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Scott, Walter E. (ed.) / Wisconsin Academy review
Vol. 6, No. 4 (Fall 1959)

Honors and awards,   p. 165


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                         HONORS AND AWARDS
     The following are honors and awards of Academy members in
addition to those reported elsewhere: ELLEN GIBSON (Mrs. Gordon
MacQuarrie) was cited for outstanding work in newspapering at the
30X Anniversary dinner of the Milwaukee alumnae chapter of Theta
Sigma Phi, national journalism sorority. ... KARL PAUL LINK re-
cently received the coveted John Scott award from the City of
Philadelphia including a $1,000 check for his discovery of dicum-
arol. ... U.W. President Emeritus E. B. FRED was cited by the Wis-
consin Council of Agriculture cooperative for his contributions
to agriculture and also received the distinguished service award
of the Milwaukee U.W. Club at their 110 Anniversary dinner. ...
RAYMOND T. ZILLMER, Wauwatosa attorney, was presented a plaque by
the National Campers and Hikers Association for his efforts to
preserve natural areas for public use. ... FRED J. SCHMEECKLE
(Eagle River) received an award from the Wildlife Society for dis-
tinguished achievement in conservation education. ... Mrs. F. L.
LARKIN of Milwaukee recently was presented the Wisconsin Garden
Club Federation's bronze award for her work in conservation.
     The Wisconsin Regional Writers recent writing contest turned
up three Academy members in first place positions with Mrs. MARIAN
PAUST (Richland Center) in poetry and ANN C. ROSE (Gilmanton) in
creative non-fiction. Mrs. ROBERT FRIEND (Hartland), Editor of
Creative Wisconsin, received a special award for a series of
articles on Wisconsin industries and Mrs. Paust was given the
traveling "poet's chair" because she had won in this category
previously. ... Both MURL DEUSING and WALTER E. SCOTT were among
the honored guests at the 20b Anniversary banquet of the Wisconsin
Society for Ornithology because of their contribution to the organ-
ization in its early years. ... In recent months five Academy mem-
bers have been featured in the Milwaukee Journal by special
articles.  They are Mrs. ROBERT E. FRTID (Hartland), Miss RUTH L.
HINE (Madison), Mrs. ALFRED J. KIECKHEFER (Milwaukee), Mrs. FRANK
NELSON (Milwaukee), and FRANCIS ZIRRER (Hayward). Also, former
State Geologist ERNEST F. BEAN was written up in "The Story of
Shorewood Hills" because he is a past-president of that village.
                           NEW POSITIONS
     LEONARD HASS has been appointed President of Wisconsin State
College-Eau Claire, by the State College Board of Regents and an
introductory story about him will be in the next Academy Review.
...President DOUGLAS M. KNIGHT of Lawrence College has been named
chairman of the Wisconsin Rhodes Scholarship Committee. ...
Dr. ARNOLD S. JACKSON of Madison is Vice-president of the Inter-
national College of Surgeons and recently was made an "honorary
fellow" of their organization. ... Both J. J. HICKEY and A. W.
SCHORGER have been elected directors of the American Ornithologists
Union. . . . HOWARD YOUNG is chairman of the Wisconsin Society for
Ornithology's research program. ... K. E. RINDT now is Director
of the U.W. Extension Division's Bureau of Community Development.
... Mrs. ORRILLA BLACKSHEAR has been elected Vice-president (and
president-elect) of the Wisconsin Library Association. ... DANA
AKERS (Superior) is a regional vice-president of the Wisconsin
Fellowship of Poets and both EDNA MEUDT (Dodgeville) and Mrs.
LOUISE LEIGHTON (Baraboo) are directors. ... The Governor has
appointed STEPHEN F. DARLING (Appleton) to the State Food Standards
Advisory Committee and PERCY DUNN to his Committee on the United
Nations. ... RICHARD L. COSTLY has been promoted from Milwaukee
to a special staff position in Washington, D.C. with the Recrea-
tion Resources Review Commission.            # # #
Fall. 1959
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