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Newsmakers, February 2019


Andrew Bramlett, member of the Burnt Hickory Church of Christ in Marietta, Ga., with the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council’s Award for Local History Advocacy. The 12-year-old is enthusiastic about sharing the rich history of Kennesaw, the city northwest of Atlanta where his family lives.

Andrew Bramlett, center, accepts a Georgia history award from Tristan Denley, left, and Toby Graham.

Mel Samson, vice president of finance and CFO for Harding University in Searcy, Ark., as Arkansas Business’ Chief Financial Officer of the Year for Education.


Harold Orr

Harold Orr, member of the Saskatoon Church of Christ in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, to the Order of Canada.

The prestigious order recognizes people who have made extraordinary contributions to the nation.

Orr pioneered energy-efficient home-building in Canada.


Mark Mason, Lancaster Church of Christ in Ohio. Mason served the 36th Street Church of Christ in Vienna, W.Va., for 25 years.


Ernest Starling, James Lanning, Thomas Sheppard and Larry Arnold, South Main Church of Christ in New Lexington, Ohio.


Rosalinda Mercado, Sunny Glen Children’s Home in San Benito, Texas.

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