Around the State: HSU honors outstanding young alumni; HPU scholarship luncheon slated

Recipients of the Outstanding Young Alumni Award at Hardin-Simmons University are (left to right) Cristel Camacho, Matt Chandler and Starr Hoffman. HSU’s board of young associates presented the awards, in conjunction with the university’s office of alumni relations. (HSU Photo)

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Hardin-Simmons University’s board of young associates honored three former students as outstanding young alumni—Matt Chandler, lead teaching pastor of The Village Church, a multisite congregation in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and president of the Acts 29 Network; Cristel Camacho, a postdoctoral research fellow with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.; and Starr (Brockmeier) Hoffman, head of planning and assessment at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

Donna Clark Love 200Donna Clark-LoveDonna Clark-Love will be the featured speaker at the Howard Payne University Woman’s Club Yellow Rose Scholarship Luncheon, April 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the Mabee University Center. Clark-Love, an HPU alum and licensed chemical dependency counselor, is an internationally recognized trainer and motivational speaker in the areas of bully prevention, family systems and mediator/conflict resolution. Luncheon tickets are $25 each and may be purchased online here or in person at HPU’s Harrison House, 803 Center Avenue in Brownwood. Sponsorships are available for $1,000 or $500 and include tickets for eight and a reserved table. A portion of the sponsorship is considered a tax-deductible donation to the Yellow Rose Scholarship Fund. For more information, click here, e-mail womansclub@hputx.edu or call (325) 649-8305.

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