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Newsmakers, January 2020


RECOGNIZED

Wromiah “Romeo” Gbassagee, Brandon Blidi and Philip Blidi, residents of New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, played on Portales High School’s Class 4A state championship team. Philip Blidi has made a verbal commitment to play at Texas Tech University.

Wromiah “Romeo” Gbassagee, Brandon Blidi and Philip Blidi celebrate Portales High School’s state championship.

Wromiah “Romeo” Gbassagee, Brandon Blidi and Philip Blidi celebrate Portales High School’s state championship.

Virgil Yocham, honored for 45 years of service to Sunset International Bible Institute in Lubbock, Texas.

Virgil Yocham

Virgil Yocham

Jerome Reed, piano professor at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., inducted into Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame for committed and passionate piano educators.


AWARDED

Doug Ferguson, longtime national golf writer for The Associated Press, with the Distinguished Alumni Citation from Abilene Christian University in Texas.

Craig Fisher, left, presents the award to Doug Ferguson on behalf of ACU.

Craig Fisher, left, presents the award to Doug Ferguson on behalf of ACU.

Filed under: Brandon Blidi Doug Ferguson Jerome Reed Milestones News Newsmakers Philip Blidi Virgil Yocham Wromiah Gbassagee

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