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Newsmakers, December 2014


AWARDED

Dana Chamblee Carpenter, associate professor of English at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., with the Claymore Award at the Killer Nashville Writer’s Conference, which honors writers of thriller, mystery and historical thriller novels. Carpenter’s “Bohemian Gospel” is slated for release in fall 2015.
HONORED

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James Cail , for 31 years of teaching psychology at Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City.  The university dedicated Cail Auditorium in his honor.


Sherri Coale, women’s basketball coach for the University of Oklahoma, and assistant coach Jan Ross, with the Lee Allan Smith Spirit of Oklahoma Award from Oklahoma Christian University
NAMED
Bryon Bhagwandin to the board of directors of the Malawi Project, based in Indianapolis. Bhagwandin attends the Westover Church of Christ in Austin, Texas. 
Gail Heiderich, director of student advising at NationsUniversity, a distance-learning program based in Nashville, Tenn. 
Jeff Bingham, vice president of operations at Oklahoma Christian Academy in Edmond, Okla. 
NEW MINISTERS
Lamont Ross, senior minister for the Marsalis Avenue Church of Christ in Dallas. Ross

Dylan Fabrizio, youth minister for the Fairmont Church of Christ in Midland, Texas. 
Collin Packer, lead minister for the Greenville Oaks Church of Christ in Allen, Texas. 
Ben Pickett, discipleship minister for the Highland Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas. 

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