Around the State: Baylor student awarded Marshall Scholarship

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Jacob Imam, a senior university scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students—and the only student from a Texas school—to receive the 2016 Marshall Scholarship.jacob imam130Jacob Imam The Marshall Scholarship was established in 1953 to express British gratitude for the European Recovery Program after World War II. The scholarship may be used for study at any university in the United Kingdom, with most Marshall Scholars choosing to earn an advanced degree during their two years of British education. Imam will pursue a master in philosophy degree in Islamic studies and history at Oxford University. He later plans to earn a master’s degree in Jewish studies from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and then return to the United Kingdom for a doctorate in comparative religion.

hpu mootcourt250Rebeca Puente and Isaac Sommers of Howard Payne University, took first place at a recent moot court tournament at the University of North Texas, qualifying them to participate in the national tournament in January.

Howard Payne University students Isaac Sommers and Rebeca Puente won their first moot court tournament of the year, qualifying them to participate in the American Collegiate Moot Court Association’s national tournament to be held at California State University in Long Beach in January. 

Anniversaries

Glenn Killiam, 10th, as pastor of White Creek Baptist Church in George West.

Christian Fellowship Baptist Church in San Angelo, 25th, Nov. 22. John Cheek was the guest preacher. 


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