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“LDS Scene,” Ensign, Aug. 1982, 79–80

LDS Scene

Leland F. Priday, a retired businessman from American Fork, Utah, has been called by the First Presidency to be president of the Provo, Utah Temple. President Priday, 67, succeeds Elder A. Theodore Tuttle, a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, who has presided over the temple for the past two years. President Priday’s wife, Thelma Farnsworth Priday, will serve as matron of the temple.

Two Latter-day Saint women were recently honored by the National Council of Women during its seventh annual Salute to Young Achievers. Six women are chosen as award recipients yearly. Honored were Angela “Bay” Buchanan, 33, Chevy Chase, Maryland, who is Treasurer of the United States; and Linda Jacobsen Eyre, 34, McLean, Virginia, mother of seven and cosponsor of a preschool system.

The Ricks College track team finished in second place May 22 at the United States National Junior College Athletic Association track and field championships.

Over 400 women attended the second Hawaii Women’s Conference on the Brigham Young University—Hawaii campus in early May. Featured speaker was Beverly Campbell, prominent advertising executive, wife, and mother. She urged LDS women to develop their communication skills to properly promote high moral and family values in today’s permissive society.

Missionaries with proficiency in languages will now be assigned as guides on Salt Lake City’s Temple Square. These missionaries, called from areas outside the United States, will speak French, Spanish, Japanese, and German, to assist the hundreds of English-speaking volunteers now handling visitors on Temple Square.