Lincoln (Neb.) - Oct. 11, 1999 - The alumni association of the College of Human Resources and Family Sciences at the University of Nebraska will honor two alumni award winners during their annual fall reunion next month.
Elizabeth Ann Kenyon of Mitchell and Shirley Newcomb of Moscow, Idaho, will be honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards at a ceremony Nov. 6 in the Wick Alumni Center.
Kenyon, a 1952 home economics graduate, is the director of Consultant, Teaching and Educational Services for Panhandle Community Services. She is a dietician consultant for six health care facilities in western Nebraska, the Department of Social Services Medically Handicapped Program and Homestead Halfway Houses Inc. She also teaches food service and nutrition classes at Western Nebraska Community College.
Kenyon is active in the American Heart Association Scotts Bluff County Unit, the Scotts Bluff County Health Coalition and Wellness Council and the Seroptimist International of Scotts Bluff County.
Newcomb graduated from NU in 1944 with a bachelor's degree in home economics and earned her master's degree from the University of Idaho in 1951. A registered dietician, Newcomb taught food and nutrition courses at the University of Idaho for more than 40 years. She is a retired professor of home economics and was a member of several search, planning and educational committees at the university.
Newcomb has several professional affiliations, including the
American Dietetics Association, the American Home Economics
Association and the American Association of University Women.
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