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` ¢ , l ' it~.__ ii i i l lv , ‘ Q Q Q O C C C C C C . • • A / • • • • • • • • • • · • • I ,,{_ ti , T jg xé ii i i i i Wendell Berry ]udith Clabes Lucille Couch. 5 i 0 be selected for this honor, the person is “sornebody who cares. That’s all it i nominee must be a graduate of amounts to really — one who cares.” i E the University and have achieved Freyman demonstrated her dedication ` g national or international prom- to justice and fair play when she became one _ “ inence in their field of endeavor, of the most successful labor negotiators the l` a prominence that reflects American Federation of Television and Radio I favorably on the Commonwealth Artists (AFTRA) has seen. She earned a repu- l 3 and the University. tation for ability to win rich contracts for { __ ` This year’s induction of five women members and was elected national vice president 1 and eight men includes three writers, a news- of AFTRA seven times. Her advice to anyone i 1 paper editor, an international banker, an beginning a career: “Believe in what you do, 5 ambassador, a basketball coach, a university love what you do, and be honest with yourself I ) president, a music educator, a physician- — if you are not honest with yourself it is to ’ researcher, a labor organizer, an agronomist, no avail.” E and a seeleleglst Bobbie Ann Mason defines a successful TheY ate: Wendell Bern/» autheh person as one who has overcome the idea of 3 ivmiesemr iemiei emd eeelesiets Judith Clebes. success, who isnlt impressed with himself ter i I editor of the Kentucky Post, and a syndicated his own aehievenientn "anel whg goes gn I Ii COlL1I`I`1D1Sf; [h€ l3t€ Lucille Couch, 3 H3[lOH* dOing what he became Successful at just ally known educator in the field of music; because it*S a good thing to be dging anywgy_l, | ll EVelYn Gall Fl`eYman» aetteasr theatet Her best known work, a novel called ln F ewiien emd lehei eiaenieers William Country, which received critical acclaim, as Kn'Wan» Ptesltleht etthe UmVetsltY etlVlatYlaa€l scheduled for release this winter as a movie. i I et Celleee Park; William Merkesbervr About the eeeir Mason seys, "1 didn’t set out i . Alzheimer’s researcher and head of the Sanders- to Write a novel abgut \/ietnatn because I Y Btewn Centet en Aging; Behhle Ann Mason, thought one was needed. it was a subject that al-lthet et three hlghlY aeelalmeel neVels» sort of sneaked up on me, one thatlcouldn’t avoid? I H lheltlellng lll CO'»mtT>’§ Themas M· Niles, U5- Wendell Berry’s thoughts about success l _` Ambassador to Canada and soon-to-be U.S. are Changi[·ig_ At one time he felt Sneeeas l ·» Amhassaelet te the Enteheah Cemmen Matketi would be “to live where l do now, to be respected l Shll'leY PhllllPs» tetlteel Ptetesset et by some of the people who know me, includ- E X agtenemlh eteelltee with pieneeima tle‘tlll ing, I hope, my grandchildren, and to be more Q ,. agtlel-lltllte3 Andreas Pl`lndl» an lntetnatlenal or less self-employed at work from which l will l Q hanket and managlng ellteetet et Nemnta not retire.” However, “our time is forcing upon q lhtemetienelr Ltda Pat Rilevr heed eeeeh ei es e mere demanding definition of success: to ` the l·es Angeles Lakets haskethall team? the live free of the technological system, military i l- late Walter Tevisr atl authet WhO5e werks or industrial — the difference is negligible — meluele The Hustler emd The Celet ef Mehey. that is destroying me world.” His reeemmerreie ) anel Dells Wilkinson, Ptetesset et seelelOgY tion is to “distrust wealth, distrust power, distrust i and a natlenallV knewn seeleleglsh fashions, distrust officials and experts, distrust Vi T W Somerset Maughm once said: “The teehnologieal Op[imiSm_’, i eemmen lelea that sneeess shells Peehle hY Berry is a poet with a deep and abiding E n maklng them Valn» eemietier and selheemhlaeent interest in agriculture. He grows food for his , gl is etteneetls _ en the eenttatY lt makes themr family plowing the land with a team of horses ’ for the most part humble, tolerant and kind. and an oldiashioned plOw_ . E Failure makes people bitter and cruel." Sharing Berry’$ love of the land is l·lere’S What eaeh hew l'lall member has Shirley Phillips, who says a successful person ; I` to say about his/ her own personal definition “iS Someone who has developed a cadre of et Sueeeesr ell ellttetent» vet Wlth a eemmen friends and associates. Someone who leaves a theme m their eletmltlel`ls· These ate “PeePle” tangible item useful to clientele for the future PeePle"theV eete ahellt ethets· Evelyn l:teYmatl and is recognized by one’s peers within the ` 5 Simplv Sevs that me deiiimien ei e successful profession. . 3* He has achieved that by devoting l K Y A L U M N U s 5