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GET DRESSED Help us get the RED (and Thor) out by wearing SUU clothing. Purchase online at www.suu/edu/ss/bookstore Homecoming extended hours: Friday, October 15, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 16, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. GET INVOLVED There is always something happening. Join your Thunderbird Family at campus events and in your area as the University comes to you. Check frequently www.suu.edu/calendars for a comprehensive listing of events and activities. GET LICENSED Show your pride and help a Thunderbird. Your $25 contribution to the SUU License Plate program goes directly to student scholarships. More than 1,288 plates are now on the road supporting $25,000 annually in scholarships. Get yours at any Utah DMV Office.
WELCOM E FRI EN DS Once a Thunderbird, always a Thunderbird, and we invite all of you to come home to campus for SUUâ€™s 2010 Homecoming festivities. Much more than just a football game, Homecoming unites the past and the presentâ€“old friends and treasured traditions with new families and stories to tell. This October, we hope all of you, our Thunderbird alumni, will journey back to the community you once called home. Rekindle friendships, make new memories and reconnect with all that you love about the SUU community.
The alumni magazine is created specifically for all of you, our SUU alumni, to keep you connected with fellow Thunderbird classmates and to your alma mater. S U U A L U M N I M A G A Z I N E FA L L 2 0 1 0
HOME Ten Things You Love About Cedar City PAGES 20-23
CONTENTS Keeping the Fire Alive PAGES 4-5 Utah Summer Games celebrates 25 years of competition, fitness & fun.
Champions of Science PAGES 8-10 Modern Day Founders help shoulder the construction of a legacy for science students at SUU.
The Office of Alumni Relations, left to right: Mindy Benson, Ron Cardon, Ashlee Nelson and Linda Bauer
Homecoming 2010 PAGES 14-19 More activities than you can cram into one weekend — ink in your dance card for SUU’s 2010 Homecoming festivities.
The Shape of Students to Come PAGES 26-27 The T-Bird mantle will take on new meaning to future SUU grads.
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The Southern Utah University Alumni Association supports and celebrates the University by fostering a lifelong spirit of loyalty, service and fellowship among alumni, faculty, students and S O U T H E R N U T A Hfriends U N IofV SUU. ERSITY
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Honors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Alumni Awards
Focus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Class Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31 Alumni Photos and News
Our Generous Donors. . . . 33-38 SOUTHERN We Will Remember. . . . . . . . . 39 Last Word . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Oak Ridge Boys
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(435) 586-7777 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.suu.edu/alumni Executive Director Mindy Benson
Editor Jennifer Burt
Production Assistant Ron Cardon
Creative Director Joey Degraaf
Layout & Photography SUU Publications Contributing Writer Larry Baker Cover: Three-year-old Xander Garcia, son of SUU outside linebacker Nick Garcia, scrambles through a blitz of the 2010 Thunderbird football team at the annual Final Scrimmage and Watermelon Bust in August.
Southern Utah University is a comprehensive regional university which provides students a personalized learning environment to foster meaningful experiences. SUU’s mission is to encourage a lifelong love of learning, foster academic excellence, instill ethics and values and to honor thought in all its finest forms. SUU offers baccalaureate, applied technology and selected graduate degrees. We address the unique needs of rural students and communities; serve as a major cultural center for southern Utah; and create partnerships with public and higher education, government, business and industry.
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Keeping the Keeping the
fire In all that has gone into its realized
alive Utah Summer Games celebrates 25 years
inaugural athletics competition.
competition. In pursuit of gold medal
championships, these athletes range
competition, the Utah Summer Games
implications, Sherratt viewed the
in age from four to 90 years old and
embody the marks of championship.
Games as an opportunity to serve
from amateur weekend warriors to
Aptly, after 25 years, this summer’s
participants and fans of so-called
semi-professional seasoned athletes
vision as the state’s premier athletic
silver anniversary season drew more
who gather from across Utah and
competing athletes than ever before.
neighboring states to join in the field
Of course, the makings of cham-
of competition across 50 different sports.
pionship—the passion, teamwork and sacrifice—have been in place
At least half of the Games’ annual
since the Games’ 1982 inception
contests can be classified as “minor
when, in efforts to increase stu-
sports,” though current USG Director
Casey McClellan (’99) sees them as
State College President Gerald R.
paramount to the Games’ ongoing
Sherratt (’51) drew inspiration from
the nation’s building excitement over
“The fans and participants have
the upcoming Summer Olympics in
the same passion for their events
Los Angeles. Seeking to bring greater
as those of larger sports, though
numbers of potential students and
minor sports, with few opportunities
they seldom have the opportunity
their families to the SUSC cam-
to compete for broad recognition. And
to compete in a way that garners
pus, Sherratt dreamt that the school
under the direction of the Games’
statewide recognition,” he says.
and city could host a mini-Summer
first full-time director, Rich Wilson
“They are an equal part of the
Olympics, and set to work securing
(’67), athletes began streaming in to
Utah Summer Games and their
funding for a new special events
experience the thrill of competition
participation heightens the overall
center (The Centrum) and expan-
in an exciting and unusually large
understanding of their sport.”
sion to the SUSC football stadium
venue. By the end of its first decade,
As to Sherratt’s initial plan to use
that would accommodate Sherratt’s
The Utah Summer Games drew an
the Games as a college recruitment
annual attendance in the thousands
tool: year after year, a considerable
and was recognized as one of the
group of incoming T-Bird students
region’s biggest tourism draws.
attribute their first SUU introduction
Thanks to the contributions of both labor and money by committed
to the Utah Summer Games.
members of the local community,
It was a humble but passionate
Sherratt’s dream became a reality,
beginning that did little to intimate
Growth, vision, toil, sacrifice,
and the Games’ first director, Vaughn
all that would come of Sherratt’s
teamwork and passion—all fuel to
McDonald, along with countless
creative marketing venture.
the fire that continues to drive the
volunteers, welcomed nearly 500
Now, more than 10,000 athletes
athletes—mostly from Cedar City
compete annually in what has
and its surrounding areas—in the
become the state’s largest athletic
Utah Summer Games forward.
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This edition of SUU In View went out to 1,817 more Thunderbirds this fall— Southern Utah University’s
continues to Past Thunderbird grads, meet our newest alumni
Class of 2010. Now for the formal introductions…
Eighteen-hundred-plus new alumni, meet the other 33,000 Thunderbird true
453 master’s degree graduates
1,008 bachelor’s degree grads
339 associate’s degree grads
22,688 live in Utah
17 special educational certificate recipients
Beyond the Beehive State, 10,219 alumni
2010 graduates came to SUU from nine different countries and 43 different states
SUU alums live in 16 different countries and all 50 states
live across the U.S.
93 adventurous T-Birds currently live
Oldest 2010 grad: 64
Youngest 2010 grad: 16
The oldest living SUU alumnus is 100 years old
Average age of a 2010 graduate: 27 years old
The youngest alumna—degree in hand—is
just 18 years old
A look at news headlines and highlights from the past six months on the campus of Southern Utah University
Showcasing the commitment and interest so many hold in our students’ success, 86 percent of all SUU faculty and staff contributed back to the University, lending financial support to student scholarships and programming, in the 2010 Employee Giving Campaign.
SUU Gymnastics won its 11th NCAA Academic National Championship (3.89 overall team GPA). The team also reigns as 2010 Western Athletic Conference Champions.
Southern Utah University was named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. As a first time honor roll recipient, the University logged nearly 42,000 hours of student service.
Long-time Utah Shakespearean Festival actors and directors have been named as joint artistic directors at the Tony Award-winning theatre company. Brian Vaughn (’10, right) comes to Cedar City from the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre where he was a resident actor, and David Ivers (left) comes to the Festival after nine seasons as resident artist with the Denver Center Theatre Company.
SUU Theta Sigma sisters earned the international Order of the Lamp award in recognition of standout excellence among the sorority’s 149 active chapters worldwide at the 68th Biennial Convention of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity.
Born to Ride: Cody Wright and the Quest for a World Title, produced by Southern Utah University, won the “Outstanding Documentary, Contemporary” award from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, a prestigious Western Heritage Award. The film documents the trail to glory of 2008 National Saddle Bronc Champion Cody Wright.
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The Many Faces of Science at Southern Utah University From its original home in the Braithwaite Liberal Arts building (below) to its current home in the Science Building (top left), SUUâ€™s College of Science has been shuffled across campus to accommodate its burgeoning enrollment. Filling the footprint of the recently condemned Life Science Building, the new Science Center will provide the classroom, lab and meeting space necessary to carry science into the future.
CHAMPIONS of SCIENCE
Friends of the University Incite Progress and Expansion
One of the first things Dean of
That was a precept also well-
however, some $2 million more was
Science Robert Eves (’84) does each
understood by Walter M. Gibson
needed—and quickly. Channeling the
morning is to walk out on the deck of
(’51), who, along with his wife Alice,
spirit of SUU’s Founders who stepped
the SUU Science Building and survey
directed that a substantial gift be
in as champions in the 11th hour,
the construction of his $18 million
bestowed on the project so that the
Rich (’67) and Linda (’92) Wilson
vision of first-rate resources might be
and David (’85) and Stephanie (’89)
Eves, a friendly geochemist with
manifest. That gift was the impetus
Nakken agreed to chair a drive to
an ever-ready smile, looks upon the
needed to persuade the Utah State
collect the necessary funds. Singled
teeming, daily progress of contractors
Legislature that the building was
out for their embodiment of the
with excitement, satisfaction and
a vital need. As President Michael
founders’ vision along with the
wonderment. The addition’s opening,
T. Benson provided a reasoned
Wilsons and Nakkens, were Garth
slated for May 2011, will mark what
rationale for the construction, State
and Jerri Frehner, Dixie (’51) and
he terms “a huge step forward” in his
Sen. Dennis Stowell and Rep. Evan
Anne (’82) Leavitt, Joe and Beverly
College’s mission to prepare students
Burgess, Don (’59) and Sylvia
for graduate and professional schools
service in helping to push the
Bulloch, Greg (’91) and Debbie (’91)
and for careers in the sciences.
Forsyth, Robert (’46) and the late
Indeed, the new, 42,385-squarefoot facility, in the space formerly occupied
“The Gibson gift truly got the ball rolling,” says Eves.
Onda (’46) Bradshaw, Gail (’51) and Jane (’89) Bradshaw, and Cline
Gibson, who passed away May
and Jane Dahle—all champions of
Building, will provide the College
15, received his Ph.D. in nuclear
science at Southern Utah University.
with its greatest need: state-of-
chemistry from the University of
Today, the campaign for the new
the-art laboratory space crucial to
California, Berkeley, in 1956 under
addition is just short of the total
Nobel Laureate Glen Seaborg. He then
required to complete the project.
research and experiential learning
spent nearly 20 years at Bell Labs,
Meanwhile, construction contin-
where he performed groundbreaking
ues on the four-level edifice which
Eves recognizes, however, that
research in semiconductor detectors,
will include eight labs, three class-
the new space is providential; that it
radiation effects and ion channeling,
rooms, an animal care facility, 24
is a gift provided by the dedication
which led to the success of the
offices and a rooftop greenhouse
Telstar satellite. He went on to a
as part of a “green roof,” which
Day Founders,” who share his
stellar career as an educator at SUNY
commitment to providing students
will deliver high solar reflectance to
Albany, before becoming the full-
with the best opportunity to succeed.
reduce heat transfer to the building
time chief technical officer of X-ray
He embraces the truism that such
and high thermal emittance to radi-
Optical Systems, Inc., which he had
success will aid innumerable others
ate absorbed solar energy.
co-founded in 1990.
in the ever-expanding ripple effect that education engenders.
The building will also include
Beyond Gibson’s gift and the $13.85 million appropriation from the state,
two spaces specifically dedicated to undergraduate research.
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“It’s particularly important to provide this engagement for students. It is essential in today’s world,” says Eves of the research features. Also, the facility will feature the 1,193-square foot Frehner Natural
BUILDING A Road of Tradition For Thunderbird Students
History Museum, showcase for the University’s expanding collection of artifacts. Its location will be the first built expressly for the Museum, which first opened in June 1963 in the old Commons Building and remained there until 1985 when the building was razed and the collection moved to the old South Hall. In 2002 the old South Hall building was torn down to be replaced by the existing South Hall, and the museum exhibits were eventually transferred to a room in the Life Science building. Today, safely tucked away in the basement of the Electronic Learning Center, they await their new home which will serve as an inviting entrance to the new SUU Science Building. To join the modern-day founders as a donor to SUU’s Science Center, please contact Cameron Brooks at 435-865-8045.
Garth Frehner (’56), namesake of the forthcoming Frehner Natural History Museum at Southern Utah University, spent more than 40 years building roads and bridges. Now in retirement, Frehner’s work is more figurative, helping construct thoroughfares for SUU’s science students. The founder of Nevada’s Frehner Construction and his wife Jerri have been named Modern Day SUU Founders by President Michael T. Benson, and since their retirement to New Harmony in 2004, become fast friends of the University. Most recently, they are proud to see grandson Kyle Davis, the Utah 5A basketball MVP of 2010 state champion Alta High School, become a Thunderbird for Coach Roger Reid this 2010 season—and already have their eyes on seats in the Centrum Arena. However, Garth’s relationship with the University is not a new one,
by any means. In 1954 he graduated from Moapa Valley High School and enrolled at what was then the newly-renamed College of Southern Utah. “I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do, so I tried a little bit of everything,” he says. He began in animal husbandry under VR Magleby but he’d pretty much had his fill of farm life, he says, and tried auto mechanics, then pre-dentistry, before settling on engineering which was, he says, “the closest thing to what I ended up doing.” Along the way at CSU, he earnestly and enthusiastically participated in chorus under the direction of the legendary Roy L. Halversen, and fondly remembers such southern Utah pillars as Theron Ashcroft and Royden Braithwaite as essential to his learning experience. Following his time at CSU, Garth drove a truck for a few years, then, perhaps drawing on what he’d learned of business as a CSU student, opted to build his own trucking company and, subsequently, his own construction and aggregate business along with brothers Wes and Vern. The company became one of the largest in the intermountain area and, he says, at one time did more work than all other contractors in the state of Nevada combined, along with work in Utah and California.
As busy as he became, though, Garth always made time for his hobby of hunting, which he took up in the early 1940s. To say that Garth and Jerri hunt is akin to saying that LeBron James plays basketball. Evidence of their shared hunting prowess and venturous traveling spirit is abundant at their home as more than five dozen trophies are artfully displayed (so artfully, that the Frehners regularly host home tours of their lions and tigers and bears…and any number of large and small game, from musk oxen to raccoons and elephants to foxes). With an eye on education, the Frehners often host elementary school children in tours of what they call a home, but what might well be called a museum, and enjoy the
beautifully manicured grounds of the Frehner home. The impressiveness of their grounds extends to the Frehners’ yard—evidence of Jerri’s favorite local hobby: gardening. She and Garth also are avid tennis players and usually find the time for a doubles match, and Jerri has taken up painting with watercolors over the past four years and attends many workshops. Garth and Jerri have traveled extensively, with some 90 percent of the trips devoted to hunting. They’ve been to such far-flung spots as Mongolia, Spain, Alaska, the Arctic, Mexico, seven countries on the African continent, Japan, Sweden, all of western Europe, New Zealand, China, Korea, Hawaii, six Canadian provinces, Russia, Kyrgyz-
stan, Tajikistan, Fiji, Norway and the Virgin Islands. Though well-traveled, the couple has gained a deep appreciation for southern Utah and looks forward to coming home at each trip’s end and to visiting with their 10 children, 34 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. With a newly rekindled relationship with SUU and ardent interest in the progress of the Science Center project, and with number-onefan-status to earn with their T-Bird grandson, the Frehners are again pulled back to southern Utah after exotic adventures. The University welcomes them with open arms and applauds their generosity in sharing their treasures with the southern Utah community.
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Southern Utah Museum Of Art: a new corner on the arts Southern Utah University, aided
ing students with an unparalleled
“State Bank is honored to help SUMA
by a generous gift from the late
opportunity to put theory to work,
with these contributions.”
celebrated artist Jim Jones, has
hands-on, in gallery and museum
embarked on a transforming project
management,” says Museum Director
for the University and region.
and Curator Reece Summers.
Such is the sentiment of many who stand behind SUMA’s completion. In addition to the cultural tourism
The Southern Utah Museum of
The museum, significantly larger
market, SUMA will serve a regional
Art has not been named in a cava-
than SUU’s Braithwaite Fine Arts
market. Each year, students across
lier fashion. The 28,000-square foot
Gallery, will host exhibitions from
five counties will have their arts
facility is intended to be the art
around the world and house the
education enhanced with in-school
museum of Southern Utah. SUMA,
University’s permanent collection.
presentations and a SUMA visit.
which will be built entirely with
SUMA will also design, curate and
Members of the community with an
donated funds, will become a major
produce exhibits that will tour the
enthusiasm for art may also partici-
year-round regional cultural attrac-
world, creating good will and recog-
pate in a volunteer program.
tion and educational hub.
nition for SUU.
And though museums seem to be
As southern Utah’s
northwest corner of
about objects, an art museum’s abil-
art museum, citizens
University Blvd. and
ity to engage visitors in the explora-
have the opportunity to
tion of the deeper meanings of its
contribute personal art
the street from the
exhibits is the ultimate test of its
collections to the facil-
social value—and is the foundation
ity for the enjoyment of
Festival, SUMA holds
of SUMA, which includes uniquely
all. Recent gifts to the
much promise and
designed interior glass walls that
museum include four
will mark a stunning
will allow visitors a behind-the-
of Jim Jones’ very early
scenes museum experience with
pus—a true “corner
unrestricted views of artists and art
Fordham of Salt Lake
on the arts” in south-
technicians at work.
City; two paintings and
Education is central to SUMA’s
a ceramics collection To contribute to the Southern Utah
purpose of exhibiting, collecting and
from Sharon C. Leigh (’57) of Cedar
preserving historic and contempo-
City; and two of Jones’ paintings from
Museum of Art, please contact Donna
rary works of art significant to the
the State Bank of Southern Utah.
Law at 435-865-8182 or Reece Summers
American West. The museum will
Of this experience, State Bank
be nationally accredited, “provid-
CFO John R. Westwood (’77) said,
A NUMERICAL SLICE OF LIFE AT SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY
states and 10 countries are represented in SUU’s current student body.
email complaints were sent after the April Fool’s mascot switch from thunderbird to prairie dog.
colleges now compose SUU academics, with the addition of the new University College.
sculptures are all part of the free SUU Sculpture Stroll visitors may enjoy while back on campus this fall.
1,200+ T-Bird students registered as organ donors, raising $14,000 in scholarship money in the statewide Donate for Life collegiate competition.
architectural design students created the winning design for Brian Head City’s new public safety building.
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original paintings were donated by Jim Jones to SUU’s permanent collection, to be housed in the planned Southern Utah Museum of Art.
in scholarship money was raised at the 2009 Thor’s Thunder Classic Golf Tournament.
college rankings by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report place SUU in the top of all western universities for academic quality and student life. S U U A L U M N I M A G A Z I N E FA L L 2 0 1 0
Activities Homecoming pep rally : friday, october 15, eccles coliseum , 8 pm True t-bird : friday, october 15, old sorrel plaza, midnight SUUper Sorrel 5k: saturday, october 16, coal creek trail , 8 am Race begins at baseball field trailhead on 200 East and 200 North.
alumni brunch : saturday , october 16, gilbert great hall (hunter conference center), 10 am All alumni are invited to attend. During the brunch, the Class of 1960 will be inducted into the 50-Year Club and the Class of 1985 will receive 25-Year Induction. Alumni awards will also be presented. Tickets are $12. Please RSVP by calling 435-586-7777.
Homecoming parade : saturday, october 16, noon Parade begins at 100 West and proceeds west on University Boulevard. Watch the parade at the Alumni House and enjoy drinks, goodies and balloons. Seating available outside, restrooms inside and plenty of opportunities to reminisce with old friends.
Thunderbird village tailgate party : saturday, october 16, eccles coliseum west parking lot , 1-2:30 pm
Athletic Events Cross country : saturday, october 16, cedar ridge golf course color country invitational, 9 am S occer : saturday, october 16, suu soccer pitch (west of the centrum) tenth anniversary alumni match , 10 am suu vs . north dakota state , 1 pm Football : saturday, october 16, eccles coliseum suu vs . cal poly , 3 pm
HOMECOMING Reunions class of
1960 50-year reunion : friday, october 15, 5 pm
Reception and pinning ceremony at the Alumni House. (Formal recognition of 50-Year Club inductees on Saturday, October 16, at the 10 a.m. Alumni Brunch. RSVP: 435-586-7777.)
Presidential ambassador reunion : friday, october 15, 5 pm RSVP with Paula at 435-586-7741.
1985 25-year reunion : friday, october 15, 6 pm
Seldom seen University artifacts such as Old Sorrel’s Hobbles, the Rivalry Axe, the Leadership Spoon and more will be on display prior to the Alumni Brunch from 9–9:45 am
Reception in the Sharwan Smith Center. (Formal recognition of 25-Year Club inductees on Saturday, October 16, at the 10 a.m. Alumni Brunch. RSVP: 435-586-7777.)
master of accountancy 25 th anniversary dinner : friday, october 15, gilbert great hall , 6 pm
Open to all MACC graduates. RSVP: 435-586-5462.
10th anniversary alumni dinner : friday, october 15, 6 pm
Contact Coach Stock for details and to RSVP: 435-865-8513.
Varsity club reunion at thunderbird village tailgate : saturday, october 16, eccles coliseum west parking lot , 1-2:30 pm For all former Thunderbird athletes. Contact Kit Janes for details: 435-590-1209.
1976-1978 teams football reunion : saturday, october 16 Contact Kit Janes for details: 435-590-1209. And don’t forget to join the rest of the SUU Athletics gang at the Thunderbird Village Tailgate on Saturday, October 16, from 1-2:30 p.m.
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Greek Reunions S igma nu reunion : friday, october 15 Call Andrew Johnson for details: 914-419-7496.
SPECIAL PERFORMANCE October 16, at 7 :30 pm SUU Auditorium Theatre Arts & Dance Alumni (T.A.D.A.) invites you to join them for a special evening of entertainment. Proceeds from the variety show will benefit the Fred Adams Renaissance Man Scholarship. Alumni favorites performing include: Michael
Bahr, Matthew Ivan Bennett, Wendy & T.J. Penrod, Lillian Castillo, Jayceen Craven Walker and others. Tickets are $20 and advance purchases can be made at the Centrum Ticket Office
D elta psi alumni activities : friday, october 15, delta psi house (417 W 200 S), 6 pm Call Danielle for details: 702-283-0452. S igma nu tailgate party : saturday, october 16, west of eccles coliseum , 1 pm Call Andrew Johnson for details: 914-419-7496. Alpha phi alumni tea: saturday, october 16, sharwan smith center ballroom , 7:30-9:30 pm S igma chi meet & greet : S aturday, O ctober 16, new sigma chi fraternity house (119 N 800 W)
SUUSA Reunions SUUSA executive club reunion : friday, october 15, starlight room (Sharwan Smith Student Center), 6:30 pm For former executive council members. Call Mindy Benson for details: 435-586-7763.
SUUSA reunions :足friday, october 15, sharwan smith center , 7:30 pm For the Mike Wasden (2005), Micah Paul Keith (2000), Tosh Brinkerhoff (1995) and Julie Stuart Castle (1990) administrations. Call Mindy Benson for details: 435-586-7763.
25 & 50 YEAR All members of CSU’s Class of 1960 and SUSC’s Class of 1985 are invited to attend the Alumni Brunch and be recognized as the newest members of SUU’s 50-and 25-year club on Saturday, October 16, at 10 a.m. in the Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center.
CLUB 1960 Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960. The Game of Life and the Play-Doh Fun Factory first hit toy store shelves. Joanne Woodward received the first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. John F. Kennedy Jr. was elected President of the United States. Cassius Clay won the Olympic gold medal in light-heavyweight boxing.
1960 CLASS OFFICERS: Wayne Heaton, Susan Adams, Jo Ann Nelson, Arvonne Alvey, Richard Moody
1985 U.S. President Ronald Reagan sworn in for a second term in office. The charity single “We Are the World” is recorded by USA for Africa. Amadeus wins Best Picture at the 57th annual Academy Awards Coca-Cola changed its formula, releasing New Coke (the response was overwhelmingly negative and the original formula was back in production within three months). DNA was first used in a criminal court case.
SUSC Student Government Senators, 1985
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Coal Creek Trail
FRONTIER HOMESTEAD STATE PARK MUSEUM
Visitors will experience the pioneer history of Iron County and southern Utah through hands-on exhibits and well-preserved artifacts. The Park is home to the Jenson Sawmill, which cut the first timbers used to build Old Main.
Southern Utah’s typical Indian summers provide the perfect weather for a round of golf before winter’s frost. With no tee times required, the Cedar Ridge Golf Course is a great solution for passing a few hours between Homecoming festivities.
CEDAR RIDGE GOLF COURSE
Conveniently located on SUU’s campus, the fall 2010 season will be in full swing Homecoming weekend with performances of The Adventures of Pericles, Greater Tuna and The Diary of Anne Frank. Tickets available at www.bard.org
Old Rock Church
OLD IRON TOWN Head 25 miles west on Highway 56 to see the very beginnings of southern Utah’s industrial revolution. Visitors can explore ruins of the long-gone Iron City and wander the marked nature trail.
Whether you’ve been away for decades or months, you’re sure to find a pleasant surprise or two back on campus. SUU Sculpture Stroll: Self-guided tour brochures are available in the Haze Hunter Conference Center.
LAKE AT THE HILLS
Cedar Breaks NM
CANYON PARK BACK ON CAMPUS
Enjoy Cedar City’s new lake by fishing, swimming or simply basking in the afternoon sun on Cedar’s first true beach.
Main Street Park
Video Scoreboard: Just in time for football season, the Eccles Coliseum sports a new digital scoreboard.
One of Cedar City’s oldest parks, Canyon Park remains a local favorite. One of its defining features: an intersecting stream, perfect for wading. Other amenities include sand volleyball, picnic areas, a playground and the Coal Creek Trail that runs from Canyon Park to Bicentennial Park.
Science Building: Swing by to check in on the progress of the new Science Center, slated for a spring 2011 opening. Restored Old Main: View the most beautiful renovation on SUU’s campus. Historic photographs, artifacts and an interactive kiosk take you back to earlier days. SUU Fudge: A longtime convenience store staple, SUU’s homemade fudge is a must on your next campus visit—a great snack for the big game.
PARK DISCOVERY For the young and young at heart, Park Discovery’s sturdy wood play structures include spaceships, secret hideouts and a dinosaur dig,
KOLOB CANYON The lesser known portion of Zion National Park, Kolob Canyon is just as impressive and much closer to campus — perfect for a quick hike or picnic.
HOMECOMING BEEN AWAY A WHILE?
Cedar City has more to enjoy than you may remember. Make the most of your Homecoming visit.
H O M E C O M I N G
H O N O R S
OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD Since earning an accounting degree from SUSC in 1972, Larry Ellertson has fashioned an enviable career in business as well as public service. A quarter-century of work with Utah Power and Light culminated in his tenure as general business manager before his 2001 retirement. He also served as Mayor of Lindon City from 1996 to 2005, when he was elected to the Utah County Commission which he now chairs. Alongside a lifetime of professional success, Larry has also worked with many community organizations and received the Utah Lt. Governor’s Civic Volunteer of the Year Award in 2000. Larry and his wife Linda Christiansen (‘70) are the parents of five children and nine grandchildren. Larry Ellertson (1972)
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD As student body president, member of the school relations staff and director of the Governor’s Honors Academy, Julie Stuart (now Castle) was an influential member of the SUU community; she continues to make a difference. Following her magna cum laude graduation in political science and history, Julie worked in the former Soviet Union for nearly a year, setting up a student exchange program before embarking on a career in marketing. She is currently director of community programs and services at the Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, UT, and has helped build model animal lifesaving programs. Julie and her husband, Gregory, run marathons and hike. She also enjoys restoring historic homes and gardening. Julie Stuart Castle (1992)
YOUNG ALUMNUS Justin Harding embodies the success of SUU’s political science internship program. While working on a B.S. in political science, Justin served as a 1999 Capitol Hill intern to former Congressman James V. Hansen and was later hired as Hansen’s full-time legislative assistant. He then worked for Congressman Rob Bishop, and now serves as chief of staff to Congressman Jason Chaffetz. Over the years, Justin has worked on behalf of Utahns on natural resource, energy, agriculture and transportation issues. His work ethic and love for all things Utah have served the state well. He and his wife, Bridget, live in northern Virginia with their three (almost four) children, where they are active in civic, community and religious affairs. Justin Harding (2000)
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD A lifelong friend of SUU, David Nakken earned his business administration degree while working at the local family business, Parkway Motors, where he now serves as owner and general manager. David’s company supports SUU Athletics and the Utah Summer Games and, along with his wife Stephanie (’89), also personally contributes to the advancement of the University as members of the Old Main Society. The couple has five children and one grandchild, and together they all enjoy athletics and family trips to Lake Powell. David also stays busy with service to his church as stake president of the married student wards at SUU for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also recently served as co-chair of the successful fundraising drive for the addition to the SUU Science Center.
David Nakken (1985)
SUU annually recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves through their careers, community service and commitment to SUU. Please join us at the Alumni Brunch this Homecoming weekend to congratulate this year’s recipients.
Coming Home Ten Great Reasons to
visit Cedar City this Fall
The football game and a smooch at midnight is just the beginning when it comes to nostalgia this Fall 2010 Homecoming weekend. To entice our T-Bird true to return to the campus you once called home, we fielded responses from hundreds of SUU students, employees, alumni and community members to compile a highlight list of the region’s best. It certainly wasn’t easy compiling all-thingsCedar City into one neat package. And we invite you to come back this fall to assess the frontrunners; then drop us a line to share what you most enjoyed and what you’d substitute with your own sentimental faves. For now, in no particular order, the following Cedar City gems come highly recommended by, well, all of you.
Coming in with the readers’ choice award, more than 63 percent of you who voted gave Cedar City’s sherbet-colored sunsets a nod. A sunset’s intense red and orange hues are often caused by the scattering of sunlight over dust particles. Considering the dust that flies each day from our open fields, undeveloped surroundings and stirring winds, it’s little wonder Cedar’s evening skies remain a daily spectacle.
One of southern Utah’s most distinct natural wonders, the Parowan Gap is a natural mountain pass covered in Native American etchings that have been preserved for centuries. The Paiute Indian Tribe considered the gap “God’s Own House,” and recent research reveals its importance to early Native American tribes. The annual solar and lunar events which shine through the gap create a natural calendric structuring of the year’s times and seasons which have been referenced in many petroglyph inscriptions (example below) on the Parown Gap’s smooth boulder walls.
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An old-time gathering spot for Cedar City locals in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the original Bulloch Drug soda fountain was the hallmark of the store’s popular café (reserving the upstairs of the original Main Street building for social events such as dances and luncheons). When the Vickers family purchased Bulloch Drug in 1996, they set to work restoring the building’s original charms, adding a 1942 Bastian Blessing Soda Fountain from Chicago. The fountain has quickly reestablished its place as town gathering spot, offering something for every sweet tooth.
AUTUMN MOUNTAINS Autumn in Cedar City is quite literally golden, thanks to the native aspen trees scattered across mountaintops and valleys. In fact, the NBC Today Show rated Cedar City as one of the “Eight Great & Unusual Fall Foliage Destinations”. Travel Editor Peter Greenberg called Cedar City “the sleeper” in the rankings, heralding endless miles of easily accessible trails to wander through the striking natural foliage.
Back on campus, the changing leaves and cooler climate serve as backdrop to T-Bird tradition at its best: True T-Bird – Renew vows, so to speak, with your college (or lifelong) sweetheart by kissing beside the Old Sorrel statue on the eve of Homecoming. Tailgates – Nothing says autumn like a football tailgate with old friends, especially on Homecoming weekend. Reunions – Known for the personal education we provide to every one of our students, Many Thunderbirds have become lifelong friends as they’ve studied and played together. Relive the dream as you catch up with classmates back on campus.
SHAKESPEARE The classical Shakespearean and contemporary performances are just the beginning of all that comprises the southern Utah Shakespearean Experience. A mainstay on SUU’s campus since 1962, the Festival produces six summer and three fall plays every year. With the addition of backstage tours, audience seminars and the free nightly Greenshow (as well as tasty fares peddled by very convincing Old English Brits), it is safe to say that the Utah Shakespearean Festival comes by its “Best Regional Theatre” Tony Award honestly. Come see for yourself.
BURGERS & RODS
Nearly a decade ago, local automobile enthusiasts began gathering every Monday night for “hamburgers and hot rods” at the appropriatelythemed Hermies Drive In. Word has spread, and the group regularly welcomes hot rod enthusiasts from across the region all interested in a little automobile eye candy. On any given Monday night, hot rod owners circle anywhere from 10-20 classic cars for a little shop talk, great food and new friendships.
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CANYON PARK TRAIL There’s no better place to bump into Cedar City locals and old college friends than on the Cedar Canyon Walking Trail. Winding through town, across Coal Creek and into the mountains above one of the city’s oldest parks, the trail is the perfect backdrop for an evening stroll—and the perfect showcase of the natural beauty surrounding our quiet college town.
BREAD ON A STICK
Need we say more? You haven’t experienced Cedar City until you’ve eaten a Pizza Factory breadstick fresh from the oven and brushed with butter. A word to the wise: the pizza is just as tasty, so be careful not to fill up on appetizers.
SHEEP ON PARADE
THE “C” OVERLOOK
With the entire valley at your feet, the overlook from Cedar Mountain puts the “C” in Cedar City, offering hikers, bikers and the casual drive-in viewer a bird’s eye view of campus, Main Street and even Quichipa Lake west of town.
Many T-Birds listed the traffic (or lack thereof) as one of their favorite things about Cedar City. Though you’ll rarely stop at more than one or two stoplights while driving through town, there is one day when Main Street reaches peak traffic. The Livestock & Heritage Festival celebrates the annual herding of livestock off the mountain with a parade of more than 1,000 sheep through the middle of town. Throw in antique tractors, bagpipe bands and stock dogs, and you’ve got one of the most unique parades in the nation right here in Cedar City.
Sham takes musical hit “Tenor” to London’s West End
udging by the recent success of SUU songsmith, Associate Chair
and Director of Theatre Peter Sham, acclaimed
Lennon was not far off the mark when he penned “All you need is love”—though a lot of hard work and a keen sense of cadence and rhyme may have bridged a few gaps in the journey from Cedar City to London’s West End where Sham’s hit Lend Me a Tenor: The Musical will debut this winter. For reference, London’s West End is akin to New York City’s Broadway.
them all the time and try to figure
And after months of cross continen-
out how to get them out there.”
spout every day to all of [my students].” Not yet jaded in a cutthroat indus-
tal meetings and rewrites, Sham is
After returning to campus Sham
try, Sham says the same values he
on the last leg of a five-year expedi-
plans to use his London experience
works to instill in his students are
tion that started on the night shift
to expose students to some of the
to credit for his own success: hard
in his son’s nursery as a newborn
industry’s best by bringing stage
work, passion and humor.
Orlando Sham screened a rudimen-
colleagues to SUU as visiting artists.
“Especially humor,” he adds, find-
tary rehearsal of his father’s now
Additionally, he hopes to include
ing it ironic that after 12 years
acclaimed lyrics in lullaby.
students in internship
Says Sham, “When I wrote Tenor,
roles in preparation
I was dripping with love for my new
for Tenor’s New York
family; I was experiencing something
City Broadway debut
at the very center of humanity.”
slated for 2012. For an
Fitting beginnings for a musical that has been hailed as heartwarming, uproarious and, yes, family friendly.
aspiring actor, such is the stuff of dreams. And that is Sham’s ultimate
“Our students will see people – work with people – that no other Utah school can touch. Their training will be off the charts.”
Weeks into his sabbatical abroad,
The lights of Broadway are bright
Sham looks forward to the work
but for Sham, nothing is quite as
ahead and to sharing his experience
rewarding as helping others along on
with those he loves: his family, his
colleagues and his students.
For all he has to give, Sham is cer-
Of the latter, Sham explains, “I
tain his has been the larger benefit.
take my students with me. I think of
“Teaching forces me to live the stuff I
in NYC, his path to the Great White Way will come through Cedar City, Utah. Not one to prematurely celebrate victory, Sham remains “anxious but hopeful” about his current success.
“When I’m in the audience with my friends and family. When we’re all laughing, and my work is the thing that has brought us all together, that’s when I’ll really feel like I did good.”
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READTH OF CRITICAL THINKING
EPTH OF DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE
AND CROSS-DISCIPLINARY SKILLS
OF T-BIRDS TO COME
he T-Bird mantle will take on additional meaning to future SUU graduates, thanks to SUU Provost
Brad Cook’s new academic roadmap. At its core, the
Southern Utah University provides a personalized, integrative, and experiential learning environment.
academic roadmap aims to raise student achievement
by drawing upon the backbone of an SUU education: experience-based
environment and strong community partnerships. In short, SUU students will be getting everything they have been getting for years, only amplified. Add to that: programming to help students integrate coursework and extracurricular activities in the pursuit of a well-rounded perspective, and Thunderbird students will emerge better prepared for the shifting dynamics of modern-day professionalism. Under this model, SUU graduates will attain a wealth of discipline-specific understanding, while simultaneously developing a breadth of cultural and professional exposure that roots knowledge in a global awareness. As symbolism
Emphasize excellence in learning designed to foster critical thinking, effective communication, lifelong intellectual curiosity, global awareness, personal responsibility, and integrity Offer educational experiences typical of private universities with the affordability of public higher education Provide outstanding programs of study in the arts and sciences, pre-professional, professional, and graduate studies Contribute to state, regional, and community needs as a social, cultural, and economic catalyst Harness and integrate our unique geographic location in the SUU educational experience
goes, this educational model is the perfect fit for the T-Bird campus, with a T-shaped student as the ultimate goal. Cook calls it a “broad-based education”; the academic
With plans to expand the programming and alliances to
community simply calls it good business, considering that
best position students for long-term success, some of the
every year, more than 30 million Americans are working
roadmap’s highlights include:
in jobs that did not exist in the previous quarter, according
• Required experiential education
to the U.S. Department of Labor.
• Increased interdisciplinary programming
A key component to future professional success is to help
• Expanded international partnerships
students practically apply their studies across a variety of
• Improved first-year and ongoing student support services
fields. To this end, every undergraduate degree at SUU will
• Heightened academic standards
include experiential education requirements that afford
• Improved career and post-graduate counseling
hands-on learning and professional exposure. Choosing
Of SUU’s future, President Michael T. Benson has
among civic, global, leadership, outdoor or creative
said, “We cannot afford to be average, nor can we be all
engagement, students will gain real-world experience
things to all people. But those things that we choose to
in their chosen academic field through undergraduate
do, we will do exceptionally well.” With that charge, the
research, academic service learning and internships, all
SUU experience will be refined as something uniquely
designed to develop the creative problem solving and
valuable in the region—the state’s best kept secret in
leadership skills many employers have reported as missing
higher education and the student’s best bet for long-term
in entry-level professionals.
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F O C U S Rob & Nicole Reynard Rob: ’99, political science, founding partner/ attorney, Pia Anderson Dorius Reynard & Moss, PLLC, Salt Lake City, Utah Nicole ‘99, communication, homemaker and owner of Cedar Roots - Simply Pictures, Inc.
Kyle Turner ’97, psychology, assistant athletic trainer, Kansas City Royals Baseball
How did the two of you meet? Nicole: We met during spring quarter 1996 in Professor Julie Simon’s Expository Writing class. We were both dating others at the time, but our first impressions must have stuck; we rekindled our acquaintance the following August.
The friends I associate with every day are the people I met at SUU. BROOKE ULRICH
What accomplishments make you most proud? On the personal level, having a family. It is always great to have success, but
Rob: I asked Nicole to marry me in
without loved ones to share it with, it can
the same classroom where we met and
be meaningless. On a professional level,
we married June 9, 1997.
I always dreamt I’d make it to the major
Where is your favorite vacation spot as a couple?
leagues. I first thought I could do it as
Hawaii and the Caribbean.
What are your interests and hobbies? Rob: mountain biking, running, coaching soccer, reading and spending time with my family. Nicole: book club, biking and
a player but in due time, I successfully refocused my goals to do it as an athletic trainer.
How do you impact your community? I have started an outreach medical team to provide assistance to poverty stricken communities in the Dominican
Republic. Our team of physicians and
How do you keep your Thunderbird pride alive?
medical students go over once a year to
We love to stop in Cedar City with
provide basic health care screens and treatment.
our kids and show them where we
How did SUU impact your success?
went to school, the apartments we
Dr. Stephen Lunt was one of my
lived in and the things we did in
first professors and taught me a lot
about professionalism and hard work. He taught me that nothing worthwhile in life is easy nor without tribulation, but that in the end, it is always worth fighting for.
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Micah Paul Keith
’06, finance, associate brand manager, Heinz North America
‘04, communication, owner of All Things Thrifty
Susan Memmott Allred ’73, theatre arts, resident costume designer, Utah Symphony and Utah Opera Company
What SUU class has most impacted your success? I have used the knowledge from
How do you impact your community?
in Pittsburgh. Also, this past year, my wife and I have been active in charity walks with Highmark and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for dear friends who have family with leukemia and cerebral palsy.
What are your favorite SUU memories? There are so many: my time as an RA in Manzanita, giving tours as a Presidential Ambassador, working on projects with SUUSA. Another that stands out would be going to a National Corndog Day (March 20) party that good friends of mine put together year after year.
Do you have any SUU-related traditions? While we lived in St. George, before we moved to Pittsburgh, I really enjoyed the annual alumni BBQ, but since we’re out here, I guess I need to create some new SUU traditions.
every day since college. I enhance
Currently, I’m a Venture Crew Chief for a Venture Scouting Group
Where are you now? I live in Salt Lake City with my husband, Randall W. Allred. We have four great children.
What professional accomplishments make you most proud? I have been with the Company since the beginning of performances in the Capitol Theater. The first performance was “Othello” and the
pictures using Photoshop, and I use the information about building websites on a daily basis with my business.
What is your favorite vacation spot? My husband and I LOVE to go on cruises. There’s just something about being able to eat pizza at midnight that makes me really happy.
What are your hobbies?
director was Fred Adams. We had
I love Halloween, and last year my
ten costumes and one box of sewing
family and I carved 55 pumpkins!
supplies. I have helped build that
I also love to go boating with my
supply to over $3 million worth of
family and, of course, I love to
What are your top SUU memories?
Do you have any longstanding SUU traditions?
I learned to make the most of
The friends I associate with every
whatever I did by working with
day are the people I met at SUU.
Fred Adams in various theatrical
We also try to return to SUU for
productions and with the Utah
the opening ceremonies of the Utah
Shakespearean Festival. Through
Summer Games every year.
him, I came to love the arts.
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C L A S S
N O T E S
(below) Carl Pollard (’90), Maile Wilson (’08) and Dennis Busch (’10) and a World War II SNJ Aircraft during the Commemorative Air Force Tour at the Cedar City Regional Airport.
(below) Alumnae Megan “Mini” Russell (’08), Sherstin Creamer (’06), Lindsay Pace (’08), Allie Pace and Thor at Thunderbird Night at the Salt Lake Bees in April.
(right) Richy T. Steadman and Misty Dial at “TransMormons, More Than Meets the Eye” where Richy played a retired GI Joe.
Stay in touch with your former classmates and share in the celebration of your (above) The dental clinic of Guizella Rocabado, Tressa Seamons (dental hygenist), Dr. Barnes (dentist), Nathan Anderson, Michelle Jones, Mikelle Woodruff and Stacey Christensen (front row) during a recent Alternative Spring Break trip to the Dominican Republic.
accomplishments through our online Class Notes program at suu.edu/alumi/ classnotes.
(above) Liz (’07) & Jon McNaughtan (’09) along with Steve Kiisel (’07) attending last season’s SUU Gymnastics meet in San Jose, CA.
(left) l to r: Preston Wankier, Caytee Cox Wankier (’08), Ashley Hall, Carl Webb (’10), Mindy Benson (’94), Cody Alderson (‘09), Sherstin Creamer (’06) and Jeff Kinsel (’10) at the 2010 Utah County Alumni BBQ.
(left) l to r: Andrew Barnett (future alumnus), Brianna Lebreton (’10) and Heather Adams (’09) at Thunderbird Football.
(above) A recent classmate reunion in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Left to right: SUU alumnae Harriette Humphus Beale, Maureen Robb and Bonnie Williams Pacheco.
(above) Ashley Goodrich Dixon (’05), Natalie Miller Crockett (’06) holding her new baby boy Camden McKay Crockett (born June 30, 2010) and Kiersty Lund Loughmiller (’06).
(above right) alternating front row to back: Stephanie Baldwin (’01), Mandy Gillespie Whitaker (’97), Deanna Thomas Allen, Ericka Andersen (’97), Denise Dalley Pettley (’00), Natalie Asay Erskine, Lyndi Osoro Trafny, Carrie Van Ness Gunderson (’02), Susie Shrocke, Amber Dalley McRae (’97), Jaime Anderson Benson (’00), Lisa Sanders Thompson (’98), Paul Thompson, Mary Heyborne Nickolai (’98), Katie Clifford (‘98), Alicia Brooks (’04), Jane Beckner Rhodes, Jennie Halverson Roos (’01), Kathie Salimbene Ellsworth.
(right) Shane Johnson (‘03) won an Emmy for his news story titled “Idaho’s Flying Saucer Man.” He is a news reporter/anchor in the Boise metro area.
(above) SUU Alpha Phi Alumnae at the Utah Grizzlies. Top row: Jacie-Cole Webster, Kimber Ellison. Bottom row: Natalie Challier, Becca Moren, Rachelle Gunderson Smith, Lisa Richardson and Gina Battisti.
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Dr. Steven Bennion was recognized by students as optimistic and enthusiastic during his years as president of Southern Utah University.
Back Home SUU welcomes back Emeritus President Dr. Steven Bennion It is easy to see the sense as well as sensibility in Steven D. Bennion accepting the executive directorship of the
students at the Center for Politics and Public Service with a truly unique academic experience.”
Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service
As executive director, Bennion will ensure the Leavitt
at SUU four years after retiring as the University’s 14th
Center fulfills its mission of 1) providing student leadership
president in 2006.
opportunities through political and public
The Bennion family legacy and his
engagement and 2) providing a forum in
own attachment to SUU are obvious
southern Utah to debate the political issues
starting places. But, perhaps a more
and policies that affect our state.
evident rationale is his love of country,
In a story well known to many, Bennion’s
politics and public service and his
tenure was a kind of familial homecoming
deep regard for Leavitt, former Utah
since his grandfather, Milton Bennion,
governor and cabinet member for
served as the founding principal of the then
President George W. Bush.
Branch Normal School. Now, his grandson
“One of my signal achievements as
readily emphasizes that great teamwork
SUU president was the creation of a
was the key to his own achievements
Center for Politics and Public Service,”
as SUU president. “One who is too often
explained Bennion. “We happily named
overlooked is Marj, my wife of 46 years,
the center in honor of one of SUU’s most distinguished
who is an indispensable partner in everything we have
alumni, Michael O. Leavitt (‘78), whose donations of his
done,” he said.
official papers and documents to SUU have enhanced the
Bennion’s SUU years are marked by countless
opportunity for students and faculty to benefit from his
accomplishments; yet he lists the Leavitt Center and its
extensive public leadership and service.”
success as one of his most treasured achievements.
In return, Leavitt is quick to hail Bennion’s return to service at the University. “A combination of seasoned scholarship and a lifetime of leadership puts Dr. Bennion in a position to provide
“I am delighted to serve at the Center and enable students, political leaders, faculty and others to discuss public issues and to engage our students in service and leadership opportunities.”
he support of generous individuals and organizations is invaluable to the success of Southern Utah University. Every gift to the University is important and has a profound impact on students, faculty and staff. The entire SUU community is deeply appreciative of the loyalty and ongoing support of alumni and friends who make a difference by their contributions. The lists that follow honor those donors who have made gifts throughout the past fiscal year from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010. We have made every effort to recognize the generosity of our many donors. We realize we may make errors from time to time. If you feel that your name should appear on one of these lists and does not, or it appears incorrectly, please contact our office at 435-586-7775 and we will make every effort to correct the error.
THE OLD MAIN SOCIETY
The Old Main Society honors those select donors whose lifetime cumulative cash, in-kind or deferred gifts total $50,000 or more (organizations enter the Society at $100,000). Gift levels include: Old Main Society – Centurium Circle (more than $1,000,000); Old Main Society – Gold Medallion ($500,000 - $999,999); Old Main Society – Benefactor ($100,000 - $499,999); and Old Main Society ($50,000 - $99,999). The Old Main Society – Legacy Circle is a special level that honors those who have made planned gifts to the University in the form of bequests, estates, trusts, annuities, etc.
ALSAM Foundation Cline & Jane Dahle George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Austin* & Magda* Jones Emma Eccles Jones Foundation Dixie & Anne Leavitt Family Foundation D. Eldon & Jane Lunt Frank & Celestia Nichols Edward Jr.* & Carolyn Rondthaler **Jim F. Jones* L.S. & Aline Skaggs Hyrum W. & Gail A. Smith The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Southern Utah Foundation Julius Matthew* & Mary Sainsbury Visser
Cedar City Corporation Marriner S. Eccles Foundation Jon & Karen Huntsman Foundation Intermountain Healthcare Obert C.* & Grace Adams* Tanner Tanner Charitable Trust **Tanner Utah Universities Trust
Anonymous American Pacific Corp./Western Electrochemical Co. Nolan Archibald Alan & Karen Ashton Jerry C. & Carolyn Atkin **Black & Decker Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation Bonneville International Corporation Carter Enterprises E. Val & Marilyn Clark Douglas L. Cline Larry & Joan Dahle Orien Dalley* Daniels Fund Jane T. Doran Estate Margaret Driggs* **Garth & Jerri Frehner Arthur W.* & Shirley M.* Gardner Kem & Carolyn Gardner **Neil & Anne Gardner
Robert* & Genevieve Gardner **Lawrence K. Gates Carol A. Goodson Daryl R. & Willma* Halterman Jay Dee* & Alice* Harris Wayne & Annette Heppler Melvin R.* & Carmen* Hepworth Herbst Foundation Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau (fka Iron County Tourism & Convention Bureau) W. M. Keck Foundation KUTV 2 Leavitt Group Enterprises The Michael & Jacalyn Leavitt Foundation John* & Cleopha G. LeBaron C. Fredrick, II & Linda Susan Lohrengel Metalcraft Technologies **Sheila Miller Charles R. Norton Questar Corporation Ray, Quinney & Nebeker Foundation S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney Foundation Lauretta Perry* Rocky Mountain Power/Pacificorp (fka Utah Power) Gary P. Sanders Dr. Gerald R. Sherratt Ella Sherman* Bernon M. & Irene Smith State Bank of Southern Utah Mark* & Nedra Stephensen **Larry Stillman Dr. W.C. Swanson Foundation **Mountain America Federal Credit Union The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints US West Foundation Utah Arts Council Utah Arts Endowment Wells Fargo (fka First Security) Richard Ray & Linda Whetten Wilson Rick* & Peg* Young Zions Bank
Old Main Society
Anonymous Ken & Carol Adelman Arthur* & Vada Armbrust Theron* & Lucretia* Ashcroft Paul* & Olga Leschisin* Beck Steven D. & Marjorie H. Bennion Ken & Georgia Bettridge Ken & Carol Blackner Andy & Janet Blumen Claron & Claudia Bradshaw Gail & Jane Bradshaw Robert & Onda* Bradshaw Stanley H.* & Christy B.* Bradshaw Alice Todd Braithwaite Dr. Verl Broadbent* Robert A. Brough Warren* & June* Bulloch Ernest H.* & Donna* Burgess Ernest M. Burgess* Joe & Beverly Burgess William Miles Burgess* Bert* & Ada* Carpenter Dr. Boyd & Suzanne Carter Calvin W. & Gaye Carter David & Carolyn Carter Douglas Jack Carter Jack H. & Evelyn Carter W. Boyd & Jean C. Christensen Delila Gwyn Roueche Clark C. C. Clayton Foundation Cherie P. Crawford Curtis H. Crawford Mont & Carolyn Crosland
Rainer & Patricia Cosgriff Dahl Dr. David A.* & Emma* Dolowitz John Donnell Harold Perry Driggs Estate Scott* & Virginia* Dunham Corinne L. Esmeier Nathan Brent & Lindsey Esplin David W.* & Beatrice* Evans Dr. Reed* & Ethel* Farnsworth Clayton* & Ann Frehner Wayne Fronk Steve & Cyndi Gilbert Dave & Judy Grant Joseph & Dianne Gubler Garrett & Carrie Gunderson Neil & Luanne Hahl Dr. George C. & Helen Hales Conrad V. & Elva* Hatch Gary A. & Beulah F. Higginson Charles & Kathie Horman Charles Forrest* & Dawn Andrus Hunter R. Haze & Betty Jean Hunter Charles & Marguerite Jackson Richard M. & Susan Jacobsen Ron* & Lorraine Jenkins David H. & June Jeppson Carl E.* & Esther V.* Jepson Cosette Elaine Joesten Clarence L. & Dorothy Ruth Jolley Homer & Barbara Belle MacFarlane* Jones Lewis* & Neone* Jones Merrell Robert & Carol Ann Jones Reuben* & Josephine Jones Rulon A. Jones* W. Arthur* & Rhoda* Jones Charles Judd Lourie Judd C. Jay Keltner J. Douglas & Janet Knell Wesley P.* & Lois Larsen Lynn M. & Tona Leany Mark Leany* George L.* & Blanche* LeBaron Richard Hamblin* & Fern Heaton* Leigh Robert* & Helen Linford Jack & Jodi Livingood James Kent & Mary Longley Joe & Jean Lopour Edward & Bonnie Lunt Lanell* & Lucy* Lunt Larry & Susan Lunt Robert Lunt Willard H.* & Inez K.* Lunt Dr. Michael & Patricia Major Elloyd* & Shirley* Marchant Col. Alva Leon & Barbara A. Matheson Darrell* & Florence Matthews George A. & Stephanie K. McCulley Betty McDonald Dell Vaughn McDonald Christine McNaught Dr. Ross McNaught Don Ray & Ruth Melling Jerry & Pat Molen David & Lesley Anne Morris Haymer & Nevada Roberts Morris Miles D. & Mary Taylor Morris Phillip B.* & Dorothea W. Wimmer Morton E. Lyman & Ronda* Munford Dr. Floyd & Marian* Munson Bret Murie Dr. Kent & Cherie Myers Nathanial W. & Cherrie Naegle David & Stephanie Nakken Herb* & Janet Nakken Marsha Norton Dr. Alex* & Bessie Oblad
Eugene* & Ada* Palmer Richard I. & LaPriel Palmer Dr. Rodney I.* & Louise Palmer William I.* & Virginia* Palmer Peery Foundation Reed C.* & Gladys* Petty David R. Jr.* & Sabey Driggs* Pingree Lerin* & Norma* Porter Terry L. & Debby Rindlisbacher Porter Dr. James S.* & Leatha* Prestwich Tom & Brenda Pugh Charles* & Annaley Naegle* Redd Eldrow* & Marjorie Reeve Vicki Reiss Afton A. Richards Daniel S. & Jane Roberts Vince & Diana Rosdahl Nick & Penny Rose Frances Saxton D.C.* & LaRue* Schmutz Mitchell & Gaona Olds Schoppmann Dr. John L. Seymour* Rett & Christene Shakespear / ERA Realty Center Lowell & Colleen Sherratt Simmons Family Foundation Thomas R. Smith Juergen H.* & Marci E. Staudte Roy E. Talbot Living Trust Richard* & Georgia Beth Thompson Stayner & Dorothy Thompson Erwin & Ruth Thomys June Thorley Max J.* & Robert* Thorley Mel Thorley* Lear & Lonni Thorpe Andrew & Susan Tompkins Shannon Toronto D. Claude* & Martha* Urie Scott M.*, Ruth C.* & Lois L.* Urie Utah Shakespearean Festival Guild Gale & Alice Waite Lew* & Nola Woodland Wallace Philip E. Watson Dr. Elvin* & Elois Wayment Max D. & Ruth Weaver Lance L. & Peggy R. Whetten Loren* & LaVeve* Whetten Dave & Cindy Whitehead Lindsay & Tracy Whitehead Jack E.* & Beverly Hancock Whiting Doris Williamson* Gayle & Carolyn Winterrose Rulan*& Lois Woodbury Dr. Eugene* & Leslie Woolf Estel L.* & Leah M.* Wright Ianthus* & Alice S.* Wright Jim & Karen Wright Elden* & Grace* Yergensen Renn & Marie Zaphiropoulos
Anonymous David & Mary Anderson Dennis & Karen Bauer Dr. Rodney* & Dale Brown David & Carolyn Carter Douglas Jack Carter Morris H. & Colleen Cunningham David & Jolynn Davies Jane T. Doran Estate A. Garth & Geraldine Rollo Fisher Robert Fuehr Arthur W.* & Shirley M* Gardner Daryl R. & Willma* Halterman Alan R. & Kathleen L. Hamlin Austin* & Magda* Jones Burch Mann Estate Don Ray & Ruth Melling
Dr. Rodney I.* & Louise Palmer Richard & Mary Lue Payton Mervyn Prince LaMar & Jean* Salisbury Ridd Edward Jr.* & Carolyn Rondthaler Roy E. Talbot Estate Obert C.* & Grace Adams* Tanner June Thorley Scott M.*, Ruth C.* & Lois L.* Urie Julius Matthew* & Mary Sainsbury Visser Rick* & Peg* Young John & Collette Wadsworth Doris Williamson* **New to gift club *Deceased
PRESIDENT’S GIVING SOCIETY
New President’s level giving societies recognize those whose annual financial support is central to the development of the University. Gifts of this nature have been made to the institution by individuals, businesses, corporations, foundation and other organizations which support the University at significant levels. These five prestigious societies recognize annual cash and in-kind gifts to the University of $1,000 or more and members receive invitations to special SUU events and recognition at the presidential level. The new gift societies are: President’s Cabinet ($25,000 or more); President’s Circle ($10,000 - $24,999); President’s Council ($5,000 - $9,999); President’s Associates ($2,500 - $4,999); and the President’s Club ($1,000 - $2,499).
President’s Cabinet Nolan D. Archibald Gail & Jane Bradshaw Bob & Onda* Bradshaw Cline & Jane Dahle Larry & Joan Dahle Garth & Jerri Frehner Neil & Anne Gardner Lawrence K. Gates Sargon G. Heinrich Jim F. Jones* Austin M. Jones* Donald E. Jones Sheila Miller Douglas & Cammie Miller Larry Stillman Rich & Linda Wilson
Black & Decker Cedar City Corporation Color Graphics George S & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Jon & Karen Huntsman Foundation Nakken Family Partnership Payne Trucking
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Questar Corporation Educational Foundation State of Utah Tanner Utah Universities Trust The Dixie & Anne Leavitt Foundation The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Vanguard Charitable Endowment
Anonymous Kent & Tina Davis Rita Fordham Jeff & Nancy Maxwell David & Stephanie Nakken Carolyn Rondthaler AD-VISION Marketing Solutions LLC Art Works for Kids! Dixie Regional Medical Center Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Hinton, Burdick, Hall & Spilker PLLC IPA Intermountain Power Agency Lockheed Martin Scholarship Foundation Lynn M. Leany Family Trust National Park Foundation PacifiCorp Piercy, Bowler, Taylor & Kern Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Shannon Family Foundation Symantec The Brunswick Foundation Inc. The Scholarship Foundation
President’s Council Anonymous Jim Bowns Kathleen Church James A. Cooper Genevieve Gardner Kerry B. Harding Connie C. Holbrook David & June Jeppson Barry & Cynthia Line Joseph & Jean Lopour Daril & Dana Magleby Marian Monson David & Carol Ann Nyman Eleene Osborne James W. Parkinson Vince & Diana Rosdahl Dennis & Jennifer Sponer Gale & Alice Waite Max Weaver Brad Williams Charles & Joan Woodbury
Bryce Canyon Natural History Association Color Country Pediatrics Deloitte Foundation IM Flash Technologies Les Olson Company Mountain States Ford Dealers Seymour Library Trust State Bank of Southern Utah Zions Bank
President’s Associates Michael & Debi Benson Kent & Bonnie Bishop Bob & Arlene Braithwaite Jack & Evelyn Carter Gregory & Julianne Castle Allen D. Christensen Joyce H. Cook Nathan & Lindsay Esplin Glen Halterman Toni K. Hansen Brad Holt Thadd & Gayle Jennings Gary & Utahna Jones David & Lynette Judd Prent & Joy Klag June D. Thorley Michael & Sandra Thomas Georgia B. Thompson Michael T. Titus Lawrence & Melinda Wandel Beverly H. Whiting Chase & Teresa Williams Shon & Regan Wilson
Aspen Education Group Inc Asset Management Real Estate LLC Belliston Family Foundation Boulevard Home Furnishings Cedar City Rotary Foundation Inc. Daniels Fund Challis Broadcasting EnergySolutions First Security Foundation Howard R. Driggs Memorial Foundation Mesquite Bus Company MGM Mirage Voice Foundation Palladon Iron Southern Utah Football Camp Wells Fargo Bank Foundation President’s Club Jeanne Ahern Tim & Kathryn Anderson Len Badertscher Jeffrey & Jocelyn Barnes Mitch & Sherilee Bealer Amy Beare Ken & Cidnee Beazer Angus & Jenny Belliston Steven & Marjorie Bennion Kathryn Berg Mark & Jamie Bigelow Darin & Lola Bird Merlin & June Bishop David & Lori Ann Blackner Alan & Patricia Brajnikoff Mike & Carol Broadbent Scott & Penny Brown Anita Bunker Brian N. Burrows Bill & Christine Byrnes Hal & Joan Campbell Garret & Staci Bird Carson Leon & Irma Chidester C Dolph Church Ruth Coates Charles A. Crabb Roger & Gaylyn Davis Jerry & Donna Eddleman John & Patricia Embley Kenneth & Helen Englehart Michael J. Evans Melvin & Linda Fonnesbeck Fred Gibson Jr. Roland Gow Linda R. Green Amber J. Griffiths Richard J. Gruber Richard Hardin Kimber & LaRae Heaton Jeana Hirschi Susan Hodson Tom & Rachelle Hughes Richard & Marcia Hynes Theron & Christine Jensen Cosette E. Joesten Stuart & Michelle Jones Milton & Grace Jones Peter & Michelle Butler Kline Lois Larsen Jolene C. Lee Steve & Sherrill Lunt Paul & Naomi Lunt Suzanne Magleby Clark R. Magleby Don & Jacqueline Marchant James H. McDonald Lowell & Barbara Mecham Joanne J. Middleton Clair & Suzanne Morris Kent & Cherie Myers Randi Nelson-Frausto Preston & Vicki Nelson Darin & Becka Ott Susan D. Pedersen R. Scott Phillips Jason & Valorie Rampton Marjorie S. Reeve Dorothy J. Roller Christopher J. Romney Russell & Wanda Sevy Jim Sevy June Sewing Gerald R. Sherratt Wayne & Maria Smith Scott Sorensen Mathew & Kathryn Sorensen Chris & Sadie Spencer Brian D. Stock Gerald & Jeanette Stoker Keith & Shirley Tattersall
Carl & Shirley Templin Robert & Lorraine Warren Anne Weiler – Brown Jared S. Wilcken Denise Woodbury* Renn & Ree Zaphiropoulos Altair Enterprises Inc Blue Pine Motel Bradshaw, Smith & Co. Bullochs Drug Store Burton Lumber C. Wade & Marie D. Bell Fund Cedar City Dairy Queen Creamer Insurance Agency Inc. EnCana Corporation FFKR Architects/Planners II Gem Awards General Theatrical Supply Golden State Fibres Destruction & Recycling Green Valley Spa Hughes & Associates IBM International Foundation Iron County Home Builders Association Jacobsen Construction Company Inc. Layton Construction Leavitt Group Enterprises Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation MHTN Architects Inc. Mountain Eye Institute Opal Financial Group Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center P.C. Overstock.com Penterra Salt Lake Tribune Semnani Foundation Smead Manufacturing Southern Utah Foundation Staudte Engineering Sterling & Shelli Gardner Foundation Student Alumni Association Suh’dutsing Technologies LLC T-Bird Women’s Basketball The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints UBS Financial Services Inc. Wal-Mart Foundation Webster Orthodontics Whetten Family LTD
THE BRISTLECONE CLUB The oldest and hardiest tree known to man, the bristlecone pine must defeat some of the most demanding terrain on earth in order to add its austere beauty to the landscape. In the same way, the Bristlecone Club members recognized here have done much to assist Southern Utah University in surmounting the challenges of the past to maintain its stellar reputation as a source for quality education. The Bristlecone Club recognizes annual gifts of $500 - $999. Gayle H. Adams Fred C. Adams Stuart & Regina Adams Rusty & Kim Aiken Randall C. Allen Michael J. Anderson Michael & Kelly Anderson Deborah A. Aona Kurt & Kim Bailey Joe Baker Mindy Benson Bradley K. Bishop
Glenn D. Bougie Larry & Anne Linn Harry & Lynne Brown Eric & Luanne Brown Christy D. Cameron Ron Cardon Ronald L. Carling Ned & Patricia Carnahan Boyd & Jean Christensen Jonathan Christy Val & Mary Lou Church Gary W. Clark Bradley & Terri Cook Mark & Dena Corry Kevin & Colette Cox Joey & Kristy DeGraaf Richard & Ann Eastlyn Richard A. Eissinger Brent & Pauline Esplin Tobin J. Faucheux Dean & Deborah Fowles Robert & LaRue Gardner Brian & Sharla Graf Kendall & Rea Gubler Kenneth* & Louise Hanzon Susan D. Harris Rachelle Heiner Bob Homer Stuart & Gayle Horn Peter T. Hulin William G. Humphrey Travis Humphries Ryan & Sami Hunt Kit & Diane Janes Sally Jensen Dennis E. Johnson Luann Johnson Elyce Jones Nolan K. Kauweloa Mitchell K. Kauweloa Steven T. Kiisel Claude E. Lamb Randall & Jo Anne Lamoreaux Janene C. Lancaster Kit & Donna Law David & Kari Louthan James & Carol Macfarlane Natalie Marshall Andrew Marvick Mark McCulloch Vaughn McDonald Rick & Tammy Melton Ricky & Shauna Mendini Dan P. Neubauer Justin C. Neuhart Dwayne & Sandy Nielson Jacqueline C. Nielson Dean O’Driscoll Kelly & Valarie Olson William F. O’Neill Dale & Annetta Orton Dorian & Joyce Page Alan & Mary Pearson Rickey & Lori Perry Michael & Natalie Pfleger Douglas & Fiona Phillips Michael Plyer Ted & Connie Porray Charles J. Porter Ramon & Barbara Prestwich David A. Rees Ron Rencher Kerry & Lori Rupp Ann Salviazul Kate Starling Greg Stauffer Diane S. Strachan David & LuAnn Tanner David & Lisa Ursem Ella Van Groningen Kit C. Wareham Mark J. Webster Lyman Whitaker Chandler & Cheryl Whitelaw Nathan & Jennifer Wilkey Lee & Linda Wood Allegiance Direct Bank Ashworth Outlets DCW Properties Dell USA LP DMJ Realty Inc. G. Stoker Family Corp. Garden House of Cedar City General Electric Foundation Henriksen/Butler Design Group Inc. Hunter Cowan
IC Group IFA Country Store Jones & Jones Kolob Regional Health Care Kyler Kohler & Ostermiller Lewis Barney Anesthesia Inc. Nahraiva Financial Investments, Inc. Paiute Las Vegas Golf Pooltechs Inc. Robison Marketing Inc. Rockin’ R Ranch Santoro Driggs Walch Kearney Holley & Thompson Ltd. Son Builders Inc. Southern Utah Vision Care Star Sign & Banner LLC State Farm Companies Foundation The Conservative Caucus Political Action Committee The Grand Lodge Brian Head The Mane Attraction Yellow Book Sales & Distribution Company
THE CENTENNIAL CLUB The University’s Centennial Celebration commemorated a century of commitment to learning – a commitment driven in large part by the generosity of the University’s alumni and friends. Membership in the Centennial Club demonstrates a dedication to Southern Utah University and to its charge of providing quality educational experiences for all students through the new century. The Centennial Club recognizes annual gifts of $100 - $499. Matt Abrams Brad & Donna Adair Eric & Dialea Adams Dave & Tasha Adams Ida T. Adams Robert K. Adams Kathy Adams David S. Admire Allen & Denise Alexander Mitch & Penny Alger Norma Amosa Margaret Amy Kay L. Andersen Marlene Anderson Joan Anderson Richard & Beverly Anderson Austin & Barbara Anderson Craig & Pat Anderson Douglas Andrade Dolores E. Andrade Seth G. Armstrong Suzanne L. Arroues Kristin F. Ashdown James M. Aton Katherine August Collette D. Ausseresses Michael S. Averett Kevin C. Averett Charles & Mary Babcock Len Badentscher Michael & Kristen Bahr Alan & Sara Bailey Michael & Dallas Baird Deborah A. Baker William & Jean Baker Peter & Jessica Banks Frank Baratta Bruce O. Barker Mary E. Barkworth Scott D. Barlow
Michael & Amy Barrick Clay Barth Richard & Sheila Barton Dan B. Barton Karlene Bauer Timothy & Clare Bauer Scott & Stephanie Bauman Robert & Jacquelyne Beatty William Bedford Jeffrey C. Bedford Robert & Emma Lou Beecroft Glen & Sonja Beere Brad & Jeanette Bennett Daniel L. Bennion Rich & Jaime Benson Brenda K. Bentley Barbara Bergstrom Rulon Bickmore Joseph W. Bishop William E. Boardman Douglas G. Bonzo Max Bonzo Steven A. Borget Kirk & Maria Bowden Gerald & Sheila Bowler Casey J. Bowns Susan M. Bozarth Diane Brack Phillips & Camille Bradford Keith M. Bradshaw Karl & Jane Braithwaite Jeb & Pam Branin Robert & Linda Braschi Vance Broadbent Cameron S. & Kim Brooks F. William & Elaine Brough Bradley & Kelli Brown Todd & Robyn Brown Vik & Christina Brown Sharon Brown John & Mary Brown Rock & Lindsey Brown Sarah Brown Mary D. Brown Gregory S. Brown Robert & Laurel Browning Veola Bryant Scott & Aileen Bulloch Kenneth E. Bulloch Jana Bulloch Lois L. Bulloch John & Tara Bunkall Natalie Burden Joe & Beverly Burgess Jeff & Melina Burgess Gary & Christy Burnett Jessica L. Burr Andy & Jen Burt Crystal M. Burt Dennis M. Busch Van & Allison Bushnell Kirt & Susan Bussio Dail J. Butler Michael & Antoniette Cameli Jack Cannon Dick & Vickey Carlson Ada D. Carpenter* Michael & Marijeanne Carter Calvin & Gaye Carter Jim Case Art & Vickie Challis LaVell & Dean Chamberlain Jennifer Chandler Kelly M. Chatterley Greg Child Shane Christensen Bruce & Patricia Christensen David S. Christensen Ralph & Callie Clark Fred & Alice Clark Robert Clawson Richard Clements Richard W. Cleveland Aaron Cloward Pat Cluff Joan Coates Cynthia Cook Noal & Betty Jo Cook Kim V. Coons Laurel Cooper Bob & Barbara Corry Brian L. Cottam Laura A. Cotts Oral Covington Thomas N. Cowan Mark & Bonnie Cox Robert L. Critchfield Lucile Crockett
Carl & Jane Croft Ronald H. Crouch Danny Crump James & Jane Dahl Gardiner & Daphne Dalley Keith Dalton Anna Jean Daniels-Dillon Ann S. Dart Ben & Cindy Davidson William & Jennifer Davis Norman & Kris Davis Rex & Lucy Day Emily M. Dean Rod & Lea Decker Philip H. Dillard Maloy & Carol Dodds Hollie M. Donner Kevin & Elise Donovan Lael M. Dotson Karen Douglas Kent & Bessie Dover Will & Joyce Drury Conrad Pearson & Shauna Duncan Kenneth B. Ebalo Kenneth W. Ebalo Brittany N. Edwards David M. Edwards Larry & Linda Ellertson Nanette G. Empey Justin P. Ena Gordon & Katheryn Enders Vilda Esplin* Marva W. Esplin Stephen T. Evans Kim & Jill Evans Rainer Eysser David & Florence Farnsworth Shauna J. Fay Luck & Ro Felstead Charles H. Field Boyd & Carol Fife Lee & Colleen Fife Jeffrey & Kristin Fisher Rodney & Leola Fletcher Alice Flynn Bill & Mary Foreman Brian M. Foy Carl & Deborah Franklin Jeffrey L. Frehner Dan & Christine Frezza Chris B. Gale Michael & Diane Gardner Raymond & Susan Gardner Naida Gardner Patricia Gardner Elizabeth & Dayne Gardner Kathleen M. Gatti Gordon & Leslie George John Gholdston Karla J. Gilbert Donald & Carol Goddard Gordon Goering Bob Goldhirsch Thora H. Goudge Michael J. Grady Diana T. Graff Barbara P. Gray Roger A. Greener Royce Griffin Harold K. Grimshaw Carrie Guerra Stanford P. Gwin Dawn & Bryan Hafen Kraig & Susan Hafen Edward Hahne Lennis & Cindy Hall Alan & Kathleen Hamlin Corinne Hamman Bud & Clara Hansen Susan E. Hansen Debra A. Hanson Jeffrey W. Hanson Lana Creer Harris Jim & Belinda Harrison Henry & Karen Harter Carl & Joann Hastings Oleen & Clara Hatch Elizabeth Hatfield William & Carolyn Heaton Ron & Sandra Heaton Pete & Robin Heilgeist Paige M. Gottwald Vaughn Hess Bruce & Rita Jean* Heywood Bob & Virginia Higbee Julie A. Hill Harold & Mona Hiskey
Yvonne Hoff Darren & Lisa Hogge Robert J. Hollinger Kelly & Joann Holman Gary Holyoak Mark & Patrice Holyoak Bill & Nancy Honeck Eric & Diane Houle Karen M. Houser Vona Houtz Bruce R. Howard Carl M. Howard John C. Howell Jerry & Caludia Howells Kent & Karen Hugh Bruce & Linda Hughes Kimball & Wendy Humphrey David & Maxine Humphrey Shelli Hunger F. Dean. Hunger Antone & Fern Hunter Brent Hunter Toni Hunter Kasondra K. Hurst Paul Husselbee Karl Ingram Raymond P. Inkel Craig & Sylvia Isom Earl* & Marilyn Israelsen Charlie & Marguerite Jackson Eric & Wendi Jenkins Frank & Janice Jensen Julie Jensen Leslie Jenson Marie C. Johnson Richard & Roxanna Johnson Lawrence G. Johnson Wes L. Johnson Steven Johnson Ryan W. Johnson Sheila K. Johnson Ervin & Lois Johnson Rosalie D. Johnson Ted & Karma Jolley George & Bernice Jolley KC & Melanie Jones Linda M. Jones Dallas R. Jones Daniel & Joann Jones Howard & Becky Jones Ken & Janene Jones Gerry & Betty Jones Lamar & Yvonne Jordan Bob & Candice Jordan Harl & Anne Judd Dana & Terilyn Karren Michael & Faelynn Kartchner Jeff & Judy Kempter Shalini Kesar Terry L. Keyes Clark Kincaid Tom & Ellen Kirk Scott K. Kirton Cynthia Kofford Lavern Kohls Ian & Verla Kunz Doyle Kutch Thomas E. Kynerd Steven & Debbie Laing Lauri Garfield Rick & Kathleen Lambson Terry & Wendy Lamoreaux Robert & Christy Land Patricia Landye Frank & Kathy Larussa Connie L. Lathrop Christopher L. Lathrop Florence W. Layton Eric O. Leavitt Dane & Ruth Leavitt Mark P. Leavitt Dixie & Anne Leavitt Robert & Mona Lee Dale & Olene LeFevre Henry* & Betty Leigh Timothy & Sheryl Lewis Mikal Lindman Marilyn Lindstrom John & Blanch Linton Stephen & Pamela Lisonbee Ralph & Donna Lister Marie H. Liston Aleesha M. Loeffler C.F. & Linda Lohrengel Frank A. Lopez David & Jean Love James & Trecia Loveland Ila Lumsden
David & Terri Lund Jim & Clarisse Lunt Glen & Celesta Lyman Mary MacDonald Bruce & Jean Mackay Frank & Connie Madsen Bill & Marilyn Manning Chris & Karen Marchant Shawn O. Marchant Darren & Klea Marchant Richard & Linda Marcks Marilyn Marshall Darren Marshall Andrea C. Masterson Christine R. Mathews Doug & Sandra Maxwell Leanne M. Maxwell Marvin & Marjorie Mayes Mary E. McDonald David T. McGuire Dan & Aleen McGuire K. L. & Renee McIff Mark & Stacee McIff Victoria L. McIntyre Angela McKelvey Bob & Louise McKnight Lorrel M. McLaughlin Keri L. Mecham Heber & Barbara Meeks Vicki L. Meier Mary Lou C. Melling Walker & Debbie Melling David Merrill L.C. & LaRae Miles Kevin & Sherrie Millecam Mark E. Miller Donald & Renee Milne Jason S. Mitchell Cheryl & Kenneth Mitchell Carol A. Modesitt Anthony R. Monfredi Lee A. Montgomery Walter & Catherine Moreland Ranae N. Morris Dennis & LeeAnn Moser Joyce Mount Kenneth & Janice Munford Myra M. Murakami John & Annette Murray Scott & Katherine Nelson Kent & Carol Nelson Thomas J. Neubauer Matthew A. Neves Jean B. Newville Jeremy & Mary Nickolai Bradley Niederhauser Claudine Nielsen Jack Nielson Constance W. Nyman David & Jennifer Oberhelman James A. Obrien Andrew & Virginia Olds George A. Olinger Cheryl Olinger Don & Marilyn Olsen Larry & Sharon Olsen Valerie Orlemann Jeanette Ormond Elmo & Glenis Orton Earl Mulderink & Rita Osborn David & Cherie Osborn Trina P. Packard Boyd & Joanna Paddock Delores Padilla Stanley & Carol Parry Teri L. Paulson Patricia Paystrup Robert G. Pedersen Desmond & Sara Penny Charles & Patricia Peters Jason & Kari Peterson Lee & Ellen Peterson Dale & Afton Peterson James Peterson Wilma M. Petty Clayton Petty Valerie K. Petty Kendall & Amy Petty Dave Pinamonti Larry L. Ping Stephen & Sage Platt Arthur & Elaine Porter Lynn Poulson Lowell & Sharon Prince Gerald & Marilyn Prince Martha F. Proctor Glen & Meri Pryor Roger & Kathleen Pugh
Bill & Peggy Randall Ron & Nannette Reber Ty Redd John & Nicole Redd Boyd & Pamela Redington Neldon Reeves Roger L. Reid Earl Rezac Anton & Barbara Rezac Dennis Rezac Esther M. Rhodes Tim B. Richards Walter & Marley Riding Gretchen Rimmasch Don & Elizabeth Ritchie Debbie Robb Daniel S. & Jane Esmeier Roberts Carl & Nancy Roberts Wade & Marilyn Roberts Marilyn Robertson David B. Robertson Barbara Robertson Kenneth L. Robinson Kevin & Loren Robinson Dorothy Robinson Ken & Amber Robison Philip E. Roche Dusty & Amee Roe Jeffrey J. Roland Cal Rollins Sheila Rose Thomas D. Rosenberg Peggy Roundy Suzie Rowley Ivan & Barbara Rowley Marsha R. Rowley Thomas F. Rugh Mark & Jeri Russell Terry Saa Lex Sandstrom Joann Y. Sato Rod & Marlene Savage Julie A. Savage Ron D. Sayer Ronnie L. Sayer Eric & Brenda Schmutz Norma Schroeder Chris Schulte Erika Schulte Patricia Scott Ken & Kimberley Scriber John & Mary Seaman Mary Jane M. Seaman Mary A. Seaman Brad T. Seamons William & Joyce Sederburg Richard & Rhoda Seegmiller Keith & Janet Seegmiller June F. Seliger Stanley & Barbara Shakespeare Suzanne Shaw Norman & Beth Shaw Andrew & Jan Hunsaker Myron Shepherd Harold & Diane Shirley Jyl L. Shuler Dorothy L. Shurtz Lawrence & Sherri Silcox Debra Sillitoe Danilo & Mercedes Silvestre Julie C. Simon Ann E. Simonds Jay & Glenna Simpson Claude Slack Claude & Kathleen Slack Neal & Marguerite Smith Virgil & Trudy Smith Jon M. Smith Boyd Smith Marlon Snow Rohn C. Solomon Monty & Shannon Sorensen Brent & Vickie Sorensen Benjamin R. Sowards Karyn K. Spencer Eamon & Jessie Springall Phyllis A. Starke G M. Stathis Marci Staudte Emmett & Jana Steed Brad Steinke Mark & LaRee Stephenson Karl & Sue Stevens Leo & Delores Stewart Dick & Joanne Stickle Mark A. Stickney Palmer B. Stickney Julie C. Strand
Xun Sun Steve Swanson Kevin D. Swenson Bonnie Swenson Bryant D. Swenson Doyle & Ruth Swenson Russell G. Swonson Frederick & Tonya Syrett Mohammad & Deanna Taha Dave & Debra Taylor Tonya R. Taylor Robert Tebbs Cadence Thatcher John Thomas Francis V. Thomas Micah J. Thompson Howard & Treva* Thorley Zurl & Sharon Thornock Taylor L. Thorpe Michele M. Tincher Theresa Tom Gordon & Joann Topham Dave & Anita Torgersen Heather Torgersen Drew L. Torgerson Jay C. Towsley Rick & Susan Traasdahl Carrie Trenholm Blaine & Jean Marie Tueller Russell & Teresa Turner Roy & Hazel* Urie George H. Van Gieson Matthew H. Vandenberghe John G. Vanhoff Lynn M. Vartan Evan & Christine Vickers James A. Vlasich D J & Karen Wallace John & Patricia Walser Jack* & Mary Ann Walters David & Cindy Ward Lenn J. Ward Samuel & Janice Ware Roger D. Wareham Dean B. Warren John & Natalie Waters LaKay Weber Sandy Webster Gary & Mary Ann Weston Kathy Westphal John & Mary Ellen Westwood Brigitte Wexler Herbert D. White Jr. Craig & Julie White Charles & Carolyn White Mark & Jolyn Whittaker Jesse & Jessica Wickel Megan M. Wilcken Chris & Sonya Wilcox Wayne & Janet Williams Arlene Williams Glenn & Ardice Williamson Stewart & Karen Wilson Dean & Wendy Winward R.E. Witten John & Virginia Wood Eugene & Mary Woolf Warren & Kathleen Woolsey Greg Worthington Scott & Teresa Yardley Daniel & Brooke Yardley Steve Yates Larry & Elaine Young Bob Zeman Ken Zobell AccuPrint & Copy Advantage Cartridge Co., Inc. Affiliated Orthodontics PC All Fours Moriah Kennels All Seasons Sports Inc. Alpine Lodging Anniversary House Bed & Breakfast Arthur Grant Investment Ltd. Averett Investments B & V Lawn & Pest Control L.C. Bard’s Food & Drink Establishment Beach Break Big Yellow Inn Bed & Breakfast Blue Sage Frame Shop Boatwright Enterprises Bonnie Char Design Brian Head Resort Brinker International Buckridge Construction Inc. Cardon Shoes
Castro & Co Jewelers Inc. Cedar City Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Cedar Middle School Cedar View Pediatric Dentistry Centennial Concrete Co. Chevron Corp Matching Gift Program Christensen & Griffith Christensen’s Department Store Clark & Linford Jewelers Coral Cliffs Ranch Cowan Family Trust Crystal Inn Cedar Davis Distributors Dental First Dixie Oral Surgery Document Solutions Plus Domino’s Pizza Don Kay Clay Cash Foundation Double K Farming Enterprises Edward Jones Investments ERA Realty Center Evans Hairstyling College Glen Eagle Golf Course Good Sense, Inc. Healing Mountain Massage School Heaven’s Best of Cedar City Heritage Tours II Hero Plumbing, LLC Hill Sports Homestead Resort Golf Course Homewood Suites Horseshoe Pawn Hurst Ace Hardware Jarvis Sheep Company Jiffy Lube, The Ostler Group Jimmy Rex Real Estate, PC Jolley’s Ranch Wear K.O.H. Mechanical Contractors, Inc. KB Oil Kwal-Howells, Inc. Legacy For The Future LLC Leland’s Chevron Lin’s Market Place Lupita’s Mexican Food Marc Taylor Inc. MassMutual Financial Group Moment 2 Moment Photography Mother Earth Minerals Inc. Mountain West Books New Horizon Travel Nilsson Hearing Center Palisades Golf Course Peak Performance Phone Book Piano Music Festival Pura Vida Pfizer Questar Corporation Roberts Craft Romney Chiropractic Orthopedist ROTC RSM McGladrey Inc. Ruby’s Inn Inc. Safari Property Management Southern Utah Office Machines Southern Utah Physical Therapy Southern Utah Business Forms, Inc. Sunbrook Golf Club Sunshine Natural Foods Supercuts Tai Pan Trading Target Stores Terry V. Leavitt Atty At Law The Ada Palmer Family Living Trust The Bank of New York The Hershey Company The Ledges Golf Club Tink’s Superior Auto Parts TruCo Land Care Tuacahn Center for the Arts Utah Senior Services Wasatch Mountain State Park Webster Trucking Wells Fargo Foundation Education White Insurance Agency Willow Creek Farms Zion Park Inn Zion Pharmacy
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Mervin & Miriam Adair Alma & Marie Adams Edythe Adams Oscar & Lolene Adams Alan & Marie Adams Holli R. Adams Stephen & Kimy Ahlgreen Rex & Linda Ahlstrom Azmi B. Ahmad Charlotte E. Aide Sharon L. Aitken Calvin & Bonnie Albrecht Sherri L. Albrecht Rulon & Karma Albrechtsen Ludean & Lawrence Aldrich Terry & Janet Alger Paula Alger Alan & Rinda Alldredge Troy & Carmen Alldredge Russell & Carrie Alldredge Kirk & Deann Allen Kay D. Allen Stephen & Lisa Allen Jerry & Deniece Allred Douglas & Elaine Allred Cathlyn Allred Jennie & Tormed Andersen Blaine P. Andersen Bobbie Anderson Joni Anderson Darin & Heidi Anderson Keith & Emily Anderson Andrew Anderson Karl A. Anderson Sherrie Anderson Eric & Mary Anderson Joseph & Melanie Andrews Teresa J. Andrews Barbara C. Aranosian Robin Archibald Vada Armbrust Myron & Lois Armstrong Marian Arns Mercedes A. Arroyo Camela Arvizu L G. Ashdown Jon & Tonia Ashdown Nolan & Yvonne Ashman Lisa M. Assante Kenneth & Bonnie Aston Floyd Atkin Scott & Genevieve Atkin Chad Atkinson Andrea A. Augenstein John T. Ault Terry & Linda Avery Donna Bachman Marvin & Sherlyn Bagley Sandy Bagnall Said Bahi Ron Bailey Steven Bailey Ralph & Cande Bak Alvin P. Baker Ravenna L. Baker Patricia J. Bakes Marina S. Balabaeva Florin Balasa Mel* & Connie Baldwin Bradley S. Ballard Sharri K. Balls Bruce & Angie Barclay Howard & Flora Bardwell Richard A. Bardwell Debra Barker Nathan & Melanie Barker McKay & Natalie Barnes Steve & Susie Barney Phil Barney Kenneth E. Barr Dorian Barragan Marlene Barth Bruce & Arlene Bartholomew William A. Bartlett
Matthew & Carlynn Barton Mark & Sandra Barton Sue A. Bates Marlyse Bassett Philip & Kimberly Bateman Pamela R. Bates Richard & Linda Bauer Virginia J. Baxter Robert F. Baxter Martha J. Bayer Wendell & Julie Beck John C. Beckstead Kennetha Bedford Henry W. Bedford David & Ronda Beemer Jeff J. Bench Mike Bennett Chris Bennion Dude & Janalee Benson Lloyd & Sandra Benson Scott & Trudy Benson Blair E. Bentley Kenneth & Kathleen Bentley Jeffery & Wendi Bergstrom Mark & Carol Bergstrom David & Karen Berry Justin Biggs Ruth A. Billhimer Brent Bills Marla F. Bingham Andy & Nicole Funderburk Thomas & Mary Birch Tommy & Sanna Bird Brooke A. Bischoff Gary Bishoff Kyle & Rachel Bishop Steven R. Bishop Gary & Jane Blackner Kenneth & Rhonda Blackwell Shelley C. Blackwell Ralph E. Blake Jay & Sharon Blake Kirk & Kelli Blake Tiffany Blakely Joseph & Vicki Blanch Robert & Stephanie Blauer Robert & Misty Bliss Terry & Cheryl Blodgett Louise M. Bluhm Liza Boardman Lorah Bodie Art & Sherry Bohman Harold & Phyllis Bollan Barry E. Bond Fatemeh Bordbar Jay Bosshardt Curtis V. Bostick Helen C. Boswell Mikhail Bouniaev Bradford M. Boyer Lee & Charlene Bracken Lynn & Glenna Bradshaw Charles & Tauna Brandt James P. Brandt Jeanette Breeden Randy C. Brewer Rex & Jill Brimhall Lynn H. Bringhurst Gordon & Iva Bringhurst Charles & Michelle Brinkerhoff Ronda W. Brinkerhoff Charles & Darlene Brinkerhoff Wesley & Kathleen Brinkerhoff Clay A. Broadbent Melvin A. Brooks M W. Brown Eric & Luanne Brown Sean & Ivy Brown Richard & Linda Brown Loy D. Brown Diane Brown Tom* & Carol Brown David & Karen Brown George W. Brown Erin Brown William & Lorriann Browne Ed & Margaret Browning Jan Brundin Bryce R. Brunner Jerry & Lillian Bryant Margaret E. Bryant Shanna L. Bryant Tammy L. Buehler Richard D. Bugg Lola H. Bunker Ladd & Andrea Bunting Charles & Diana Burger John & Kathryn Burkhardt
Fay F. Burns Dan Burroughs Kelly C. Stanworth Diane C. Busch Ron & Holly Busic Sheri L. Butler Frank & Vanez Butler Carl & Carol Butler Sharon Butterfield McClain & Anna Bybee Lee C. Byers Steve L. Cahoon Bryce E. Caine Edison & Christina Calamity Richard & Mary Calistro Thomas & Traci Callister Gerald E. Calvasina Elaine Calvert Elliot & Maxine Cameron Alex C. Cameron Mike & Shauna Cannon Mildred Cardon Alan & Christa Cardon Jan L. Carey-McDonald Carroll P. Carlson Michael G. Carmine Kerry & Beverly Carpenter Steven L. Carpenter Ivan & Lisa Carr Dwayne M. Carter Chad & Sherene Carter Erin Carter Steven Caten John F. Chadwick Ruth M. Challis* John & Julie Challis Ellen L. Chalmers Eric & Lee Chamberlain Monte & Mary Chamberlain Arlon & Leslie Chamberlain Betty P. Chamberlain Curtis & Ava Chamberlain Cloyd & La Rue Chamberlain Scott & Kareen Chamberlain Vyonne D. Chamberlain Thomas & Marci Chapman Linda M. Chappell Albert Chappell Michael & Mary Jo Chase David & Pamela Chatfield Sharlene D. Chatterley Maureen Cheever Scott & Alyse Mellor Jill Chidester Dean & Kristina Child Norman & Gaylynn Childs James R. Chisholm Richard & Loreen Chisholm Amelia A. Chrisman Bryce Christensen Florence Christensen Clifford & Kimberly Christensen Terry & Penni Christensen Mark & Jennie Christensen Christopher R. Christensen Randall & Kathleen Christensen Donna V. Christensen Nate & Kammie Christian Brooke Christiansen Doreen Christiansen Dave Christiansen Howard K. Christiansen John & Susan Christopher Craig & Valerie Church Nathan Church Jody J. Church Joan M. Cinkovich Matt & Adele Clark Mike & Renae Clark Stephen D. Clark Dan & Jane Richards Brian Clark Jane Clark Patrick Clarke Beau & Danette Clements Robin L. Cobb Diane M. Cobey Mary Cohorst Mark R. Colberg Scott Collier Robert & Geraldine Comeford Dean & Gayle Conant Carl B. Cook Denise P. Cook Holly L. Cook Barney Cooley Denise J. Cooper Lisa J. Cope
Michael Coronado Robert & Shaliece Corry Jeffrey & Julia Corry Grant C. Corser Lawrence R. Cote Brent S. Cottam Jordon Cottam Kyle M. Cottam Meaghan R. Cottam Neil & Lauree Cottam Gary & Virginia Cottrell Dee & Winona* Cowan Donald & Cindy Cox Paul & Mary Cozzens Kim & Heidi Craft Bruce & Lisa Crankshaw David Croft Alan Croft Douglas & Elaine Croft Paul Croghan Gary & Jeri Crosby Clarissa M. Crosby Michael & Lynda Cummings Thomas H. Cunningham Denise Curtis Fredrick R. Cuthbertson Charles T. Cuthbertson Grant & Latrelle Dahl Shelley J. Dahlin Vicki Dahn Cuella S. Dalton Kelly & Kathy Dangerfield Kellie L. Dangerfield Matthew & Dawn Daniels Scott & Jessie Datwyler David D. Dauber Sheryn L. Daugherty Doug & Karlee Davenport David & Jolynn Davies Clyde & Roanna Davis Mazel & LeiLani Davis Paul N. Davis Randy & Jeannine Davis John & Avey Davis Edith Day A. E. Dearden Cheryl Dearing Bruce & Adele Decker Jeffery & Francyne DeGraw Steven & Teresa Deis Mark W. Dell Lucille B. DelSigmore James Delsignore Catherine H. Delsignore Richard A. Delsignore Michele DeMille Purita J. Dequiroz Dean & Stephanie Dilworth David & Donna Dsichbein Tex Divine Mark L. Dolezal Patrick & Rhonda Dover Patrick & Andrea Dover Frances J. Downing C. V. Downs A. E. Draper Cheri A. Dryden Andrew & Lisa Dubrasky Herbert & Elaine Duell Cynthia W. Dunaway Neuman & Lucinda Duncan Fred & Betty Dunnell Susan Durfee Douglas & Valerie Dyreng Briget T. Eastep Richard Eborn Paul & Lisbeth Edmunds Blaine & Jennifer Edwards Rachel A. Edwards Tim & Maureen Einfeldt B. Ekegren Shawn & Robyn Ekker Rev. Gaye Ekker Jeff Elison David & Teresa Elkins Jennifer R. Ellsworth Federico A. Engada Rick V. Ensle Becky Erdmann Paul D. Ericksen Michael & Marilyn Erickson Nola A. Erickson Fred & Virginia Esmeier Charles C. Esplin Lawrence & Elaine Esplin Lynn & Juanita Esplin Floyd & Adelle Evans Jay & Elizabeth Evans
David Evans Robert & Patricia Eves Ladell & Angela Eyre David & Vivian Faddis Lori A. Fales Randy & Claudia Farmer Franklin & Jocelyn Faux Philip & Shonnie Fear Lori C. Feher Brent & Loralyn Felix William T. Ferger Elizabeth Ferger Ben & Margaret Ferry Leland & Colleen Fife Garth & Geraldine Fisher Rhonda M. Fisher Kirk R. Fitzpatrick Anthony & Denise Flaherty Bryant H. Flake R. Shane Flanigan Katherine B. Flowers Craig B. Foley Brent Foley Darrell & Barbara Foote George & Sarah Forakis Merilee N. Ford Beverly M. Ford Richard & Cindy Ford Joshua & Mary Foremaster Randy & Tori Forsyth Stuart & Betty Forsythe Charles & Alice Foster Marisa L. Foster Zoe P. Fowles Harold & Joyce Fox Frances Foy Jerold & Susan Frame Thomas & Debra Francis Eric M. Freden Wilma Frederickson Ann Frehner Curtis & Barbara Frehner Kim* & Candy Frei Robert B. Frei Kim D. Freire Kristine E. Frost Christine Fudolph Staphe T. Fujimoto Lindsay Fullerton Larry Fullmer Laura H. Fullmer Tiger H. Funk John Gallis Marsha Garber Dr. Patricia Gardner Larry & Henrietta Gardner Susan Garner Daniel W. Garner Douglas N. Garrett Chad L. Gasser Larry & Pamela Gay Jeff Gayson Navin & Cynthia Kirloskar David & Staci Gertsch Jerry D. Gibbons Wayne & Carma Gifford Lance Gifford Lindsey R. Gilbert Gary & Vera Giles Thomas & Donna Giles Sandy Gillies Ryan N. Glazier Corey & Keri Glazier Kirill Gliadkovsky Rebecca A. Glidden Brian & Bonnie Goettlich Diane H. Wallace Marilyn Goldtooth Mark & Lora Gonzalez Thomas & Milda Goodman Valerie C. Goodrich Ed & Shelly Goodwin Fredric R. Govedich Lionel & Artis Grady Garry & Donna Graf James Graff John & De Ann Graff Jezreel J. Graham J S. Grant Matthew & Julie Grant David & Judith Grant Steve & Charlene Greenhalgh Mark & Elizabeth Greenwood Boyd Griffin Brent & Kathie Griffin Janna Griffith Steven R. Griffiths Parker & Jennie Grimes
Norman & Loleen Grimshaw Benjamin & Stephanie Grimstead Larry E. Grubb Walter & Carol Gubler Jason & Amy Gubler Christine A. Gullo Adrian J. Gunter Shobha H. Gurung Nicole M. Gwin Larry & Noreen Hafen Brent & Mary Lee Hafen Robin & Brenda Haight Michael & Tausha Haight Lyona C. Hales Pamela M. Halgren Julianne Hall Brent & Gina Hall Shad & Laura Hall Deward Hall Jared Hallows Glen & Nancy Hallows Duane & Ruth Oldroyd Jared D. Hallows Rick & Jennie Roos Alden & Ilene Hamblin Vyonne L. Hamilton David Hamilton Richard & Elise Hamman Michelle Hammond Jianlong Han Lori A. Hanna Derek Hansen Joshua S. Hansen Mark Hansen Angelia N. Hansen Jeff & Karen Hansen Tom & Trudy Hansen Cheryl J. Hare Ean J. Harker Benjamin T. Harman Kurt W. Harris Genell H. Harris Keith D. Harris David H. Harris Stephen K. Harrison Keenan & Jeannine Hart Maria Hartry Ada M. Haskell Jerry & Barbara Haslam Warren & Vicki Hatch Jason & Nancy Porritt Douglas V. Hawks Ferril & Dorothy Heaton Terrill & Carolyn Heaton Aaron & Jennifer Hedrick Derek W. Hein Lynette Helquist Ross J. Henault James & Hollie Hendricks Jeffery D. Hendricks Stephen P. Hennefer Carmen F. Henrie Ryan & Kâ€™Lyn Hepworth Thomas A Herb Kathryn L. Herbold Michael & Anne Herder Philip & Lori Hermansen Nestor Hernandez Richard & Claire Herrick Brian L. Heuett Erin M. Heuett Steven & Kristie Heyborne Steve & Jan Hicken Jennifer M. Hickman Baiba S. Hicks Kurt & Teresa Higbee Steve & Arleen Higgins Jeremiah & Heidi Higley Norman & Mercedes Hilbrecht Deborah M. Hill Nancy F. Hill Doug Hill Curtis L. Hill Nadene Hinkins Anthony Hinojosa Craig & Jennie Hinton Harvard & Rose Marie Hinton Aaron D. Ho Marilyn Hodson-Boucher J C & Margie Holder Steven & Jacque Holyoak Tink & Virginia Holyoak Don & Donna Homer Harvey & Sharlene Homer Chris & Jonell Hone Ruth Hoover Brian P. Hoover Doug Hopes
Patrick & Laura Horgan Alan M. Horrocks Beverly M. Hortin Eugene H. Hotinger Michael & Polly Housley Candice P. Houston Janalee Hoyle James & Jann Hoyt Wei-Ying Hsiao Dena M. Hudson David & Coleen Huff Glenn Huffaker Kathryn Hulet Curtis & Ranon Hulet John & Tammy Hulet Michael & Katie Humes Randy & Amy Humphries Stanley & Joyce Hunt Jennifer C. Hunter Randal L. Hunter Stephen & Anne Hunter Hal D. Huppi Byron & Susan Hurren Heather A. Hussey Donna M. Huston Wendy M. Hutcheson Bart M. Hutchinson Steve & McKenzie Hyde Allen & Laurie Hymas Todd & Kimberly Ille Nozomi Irei Michael Isom Susan Ison Stanley J. Israel Lance & Deborah Jackson Erik & Renee Jacobsen Ronald & Pamela Jacobson Shirley Jameson Nathan Janes Reuel & Julia Janson Chella O. Jenks Dale & Judith Jensen De L. Jensen Scott & Kim Jensen Jerry Jensen J R. Jensen Randy & Rebecca Jensen Bert & Gloria Jensen Steve & Paula Jenson Allen & Leslie Jenson Sally Hunter Jenson Dallan & Darrow Jessen Tyrell J. Jewkes Robert & Jolynn Jex Brigham & Jeanne Johnson Kevin L. Johnson William & Cara Johnson Norman & Ruth Johnson Luann M. Johnson Susan Johnson Ben & Amy Johnson Judith A. Johnson Floyd & Pearl Johnson John H. Johnson Jacob & Andrea Johnson Roy B. Johnson Scott & Joy Jolley Evan* & Janine Jolley Glen & Betty Jolley Richard & Kathy Jolley Leslie N. Jones Garth & Marilyn Jones Merilee Jones Steven Jones Jay Jones Nelson L. Jones Tara L. Jones Carolyn Jones Merrell & Carol Jones Kirk & Stacy Jones Jennifer L. Jones Heber Jones Craig & Bonnie Jones Janea S. Jones Richard & Doni Jones Rick & Denise Jones Lorin & Shirley Jones Alane Jones David Jordan Elliott N. Jordan Michelle Jorgenson Darrell & Catherine Jourdan David & Jenny Julander Christopher & Courtnee Justice Ray & Loraine Juvelin Henry W. Kaanta Hank & Lisa Kaiwi Rose M. Kamanaâ€™O
Ted A. Kanemitsu Lloyd & Myra Kartchner Marlene Kearns Anne D. Kearns Donovan & Vicky Kearns Patrick Keating Vaorai P. Keil Julienne M. Keil Boyd & Natalie Keisel Robert P. Keith Janice Keller Karen K. Keller Linsey N. Keller Daniel & Jennifer Kelly Mark & Teresa Kenney Karl Kenny James & Ramona Cox Tom & Laura Kenworthy Richard & Nancy Kimball Francis & Marlene Kimoto Kaili A. King Mary G. Kirby Rachel W. Kirk Fred & Miriam Kitchen Trinity M. Knell Donna H. Knight Ronald & Elaine Knight Gary & Shauna Knight Douglas & Roma Knight Michiko Kobayashi Charles R. Koehler Kenneth N. Koop Robert Kopp Calvin Kopp Sherry J. Kozlowski David & Carole Kranjcevich R B. Kulju Tyson & Abbey Kyhl Edward & Loretta LaBrie Matt & Danielle Labrum Ian & Jennifer Lamont Paula D. Lambeth Arland R. Langford Gregory J. Langley Robert C. Langston Scott W. Lanning Diane Lanthier Martha A. Larkin Julie S. Larmore A R. Larsen Edward B. Larsen Douglas R. Larson Olof & Esther Larson Paul R. Larson Greg & Brittnie Larson Craig & Rue Thella Laub Alene Laursen Steven & Louise Lawrence Karen Laws Frank & Barbara Layden Elise C. Leahy Jeric & Natalie Leavitt Mark & Cindy Leavitt Van & Phyllis Leavitt Crayton & Ellen Leavitt Lisa C. Lee Bruce Lee Kerry & Teri Lee Lenny Lee Marsha H. Leeder* Shane G. Leever Amy Lefevre Travis & Cheryl LeFevre W. Dean Lefevre Greg LeFevre Edwin* & Sharon Leigh George & Yvonne Leigh Emil L. Lemich Connie J. Lendt Spencer Leon Susan J. Leslie Brent Lever Paul S. Levy Brent & Barbara Lewis Damian & Linda Liebhardt Richard & Sue Limb Mary Liotta Lisa N. Livingston David & Sylvia Lloyd Jim & Bonnie Lochner Tamara Lockhart Kenneth & Codi Lofland Linda C. Lokovic Lee Ann B. Long Glen R. Longhurst Dean & Karen Losee Bruce & Nancy Louthan Leland & Tammy Lovell
Preston Lundgreen September A. Lutterman E L. Lyman Brian C. Lyons Manolo Macatangay Britton & Megan Mace Gertrude K Macfarlane Jeff & Robin Mackelprang Thomas Madden Kirtley & Anna Madsen Dale & Sunnee Madsen William L. Mallory Wesley & Brenda Malmgren Christine A. Malone Craig & Nadine Mangus Gordon & Janine Manzione William & Laura Marcroft James L. Marlett T A. Marotta Thane H. Marshall Kent & Mary Marshall Ronald M. Martin Chelsea Martin Jerry B. Martinsen Leon & Barbara Matheson Kim & Margo Matheson Raymon & Evalee Matheson Dasil G. Mathews Robert J. Matthews James & Tiffanie Matthews Wendy P. Maughan Geraldine K. Maurer Kevin & Jana Maxwell Jay & Elma May Jeffrey & Angela Maynes Joseph & Carolyn McBride Danny R. McClanahan Casey & Cori McClellan Melanie McCloy Brian E. McCoy James W. McCoy Donald V. McCullough Casey & Lacie McCullough Kathleen McDowell Paul E. McGaffic Michael & Beverly McGarvey Dave C. McInelly Chan E. McInelly Samuel McIntyre Donna W. McIntyre Tessa M. McNeel Edward A. McNicoll Randy & Gina Meacham Bud Mecham Jean F. Meeks Ronald & Phyllis Mendenhall Myrna D. Mendoza Julie B. Merrell Jay & Amanda Merryweather Charles & Patricia Metten Heather Michael Heather Michalk Joan M. Michler Stacey B. Mickelsen Neils & Hannah Mickelson Rick Middleton Marva Middleton Kenneth & Garfae Middleton William & Melene Mierzejewski Gail & Bonnie Miles Paul L. Miles Michelle & Brian Miller Caleb & Melinda Miller Roy & June Miller Michelle Noriega Todd R. Minchey Martha Minnick-McClure D R. Minson Landon G. Mitchell Tom Mitchell Marta Mitchell Paula J. Mitchell Cody & Leona Moat David & RoLayne Moat Kenneth A. Money Daniel & Kristen Money Reed J. Money C L Mooney Karin Moore Amy Moore Lawrence A. Morbeck Anthony & Mary Ann Morgan Doria Moricca Sandra Morley David Morley Michael T. Morley Mark T. Morman Haymer & Nevada Morris
Richard & Bonnie Morris Robert & MaryAnn Morris Eric & Ruth Morrow Bradley & Lauri Mortensen Quinn S. Mortensen J.R. & Donna Moss Jason B. Moulton Thad S Morton Cindy L. Moxley Treion J. Muller Karen Munson George & Betty Murakami Harold & Gloria Murdock Ross Murdock John & Joy Murphy Merian M. Murphy John M. Murray Jacqueline L. Murray Loie J. Murray Jeramie & Heather Murray Heather Musclow Brooke Musgrave Robert N. Myers Norman E. Nash Augusta Nauman Chad & Cindi Nay Joshua & SheriDawn Neilson McKay & Lorraine Nelson James & Linda Nelson Robert G. Nelson Pat Nelson Cindy C. Nelson Chad & Margy Nelson Robert & Kaye Nelson Andrea S. Nelson Janice K. Nelson Joseph & Jane Comp Tami J. Newton Matthew F. Nickerson Corry T. Nielsen Clinton D. Nielsen Michael E. Nielsen Sharee S. Nielsen Gary Nielsen Ken & Jeanine Neilson Sandra & Jerald Nielson Robert & Beverlee Nilsson Bruce M. Nishiyama Dean Nolan L. D. Nord Dennis Norman Jason W. Norris Donald & Valerie North Harold & Ina Norton Angelita T. Obcemea Keith M. Oborn Louie C. Ocampo Bryce & Audrey Ogden Robert E. Ogie Lynn Oguma Dennis & Carol Ohms Seth & Bridget Ohms Rulon & Louise Oliekan Guy & Shirley Olpin Mark & Dawn Olpin Jeffrey & April Orton Gary & Jamie Orton Nathan Ott Stacie L. Oveson Carl & Velda Pace Brett & Cheree Packham Martha E. Page Tyler Page Jason & Kara Page Michael S. Panzarella Anothony M. Paradowski Merrily M. Parker Daniel & Debra Parker Gene C. Parry Kendall & Paula Parry Rhet & Kimberly Parsons Mauri K. Parsons Johnny C. Parsons Barbara Pattee Jeremias Paul Stevan & Mary Payne Curtis & Kim Payne Frain & Laree Pearson Anthony P. Pellegrini Jerry C. Pena Donald & Ora Mai Pendleton Victor R. Perez Ildefonso Perez Carol & Lloyd Perkins Andy Perry Luke E. Perry Robert & Joye Petersen Denean Petersen
Marvin & Peggy Peterson Leon & Sandra Peterson Doug & Mona Peterson Gary S. Peterson Walter P. Peterson Pete & Gloria* Peterson Deena F. Peterson Mary J. Peterson Clayton & Zonie Petty Neil C. Petty Maurice & Carol Pia Bob & Bobbi Platt Michael D. Plumb Chase & Ashley Pollock Morris N. Poole J. Golden & Marianne Poulson Carl Brent Poulton Richard E. Pousard Mac A. Powell Gregory & Ann Powell Thomas S. Pratt Lyn & Lila Prestwich Charles C. Price Lynn D. Price Ken Prince Christine R. Proctor Arlyn & Elizabeth Proctor Raymond Pugsley Alfred S. Pupunu Larry R. Randall David & Lana Randall Brandon B. Rasmussen Byron & Myrna Rasmussen Rebecca S. Rasmusson Alan B. Rawlins Bonny J. Rayburn Derek C. Raynor Clare Reber Tom & Catherine Redick Linda Reeder Theresa A. Reedy Greg & Suzette Reid Betty Ann B. Rember Mary Remkes Bart & Jacquiline Reynolds Frank E. Reynolds Aaron B. Reynolds Timothy Richards Donald E. Richardson Mark A. Richey William J. Riddell Larry & Lorelei Rider Julie M. Rife Richard C. Rife Bob & Kristine Rigby Evan Riggs Stacey Riggs Rhonda I. Riley Mary Ringstad Cory L. Rivers Gary & Carma Roach Deborah A. Robb Paula & Rick Roberts Robert & Gwena Roberts Wayne A. Roberts Laverl P. Roberts Victoria K. Robertson Scott & Kristin Robertson Desi Robertson Russel & Anna Lou Robertson Robert Robertson Karen R. Robertus Barbara Robinson Scott & Lori Robinson Eugene Robinson Colby & Randi Robinson Jackie F. Robinson Phillip & Jean Robison Bret & Joni Rollins Michelle Romero Travis R. Rosenberg Michelle R. Rossman Vern & Glenda Roundy Mike & Heather Roundy Norman & Nancy Roundy Reed & Belinda Rowley Mark & Jerilyn Rowley Michael & Vana Rowley Timothy A. Roy Rocky Rudd Erin Russell Harlene Russell Joseph M. Rutkosky Gail Sagers Richard D. Sagers Elwin & Jody Sagers Dale & Cindy Sampson Jeffrey & Laurie Sandall
James & Marba Sandberg Lana R. Sanders Terry & Donna Sanders Joyce Sanders Danna M. Sanders Stephen P. Sanders* Wendy Sanders Kerry Sanofsky David & Sharon Sass Ralph H. Savage Jeff & Pat Schena Charles & Nancy Schilling Matthew C. Schmidt Eldon & Luree Schmutz Matthew & Michelle Schneider Ira & Beverly Schoppmann Michael & Amy Schroeder Marcia Schroeder Bob Schwartz A R. Seager Roger & Connine Seegmiller Scott & Joyce Seegmiller Robert & Mavis Seegmiller Laura L. Sever Kent & Carol Sevy John R. Shafer Peter N Sham Jennifer Shoemaker Keith E. Shurkus David W. Shwalb Ernest R. Sierras Nanette Simkins Kyle & Jodi Simmons Donald R. Simon Quay & Carol Simons Tom & Judy Simper Carrie H. Simpson Marvin H. Sims Camille Sims Darryl A. Sinclair Jeffrey D. Skaggs Douglas Skelton Edward & Velma Skidmore Howard Skinner Ryan & Suzanne Timoney Mark & Melanie Slack Gage & Anita Slusser Russell M. Sly David & Alyssa Smailes Sid & Delene Small Rachel D. Smetanka Juliann Smith Leland & Marilyn Smith Gerald & Olive Smith Larry & Charlotte Smith Robert & Kathleen Smith Leslie S. Smith Paul H. Smith D. A. Smith Ricky & Donna Smith Wesley E. Smith Shawn M. Smith Craig B. Smith Mearle B. Smith Richard J. Smith Mike & Pamela Smith Maudell Smith Debra J. Smith George F. Snell Boyd & Lorraine Snow Glen H. Snyder Ralph Somers Glade V. Sorensen Jana C. Sorensen Lynn & Russhell Sorensen Monty Sorenson Robert & Patricia Sowder Susan C. Spees Ralph & Jane Spence Earl & Susanne Spencer Mark & Sharlene Spencer Mary Anne Spencer James & Suzanne Sperry Shon & Tricia Spevak Earl Springall Emilio & Elizabeth Sta Romana Camaree G. Staheli Michon O. Stahle Jason & Poppi Stamatakis Keith & Anne Marie Stanworth Julie A. Stapley Sandee Stapp John Stavros Ruth Steed Marlon & Rose Steele Kevin J. Steele Samuel & Marli Steen Steve & Mary Ann Steffensen
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Mackay & Mariam Steffensen Kevin A. Stein Joy Stein James & Julie Stevenson Fred & Phyllis Stewart Herb Stinson Jessica Stoneman Daniel & Betty Stones Joe & Ladawn Scott Kelly Stephens Joe & Ruth Stott Robert Straits Russell S. Stringham LeRae Stuart Bruce & Kathy Stuart Lyle & Becky Stucker Donald & Dorothea Stucker Jill Stucki John Sudbury Ruedell Sudweeks Sophi Sukalakamala Stan & Jennifer Sullivan Leo & Sussette Sullivan Nick Susnjar Gordon & Susan Swain Brian Swanson Ronald Swanson Lisa M. Swanson Andrew & Sharla Swapp Tonya A. Sweaney Cleve H. Swenson Patrick & Jackie Swigart Jeffrey W. Swindlehurst Richard J. Sylvester* Sheryl D. Syndergaard Mondell & Florence Syrett Allen A. Syrett Nasser Tadayon Ina M. Tait Jodi Takeuchi-Lattanzi David B. Talbert Art & Mary Beth Talbot Sheldon & Karen Talbot James & Sandra Talbot Brian K. Tavoian Toanui & Adrianne Tawa Frank* & Lucy Taylor Brent D. Taylor Wayne C. Taylor Joni Taylor Mona S. Taylor John & Wendy Taylor
Julie E. Taylor Sam & Olena Taylor Elton & Marella Taylor Richard R. Tebbs Bruce R. Tebbs Alema & Lori Te’o Patrick Terrones Don & Ann Terry Kami L. Terry Michael & Marguerite Thacker Les & Shelly Thayn Jeff Thayne Stacia M. Thomas Steve & Ann Thomas Gordon & Sara Beth Thomas Kelly & Lila Thompson Wesley & Michelle Thompson Joseph & Trish Thompson Verlinda Angell Michael D. Thompson Richard J. Thomson Taylor N. Thorpe Kent DeAnn Thrasher Glenna W. Tippets Kevin D. Tipton William & Vivian Tobler Celeste Tolman Nicole Tomac Douglas Tonge John & Susan Toomer Bill & Marcille Topham Carrie B. Torgersen Curtis & Beverly Torgersen Tarval & Louise Torgersen Sarah Torgerson Max & Clyda Torres Lindsey A. Torres Jed A. Townsend Scott & Jean Truman Nolan G. Truman Manghui Tu Leah M. Tubb David Tufte Rick B. Turek Wynn & Shauna Turek Geri L. Turley Byron G. Turnbeaugh Kendall & Jodi Turner Jessica L. Tvordi Neil & Wanda Twitchell Lamonte & Rita Twitchell Charles & Maria Twitchell
Collin & Michelle Twitchell Clarence & Virginia Udarbe Kelly Ughoc Cindy & Joseph Ulch Faafetai I. Vaimona Nevah J. Van Arsdol Mark & Karen Vanderboegh Teri L. Vanderpoel Ralph & Darylene Veater Patricia K. Viernes Tammy S. Wade Dean Wadel Karen S. Wais Allen W. Walker Julie A. Walker Debbie S. Wallis Mark & Kaylene Walton Chien-Ying Wang Nichole Wangsgard Robert Wankier Clint & Joyce Warby Paul & Florian Warby Michael & Sandra Ward Cpt. Robert & Kristen Warden Janet E. Warner Demario O. Warren Justin Wayment Janet Weaver Kim H. Weaver Sharon Webb Ruby Webster Carol Ann M. Webster Richard & Helen Webster Kevin & Cassity Banks Andreas J. Weingartner Cecilia L. Weingartner Delwin & Renee Wells Joan D. Wendel Victor P. Wetterberg Bob Whatcott John E. Wheaton Kevin & Dorene Wheeler James & Pamela Wheeler Gloria Wheeler Brian & Julie Whipple Kevin & Jill Whitaker Barry & Beth Whitaker Les & Heidi White Lynn H. White George T. Whittaker Thomas & Elizabeth Wieland Vicki V. Wiesenberg
Kristin D. Wiggins Alicia Wilcken Guluka Fred & Judy Wilkinson Karen A. Willden Michael P. Willes Linda L. Williams John & Dianne Williams Sheri Williams Marilyn J. Williams Malin & Jane Williams Rex & Ranae Williams David & Janet Williams Rudia L. Williams Michael M. Williams Spencer Willie Jay & Georgia Willis Kay & Mary Willis Bryce W. Willis Shirley A. Wilson Christian L. Wimmer Lorna Wiser Richard & Peggy Wittwer Lohra D. Wolden Philip M. Wolf D.B. & Anette Wolford W. Mark & Diane Wonnacott Craig Wood Gordon & Shirley Wood Douglas & VerDawn Wood Arlington & Dorothy Wood Ronald & Susan Woodland Fred R. Woodland Valeena A. Woodland Don & Yvonne Woodlief Mona Woolsey Lori C. Worthen Brennan C. Wright Daniel & Mindy Wright David & Claudia Wright Cynthia Wright Dezhi Wu Joe & Penny Yardley Richard & Lynette Yerbury Daun B. Young Tyler & Kari Ann Young Lonny L. Young Joan Young Thomas & Elizabeth Zaleski Edbert & Jacqueline Zell Chunlei Zhang Renwu Zhang
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Jenkins Oil Company Jolley’s Ranch Wear Kerry M. Hart Trust Kwal Paint La Casa Don Miguel Lin’s Market Place Main Street Grill Maurice’s MCO Tire Milt’s Stage Stop North East Furniture Pastry Pub, Inc. PEMCO Foundation PeopleWorks Inc. Pizza Factory R.W.B. Inc. Red Canyon Medical Spa Red Lobster Ron’s Sporting Goods Round-Up Professional Dry Cleaners Sage Hills Yoga Sears Sizzler Smith’s Food & Drug Southwest Tanning Spanish Fork High School Studio West Photography Sugar Street Investors LLC Taste of Hawaii Team Freedom Trucking The Red Dirt Deli Inc. The Tire Company The Wizz Toadz Urieco Construction Utah Association of Local Boards of Health Utah Shakespearean Festival West Oahu Baseball Westates Theatres Wet Willy’s Car Wash Whiptail Grill Worth Grimshaw & Associates Zion Sun Floral * Deceased
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Denise Woodbury SUU with
faculty who have forever impacted students,
Denise Woodbury was no exception. A brilliant scholar, dedicated
community member, Denise touched all who met her in her career spanning nearly a decade. She passed away May 2 and will be truly missed. Born at Tachikawa Air Base in Tokyo, Denise was always a skilled academician. She graduated from high school at just 15 and from BYU at the age of 18. Denise went on to complete her Ph.D. from the University of Utah and later earned a master’s degree in psychology and two other master’s degrees in education fields. In her tenure as an assistant professor of business administration and
finance, Denise was a mentor to thousands of SUU business students. “She genuinely cared about students, both academically and personally,” says R. Kim Craft, chair of the SUU Department of Economics and Finance. To carry on her legacy, the Woodbury family has established the Dr. Denise Woodbury Endowment for Business Students Scholarship to help business students attend SUU. Donations can be made to the SUU Advancement Office, Attention: Lori
Thomas Robert Romeo (’81), age 52, passed away January 2, 2010 Gary J. Garcia (’74), age 59, passed away January 3, 2010 Roger D. Swindle (’59), age 76, passed away January 15, 2010 Monte G. Edwards (’56), age 74, passed away January 19, 2010 Sheila E. Hewett (’87), age 71, passed away January 25, 2010 Dennis Key Pollman (’68), age 64, passed away February 5, 2010 Richard E. Reep (’88), age 65, passed away February 7, 2010 Phyllis Delvecchio Wood (’40), age 87, passed away February 11, 2010 Jean Macfarlane Bunting (’35), age 92, passed away February 11, 2010 Aaron C. Leigh, age 88, passed away February 17, 2010 Dale Williams Hansink (’72), age 60, passed away February 22, 2010 Sara Jenson Macfarlane (’69), age 73, passed away March 5, 2010 Karen Huskinson Gummow (’89), age 71, passed away March 10, 2010 Jeane Eyre Anderson (’65), age 71, passed away March 13, 2010 Kenneth Phil Gregersen (’64), age 65, passed away March 17, 2010 June Wood Danvers (’33), age 94, passed away April 1, 2010 Evan W. Jolley, age 71, passed away April 2, 2010 Jill P. Ehorn-Foy, age 56, passed away April 4, 2010 Lura McConnell Stapley, age 89, passed away April 2010 Burton LaVarre Luce (’55), age 76, passed away April 17, 2010 Naideen Cowley Nelson (’48), age 81, passed away April 20, 2010 Ronald Jay Glover, age 33, passed away April 20, 2010 Beth Corry Coffman (’42), age 88, passed away April 23, 2010 Dr. Quenton T. Bowler (’64), age 76, passed away April 24, 2010 Onda Miller Bradshaw (’46), age 84, passed away May 2, 2010 Michael Kim Frei (’72), age 62, passed away May 10, 2010
Heather Jo Garrison (’07), age 28, passed away May 18, 2010 Stephen Paul Sanders (’74), age 59, passed away May 17, 2010 Vilda Bowman Esplin (’41), age 86, passed away May 24, 2010 Lois Williams Swapp (’35), age 97, passed away May 24, 2010 Donald Lafayette Staheli (’51), age 78, passed away May 29, 2010 Earl “Bud” Hunter Merryweather, age 84, passed away June 4, 2010 Austin Marvin Jones (’38), age 89, passed away June 9, 2010 Robert Ross Kesterson (‘76), age 53, passed away June 10, 2010 Hon. Pat B. Brian (’58), age 72, passed away June 28, 2010 Marion LeBaron Leany (’49), age 84, passed away June 29, 2010
FRIENDS&SUPPORTERS Willard E. Scott, age 87, passed away January 1, 2010 Robert W. Goldsmith, age 90, passed away January 15, 2010 William E. Warby, age 86, passed away January 18, 2010 Barbara H. Sherratt, age 101, passed away February 2, 2010 Jim Turner, age 67, passed away February 8, 2010 Richard E. Foerster, age 94, passed away February 13, 2010 Margaret Jane Fay, age 91, passed away March 1, 2010 Howard A. Whittaker, age 86, passed away February 19, 2010 Calvin M. North, age 81, passed away March 23, 2010 Marlon Mack Steele Sr., age 72, passed away March 29, 2010 William Harlan Hill, age 89, passed away April 18, 2010 Russell Daniel Anderson, age 82, passed away April 23, 2010 Denise Woodbury, age 45, passed away May 1, 2010 Ralph E. Behrens, age 84, passed away June 2, 2010
Blackner, 351 West University Blvd., Cedar City, Utah 84720. S U U A L U M N I M A G A Z I N E FA L L 2 0 1 0
L A S T
W O R D
THE BOYS ARE BACK FOR CHRISTMAS SUU and The The Grammy Award-winning Oak
Though the band saw its greatest
Ridge Boys return to Cedar City and the
recording success in earlier years, they
Centrum Arena this December with their
still continue to sell out venues across
crowd-pleasing Christmas show. This
the country, and are one of only two
marks their 15th appearance at Southern
major bands to sell out the Centrum
Utah University and continues a tradition
Arena at SUU. The group was recently
that has spanned the careers of the Oaks
named Best Music Act by American
has spanned the
and generations of Thunderbird fans.
The group’s connection with SUU
given the 2008 Cliffie Stone Pioneer
careers of the Oaks
began in 1976 when they were given
Award for Lifetime Achievement at the
a chance to play for students by then
Academy of Country Music Awards.
and generations of
director of student activities Ken Benson.
The Christmas concert will be in the
Ever since, the Boys have hit Cedar City
Centrum Arena on December 1, 2010,
on their major tours, playing for students,
with tickets starting at just $15 for
alumni and community members. “Over
students and $20 for adults.
Oak Ridge Boys continue a tradition that
the years we made many friends and also made a lot of history in this great college town,” says Oaks tenor Joe Bonsall. “Southern Utah folks have always been great to us and the all around family atmosphere is what our show is all about.”
Tickets ( on sale Oct. 1) : $15 for Students $ 20 for Adults Call the Centrum Ticket Of fice at 435-586-7872
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Homecoming 2010 - True to SUU!
Friday & Saturday, October 15-16. Join us for reunions, entertainment, True T-Bird Night, the SUUper Sorrel 5K, Alumni Awards Luncheon and Homecoming parade, tailgate and football game vs. Cal Poly.
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January 14, 2011: Gymnastics vs. UCLA, Centrum Arena, 7 p.m.
Juab County (Utah) Lincoln County (Nevada)
February 21, 2011: Gymnastics at BYU, 7 p.m.
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March 23-25, 2011: Founders Celebration and Cedar City Campaign Kick-Off Event
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