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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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- 3 - 5. FOUR HONORED FOR SERVICE TO ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Three Lexington men and an Atlanta, Ga., woman have received Alumni Service Awards from the University Alumni Association. They are: Hampton C. Adams Sr., president of Carey-Adams, Inc., a con- tracting firm; Robert H. Hillenmeyer, partner in Hillenmeyer Nurs- eries, and Dr. Glenwood L. Creech, UK's vice-president for University relations, all of Lexington, and Miss LeRuth Jones, secretary at the First National Bank, Atlanta. The awards were presented June 11 at a banquet opening a three-day annual workshop of the board of the Alumni Association, held at the President Inn in Ft. Mitchell. No more than four of the awards are given annually to UK graduates who have offered exceptional service to the Alumni Association and to the Uni- versity. Presentation of the awards to Mr. Adams and Mr. Hillenmeyer marked two "firsts" since the honor was started. Mr. Adams is the first husband of a previous winner to receive the award, and Mr. Hillenmeyer the first son of an earlier winner. Mr. Adams's wife, Mrs. Catherine Carey Adams, a life member of the board, was a recip- ient in 1965. Mr. Hillenmeyer's father, the late Louis E. Hillen- meyer, was among the first recipients in 1961. Mr. Adams and his wife will be recognized this year as Univer- sity Fellows, an honor given to major donors to UK, for their gifts for scholarships in the College of Engineering. Mr. Hillenmeyer, who followed his father as an alumni member of the Board of Trustees, has served on the association's board for more continuous years than any other person. He has been a board member since 1949. A 1943 graduate, he was a recipient of the Sullivan Medallion. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees since January, 1959. Dr. Creech, as vice- president of the University, is directly responsible for the alumni program, but the committee that selected the award recipients pointed out that his "efforts greatly exceed those official requirements to further the cause of alumni relations at UK." He received two degrees from the University--one in 1941 and one in 1950--and served on its staff from 1951 to 1956. He became a vice--president in 1965. Dr. Creech and his wife, Mrs. Martha Brooks Creech, are University Fellows. Miss Jones, a 1951 graduate, was honored for her work with the Atlanta Alumni Club. 6. 96 PERSONS STUDY WITH CRUSADE FOR CHILDREN AID A total of 96 persons have received Crusade for Children Scholarships amounting to $31,000 to attend the University Summer Session, where they are preparing to teach and serve as teacher aides in special education. They then can be certified to work with handi- capped children. Dr. A. S. Levy, coordinator of special education in the summer program, announced that scholarships have been awarded to persons in the areas of Educable Mentally Retarded, Speech and Hearing, Trainable Mentally Retarded, Emotionally Disturbed, Neurologically Impaired, and Orthopedically Handicapped. Eight teachers of the trainable mentally retarded and five teacher aides have been awarded Crusade grants through the Hazard-based Upper Kentucky River Regiornal Mental Health-Mental Retardation Comprehensive Care Center. All will work with handicapped children in their home counties.

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