Bio: LeDuc, Dorothy T. (Betty Crocker Award – 1964)


Surnames: LeDuc, Nelson

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 23 Jan 1964

Dorothy Terese LeDuc, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles LeDuc, senior at Greenwood High School, is the school's 1964 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow. She achieved the highest score here in a written knowledge and attitude examination given December 3, 1963. General Mills, Inc., sponsor of the program, will award her a "Homemaker of Tomorrow" pin to signify her achievement, and her test paper will be entered in competition for state honors.

The state Homemaker of Tomorrow will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship and will be named a national finalist. Her school will be presented with a set of Encyclopedia Britannica, awarded by Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. The state's second ranking girl will receive a $500 scholarship.

In the spring, state Homemakers of Tomorrow, each accompanied by a school advisor, will enjoy an expense paid education tour to Colonial Williamsburg, Va., Washington, D,C., and New York City. The trip will be climaxed with the naming of the 1964 Betty Crocker All-American Homemaker of Tomorrow. She will be chosen on the basis of her original test, together with personal observation and interviews during the trip. Her scholarship will be increased to $5,000. National runners-up will receive $4,000, $3.000, and $2,000 scholarships, respectively.

The Betty Crocker Search is approved by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Judging is by Science Research Associates of Chicago, nationally known educational publishing and testing organization.

Mrs. Ruth Nelson, Home Economics Instructor, serves as the local advisor.



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