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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SO THE IFTHBRIDG! HMALD Tu.ulay, May W Major Awards At Convocation A number of University of Lethbridge students will re- ceive major awards at U of L Convocation ceremonies Satur- day at Southminster United Church. Dennis Burton, of Lcth- bridge, will receive the George Ellis Research Scholarship in arts and science for having demonstrated outstanding apti- tude and creativity in the field of natural sciences. Mrs. Valerye Hunt, of Taber, will receive one of two U of L Research1 Scholarships in arts and science for having demon- strated outstanding aptitude for creativity in the field of fine arts and humanities or the special sciences. William D. Maxwell, of Pic- ture Eutte, will receive the fac- ulty of arts and science gold medal and scholarship, award- ed to the most distinguished student taking the degree of bachelor of arts and science. Reginald Newkirk, of Letl bridge, will receive one of I.' two U of L Research Scholr ships, as described for Mr Hunt. Grant H. Rombough, of Let! bridge, will receive the Thon as J. Watson Memorial Bur sary for research. Another highlight of the 19 U of L Spring Convocation v be the award to Mrs. Mary Pharis of her bachelor of ed cation degree, with tion in English. Mrs. Pharis, who is 80 year old, started studying universi level courses' in 1965 at t Lethbridge Junior College as part time student, and joine the U of L as a full-time st dent in 1967, when it first ope ed. She will be one of the olde persons ever to complete undergraduate degree progra; in Canada. Reaction Is Encouraging To Golf Club Proposal Initial reaction to a golf club for young persons in Leth- bridge has been very encourag- ing so far, Reg Turner said Tuesday. Mr. Turner, principal of Win- ston Churchill High School, presented a preliminary plan for the project to the last meeting of city council and re- Le Baron Elected Don Le Baron, administrator of the Green Acres Foundation of Lethbridge, was elected see ond vice-president of the Al- berta Council on Aging at its annual meeting in Lacombe. Mrs. Eleanor McDougaU of Calgary was elected president. Rev. Brian Jones and G. R. C. Palmer, both of Lethbridge. were elected to the board of directors. The Alberta Council on Aging is a group concerned about the problems of the older persons such as housing, pre-retirement planning, social and drop-in centres. A liaison committee com- posed of five members from the council will meet with five provincial cabinet members once a month as a. means of advancing the council's goals regarding the senior citizens of Alberta. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Ctrtifitd Dftntal Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-409! ceived approval, in principle for the idea. Plans call for the setting of a temporary developmen committee to oversee fun raising acd implementation the project. Mr. Turner said th committee should be forme soon, at wlu'ch time work o the fund raising could begin. The club is an outgrowth Mr. Turner's belief that youn people between the ages of 1 and 25 are effectively exclude from Lethbridge's. two go1 clubs because of excessiv green fees and crowded cond tions. He has said that such a clu would provide opportunities to young people to engage in healthy outdoor sport and the same time gain expe- rience in the management e' their own affairs. Plans cai for the club to be run by th students themselves. Projected cost would be about in Ihe first to years. It is expected that th money will be raised from or ganizations and individuals the community. Highway 5 Paving Set A contract for paving High way 5, south of Lethbridge tc Welling, has been awarded t Tollestrup Constructioh Com pany Ltd. of Lethbridge, in the amount of Work is expected to begin on the 10 mile stretch of roa oi.idents 'V .-.-a Students Assistance ;