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Service At Tech MEETING CALLED TUESDAY NIGHT Club Decision On "Community Ambassador" Project Awaited Representatives o f Lubbock civic and social organizations will get together this week to decide whether to participate again in a "Community Ambassador" project under which a Texas Tech student visited in Holland for two months last summer. Frank Crowell, who last year was chairman of the committee arranging the ambassadorial project, urged all organizations in the city to send representatives to the meeting — slated for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce — in order that a good cross-section of the city may join in the discussion. Delegate Sponsored Last summer Glenn Rainer was sponsored by Lubbock on his trip taken under the auspices of "The Experiment in International Living," an organization which each year arranges for an approximate Bridle Club Awards: Robert C. Fltzserald of Vemon. Dwayne Harral of Fort Stockton, George Gene Harral of Fort Stockton, Dale Hoover of Perryton, William Lee Jones of Mercury. Carl Menzies of Menard and Carl Williams of Hermleigh. Mary Ovcrton Craig Prize in Chemistry: Robert L. Gibson of 1002 Ave. X. Plant Industry Club Awards: Clnrence T. Mertins or Iowa Park. Robert D. Mounts of Perryton. Rollie Taylor of Balilnger and Max von Roeder of Snyder. Reed & Hefner Scholastic Plaque: Donald Ray Riggs of- Pantex. Stnndefer-Canon 280 persons from 16 to 30 years of age to spend some time as the guest of a family in another country. Rainer, during his stay in Europe, wrote weekly accounts of his experiences for the Ava- lanohe-Journal, and since his return has made a number of talks before various Lubbock groups. Qualifications Neceswry To qualify for such a trip, applicants must demonstrate reasonable proficiency in the language they may need to speak, must possess leadership qualities and the ability to get along well with others and must be in the upper 50 per cent of their school class. Participants travel in groups of 10 to cities in 28 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. There, they are guests for a month in the homes of families selected by the arranging organization. During the second month of their stay, they join people of their own age in hiking, cycling or traveling by bus over the country. A trained counsellor accompanies each group. Normally, the Community Ambassadors leave the U.S. between June 35 and July I and return Trophy: Dwayne F. West of Keller. about the first of September.

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 14 Mar 1954, Sun,
  3. Page 49

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