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April 29, 1997

Baylor in Netherlands meeting Thursday

An informational meeting will be held from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Thursday on the first floor in the Poage Legislative Library for students interested in going to Baylor in the Netherlands next spring. For students who have already registered for the program, there will be a meeting from 4:15 to 5 p.m. in the same location.

Cash for Coolers and Cans for Caritas

collecting funds for Meals on Wheels

The Baylor Staff Council will sponsor Cash for Coolers and Cans for Caritas from now until Friday. Cash donations will go toward purchasing coolers for Meals on Wheels. Non-perishable food items donated will go to Caritas. There is a box for these items in each building on campus.

Student designers win in Dallas fashion competition

Two fashion design students won awards at the recent Texas Food and Fiber Competition in Dallas. The competition, which was open to all schools in Texas, featured more than 200 garments designed by students.

Laura Sander, a Houston sophomore, was awarded a cash prize of $100 and named Rising Young Designer for a sundress she created.

Jamie Hasty, a Seward, Alaska, senior, was also awarded $100 and an honorable mention in the mohair division for the purple mohair suit she designed.

Baylor in Thailand applications due Wednesday

The deadline for turning in applications for the Baylor in Thailand program has been extended until noon Wednesday. Applications can be picked up in 316 Burleson, and questions can be directed to Dr. Kay Mueller, sociology professor.

Law students crowned regional champions

A team of law students were regional champions in Seattle, Wash., at the American Bar Association's Western Regional Appellate Advocacy Competition. There were 30 teams from law schools in the western United States.

Stephanie Dooley, Will Ellerman and Price Johnson represented the University. They competed against a team from the University of Montana.

The University's second team, consisting of Brad Beckworth and Wendy Hawkins, received top advocacy honors.

MDA needs volunteers for summer camp

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is looking for volunteers to help with its summer camp, which will be from May 25 to May 31 at Greene Family Camp in Bruceville. MDA is seeking energetic volunteers to be camp counselors, lifeguards and EMTs. No experience is needed for the counselor position, but certification is required for both the lifeguard and EMT positions. Anyone interested in applying for a position should contact MDA at 752-9632.

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