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met 3 Named For AC Honorary degrees will be con- jferred June 19 at Anderson College College commencement exercises on two Andersonians and the president of Ball State University. University. Dr. Robert H. Reardon, AC president, said the doctor of humane letters degree has been voted for Mrs. Bessie Kittle expenses (Russell R.) Byrum, who was one of Anderson College's six original faculty members when it was founded as Anderson Bible Training School in 1917. Speaker - elect of the Chris- ;ian Brotherhood Hour, international international radip program of the Church of God, the Rev. R. Eu- ;ene Sterner, Anderson, will be nvested with the honorary doc:or doc:or of divinity degree. Ball State's president for the last 22 years, Dr. John R Smens, also receives a doctor of humane letters as Anderson Jollege opens its 50th anniversary anniversary year with commencement The ceremonies are scheduled scheduled for Warner Auditorium, E ith St., and launch the 1967 International International Convention of the Church of God. Over half a century of contributions contributions to the Church of God and the community of Anderson Anderson will be recognized with the degree conferred on Mrs. Byrum. Byrum. She was a teacher in Anderson Anderson College, in the areas pi Christian education, church history history and comparative religions, from 1917 to 1931. Her husband also was a member of the first faculty and has been widely known here for many years as a building contractor. In 1912 Mrs. Byrum went to Syria to teach in a native vil- lage school at Schweifat, near|children's publications for T.phnnAn Wpi- anHiritioc marker! ygai'S In the Park Place congregation congregation she has held many posts, beginning with the superintend- ency of the church school. organized the first vacation Bible school and introduced initial leadership training classes. classes. When she retired in late 1964, because of ill health, she had taught an adult Sunday school class for 21 years, watching it grow to be one of largest and most active in congregation. Twelve years ago the department department of Christian education the Anderson Association pf Churches honored Mrs. Byrum's contributions in the area of religion by awarding her a Please Turn To Page 2, Column Lebanon. Her activities marked establishment of work of the Church of God in that cquntry though she remained only two years before returning to America America in 1914 because of the outbreak outbreak of World War I. Mrs. Byrum had been married only a year when she was named named to teach at the new Anderson Anderson Bible Training School. At the same time she began responsibilities responsibilities which grew to national national proportions within the Church of God. She has been a leader in Park Place Chrch of God here since its establishment establishment also 50 years ago. The widely known leader for many years in Anderson civic and religious life began her long associations with the Church of God as a worker in the editorial department of Gospel Trumpet Company, now Warner Press. She was first editor of children's quarterlies and among those responsible responsible for introduction of graded quarterlies. She has written Sunday school lesson commentaries and materials for 1 AlERT I

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  1. Anderson Herald,
  2. 26 May 1967, Fri,
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