Newsmakers, June 2010
AWARDED: Harding University student Weston Castleberg, the Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship through the U.S. Department of Defense. Castleberg is a junior computer science major from Fort Worth, Texas. Tom Burton, the 2010 Mary Morris Award for Exemplary Service to Society by Lipscomb University. Burton is executive director of AGAPE, a children’s services and counseling agency in Middle Tennessee. He is an elder of the Harpeth Hills church, Brentwood, Tenn. Greater Atlanta Christian School’s principal, Norma Miller, Educator of the Year by the National Christian School Association. Mary Rydl, of Valley Christian Heritage School, Alamo, Texas, the Vaughn D. Luster Administrator of the Year Award by the National Christian School Association.
ANNIVERSARIES: 62nd: Jim and Connie Brasher, Atlanta, Ga.
BIRTHDAYS: 99th: Bernice Johnson, Moulton, Ala. 91st: Ellen Prior, Hastings, Neb. 83rd: Judy Miller, Pasedena, Texas 85th: Jim Brasher, Atlanta. 80th: Connie Brasher, Atlanta.
PASSAGES: Smith Kite, 89, April 18, Gothenburg, Neb., former trustee of York College who served for 62 years in eight churches in Texas, Kansas, Wyoming and Nebraska. Melvin Euyless Weldon, 84, April 12, Tualatin, Ore., served churches in Stevens Point, Wis., Winslow, Ariz. and the California cities of Richmond, San Leandro, San Francisco and Barstow.