The President today announced the appointments of the White House Fellows for the 1980-81 year. This is the 16th class of Fellows since the program began in 1964.
The 17 Fellows were chosen from among 1,525 applicants and screened by 11 regional panels. The President's Commission on White House Fellowships, chaired by John Gardner, interviewed 34 national finalists before recommending the 17 persons to the President. Their year of Government service will begin on September 1, 1980.
The 1980-81 White House Fellows are:
JOAN ABRAHAMSON, 28, of San Francisco, Calif., associate, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, San Francisco;
AMELIA JANE BRADLEY, 33, of Alexandria, Va., attorney, partner, Cohen & Annand, P.C., Alexandria;
THOMAS JOHN CAMPBELL, 27, of Chicago, Ill., attorney, associate, Winston and Strawn, Chicago;
MARK ALAN CLODFELTER, 29, Of Flint, Mich., State representative, Michigan House of Representatives, State Capitol, Lansing;
BRUCE GREGORY DEW, 28, of West Columbia, S.C., associate chief judge, county of Lexington, Lexington;
JOHN WESLEY HOLMES, 34, of Stamford, Conn., section head, transportation operations, supply & transportation department, Exxon International Company, New York;
EMMA COLEMAN JORDAN, 33, of Davis, Calif., professor, University of California School of Law, Davis;
MICHAEL KARL KORENKO, 34, of Rockville, Md, materials research manager, Westinghouse-Hanford Engineering Development Laboratory, Richland, Wash.;
HAROLD ELIOT KRENTS, 35, of Washington, D.C., attorney, private practice, Washington, D.C.;
GAEL CAUTION-LEBBY, 26, of Columbia, S.C., psychology intern, William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia;
PHOEBE DIANE MORSE, 31, of Montpelier, Vt., secretary of civil and military affairs, Office of the Governor, Montpelier;
MARY MARGARET MCKEOWN, 29, of Seattle, Wash., attorney, associate, Perkins, Cole, Stone, Olsen & Williams, Seattle and Washington, D.C.;
ALEXANDER R. H. RODRIGUEZ, 34, of Carlsbad, Calif., lieutenant commander, U.S. Navy; Director, Family Medical Health Clinic, Naval Regional Medical Center, Camp Pendleton, Calif.;
KELSEY PHIPPS SELANDER, 28, of Midland, Mich., superintendent of drivers, servicemen and custodians, Dow Corning Corp., Midland;
MERRIE SPAETH, 31, of New York, N.Y., independent television producer, Warner-Amex, and ABC "20-20", New York;
DAVID JONATHAN VIDAL, 33, of New York, N.Y., metropolitan staff reporter, the New York Times, New York;
WALLACE EARL WALKER, 35, of Ft. Leavenworth, Kans., major, U.S. Army, permanent associate professor, department of social sciences, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.