clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

APPLAUSE

- Baskin participates in Wales concert tour:

Robert L. Baskin of Salt Lake City participated in the Thiel College (Pennsylvania) Alumni Concert tour to Wales last July. The tour included various performances at several churches in Wales and at the Bath Abbey in England.- Four students awarded Rensselaer Medal:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced the names of four Salt Lake County students who received the Rensselaer Medal for excellence in science at mathematics. Nationwide, 2,300 high school juniors received the awards, which inclueds a $5,000 college scholarship for a year at Rensellaer. The Salt Lake students who were honored are:Robyn Lewis, Highland High; Jonathan Miller, Skyline High; Scott Robin, Brighton High; and Eileen Chen, Olympus High.

- U.S. Navy/Marine news:

- Burke Drecksel of Salt Lake City recently graduated from the Great Lakes Naval Academy Training Center as a fireman apprentice. He was also honored for achieving the highest grade point average among his class of 600. He is now stationed aboard the USS Donald B. Beary at Stanton Island, N.Y. He is the son of Lewis and Donna Drecksel of Salt Lake City and is a 1991 graduate of East High.

- Marine Cpl. Tommy K. Martinez, son of Alice B. Martinez of Salt Lake City, recently deployed for six months to Okinawa, Japan. He is a 1988 graduate of South High.

- Marine Lance Cpl. Jerome S. Diekmann, whose wife, Ann, is the daughter of Ebert and Corinna McGregor of West Valley City, has been deployed for six months to Okinawa, Japan.

- Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert K. Evans, son of Elisabeth S. Evans of Salt Lake City, recently reported for duty with Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity at Naval Air Station, Long Beach, Calif. He is a 1982 graduate of Brighton High.

- Navy Seaman Brian R. Schaad, son of Kathy Butcher of Kaysville, recently completed the advanced non-Morse operators course.

- Marine Pfc. Jereme S. Nielsen, son of Richard S. and Lilli Nielsen of West Valley City, recently completed the basic electronics course. He is a 1991 graduate of Hunter High.

- Navy Seaman Apprentice Kenneth J. Allred, son of Norman L. and Sherie L. Allred of West Valley City, recently graduated from Basic Electronics Technician School. He is a 1991 graduate of Cyprus High.

- Navy Airman Matthew C. Shelton, son of Gary W. and Carol Z. Shelton of West Valley City, recently participated in the commissioning ceremony of the USS George Washington earlier this summer.

- Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class David T. Scarlet, son of David and Pat Scarlet of Bountiful and whose wife, Susan, is the daughter of John and Lueen Gardner of Salt Lake City, participated in a commissioning ceremony of the USS George Washington earlier this summer. He is a 1982 graduate of Woods Cross High.

- Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason D. Angel, a 1990 graduate of Taylorsville High, recently reported for duty aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Truxtun, based in Bremerton, Wa.

- Marine Pct. Steven Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. K.C. Williams of West Jordan recently completed the basic electrician's course. He is a 1990 graduate of West Jordan High.

- Marine Pfc. Brian R. Cook, son of Susan R. Cook of West Jordan, recently completed the adminstrative clerk course at Camp Pendleton. He is a 1991 graduate of Kearns High.

- Marine Pfc. Richard K. Walsh, son of James K. Walsh and Bambi L. Sequara, both of Salt Lake City, recently completed the administrative clerk course. He is a 1991 graduate of Taylorsville high.

- Navy Airman Patrick L. O'Bray, whose wife, Tracy, is the daughter of Jerry and Betty Johnson of Salt Lake City, recently participated in the commissioning ceremony of the USS George Washington. He is a 1979 graduate of Cottonwood High.

- Navy Seaman Recruit Burke R. Dreksel, son of Lewis M. and Donna H. Drecksel of Salt Lake City, recently completed basic training. He is a 1991 graduate of East High.

- Marine Cpl. Gary J. Wilde, son of Wayne and Marla Wilde of Salt Lake City, was recently promoted to his present rank while serving at Camp Pendleton, Calif. He is a 1988 graduate of Taylorsville High.

- Marine Lance Cpl. Shawn D. Stockhaus, son of Otto G. and Jean Stockhaus of Layton, recently received a Letter of Appreciation while serving with the Station Operations and Maintenance Squadron at Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Ariz. He is a 1984 graduate of Layton High.

- Navy Seaman Recruit Malissa A. Wallace, daughter of Diane S. Wallace of Salt Lake City, recently completed basic training.

- Marine Pfc. Kenneth F. Garcia, a 1991 graduate of Taylorsville high, recently completed recruit training and was promoted to his present rank.

- Marine Pfc. Brett J. Jackson, son of Donna J. Jackson of West Jordan, recently completed recruit training and was promoted to his present rank. He is a 1991 graduate of Taylorsville High.

- Marine Pvt. Robert W. Bennett, a resident of West Valley City, recently completed recruit training.

- Marine Pvt. Justin L. Nichols, son of Dennis W. and Colleen H. Nichols of Salt Lake City, recently completed recruit training. He is a 1991 graduate of Mount Vernon Academy.

- Marine Staff Sgt. Roger D. Horsby, son of Valentina Paddock of Kearns, recently reported for duty with the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif.

- Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas D. Hopkins, son of Keith G. and Jane S. Hopkins of West Valley City, recently received the Good Conduct Medal. He is a 1985 graduate of West Jordan High.

- Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Brooks G. Taylor, son of Candis W. Johns of Farmington, recently returned from a seven-month deployment with the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion.

- Navy Seaman Timothy S. Yocom, son of David E. Yocom of Salt Lake City, recently participated in a combined Australian-United States anniversary commemoration of the Battle of the Coral Sea that took place in 1942 when a larger Imperial Japanese invasion force was repelled.

- Marine Lance Cpl. Brett L. Ontiveros, son of Larry P. and Carmen A. Ontiveros of Murray, was recently deployed to Okinawa, Japan. He is a 1987 graduate of Murray High.

- Navy Chief Warrant Officer Charles L. Lamar, whose wife, Sandra, is the daughter of Afton Kietlinski of Salt Lake City, recently received the Navy Commendation Medal.

- Navy Chief Petty Officer Randall A. Denny, a 1980 graduate of Layton High, recently received the Navy Achievement Medal.

- Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven K. Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary J. Ford of West Valley City, recently completed the Basic Aviation Structural Mechanic Course. He is a 1990 graduate of Woods Cross High.

- U.S. Army/Air Force news:

- Spec. Ryan L. Walker has completed basic Army training. He is the son of Susan and D. Lee Walker of Sandy, is a 1986 graduate of Alta High and is a 1991 graduate of the University of Utah.

- Army National Guard Jason J. Broadwell has completed basic Army training. He is the son of James W. Broadwell of West Valley City and is a 1991 graduate of Hunter High.

- Army Major Peter P. Taillac has completed a residency program and Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He is an emergency medicine physician. His wife, Ruth, is the daughter of Alan and Sharl Karpf of Salt Lake City.