Alumni Awards

Alumnus of the Year Recipients

1996 - Jim Herring
1997 - Doug Hoffmann
1998 - Bobby Wilkey
1999 - Jana Lynn Hefner
2000 - Dusty L. Linn
2001 - Terry Kimbrow
2002 - Melvin "Dusty" Bender 
2004 - Brian Ratliff
2006 - Gary Bowman 
2008 - Lisa Martin 
2010 - Jerry Kidd
2011 - George Reddin
2012 - Joyce Garrison

Family of the Year

2009 - Speer Family
2012 - Snowden Family

Individual of the Year

2011 - Shawn Hammontree

Outstanding Young Alumnus of the Year & Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

In the Fall of 2012, the CBC Alumni Board voted to change the name of the Alumnus of the Year award and expand our outreach in recognizing those among the Alumni who do so much for their community. 

The Outstanding Young Alumnus is awarded to an individual who has been instrumental in the advancement of their chosen profession primarily within the past two years. This individual demonstrates the love of service within their community and continues to show interest in Central Baptist College.  

The Distinguished Alumnus is awarded to an individual who has served their community for more than 20 years. This individual demonstrates a legacy of service and continues to serve in a multitude of ways and shows interest in Central Baptist College.

Outstanding Young Alumnus

2013 - Maria Edwards
2014 - Robert "Scotty" Smittle
2015- Luis Ortega

Distinguished Alumnus

2013 -  Bro. Kenneth Brown
2014 - Bro. James Speer
2015- Phylis Hoffmann


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