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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE June Students at Westminster receive scholastic awards Scholastic achievement awards were recentlv presented to students at West minuter Elementary School Attitude awards were given to Grade 4 students Laurie Proctor and Folker Jakel. Grade 5 students Margo and Greg Krywanis and Grade 6 students Darrell Chipman and Gwen Sterenburg Students showing the most improvement were Shannon Rushng and Keith Bardley Grade 4 Christine Gangur and Marvin Wirzba, Grade 5, and Pat Kowal and Cameron The Herald- Youth Jarvie, Grade 6 Academic awards were presented to Sandra Fellner and Jeff Mezei, grade 4, Bon- nie Lopushmsky and David Bodell Grade 5, and Debbie Van Pelt and Scott Munkami, Grade 6 Special education awards were presentpd to Grade 4 students Bob Boychuk for at- titude, Mary Jean Lawson, for showing most improvement, and Brenda Hubbard Specialists in all types of ENGINE REBUILDING CYLINDER BORING AND RESLEEVING CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING Ask about our Guarantee ENGINES WISCONSIN ENGINE Sales and Service Centre Custom Engine Parts Ltd. 1605 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-8181 Portaging Mayor Magrath Drive Four Lethbndge youths find that travelling by canoe has a few disadvantages Here, portaging Mayor Magrath Drive after a successful expedition at Henderson Lake, are, from left to right, Steven Holt, 1302 13th St S David and Colin MacKenzie, 1620 6th Ave S and Neil Court, 903 7th St S Let's Say Thank You To a Great ALBERTAN YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A PUBLIC RECEPTION TO HONOUR LT.GOV. GRANT MacEWAN AND MRS. MacEWAN Junior Citizens' program under way For the 13th con- secutive year public recognition will be paid to deserving Alberta youngsters during the annual meeting of the Alberta Weekly News- papers' Association m Edmonton The Junior Citizens' program, sponsored by the independent electrical utility com- panies of Alberta, has received national recognition since its inception in 1961 This year's ceremony will be held during a luncheon Sept 13 at the Macdonald Hotel in Ed- monton Nomination of youngsters eligible for recognition as Junior Citizens is now under way Boys and girls may be nominated for any act of achievement whicn involves courage, initiative or selflessness performed during the 12-month period. Aug 1, 1973 to July 31 1974 The final deadline for nominations is July 13 Others have over- come crippling physical handicaps to match, or exceed, the perfor- mance of their fellows Some have shown ex- 'ceptional leadership in community service pro- jects Nominations may be forwarded to Calgary Power JOIN US ON THE LEGISLATIVE GROUNDS SOUTH OF THE BUILDING BETWEEN P.M. AND P.M., SUNDAY, JUNE 23rd. DR. MacEWAN RETIRES JULY 2nd AFTER SERVING AS ALBERTA S LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR SINCE JANUARY 1966. GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA Local youth .selected for EDVCANADA A Grade 10 student at Kate Andrews High School. Coaldale. has been selected among some 2.000 Canadian high school students, to participate, in the annual summer EDUCANADA program, beginning in July Howard Klassen son of Mr and Mrs Herb Klassen of Coaldale. will travel to Ot- tawa to visit such places as the Parliament Buildings, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Museum of Science and Technology, the National Archives, the Dominion Observatory, the Roval Canadian Mint and the National Gallery As well there will be visits to Montreal, the SI Lawrence Seawav and Upper Canada Village Victoria youth spends summer on sea vessel VANCOUVER (CP) The change of scene sought by 18- year-old Kenn McLaren of Victoria when he completed high school was realized not in the currently popular prac- tice of hitchhiking across the country but by heading for British Columbia's isolated coastal communities between Vancouver Island and Alaska He hired on as an appren- tice seaman on the motor ves- sel Thomas Crosby V, an 80- foot United Church mission ship In addition to new sur- roundings, he received a bonus m realizing "what peo- ple mean to people "It was my chance to get away and do something dif- said the son of a Vic- toria minister "Besides, I'd never seen the north coast- let alone been on a real ship before "I'd only been on board the Thomas Crosby for a little while when my reasons for be- ing there sort of changed He learned what the ship's visits mean to Indians in re- mote villages, lighthouse keepers and their families and inhabitants of small set- tlements and places like Bella Coola, 300 miles north of Van- couver with a population of around 1.000 ENJOY COMPANY "These folk don't think of themselves as said Kenn "They are happy enough but enjoy chatting with someone different once in a while In addition to conversation the Thomas sails out of Prince Rupert for three weeks at a vides such extras as a base- ball game with Indian chil- dren, a library, occasional meals for visitors, religious services. Sunday school as- sistance and shopping Requests for purchases by the isolated coast dwellers in- clude such things as grocer- ies, books and even under- wear Some have special tastes, like Frenchie and Albert, two old-timers in their 80s who live alone on an old fishing scow pulled up on shore 30 miles north of Ocean Falls They have lived and worked in the area for many years "Boy do they have some stones." said Kenn. "And there they are. right in the middle of nowhere, asking us to buv hats for them next time we dock at Pnnce Rupert Fussy too. they only want hats with snap brims SIGNED ON AGAIN His initial stint with the ship was for just the summer when he first sailed on her last June, but Kenn signed up for the winter after the Crosby had her annual refit and inspection in October He grew attached to the new world he encountered while working with Rev Bob Farris. skipper Bob Naughty, an engineer and two other deckhands The ship's calls last about two hours and the vessel is usuallv tied up at night by a settlement "The Indian children Jove to play baseball and often we help out at Sunday school But basically we just visit and if anyone has a problem Mr Farris helps them SERVICES HELD Church services are per- formed in halls when avail- able, in homes or in the ship's Chapel which is equipped with an electric organ Weddings and an occasional funeral are also held but the main purpose is to share life with people listen as well as speak The mission service arose from trips to fishing grounds and isolated villages by Thomas Crosby, a missionary from Woodstock, Ont, who travelled by canoe starting in 1874 with a crew of seven re- cent converts He moved to the power- drive Glad Tidings in 1884 and this vessel plied the coast un- til it was wrecked in a gale in 1903 Other ships followed and eventually there was a suc- cession of Thomas Crosbys, I through IV, culminating with the present ship built in 1967 LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner By BRIAN KING Kate Andrews School, Coaldale In one week Kate Andrews High School will be just another memory For some of us the memory is a good one, for others, perhaps not Kate Andrews has been a second home for the past three years Within its concrete structure we have been prepared and molded to enter the world as adults Teachers have gone to great pains endeavoring to show us the good as well as the bad in the world Our parents have influenced our decisions and our opinions as part of this attempt to ready us for the outside world Friends, neighbors and relatives have also made their mark on our personalities, but now we will be on our own to decide where each of us fits in society Graduation from school marks the end of having a good time enjoying all of life, and running free of responsibility Close friendships have developed over the past years From here on we control our own directions in life It is up to each one of us to determine our personal goals and reach for those goals Kate Andrews was a great school During my years there we won our football conference once, the Southwest Zone basketball playoffs three times the Provincial Boys cham- pionship once, and the girls basketball conference The automotives department won the Chrysler Troubleshooting contest and the drama department has staged three very successful plays Academically, the school has also become well known with students receiving scholarships to attend such universities as Queens and Waterloo Kate Andrews has been a lot of fun too Events like initiation crazy hat day grease day and the crazy hairdo contest made learning more tolerable and provided memories that will last forever Memories last but time does not for us in Grade 12 We must move onto jobs, higher education new fnends. different relationships and a life we ail claim to be ready for but secretly hold reservtions about We now go forward to begin our own lives envied by everyone those younger Uian us wishing they could go out on their own and those older than us wishing they might start fresh as we are doing Kale Andrews has given us all it can It is now up to us what we do with that knowledge SURPRISE SALE 45-RPMS AH Artists, Ail Labels 0 uu LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. 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