“In the Spotlight,” Ensign, Aug. 1997, 71
Emily Andrus has been elected student-body president at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, for the 1997–98 academic year. Majoring in public policy with a focus on international business, Emily plans on pursuing an MBA after obtaining her bachelor’s degree. During the 1996–97 school year she was copresident of the Latter-day Saint Student Association at Stanford. Raised in the Salt Lake Stratford East Ward, Emily now is a member of the Stanford First Ward, Menlo Park California Stake.
Eliezer Poloyapoy of the Makati Third Ward, Makati Philippines Stake, was a semifinalist in the Dance Sports World Competition in Bangkok, Thailand. Brother Poloyapoy has been named Most Outstanding Dance Instructor this year by the Dance Sports Council of the Philippines.
Donald D. Deshler, director of the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and a professor of special education, is the recipient of the 1997 J. E. Wallace Wallin Award. Each year the national award is presented to a professional who has made outstanding contributions to the education of children and youth with exceptionalities. Brother Deshler is president of the Olathe Kansas Stake.