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Newsmakers, August 2017

AWARDED: Scholarship winner Sebastian Rolon, third from left, with Steve Eckman, Howard Todd and Nathan Mellor. (PHOTO PROVIDED BY MOUNT DORA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY) Sebastian Rolon, senior at Mount Dora Christian Academy in Florida, the inaugural Howard Todd Servant Scholarship.

The scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition award by York College in Nebraska.

Eligibility is limited to participants in the Presidential Leadership Institute, hosted on the York campus each July.

NEW PRINCIPAL: Goode Rachel Goode, Ezell-Harding Christian School upper school in Nashville, Tenn.

Goode is a graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville and Harding Academy in Memphis, Tenn.

HONORED:  Charles Riley , member of the Grant Street Church of Christ in Decatur, Ala., with the Audie Murphy Patriotism Award. 

Jerry Smith , elder of the Canadian Church of Christ in Texas, for serving the congregation since 1976. 

José Demecio Romero , with the the Harold and Sally Paden Memorial Distinguished Christian Service Award, presented at the Red River Family Encampment.

NEW PULPIT MINISTER: Heflin David Heflin, Woodward Church of Christ in Oklahoma.

Heflin previously served the Third and Kilgore Church of Christ in Portales, N.M.

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