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Newsmakers, April 2015


AWARDED

Blassingame
Bob and Michele Bentley, the Farrar Award for Service in Medical Missions, and Carl and Frankie Mitchell, the Boyd Award for International Christian Service at IHCF (International Health Care Foundation), African Christian Hospitals’ annual Medical Missions Seminar in Fort Worth, Texas. 
Susan Blassingame, the 2015 Frances Hernandez Scholar-Teacher Award at the meeting of the Conference of College Teachers of English. Blessingame is dean of the Hancock College of Liberal Arts and Education at Lubbock Christian University in Texas. 
NAMED
Darlene Denton, 2014 Citizen of the Year by the Burnet Chamber of Commerce in Texas. Denton is a member of the Vanderveer Street Church of Christ in Burnet. 
Betty L. Smith, 2014 Citizen of the Year by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce in Oklahoma. Smith attends the Seminole Church of Christ. 
David Ramsey, 2014 Reviewer of the Year by the International Journal of Management and Commerce. Ramsey preaches for the Seventh and Camp Church of Christ in New Orleans. 
NEW MINISTERS
Haynes
Marty Baker, youth minister for the Eastside Church of Christ in Colorado Springs, Colo. 
Matt Haynes, minister of the word for the Providence Road Church of Christ in Cordell, Okla. 
Chris Perrey, minister for the 4th & College Church of Christ in Cordell, Okla. 
Brian Poe, minister for the Bad Axe Church of Christ in Michigan. 
Christopher Quinn, preaching minister for the Johnson Avenue Church of Christ in El Cajon, Calif. 
Drew Ritchie, youth minister for the Cinco Ranch Church of Christ in Houston.

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