Kay Russell Lucas

Honored by:Evelyn Fisher
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EDUCATION Iowa State University Ames Iowa B.S. 1962 M.S. 1963 Home Econorifics--Perrnanent Professional Certificatc Minors: Sociology Psychology Economics Chemistry--I/2 time; History-- full time Art Certificate

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines Iowa Emergency Medical Technician--Paramedic Iowa and National Registry Advanced Cardiac Life Support & Pre-Hospital Trauma-certified CISD and Family Factory-certified

EXPERIENCE IEMSA Rep. Southwest Iowa EMIS Vice President Secretary Treasury Taylor County EMS President Emergency Medical Technician Instructor Southwest Community College Creston Iowa (1985 to present) IWCC - Council Bluffs Director Bedford Ambulance Service Bedford lowa (I988 to present); VoIunteer (1984 to present) CPR Instructor & Trainer Medic First Aid Instructor State-certified EMS Instructor & Evaluator EMS Instructors Course X 5 24-hour Refresher Course X 5 Substitute Instructor Bedford High School Bedford Iowa and New Market Iowa (1964 to present) Receptionist Bedford Veterinary Clinic Bedford Iowa (1964 to present) Home Management Instructor Iowa State University (1962-1963) Extension County and Area Home Economist Iowa State University Home-Economics Instructor Bedford High School Bedford Iowa (1963-1964)

FAMILY Husband --James D.V.M. Iowa State University 1963 Past Mayor of Bedford Industrial Board Chairman of School Bond Swimming Pool Bond Northside Apartments Bond Bedford Booster Club Taylor County Fair President Daughter- -Jamie B.A. Journalism/ Mass Communications Iowa State University 1988 M.S. Joumalism/Mass Communications ISU 1993 ISU Cheerleader. Currently employed at The National Bank of Waterloo as Marketing Specialist. Son--Matthew B.S. Outdoor and Recreation and Physical Therapy Mes College Grand Junction Colorado. Catcher for Mesa Mavericks and Clarinda A's. Employed at Grand Junction Veterans Hospital. Daughter--Shelly B.S. in Dietetics at Iowa State University 1991. Top 2% Academically in class Honors Program. Dietitian at Greater Community Hospital Creston Iowa. Son--Joseph Senior at Iowa State University in Exercise Science. All-State Football team All-District Pitcher at Bedford High School. Son--Daniel James. Deceased 1964.

RECENT AWARDS Paramedic of the Year State of Iowa ISU Alumni Key Award Southwest Iowa Selective Service Board Instructor of the year State of Iowa National Recognitioin Make a Difference Day Code Blue Team

ACTIVITIES Church Member United Methodist Church BWS Circle Chairman and Bible Study Leader Bible School Teacher and Pianist Painted Baptistery Mural Church Women United--Charter Member and President Meals on Wheels Deliverer

Home Economics Vice President of Family & Consumer Sciences College Alumni Assoc. President Rural Homemaker Award from Mutual of Omaha ISU Home Economics Alumni Assoc. Future Homemakers of America Sponsor and District Meeting Organizer Bedford High School Task Force Committee Family Living Committee Chairman of Women's Division at Taylor County Fair Judge for Home Economics Exhibit and Women's Exhibits at Taylor County Fair and other County Fairs plus Iowa State Fair

Organizations Young Mother Council Charter Member President Mother of the Year PTA President BPW President PEO President Federated Study Club President ISU Alumni Ambassador Cyclone Club American Veterinary Medical Association President of Area Auxiliary American Field Service Host Family Pre-school Organizer and Instructor Brownie Leader 4-H Leader History Day Sponsor - State Winners Students Against Drunk Driving Sponsor Welcome Wagon Director Little League Director Taylor County Easter Seals Lioness Taylor County Historical Society Living History Farms Bedford Country Club Bloodmobile and Red Cross Volunteer Taylor County EMS President SW Iowa EMS Secretary Vice-President Treasurer

MISCELLANEOUS Bedford Bicentennial Chairman Radiological Response Team for SW Iowa Candidate for Crisis Intervention Team Judge for various Queen Contests Century Farm Co-owner.

HOBBIES Oil painting, vintage clothing, restoring and refinishing antiques, sewing and cooking, and reading.