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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 59, Number 15 (July 1958)

A season for honors,   pp. [20]-22


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Alumna of the Year
  Mrs. Conrad A. Elvehjem, wife of the 13th
president of the University of Wisconsin, was
named "Wisconsin Alumna of the Year" by
the Wisconsin Alumni Association, and re-
ceived a citation at the annual Alumni Day
Banquet.
  The handsome citation noted Mrs. Elvehjerit's
"effective leadership in town and gown activi-
ties helpful to the campus, community and
state . . . her competent handling of many
important offices in civic, educational and re-
ligious organizations . . . for her consistent
efforts in developing scholarships for worthy
students, and . . . being the first Wisconsin
alumna to become the first lady of the Uni-
versity of Wisconsin."
Outstanding Students
  A Wisconsin Alumni Association committee
headed by UW President-Elect Conrad Elveh-
jem gave $700 in scholarships and awards to
eight student leaders in May.
  The winners were chosen on the basis of
superior scholarship, participation in extracur-
ricular activities and degree of self support.
  Top junior women were Patricia Burbridge,
Addison, Illinois; Mary-Kate Lorenz, and
Judith Vander Muellen, both of Madison.
Outstanding junior men were David Meissner,
Milwaukee, John Kester, Oshkosh, and John G.
Schreiner, Prairie du Chien.
   WAA Life memberships were awarded to
two outstanding seniors: Paul E. Kovenock,
Milwaukee, and Benita Alk, Washington, D. C.
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Top: Kovenock, Kester, Meissner, Schreiner and Alk. Below: Vander Meulen,
Burbridge and Lorenz. All were winners of WAA outstanding student awards.


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