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A cm Volume 11 Number 9 The Official Student Newspaper of Utah Technical College at Provo'Orem, P.O. Box 1609, Provo, Utah 84603 Friday, November 18, 1983 mm . ife I J L V Happy Thanksgiving! This is the the Thanksgiving holiday. School will be excused November 24, and 25 in honor of the day. Students are encouraged to travel safely over the holidays and to share dinners with those who have no "home" during the holiday. Student Wins The Utah Technical College Trap Shooting Contest was held November 11th. This contest, sponsored by the "Leisure Con- Students Encouraged To Join New Forensic Squad A Fornesic Squad has recently been formed at Utah Technical College. Mr. Cliff Birrell, the coach, invites all interested students to join the squad and put UTC on the State's Forensic map. UTC plans to develop a complete team, so if your interest lies in debate, extemporaneous and impromptu speaking, humorous or dramatic interpretation, or reader's theatre, please consider involving yourself in this enriching and memorable program. There is no deadline set for registering; enrollment in the Forensic program will be accepted before each competition. The first competition starts the 18th and 19th of November at CEU in Price, Utah. You can submit your registration at Mr. Birrell's office at BU 233 Monday, Wednesday, or Friday at 10:00 it v , ' . .... 4 1 I I last issue of the Trade winds before Trap Shoot nection"challenged the talents of many interested people. The overall best shot and winner was Steve Dubois. a.m. or at the General Education Office at BU 124A. There is no registration fee, only the cost of food as the coach expects to stay overnight at most competitions. Mr. Birrell is enthusiastic about the upcoming series of competitions and will help each student to do well. He expects it to be more congenial than a common sporting event and even expects to travel with some other schools during the regionals. He said at the organizational meeting held November 9th that he expects the other competitors to "be very serious about their competing" but expects a friendly concurrence of mind and talent. Competing schools will be all the local schools of note including local BYU and out of state Ricks College. The current competitive season will extend through May. The participants should find it very stimulating and a treasure full of memories. New Miss UTC Crowned Amid tears of joy and excitement, Natalie Marrott, was crowned Miss UTC 1983-84 last Wednesday evening. Crowned as 1st Attendant was Jerryne Remington and as 2nd Attendant, Amy Averett. Eleven young women competed for the title with talents ranging from vocal solos, to dances, to musical instrument performances. Other coeds who competed for the title included: Karen Walker, Vicki Ostler, Wendy Lynne Castle, Wendy Thomas, Karen Lynn Dewey, Denise Bailey, Joy Sandstrom, and Susan Whiting. The young women were judged on their performance in talent, judges interview, evening gown and swimsuit. Fifty percent of the points were awarded in the talent area. The new Miss UTC will now be eligible to compete in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey in September. The new queen and her two attendants were awarded scholarships for three quarters at Utah Technical Colleges. They will be asked to perform numerous duties as a court, such as entertainment at school functions. The Miss America Pageant is the largest organization in the world awarding scholarships to young women. Those involved in the program, expect the young women to maintain high moral standards and to set an example for upcoming generations. Student Wins Court Decision A 4th District Court jury has awarded a UTC student from Pleasant Grove more than $1.5 million in damages from injuries he suffered in an auto collision on 1-15 more than two years ago. Total damages awarded by the jury were $1,678,000. The defendent in the case was Stephen Whitehead, 30, who was left disabled by the accident.Defendants in the suit were Larry Anderson, the driver of the second vehicle; Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company; American Motor Sales Corp.; and Jeep Corp. The jury awarded Whitehead $1,511,000 in general damages, $127,125 in special damages, $41,320 in interest from 1979 to 1983, and court costs. Jackson Howard, attorney for the plaintiff, said the judgement was one of the largest in the court's history. Whitehead suffered severe spinal injuries Oct. 16, 1979, on 1-15 near 2000 North in Lindon when the vehicle driven by his wife, Debbie, was struck from the rear by an auto driven by Anderson. The jury found American Motors and Jeep Corp. 70 percent at fault and Anderson and Variable Annuity Life Insurance 30 percent at fault. Howard, a Provo attorney, who was Whitehead's attorney together with Richard B. Johnson, contended during the suit that the Jeep was defective and had peculiar handling characteristics. Applications These can only be obtained at Spring quarter. The students grade point average must be at least 3.0 and recently the average has made the requirement closer to 3.8. Students must have at least 12 credit hours and must be a Utah resident. Pell Grants and Guaranteed Student Loans are still available, but there is a March 15 dealine for the Pell Grant. Local News Line Excelsior Wanting to re-finance some loans at todays lower interest rates, the Provo Excelsior Hotel must first get Provo City to reissue industrial revenue bonds that the hotel got several years ago, after comitting to high-interest stand-by loans. A public hearing for the request, will be held at the next council meeting. The hotel Industrial Park Tees Off When the cold weather arrived, the golfers disappeared. This was the opportunity that Provo City council members were waiting for. Now improvement of the Provo Industrial Park and Tim-panogos Golf Course are now in motion. Approval went to a tentative $18 million budget plan with $2.7 million earmarked for the golf course. "The project will pay for itself through property sales and federal grants over the seven year development period," said Don White of AE Intragroup. ? y" '''' " J Miss Natalie Marrott, Miss UTC 1983-84 Now Due New Students wanting to apply for scholarship must have competed at least the Winter Quarter, acquired at least 12 credits and have a 3.0 minimum grade point average, depending on what the total average is, -again the GPA requirement could be higher. Scholarship applications for all students or aspiring students will be accepted between April 1st and May 1st. Seeks Refinancing needs $12 million in bonds approved by refinancing, the hotel can pay on it's loans at todays 15 percent interest rate. The council passed an inducement resolution for $7.9 million in IRB's to be used to build Excelsior Plaza Associates. Architect Lee Knell ex Architectural plans and the completion date have been approved. The completion of the 27 hold course should be May 1985. The city council authorized Mayor James Ferguson to sign a course construction contract as soon as funds are allocated. Transition plans are ensuring 18 holes of golf at all times on the existing course while rerouting is done. Anticipating a greater demand with the temporary loss of the executive nine portion, the plan stipulates reservations five days in advance for weekend play. If inconvenienced in terms of the quality of the existing 18 "x - Pboto by Kim Paramore. Bachler Wins Trot By Mike Wilson This year's annual crosscountry Turkey Trot race was held last Thurdsay afternoon on the Orem campus in front of the flag poles. First place was grabbed by Levi Bachler of Portland, Oregon, with the winning time of 10:57. Second place went to Alan Ford. First place over age 30 went to Gordon Ball. By Margaret Woodis plained that the plaza is a story retail and ottice space structure that will be built bet ween 100 - 200 West and CenteH Street, joined to the hotel by two bridges. "The project will also include a new parking structure on the east side of First West The Dronosal calls for two stories of office," said Knell holes, golfers are promised dis count fees. Ferguson mentioned that eventually, the executive nine may get lights so that play may continue after dark. This is like ly if night play pays for itself. The clubhouse will not be so grandeur but the estimated dollar amount to be spent is $500,000. Councilman Keith Ross specified that quality pro shop, snack bar, restroom and storage facilities are needed. Architect Michael Lee was sent packing with the plans, to return later with "Something we can feel good about" as the Mayor put it.
|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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