The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah on April 10, 1975 · Page 2
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April 10, 1975

The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah · Page 2

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P3R6 2 -THE HERALD, Provo. Utah. Thursday. April 10, 1975 BYU Professor Awarded Top Handicapped Honor David Garrick Paul Morgan President Kimball Scholarships Marilyn Farnsworth David Muse Local Youths Win BYU Grants For the first time in its history, girls have been given prestigious four-year Spencer W. Kimball Scholarships to Brigham Young University. This year 12 boys and 12 girls received the scholarships. Four of the awards are to local high school students. They are Marilyn Farnsworth and Derek Muse of Orem and David Garrick and Paul Morgan of Orem. Other Utah recipients include Dale Bills, Dugway High, Dugway; Marva Homer, Davis, High, Kaysville; Mark Isaacson, Olympus High, Norrie Knight, Skyline High and Stephen Kramer, Coltonwood High, all of Salt Lake City; Kathryn Mortensen, Bear River High, Tremonton, and Kathleen Shurtliff, Viewmont High, Bountiful. Miss Farnsworth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Burton Farnsworth, is an oboist with the All-State Band and Utah Valley Youth Symphony. She was Orem High School's Sterling Scholar candiate in English, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Derek is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan David Muse and was Orem Sterling Scholar in science. He is a varsity swimmer and a wrestler and has been co-president of the Ballroom Dance Club. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Ilyn David Garrick, David is a creative writer and first runner up - in business, mathematics and general education in Sterling THEODORE M. BURTON Two Sessions For Santaquin Conference Set SANTAQUIN - Elder Theodore M. Burton, assistant to the Council of Twelve of the LDS Church, will be the visiting authority at the Santaquin Utah Stake conference Saturday and Sunday. A new meeting time will go into effect for the first time, with two sessions planned in order to accommodate the growing stake population. At 8:30 a.m. Sunday members of Santaquin South and North Wards, Eureka and Elberta Wards will meet. The second session, at 11 a.m., will be for members of the Santaquin Center Ward, Goshen and Genola Wards. On Saturday a special leadership training session will be held at 7 p.m. Stake President Max E. Nelson will be in charge, assisted by Carroll Davis and Claude Rowley, counselors. All members are also invited to an open house for the new genealogical library on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Scholar competition. He was on the varsity football team. Paul is the son of Mr. and Mrs. TTieodore Eugene Morgan and serves as senior class vice president at Provo High School. He went to Boys State and is a member of the school debate team. Other students chosen are from California, Arizona, Wyoming, Virginia, New Hampshire, Colorado and Brazil. The scholarships are for four years at $1,000 per year minimum, but may increase to $1,800 according to the need of the student. They bear the name of the LDS Church president. The awards are made to outstanding LDS high school seniors who have demonstrated superior scholarship and leadership, have high moral character and have given civic, church and school service. Recipients must have at least a 3.85 grade point average and a composite ACT score of 29 or better. Provo High Drug Use Near State Average, Survey Says ByRONBARKER A new survey of drug use in Provo City schools indicates that local students may be close to or below the state average in use of illegal drugs. Noel Greenwood, a counselor at Provo High School, and James Bergera, in charge of counseling and special education for the district told the Board of Education Tuesday that a survey in the last 10 days shows that 83.2 per cent of Provo secondary students have never tried marijuana. However, 7.6 per cent have used the drug 10 or more times, the men pointed out. Slightly over 1.5 per cent have used it six to ten times, and 7.4 per cent have used it up to five times. Comparative figures for other types of illegal drugs were also included in the study. For glue-sniffing: 93.2 per cent have never tried it; 4.2 per cent have tried it from one to five times; 1.6 per cent have tried it from six to ten times; and .8 per cent have sniffed glue more than 10 times. Use of amphetamines, also known as "speed:" 90.1 per cent have never tried it; 5.5 per cent have used it from one to five times; 1.5 per cent have used it from six to 10 times; and 2.7 per cent export using it 10 or more times. Students reported that 94.9 per cent of them had never tried LSD; 3.0 per cent said they had tried it from one to five times; .6 per cent reported using it from six to 10 times; and 1.4 per cent reported using LSD over 10 times. Comparable figures for barbituates: 91.3 have never tried it; 5.5 per cent have used to from one to five times; 1.3 per cent have used it from six to 10 times; and 1.8 per cent have used so-called "downers" 10 or more times. The state averages, last compiled in 1972, were slightly higher in most categories. There were one or two categories where Provo exceeded the average. However, Mr. Greenwood pointed out that the only comparison is three years old, and that only those studens who indicated that their answers to the questionnaire could be completely believed were used in the study. About 400 out of around 3,000 surveyed were eliminated because they indicated that their answers on the questionnaire could only partly be believed, if at all. State studies on use of alcohol, which had no comparable statistics from the recent Provo study, show that only 38.3 per cent of the state's youth haven't tried it, and 23.9 per cent have used alcohol more than 10 times. Provo school officials suspect Provo is somewhere near the state average in that category. In an attempt to determine how recently those included in the study have used drugs, the survey included . questions relating to that factor. Under "last used," 3.5 per cent said they had used marijuana within a 24-hour period; .6 per cent said they had sniffed glue or aerosol; 1.5 per cent said they had used "speed," and .72 per cent said they had taken LSD. Within the past few weeks, the figures were 5 per cent for marijuana; 2 per cent for glue or aerosol; 6 per cent for speed; and 3.1 per cent for LSD. Within the past few months, the figures-were 7.37 per cent for marijuana; 3.3 per cent for glue; 2.1 per cent for speed; and .6 per cent for LSD. Under reasons for using drugs, the most frequently given cause was curiosity, 8.0 per cent. Other reasons were: kicks, 6.1 per cent; dare, .5 per cent; friends, 1.8 per cent. Over 30 per cent of those surveyed said they knew where they could buy marijuana if they wanted it; 19.8 per cent knew where they could buy speed; and 14.5 per cent knew where they could buy LSD. Another 24.9 per cent said they knew where they possibly could buy marijuana; 24.7 per cent, speed; and 25.5 per cent, LSD. John M. Crandell, associate professor of educational psychology at Brigham Young University, was the honored recipient of the Governor's Trophy at last night's annual banquet for handicapped Utahns, held in the Salt Palace. Dr. Crandell lost the sight of his left eye as a result of a dynamite cap explosison when he was nine. Two years later he lost the sight in his right eye and has been dependent upon braille and auditory materials for his reading. Three others from Utah County were presented the Golden Key award at the banquet. They are Iliff C. Jeffery, Provo, who is blind; Wendell B. Johnson, Mapleton, a quadriplegic, and Bryan G. Money, Spanish Fork, an amputee. Employers recognized for their efforts in hiring the handicapped included Dr. Paul S. Sagers, superintendent of the American Fork Training School, and Winston Mason and Fred Rhoades of Rhoades Enterprises Studios in Springville. Ernest Dean, Utah Senate president, was recognized for his efforts on behalf of handicapped Utahns. Reasons for Success In outlining his reasons for success, Dr. Crandell said, "My parents helped me as a child by insisting I do my share. I had to milk cows and carry wood. Whatever had to be done, I had my share to do," he said. Dr. Crandall added, "I've always felt a handicap is just a barrier or impediment to a goal that prevents you from getting where you want to go. To avoid this one must choose a more realistic goal or find new ways to reach that goal." He noted that he wanted to go into law but found that education was really his field; and he pointed out his wife was instrumental in helping him UNITS LOWEST FOOD PROS 1350 1 2nd West 1890 W. Cart* Prow, Store How* 9 IK.-10 P.H PRICES EFFECTIVE F»»U HANDICAPPED UTAHN AWARD, the Governor's Trophy, was given John M. Crandell, a Brigham Young University associate professor in educational psychology who began losing his eyesight following a dynamite cap explosion when he was nine. achieve his academic goals. "She took the major financial responsibility while we were in Texas at school, and she provides the transportation needs," he said. "If a person does for another what the other can do for himself, that person is not really being kind. But I've always felt if people do things for me I have the responsibility to be of service toothers." Advice to Others Dr. Crandell advises those with handicapped children to recognize they have a child with a handicap. "A handicap relates only to goals that we are thwarted from achieving," he said. In a word to handicapped youths, he said, "I've always had a competitive spirit and accepted my handicap as my competition rather than people. It has been an exciting experience to overcome the handicap." Then he added, "Choose to compete with the problems you have rather than fight with someone else." He received the governor's award when he graduated from Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind. He later attended Arizona State University and completed Ph.D. requirements at the Unversity of Texas. THE PROFESSIONALS I LIFETIME GUARANTEE If our lining wears out while you own the car Mr. Brake will replace it for only a small service charge. $• FIGHT INFLATION MR. BRAKE "The Most Trusted Name In Brakes" Low Low PRICE SPECIAL DRUM BRAKES * FREE INSPECTION DISC BRAKES * AMERICAN * FOREIGN * PICKUPS FRONT DISC BRAKES 27.5 Reg. 29.95 (4 WHEEL) DRUM BRAKES Reg. 34.95 102 So. 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