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Viengkham (Vince) Insixiengmay, president of the Twenty-second (Laotian) Branch of the San Diego California East Stake, was recently honored for his work with Laotian graduate students and adults. He was also chosen as a member of the International Refugee Coalition. President Insixiengmay works with the Lane Xang Students Association in encouraging Laotians to further their education.
For only the third time in Brigham Young University history, two BYU alumni will serve simultaneously as clerks for the United States Supreme Court this coming summer. Thomas Lee, a member of the Willow Canyon Eighth Ward, Sandy Utah East Stake, and Steve Sargent, who is a member of the Lawrence First Ward, Topeka Kansas Stake, were both awarded clerkships this year; Brother Lee will work with Justice Clarence Thomas while Brother Sargent will assist Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
Jean H. Mathews, Relief Society president in the Florissant Ward, St. Louis Missouri North Stake, was recently elected president of the Missouri State Board for the Healing Arts. Sister Mathews is the first non-physician to be elected to lead the board, which is responsible for the licensing and discipline of more than twenty-four thousand health professionals. She was appointed to the board in 1991 and served five terms in the Missouri General Assembly prior to her appointment.