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TEN alumni whose contributions have ranged from those of professors and speakers to Church leaders and writers have been honored with emeriti awards by the BYU Emeriti Association. Recipients are Arlene Shepherd Bateman, '48, Janette Hales Beckham, '69, H. Smith Broadbent, '42, H. Clyde Davis, '48, Genevieve Argault De Hoyos, '54, Jaroldeen Asplund Edwards, '54, Jens J. Jonsson, Neal E. Lambert, '57, Carey Ward Shurtleff, '50, and Glen C. Tuckett, '62.

Bateman, a former English teacher and department chair at Westwood High School in Mesa, Ariz., has served two missions. She has written more than 16 ward road shows and served as music director for the Arizona Temple Easter pageant. Bateman has been a PTA president, helped reorganize the Mesa Community Theater, and acted in many productions. Among her honors is Mesa Citizen of the Year. She is married to Maurice B. Bateman, '49.

Beckham, of Provo, is a former Young Women general president for the Church of Jesus Christ. She also served as a counselor in the Primary general presidency, as a member of the Primary general board, and in the Utah State Legislature. Beckham has been a member of the BYU Board of Trustees, president of a BYUTV advisory committee, and an advisor for BYU Women's Conference. The late Robert H. Hales, '54, was her husband, and she is now married to Raymond E. Beckham, '49.

Broadbent, of Provo, taught chemistry at BYU for 38 years and remains an active consultant. He recently contributed to the investigation of methods to safely destroy old munitions. At BYU, Broadbent received Karl G. Maeser awards for both teaching and research. He has served two service missions and is married to Katherine Miller Broadbent, '44.

Davis, a geologic and mining consultant, worked at BYU and the LDS Foundation for 22 years. During World War II, he served as an Army pilot trainer doing cryptographic work. He was a foundation board member at Utah Valley State College (UVSC), chair of Natural Resource Development at UVSC, and served on executive and advisory committees for the Boy Scouts of America. He lives in Provo and is married to Anna Belle Rust Davis.

De Hoyos, of Draper, Utah, retired as a professor from BYU's School of Social Work. Previously, she was a social worker in Indianapolis and taught at Butler University. She has been on the general Relief Society board and served with her husband, Arturo, '52, during his call as mission president in Tijuana, Mexico. Among other books, she wrote Feminism or Familism? as part of her efforts to help defeat the Equal Rights Amendment.

Edwards is the mother of 12, all of whom have attended BYU. A speaker and writer, she is well known among Church audiences. She has published 10 books, four for national audiences and six with Deseret Book. As a speaker she has addressed audiences at the National Mother of the Year awards luncheon and Latter-day Saint women's conferences. She and her husband, Weston Eyring Edwards, '54, live in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

Jonsson, a BYU emeritus professor of electrical engineering, received a certificate of recognition for outstanding engineering contributions in education from the Utah Engineering Council. He was the director of the BYU Engineering Analysis Center, involved in the operation and development of hybrid systems. He and his wife, Helen Broadbent Jonsson, live in Provo.

At BYU Lambert has been an associate academic vice president, English Department chair, and chair and founder of the American Studies program. His writings have appeared in Utah Historical Quarterly, the Ensign, BYU Studies, and the Mayflower Magazine. His most recent book deals with his Mormon roots and raising a family in the LDS culture. A Provo resident, he was mission president in the North Carolina Raleigh Mission and is married to Anne Johnson Lambert.

Shurtleff, of Parowan, Utah, has immersed herself in service to her community. She has served as director of the Parowan Visitors Center, a member of the Parowan city council, and a member of the town's library, theater, and cemetery boards. Parowan has honored her as its citizen of the year. Shurtleff has also been a foster mother for 22 newborns and a Relief Society president. She is the wife of the late Clyde Orval Shurtleff, '51.

Tuckett gave more than 30 years of service to BYU as a teacher, coach, administrator, and ecclesiastical leader. He also served as the athletic director at Alabama University. The Provo resident is in the NCAA Hall of Fame for his coaching and has been inducted into the Athletic Director's Hall of Fame. He is the founding member of many NCAA committees. Tuckett is married to Josephine Whittaker Tuckett.

The 2002 emeriti award winners include (back row, from left) H. Smith Broadbent, '42, Jens J. Jonsson, H. Clyde Davis, '48, Neal E. Lambert, '57, Glen C. Tuckett, '62, (front row, from left) Carey Ward Shurtleff, '50, Genevieve Argault De Hoyos, '54, Janette Hales Beckham, '69, and Arlene Shepherd Bateman, '48. Not pictured: Jaroldeen Asplund Edwards, '54.

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