Letter to the Editor
Scott City, MO 63754
It may interest your readers, especially those who remember
Ruth Drexler Komis as a teacher in Scott City and in Sikeston, in the letter
she received awarding a special honor to her daughter, Ann Komis (Rohrbacher).
The letter congratulated Ruth and Jim Komis for the election of
Ann as an outstanding young woman of America for the year 1983.
The purpose of the organization, Oustanding Young Women of
America, is to give recognition to the
many young people like Ann who give their time, talent, and unselfish service
to enrich the quality of American life.
The Board of Advisors (George Washington University, Daughters of
American Revolution, General Federation of Women’s Clubs, University of
American Women, National Federation of Business and Professional Women and others)
selected Ann from thousands of nominations by respected business and civic
leaders throughout the country.
The Outstanding Young Women of America are selected each
year. In the 1983 edition of the young
women chosen there will be a biographical sketch of Ann. Ann is a CBS news anchor person on WEHT,
Channel 25 Television Station, Evansville, Indiana.