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Newsmakers, August 2016

AwardedGerald and Katie Fears, the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award by Crowley’s Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., for their service to church, the community and the college. The couple worships with the Skaggs Church of Christ in Pocahontas, Ark., where Gerald Fears has preached for 36 years.

Appointed Kent GallaherThree representatives of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., to the Nashville Council on Gender Equity — Laura Delgado, program director of the Pionero Scholars Program, College of Education; Phyllis Hildreth, academic director, Institute for Conflict Management; and Linda Peek Schacht, founding director of the Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership.

Kent Gallaher
to Tennessee’s Science Standards Recommendation Committee by Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell. Gallaher is director of Lipscomb’s biomolecular science graduate program.
Barry Wheeler, head volleyball coach, Crowley’s Ridge College.

Ray Eldridge, chair of the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs at Lipscomb University.
New Elders

Jack Paulk
, Bud O’Neal and Johnie Simpson, the Moss Bluff Church of Christ in Florida.
New Ministers
Jimmie Whaley Jr. Rob Melton, minister for the Keenesburg Church of Christ in Colorado.

Jimmie Whaley Jr., minister for the Church of Christ at Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia, S.C.

Kyle Holton, youth and family minister for the Forsythe Church of Christ in Monroe, La.

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