1999
In the Spotlight
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“In the Spotlight,” Ensign, Aug. 1999, 69

In the Spotlight

  • Two returned missionaries hold top elected positions in Arizona State University’s student government. Paul Frost, a humanities major from the Tempe University Fourth Ward, Tempe West Stake, serves as president, and Paul Petersen, a journalism major from the Mesa 28th Ward, Mesa Arizona North Stake, serves as executive vice president of Associated Students of ASU. Both young men independently decided to run for a seat in student government after serving in the student senate.

  • Don R. Baker, Ph.D., was recently presented the International Award for Research in Agrochemicals from the Agrochemicals Division of the American Chemical Society. Brother Baker, a member of the Moraga Ward, Oakland California Stake, received the award in recognition of his 40 years of service in the chemical industry, where he developed more than 10,000 novel compounds, resulting in a record 202 U.S. patents in applications related to chemicals and agriculture.