THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES THREE TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION
President Clinton today announced his intention to nominate Howard W. Cannon, William Quinn, and Lynda Hare Scribante as members of the Board of Trustees for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Howard W. Cannon of Nevada currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation and has served as the Chairman of the Foundation since its inception. Mr. Cannon formerly served in the capacity of United States Senator for the State of Nevada from 1959 until 1983.
William Quinn of the District of Columbia currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Lieutenant General Quinn (retired) is the president of W.W. Quinn Associates. Previously, Lt. Gen. Quinn served as vice president of the Martin Marrietta Corporation. Lt. Gen. Quinn is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, and served in the United States Army from 1933-1966.
Lynda Hare Scribante of Nebraska has an extensive history in civic involvement, including Presidential appointments to the U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, the President's Commission on Medical and Biomedical Ethics, and the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation. She is a founding member of Women of Our Hemisphere, which focuses on improving children's education and quality of life.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation is responsible for supervising and directing a scholarship program aimed at fostering and encouraging excellence in the sciences and mathematics.