“In the Spotlight,” Ensign, Feb. 1999, 69
Larry Gelwix, volunteer coach of the Highland Rugby team in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently led his squad to a third-place finish in the World Schools Rugby Championship in Harare, Zimbabwe. The privately funded team is made up of high-school-age young men who are primarily Church members. It was the only team from the Western Hemisphere invited to participate in the tournament. Brother Gelwix, who attributes the team’s success to applying gospel principles and focusing on doing their best, is a member of the Olympus Fifth Ward, Salt Lake Olympus Stake.
Pediatric ophthalmologist Roger L. Hiatt Sr. has been recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology as a Guest of Honor for the 1998 Annual Meeting and as the recipient of the Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award. Along with the charitable work he does in Tennessee, where he lives, Brother Hiatt has served a three-year mission for the Church in the Philippines, where he worked at the Baguio General Hospital, supervising both the residency program and the eye clinic. He is a member of the Memphis Second Ward, Memphis Tennessee Stake.