft $ Hill t Vi ;; f - John Nielsen shows his adoration for his first place trophy he received in National DECA competition. It is the first time in UTC history that a student has placed first nationally. on his maturity and how competed in commented logical and organized his presentation was. John is also a very goal minded person and intends to build upon the strong foundation he has laid through the DECA experience here at UTC by continuing his education at BYU and eventually become a Marketing and Distributice Education teacher. John is also presently theEditor-in-Chief for UTC Tradewinds. "I couldn't have achieved this award with out the help from my family and the people here at school, and I'd like to thank God that our The chapter also received one of the top ten awards for membership growth in the nation. "Utah had 18 national winners and we had twelve of the 18 Hotel didn't burn down," commented John. Litchford commented that it was a great honor to have someone like John in the DECA program and to have a national winner during his first year as the DECA advisor for the school. "The school, community, and state should be proud of his great achievement as a national winner," continued Litchford. It was obvious to all those who worked with John that he had only one goal in mind and that was to walk away with the first place trophy, and that's exactly what he did. winners," said Dave Litchford, DECA advisor. For the first time in UTC history, the school had one first place national winner and five placing national winners. TECHNICAL COLLEGE Lori Doerr Earned Men VJomens Coocti Lori Doerr has been selected as the new women's coach for Utah Technical College. She will replace Sharon Benson who has held the position for the last four vcars. Ms Doerr was chosen from a field of 18 ap-nlicants. The applicants were first narrowed down U, a top three, and then Ms Doerr was offered the position UTC Students Honored At Achievement Banquet At the annual ASUTC Achievement Awards Banquet, students were given awards in 24 categories. The student council for 1981-82 were also inagurated into office. The students and their categories are as follows: Accounting: Virgil Malloy, Lynda Reynolds, David Nerdin, Marlene Jolley, Val Gibson. Electrical Automation: Carl Ralphs, Charles Hall, Dennis Spendlove, David Hansen, Dean Bowen. Nursing: Wendy Camphuisen, Paula Clemens, Elberta Davis, Chyleen Mackey, Jon Christensen. Auto Mechanics: Ian Nishimoto, Brett Bennett, Andy Sommers, Grant Stevens, Chris John Nielsen from Springville, Utah won first place nationally. His category was Human Relations. Jay Hill placed 2nd in the nation in food service. Tami Morgan placed in the top eight in Real Estate and Neil Wakefield place in the Continued on Page 3 AT PROVOOREM "We had a lot of very qualified and high powered people seeking the position," said Dr. Wayne Kearney, Dean of Students. Kearney added that Ms. Doerr has excellent qualifications and experience for the position. As Women's Coach she will be responsoble for the Intercollegiate Women's Volleyball Sondrup. Electronics: Brent Bassett, Don Hendrickson, Keith Newman, Steve Merrill. Occup. Home Economics: Margaret McPherson, Stephanie Coombs, Stefanie Massey, Shelley Barton, Susan Thompson. Building construction: Richard Jonila, Theo Schut, Kurt Bowen, Frederick Culp. Fashion Merchandising: Lesley Webb, Veloy Turner. Office Education: Kathy Bennett, Carol Burr, Corinne Applegate, Karla Bezzant, Camille Veteto, Jodie Wilson, Colleen Barney, Janet Clark. Business Management: Paul Strong, Belinda Johnson, Ron Dow, Mike Law, Neil Wakefield. General Education: Debbie Harryman, Grant Turner, Maxine Kendall, Ted Krekelberg, Donna Black. CabinetryWoodwork: John Zobell, Joel R. Smith, James Redford, Dale Sivert. Graphics: James Hite, Layne Bringhurst, Gina Gibson, Brad Brown. May 8, 1981 program in the fall and the basketball team in the winter. She will also be coaching an intermurals women's Softball team in the spring. Her duties will be 80 percent coaching and 20 percent teaching. She is a graduate of Brigham Young University and is currently finishing her masters degree there. She has also been an assistant coach at BYU. Professional Driving: Loren Aielts, Thomas McMahon, Shigeki Shumie, Vivian Ford. Heavy Equipment: Mitch Nelson, Roven Gunnell, Ken Mern, Walker Melling. Radiology: Marilyn Jackson, Susan Hogan, Sharon Colianni, Mary-Ann Blake. Collision Repair: Jay Thoman, William Carr, Ron Lindsay, Mike Carter. Hotel - Restaurant Mgmt: Gene Cochran, Phyllis Pierce. Refridgeration: Gordon Wilson, Scott McDonald, Julie Calton. Dental Assisting: Trudy Green, Kylene Hilton, Lindley Bauss, Diana Stevens, Donna Hansen. Human Services: Ronda Hickey, Mark Stewart, Maureen Eastwood, Dusty Scott, Penny Adams. Welding: Don Anderson, Dua Nguyen, Grant Tew, Tim Beale, Alan Perazzo. Drafting: Gordon Haskell, Carl Arnold, Ken Wainwright, Sidney Smith, Bart Lynn. Machine Shop: Dennis Tangren, Glen Duffin, Sterling Dixon.
|Description||Tradewinds was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo, between 1971-12-14 and 1984-11-15.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo--History; Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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