¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 The Burgess Award went to noted gerontologist Ethel Shanas of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Mary E. Heltsley of Iowa State University was the recipient of the Osborne Award. The Distinguished Service to Families Award went to Norman Fenton, Superior Court Justice in Pima County, AZ. McDonalds Restaurants received the Commendation of Merit Certificate. The Outstanding Student Award was given to Rosemary Smith Nelson of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro; runners-up were David Weiss, Douglass College, Rutgers University; Karen Smith Wampler, University of Georgia; Joan M. Druckman, University of Alabama—Birmingham; and David Fournier, Oklahoma State University.