Howard Payne honors alumni and supporters

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Posted: 11/02/07

Robert Carter J. Mac Rust Arlen White Eloise Trigg Russell Fudge

Howard Payne honors alumni and supporters

BROWNWOOD—Howard Payne University recognized alumni and friends of the university with special honors during the recent homecoming alumni awards.

Robert Carter, a 1973 graduate and vice chairman of the National Financial Partners in Austin, received the distinguished alumnus award.

J. Mac Rust of Gordan, a 1995 graduate who owns his own legal practice in Stephenville, received an award as outstanding young graduate.

Arlen White of San Angelo, a 1975 graduate, received the medal of service. A medal of service also was awarded to Citizens National Bank of Brownwood.

Eloise Wood Trigg of Brownwood, a 1948 graduate who retired from Howard Payne after 32 years as an art professor, was named the “Coming Home Queen” for 2007.

Col. Russell O. Fudge, first director of the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom at Howard Payne, was honored as grand marshal of homecoming.

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