Program from 11 March 1955 Laymen's Citation Awards Ceremony. Short biographies are included.
Copy of the Manchester College Bulletin, Vol. 47., No. 6, April 1955 with an article about the 1955 awards and a photograph of each recipient.
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"Manchester College, as an arm of the Church of the Brethren, honors those whose names appear below with a 'Laymen's Citation' to recognize the great body of the lay people of our churches, whom they represent, and without whose loyalty, devotion and active service our churches cannot be maintained strong and vital." Those honored in 1955 were: Wilbur Stover Barnhart, Dr. Curtis Buford Bowman, Nevin L. Coppock, Joseph Benjamin Flora, Theo Allen Hoover, Harold Kenneth Loutsenhizer, Thurl Donald Metzger, Dr. Daryl McCoid Parker, F. Willard Powers, Orion J. Stover, Modena Minnich Studebaker, and Daniel West.
Powers, F. Willard F. Powers, Manchester College Class of 1932 and member of the Board of Trustees. Willard's son, Thomas Powers, also attended Manchester College, graduating in 1978.
For Wilbur Stover Barnhard, See Also: Trustees
For Dan West's Laymen's Citation Award, see Large Box 48 (Faculty/Staff, West, Dan).
For related material about Modena Minnich Studebaker, see: Gospel Messenger,16 June 1945 p.11; 23 March 1946 p.19; 27 April 1946 p.18; 1 June 1946 p.15; 6 July 1946 p.18-19; 2 November 1946 p.18-19.
For related material about Dr. Daryl McCoid Parker see Civilian Public Service.
Date of Accession: Unknown.
Description prepared 1 March 2003 by Sara L. Smith, updated 13 February 2007 by Jeanine M. Wine and 13 July 2011 by Jeanine M. Wine. Last updated 9 March 2012 by Jeanine M. Wine.