The Utah State Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its annual conference on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29, in the Clarion Hotel, 999 S. Main in Salt Lake City. Mrs. Hurschell G. Urie, regent, will convene the conference Friday at 9 a.m. Mrs. Eldred M. Yochim, Falls Church, Va., NSDAR president general, is conference guest.
Friday's business session includes reports of state officers and chairmen, election of officers and by-law amendments. State officer nominees are Mrs. Fred W. Astroth, state regent; Mrs. Paul F. Turner, first vice regent; Mrs. Harrison Powley, second vice regent; Judy Barking, chaplain; Mrs. James A. Smyth, recording secretary; Mrs. N. Craig Kennington, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Charles L. Cavagnolo, organizing secretary; Mrs. Hurschell G. Urie, treasurer; Elizabeth Nichols, registrar; Mrs. David L. Nelson, historian; and Mrs. Clarence Eyerly, librarian.Friday's luncheon speaker is Col. Judith Richtsmeier, who joined the Army Nurse Corps in 1963. Her topic is "Women of Service: A Proud Tradition Continues." Yochim will speak at the Friday banquet. Her topic: "A Second Century of Service, Lest We Forget."
Outstanding students and their parents will be honored at a reception Saturday morning, when state awards are presented. The students and their honors include: Tiffany Anderson, Alta High School, DAR Scholarship; Daniel C. Morgan, Dugway High School, DAR Good Citizen, both sponsored by the Salt Lake Valley Chapter. Kelly Hellewell, fifth grade; Michelle Hansen, sixth grade; Monica Bingham, seventh grade; and Michelle Hatch, eighth grade, are American History Essayist Award winners, all sponsored by Golden Spike Chapter. Diana Fullmer, Mueller Park Junior High, will receive the DAR Outstanding American History Teacher Award.
Utah State DAR has chapters in Bountiful, Ogden, Provo, Vernal and Salt Lake City. For membership information, call Mrs. Hurschell G. Urie, Ogden; Mrs. Verdi R. White, Salt Lake City; or Mrs. Clarence Eyerly, Provo.