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Gardner-Webb University honored outstanding graduates with induction into the GWU Gallery of Distinguished Alumni during 2018 Homecoming activities Oct. 13. The award recognizes achievements in one or more of the following areas—career distinction, community service, involvement and support for Gardner-Webb’s advancement, and integrity and character. Six alumni were recognized as new members of the prestigious gallery, including Joseph Hough of Hendersonville, N.C., Larry Jamall Kinard of Charlotte, N.C., Dr. Ashley Lowery of Spindale, N.C., Debbie Presnell of Black Mountain, N.C., Dr. Tamrah Joy Watson of Durham, N.C., and David B. Keim of Cary, N.C., who was also honored as Alumnus of the Year.

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Gardner-Webb University


Boiling Springs


130th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Buncombe County Schools, Communities in Schools, David Keim, Debbie Presnell, Divine Moments, Dr. Ashley Lowery, Dr. Tamrah Joy Watson, Duke Cancer Center, Duke Health Care System, Education Career Coach, GWU Gallery of Distinguished Alumni, Joseph Hough, Larry Jamall Kinard, nurse practitioner, Rutherford County Family and Children's Dentistry, Rutherford Town Revitalization Board, SAS Institute Inc.

Six Distinguished GWU Alumni Honored For Their Outstanding Achievements