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L Vol. 7 No. 21 UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT PROVO March 5, 1979 Queen Crowned in First UTC Pageant A first year fashion merchandising student has been crowned the first Miss UTC in ceremonies performed last Tuesday, Feb. 27. Kris Backman, 20, a Provo native and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Backman was selected as Miss UTC before a capacity crowd by a panel of five judges. First runner-up was Jenny Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hill of Orem. Jenny is a nursing major at UTC. Angela Coviello, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Coviello of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., received second runner-up honors. "UTC has always been a pioneering school and this is another first in our pioneering effort," said President Wilson Sorensen to the audience before crowning the queen. President Sorensen also commented that "he would have hated to be the judge. Anyone of them could have won." Sorensen stated that they not only had beauty, but also occupational skills that would enable them to get jobs after graduation. Eight girls competed in talent, evening gown, bathing suit, and personal interview competitions. The judges for the event were Mrs. Bonnie Losee, Mr. Percy Smith, Mr. Fletcher Stumpf, Mr. Rick Taylor and Mrs. Linda Zimmerman. Mrs. Losee commented that this was one of the most professionally done pageants she had attended. Shannon Clark, fashion merchandising major and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Clark of Tremonton, Dr. Stoddard to Address Dr. Lucille Stoddard, Dean of the School of Business at UTC will be speaking at the Institute of Religion's noon forum for women this Friday. . . . . won the bathing suit competition. LeAnn Jenses, also a fashion merchandising major am) doughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Jesen of Duchesne, earned the evening gown competition. The talent competition was garnered by first runner-up Jenny Hill and both the personal interview and Miss Congeniality awards were won by second runner-up Angela Coviello. Kris Backman was named queen by scoring consistent high points in each event. Financial Aids at UTC offered three quarters of Utah resident tuition scholarships for the queen and first and second attendants. The entrants had to be single, be an American citizen and have at least a B grade point average to qualify. Pat Furman, a fashion merchandising major from Toledo, Ohio, was chairperson for the pageant. She and other memebers of the pageant committed had been working on it since September of 1978 to make sure the pageant would qualify the winner for the Miss Utah-America pageant. The current Miss Utah, Jami Coombs of Tremonton, played two piano selections for the audience during the girls changes in costume. Jon Howe and Buss Whit-aker were the emcees for the pageant. Rita Thomas, instructor in the fashion merchandising dept. was the faculty advisor of the pageant. Richard Braun,-photographer, did all the' publicity picutres and: coordinated the sound system. f ' y ; v February 27 was the date for the first Miss UTC Scholarship Pageant to be held at the college. The winner was Kris Backman, center, with first attendant, Jenny Hill, left, and Angela Coviello as second attendant on the right. Photo by Richard Braun. Tutorial Program Underway at Center Have you wondered lately whether or not the students here are getting younger? Do the people you see in the halls make you feef old? Don't wonder any longer-put your fears aside. You have undoubtedly seen the students from the Mountain-lands Tutorial and Vocational Education Program, a program here at the Tech that works with high school students. Groups from the high' schools in Utah Valley come nearly every Wednesday to see first hand what life is like Forum Dr. Lucille Stoddard, Dean of the School of Business for Utah Technical College will be the guest speaker at this week's Forum, Friday the 9th. Dr. Stoddard received her Bachelor from Utah State in 1962, her Masters from Brig-ham Young in 19663 and. returned to Utah State where she graduated in 1970 with her Doctorate in Curriculum Development and Supervision. A popular speaker throughout the Wasatch Valley, Dr. Stoddard brings with her a rich background of experience. She has been active as the President of the American Association of University Women (1972-1973), Member of the Board of Directors, Women's Division, Provo Chamber of Commerce, (1972-1973) and presently is a member of the National- Committee an Career Education.,'.'. '.' '. . i i , VI ' ' ' - V .1 i ' v A t u - - ' '. V ; j Z - ( ,. at UTC. After a briefing by the counseling staff, and a tour of the Learning Resource Center on the Orem campus the students go to class. " Student volunteers accompany each high school student through their regular class schedule from about 11:00 until 2:00, giving them an inside viewof what happens in college. The high school students are sent into areas that they have selected previously as their areas of primary interest. The volunteer guides are treated to lunch as a way of saying thanks. Anyone interested in serving as a guide, contact your department chairman. The groups who have already been through have been impressed with the quality of training and the high calibre of the student-body. "Are they always like this?" is a question frequently asked. Keep up the good work, and if you notice someone who looks a little lost, send him our way. DECA Competes at State Last Friday and Saturday DECA was in St. George representing UTC's DECA chapter at the state competition.Thirty-five students entered the competition. There wers seventeen different fields to compete in and there were students representing UTC in each field. DECA members stayed at the newly built Hilton Hotel. President Sorensen crowns Kris Backman after the Judges decided she did best In all areas of competition at the Miss UTC Pageant. Pat Furman, chairperson of the pageant stands by with the queen's roses and trophy. Photo by Richard Braun. Student Center Plans for Second Birthday The Wilson W. Sorenson Student Center will be celebrating its second anniversary on Wednesday, March 14. The committee for the celebration, consists of Tom Hover, Margaret Sullivan, Trudy Anderson, Cathy Robertson, Brooke Hickman, Colleen Harris, and Ann Richardson. rScljedulc of Eyeijts J March 8 Finals Begin I March 15 Spring Vacation Begins 5 March 19 Registration C ) March 20 Spring Term Begins The celebration will include an open house from 10a.m. until 3p.m. in the Student Center. There will be a giant birthday cake with two candles on it, punch and etc. The committee hopes to have games and prizes to help celebrate with.
|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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