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Newsmakers, February 2018


Mount Dora Christian Academy in Florida, with the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School Award. School President James Moore, Principal Lori Hadley and teacher Laura Hamburg accepted the honor from Aba Kumi, the program’s director.

Laura Hamburg, Lori Hadley, Aba Kumi and James Moore pose at the Blue Ribbon ceremony in Washington, D.C.


Andy Baker

Andy Baker, as president of World Christian Broadcasting in Franklin, Tenn.

Baker succeeds Charles Caudill, who led the organization for 24 years and becomes president emeritus. Baker had served as World Christian Broadcasting’s vice president of development since 1999.


Christa Springs

Christa Springs, 2015 alumna of Faulkner University in Montgomery, Ala., as one of 1,200 volunteers for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Springs was selected out of 110,000 applicants from around the world.


Matthew Vail, Tammany Oaks Church of Christ in Mandeville, La. Lorn Benson and Jakie Gibbs, Columbine Church of Christ in Littleton, Colo.

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