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Fashion pays off
Hobnobbing with the fashion industry's "movers and
shakers" was only part of the prize for San Antonio ju-
nior Sonia Salinas - her fashion design project won her
$1,000 from Lord -& Taylor and a paid summer in-
ternship with Leslie Fay in Lord & Taylor's "Who
Dresses America" contest.
Ms. Salinas was treated to an awards ceremony in
New York that her teacher, Kay Selle, also attended. The
reception included guests such as designer Bill Blass,
Vogue editor Ann Wintour and Leslie Fay executive
Four other NT students distinguished themselves in
the contest and won $250 scholarships: Stephanie
Brail; Jean Heartsill, Darien Orr and Amy Sowder.
Bradley receives citation
Dr. R.C. Bradley, professor of education and adminis-
tration, was given the Citation of Merit by the College
of Education at the University of Missouri at Columbia,
Dr. Bradley's alma mater, in April.
Dr. Bradley earned his M.Ed. and Ed.S. degrees at
Central Missouri State University and his Ed.D. at the
University of Missouri.
He came to North Texas in 1963 after supervising the
sixth grade in Missouri's laboratory school and teaching
part time in the College of Education there.
Known as a teacher who rarely misses class, he flies
about. 20,000 miles a year making speeches and giving
workshop presentations. He has written 17 books, in-
cluding his most recent, "You Can Make a Difference!"
He has been named "Top Prof' by NT's chapter of
Mortar Board twice and has received the Meadow's Out-
standing Professor Award from his own administrators.
He has served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning
Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors
Designer wins two awards
Paul Wiens won $1,500 from the Mohair Council and
a $500 scholarship for a garment he designed for the
annual Career Day fashion show at the Dallas Apparel
The garment was a purple mohair fitted coat over a
forest green wool jersey dress. A scarf of purple and
green completed the costume.
Career Day attracted more than 2.000 students from 18
Dear North Texan,
In response to your article (March issue of The North
Texan) asking about professors who go the "extra mile"
I would like to tell you about Dr. Roy Busby, professor
in the journalism department.
I was working toward my master's degree in journal-
ism and I needed one course to finish my requirements so
i rqR7&iqd uate in August 1983. It was important
tnlt, nji~ t my degree that summer as I taught school
( ~ itn and 4reded to have my degree finished by
tljrm t4esch.b year began.
t i' " I wanted to take an advanced pub-
lic r f 'r$tbut it would not be offered until the
fan g 1.*i went to the instructor, Dr. Busby. He
-s /l Ii do an internship with him at The Aero-
er in Dallas. During the summer of 1983 I
worked in the public relations department at Dr. Kenneth
Cooper's Aerobics Center in Dallas. During my intern-
ship I was able to meet and interview such people as
former Dallas Cowboys Cliff Harris, Roger Staubach
and Tom Landry, and former Olympic figure skating
gold medalist Peggy Fleming.
After the internship was completed, I was thankful
that I had the opportunity to have this experience be-
cause not everyone gets to meet such notable people and
the experience was much more valuable than a class.
Dr. Busby continues to be a friend and I never hesitate
to call him if I have a problem or need some advice.
Sara Alleman ('83)
EDITOR'S NOTE: Please send a typed, double-spaced letter
about the impact a favorite professor made on your life to:
Editor, The North Texan, P.O. Box 5128, Denton, Texas
76203. Include the professor's name and department, your
name, address, degree and class year, and phone number.
NT selected for solar race
The University of North Texas is one of only two
Texas schools with teams selected to run in the GM
SUNRAYCE USA, a 1,800-mile solar car race scheduled
Of 61 proposals submitted by college students to
judges from General Motors, Hughes Aircraft, Chevro-
let, AeroVironment, the U.S. Department of Energy and
the Society of Automotive Engineers, the proposal made
by a group of Dr. John Dobson's industrial technology
students at NT was one of 32 that qualified for the race.
The other Texas university to qualify was The Uni-
versity of Texas at Austin. Other qualifiers were MIT,
Dartmouth and Stanford.
Teams entering the competition were asked to tell
how they would organize the project, raise funds and
other support, select their vehicle concept, undertake
engineering tasks, obtain parts, build the vehicle, per-
form evaluations, select and train drivers and plan the
strategies for a 9 1/2-day race.
The race will start at GM's World of Motion pavillion
at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., and at
GM's Technical Center in Warren, Mich. Each team
participating in the race will receive $5,000 from GM
and $2.000 from DOE to begin work and to help raise
The three winners of the race will win GM sponsor-
ship to the World Solar Challenge in Australia in
Happy Birthday, Bach
The School of Music celebrated J.S. Bach's 304th
birthday with a lecture, two concerts and a reception in
The first Bach Birthday Bash began with a lecture by
NT musicologist Dr. Deanna Bush. Dr. Lenora Mc-
Croskey and several students presented a program of
Bach's compositions for organ, and a concert was per-
"The miraculous thing about Bach's music is that it
has been performed on almost every conceivable in-
strument, and it always seems to work," said Carter
Enyeart, who organized the day's events.
Enyeart said he hopes Bach's birthday will become an
annual campuswide celebration. "I'm a big fan of Bach
and I thought a music school this size should do some-
thing to remember his birthday," he said.
ON THE COVER: Some of the charter and current members of
the Advancement Advisory Council, now directors of the new
alumni association, got together June 2 for a planning session
and Hawaiian lunch. In the front row, from left, are Chris
Xeros, r. Melba Harvill, David Bayless, Cecile Nance,
Martha Len Nelson, Dr. Patsy Sharp. Carol Adcock and Laa
Brinkley. In the second row, from left. are Dr. Ben Thom
Dr. Judith Carrier. Bob Rucker, Dr. Carolyn Schroeder, Walt
Abbey, Brenda Crawford and Max Schafer. In the third row.
from left, are George Hall and Dr. Phil Speegle. Advisory
board members not present when the photo was taken are
Kenneth Cheairs, Dr. O.L. Davis Jr., Dennis Dunkins. Jack
Kellam, Mrs. Randy Killian, Kenneth May, Dr. Rose-Mary
Rumbley, Bob Ray Sanders and Dr. Bob Trotter.
VOL. 39, NO. 3 SUMMER 1989
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