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Gannett Fellows Chosen

April 30, 1987

HONOLULU (AP) _ Six Gannett Foundation fellows were named to study at the University of Hawaii Center for Asian Studies during the 1987-88 academic year.

The fellows, who are interested in Asian studies, are selected from journalists whose academic records qualify them for admission to the graduate division.

The six fellows named Wednesday are:

-Sarah Lewis Bachman, 29, editorial writer for the Everett (Wash.) Herald.

-Sally Ann Gelston, 30, reporter for the West Palm Beach bureau of the Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) News and Sun Sentinel.

-Gary E. Swan, 38, general assignment reporter and feature stories writer for the San Francisco Chronicle.

-Judith Anne Telfer, 42, a reporter for The Herald, of Monterey, Calif.

-Gene Marcus Walton, 36, staff writer for Impact, the weekly magazine of the Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal.

-Barry Wong, 33, a staff photographer for the Seattle Times.

The fellowship program is made possible by annual grants of about $100,000 from the Gannett Foundation. Financial and in kind contributions also are provided by the university through the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and the Univeristy of Hawaii Foundation.

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