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Homecoming Awards Celebration

Homecoming Awards Celebration

Celebrate Gordon Alumni alumni and special friends of the College at the

2019 Homecoming Awards: A Celebration of Faithful Leadership

recipients of the Alumni Awards,
Lifetime Achievement Award, George F. Bennett Leadership Award,
F. L. Chapell Award, 
as well as Athletics Hall of Honor inductees

Friday, October 4
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Gordon College

8 p.m.

Featuring worship with guest musician David Leonard


David Leonard
Following the awards, special guest musician David Leonard will lead guests in worship. An Arkansas native and Tennessee resident, David Leonard has been playing, singing, writing and recording music since college when he and friends formed the band Jackson Waters. He later performed with NEEDTOBREATHE before recording as part of the critically acclaimed, GRAMMY Award-nominated duo All Sons and Daughters.


George F. Bennett Leadership Award
Gloria Nelund, Chairman and CEO of TriLinc Global

Lifetime Achievement Award
Paul Helgesen

F. L. Chapell Award
 Gordon Hall ’81

Gordon Alumni of the Year Award
Deborah Lawrence Swallow ’74

Gordon Young Alumni Award
Nick ’09 and Ashley (Herron) ’10 Schultz

Marv Wilson Award for the Career and Connection Institute
Andrew Beckwith ’99

A. J. Gordon Missionary Service Award
Rich ’92 and Marla ’91 Henderson

Winifred Currie Award in Education
Beth Mollenhauer ’94

Jack Good Community Service Award
Sada Andrews ’01

Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year
Josh Sturgeon ’07


Men’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Baseball: George Richardson ’67 (B)
Field Hockey: Brianna Riddell ’04


Lindsay Leadership Scholarship Award
Joshua Grambow ’20, Yabisi Wen ’21

Dick and Jody Gross Servant Leadership Scholarship
Ashton Barkey ’20, Addison Abbot ’20, Arley Kangas ’20, Isabelle Monteiro ’20, Isaac Yang ’20, Tochi Anioke ’20, Salome Palmer ’20, Keanna Smigliani ’21, Walker Tuttle ’20, Matthew Alaniz ’20, Amber Jogie ’20, Cassandra Reyes ’20

Eric Liddell Award
Anne Lemmer ’20, Amanda Snyder ’20, Sebastian Toro ’20