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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT GIVES AWARDS FOR LEADERSHIP TO 5 UTAH EXECUTIVES

Five people have been honored by Junior Achievement (JA) with national leadership awards for "exemplary leadership in promoting economic understanding and career education through Junior Achievement."

Ted Groves, general manager of administration for Mountain Fuel Supply, received the National Silver Leadership Award. He has held numerous positions with JA including board chairman, fund drive co-chairman and classroom consultant in an applied economics course at Bingham High School.Terry Bailey, vice president at First Security Bank, received a National Bronze Leadership Award. He recently completed a term as chairman of the board. During his tenure, fund raising for the organization reached record numbers, and nearly 100 public schools offered JA courses for more than 8,000 students.

Bob Salmon, regional director for Holiday Inn Reservations, received a National Bronze Leadership Award. He has chaired the major division of the fund drive and is the incoming board chairman.

Alayne Hill, sales manager at AT&T, received a National Bronze Leadership Award. She has been vice chairwoman of development and a volunteer classroom consultant in the JA business program.

Lark Allen, branch manager for IBM, received the National Bronze Leadership Award. He has been vice chairman of the board and was instrumental in JA's involvement in the new Ben Hogan Utah Classic.

Other officers on the board of directors are Russ Homer, vice chairman of program operations; Doug Whisenant, vice chairman of board development and corporate secretary; Porter J. Hall, vice chairman of finance; Richard W. Linford, vice chairman of the special capital campaign; and Linda Later, vice chairwoman of communications.