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   Leader Press (Newspaper) - August 15, 1974, Fayette, Iowa                                OP AftCMIV NOISES IA SOIOI LEADER AUGUST 1974 LEADER IOWA IOC Volume 60 Number 33 FIRE STATION CONSTRUCTION IS NOW UNDERWAY Members of the building committee for the town of Fayettes New Fire Station gathered at the Main Street Monday evening to officially break ground for the The building will be a clear stan ding structure with no center posts breaking up the inside and will be constructed of steel by the Don Gardner Construction Com pany of Waterloo at a cost of Pictured in this series of ground breaking photos are Robert Mayor Bill Fire Chief Gene and Larry J w BEST SUMMER EYERII IA Al drich president of Upper Iowa in analyzing the past summer on happily best summer With the goal of stepping Up summer activi all facilities and campus personnel were utilized to a launching a full program of i he various conducted along with the regular summer academic resulted in a busy and produc tive The number of summer school students on campus was the largest in the past Coupled with these students working toward other personnel joined in workshops and making it a com plete Nearly 100 high students on campus were en rolled in the COPE College Opportunity Program in Edu cation for the two summer Under the leadership of Paul Jalkanen and James Janecke this program was Over 250 secondary and elementary teachers from the area attended the reading work shops scheduled during the sum Many area youngsters participated in the recreation program administered under John and in the arts and crafts workshop under the supervision of Emmet Van head of the university art One hundred and seventy area girls participated in the two girls basketball clinics held during Under the of Gene West fine the terest was such that four clinics are scheduled for again sponsored the Open Golf Tournament at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette with over 120 Gene business was the coordinator of this being held for the fifth consecutive Almost 100 cheerleaders registered for the cheerleading descending on the campus July 14 for a week long the tenth successive institute on Upper Iowas cam Another successful program on campus was their first sum mer dinnertheatre program di rected by Jerome Two excellent basketball clinics were conducted for 160 young men under the leadership of Bill s successful basket ball i hese teamed with extra efforts to meet the needs of External Degree students on campus for their residency requirements toward a add up to a wonderful summer for all Many social group and orientation programs have caused Upper Iowa campus to literally spin with in the words of Throughout the regular scheduled events range from confer management dinners and but is the season for such ac Its the challenge of a busy and fruitful summer I dream Paul Thanks to the many who made it a HIGHLIGHTS OF GRADUATION IA Upper Iowa Universitys summer graduation was highlighted by three major An ex cellentcrowd attended and shared in the program which was held August Jerry Director of Administ ration for Cincinnati Electro nics was the com mencement He spoke seriously to graduates on the subject A Page of King pointed out that saying isnt it a shame will not solve todays He further this is a great time to graduate from a university you must steer the straight The exercises were special in that sixteen of the 43 gradu ates who received diplomas were External Degree a new program offered by Upper Iowa University in which indi viduals aave the opportunity to complete a par tially offcampus and with a residency This program has interested students in many areas of Lawrence a national authority on econo securities and world was awarded an hono rary degree in Jepson is from Boca LEADER PRESS Published each Thursday by KOELKER PUBLICA TIONS William Koelker and Bernadine Publishers Entered at the post office in 52142 as second class Subscription rates 00 per year in Fayette County and per year outside Fayette   

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