Newsmakers, July 2010
AWARDED: Kris Miller, the ITA Regional and National Coach of the Year awards. Miller is head tennis coach for Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City. Juan Antonio Monroy, the George Borrow Prize for Biblical Broadcasting during the Christian Literature Encounter at the University of Salamanca, Spain. Monroy works for Herald of Truth Ministries in Abilene, Texas.
HONORED: Willie Hubbard Jr., for 21 years of service, by the District Heights, Md. church. Hubbard helped plant the church in April 1989 and serves as one of its elders.
NEW MINISTER: Terry Kitson, Central church, Topeka, Kan.
ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: Frank and Elma Towell, Weiser, Idaho. 60th: Don and Mary Lee Boston, Fort Worth, Texas; Noel and Betty Davis, Springfield, Mo.; Lee and Ann Marsh, Nashville, Tenn. 59th: Dan and Charlena Freeman, Deatsville, Ala. 50th: Garrie and Gloria Yates, Charlotte, N.C.
BIRTHDAYS: 100th: Edna Johnson, Atwater, Calif. 95th: Frank Towell, Weiser, Idaho. 88th: Elma Towell, Weiser, Idaho. 84th: Reed Munsell, Hastings, Neb. 79th: Kenneth Lockling, Hastings, Neb.
PASSAGES: Betty Casida, 75, Feb. 24, Amarillo, Texas, longtime member of the Southwest church in Amarillo. Mary Ann Sweet Eggleston, 77, April 28, Edmond, Okla., attended Central Christian University (now Oklahoma Christian University) in Bartlesville, Okla, a longtime church member in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. Maria Karikou, 84, Feb. 10, Athens, Greece, one of the first church members in Egio, Greece, mother of Eleni Melirrytos, church worker in Athens. Daniel Chukwuyem Ojeh, 65, April 8, chairman of the governing board of West Nigeria Christian College in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Lucy Stansberry, 91, April 28, longtime member of the 2nd and Adams church in Elk City, Okla.