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Release: Oct. 11, 2002

Parents of the Year Award nominees sought

The Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies are looking for the best mom and dad of a UI student.

All students are encouraged to nominate their parents for the 2002 Mom of the Year Award (sponsored by Mortar Board) and Dad of the Year Award (sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa). The committees will be looking for well-rounded and/or exceptional candidates and at their occupational, personal and community service achievements.

Applications for the 2002 Mom of the Year and Dad of the Year awards can be picked up at the Honors Program office at 202 Jefferson Building, or downloaded from the Honors Program Web site at http://www.uiowa.edu/~honors .

The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 18. Winners will receive their plaques at halftime of the Iowa-Northwestern football game Nov. 1 in Kinnick Stadium. Finalists must be present for the game and the Family Weekend Tailgate and will receive a free night’s stay at the Iowa House Hotel.