Newsmakers, May 2013
HONORED: The National Christian School Association named David Lacey, Westbury Christian School, Houston, Educator of the Year; Frieda Dickson, Dallas Christian School, Teacher of the Year; Steve Quattlebaum, Central Arkansas Christian School, North Little Rock, Ark., Coach of the Year; and Carla Payne, Christian Academy of Greater St. Louis, Vaughn Luster Administrator of the Year.
AWARDED: Oklahoma Christian University’s Marketing and Communications Office won three ADDY Awards at the annual Oklahoma City ADDY Awards Contest and Gala. Participants in the three projects were Stephen Bell, Nick Sayre, Micah Domina, Jonathan Curtis and Will Blanchard.
NEW ELDERS: Jim Berryman, Rick Gillespie, Dewey McCoy and Wayne Ray, Sycamore View church, Memphis, Tenn.
ANNIVERSARIES: 66th: Walter and Rubye Buckel, Lubbock, Texas.
BIRTHDAYS: 95th: Thomas Y. Clark, Louisville, Ky. 92nd: Sue Hardage, Altus, Okla.
PASSAGES: Glen Bettenhausen, 93, Feb. 15, Chamberlain, Minn., former chairman of the board for York College and minister for churches in Nebraska, Minnesota and Arizona. Maxine Harvey, 78, March 19, Edmond, Okla., longtime member of the Memorial Road church, Edmond, Okla. Basil A. Overton, 87, Feb. 28, Florence, Ala., former associate editor of The Gospel Advocate, vice president of International Bible College and minister to churches in Texas, Tennessee and Kentucky. Seth Ragan, 85, March 21, Stratton, Neb., longtime member of the Stratton church. Mary B. Strong, 101, Dec. 11, Santa Fe, Texas, longtime member of the Midway church in Hitchcock, Texas.