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2020 Alumni Association Awards 

2019 James E. Major Service Award

   Teresa Clogston Osam ’72 worked in research at UAMS for 5 years and
   then spent more than 20 years in small business ventures, event planning,
   and community fundraising. In 1995, Teresa returned to Hendrix and
   joined the Office of Advancement and College Relations to be the
   Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Associate Director of
   Development and Major Gifts Officer. Later, she served as Coordinator
  
of Special Events to steward alumni, friends, and donors of the College. After nearly 22 years at Hendrix, Teresa retired from the Office of Advancement in 2017.

2020 James E. Major Service Award

   Mimi Courtway was born and raised in Chuncheon, South Korea. After
   marrying Bobby Courtway ’79, Mimi moved to the United States and
   relocated to Conway. She began her job in the Hendrix cafeteria in
   January 1997, and has been welcoming students daily
for more than
   23 years. She is the mother of two children, Jessica, of St. Louis, MO,
   and Allen, of Denver, CO. She also is the daughter-in-law of the late Bob
   and Betty Courtway.

2020 Hendrix College Humanitarian Award

   Regina Lichti Binz ’96 founded Holy Sews, a ministry to provide handmade
   layettes for micro-preemie infants. After experiencing the loss of her son
   at 17 weeks, Regina felt a calling to help families clothe their babies who
   were too small for premature baby clothing. Regina started the volunteer
   ministry in 2008 at her church Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic
   Church. Today, several chapters in the U.S. provide free layettes to over
   400 hospitals in all 50 states. As the mother of two and a clinical specialist of cytogenetics at UAMS, Regina joins volunteers as she is able to help prepare layettes to send across the country.

2020 Outstanding Young Alumna Award

   Andee Cooper Parks ’05 is the Global Director of MERL
   (Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning) at International Justice
   Mission (IJM), an organization focused on human rights and law. Her
   portfolio spans programs in commercial sexual exploitation of children
   (including cyber-trafficking), forced labor, police abuse of power, and
   violence against women/children. She joined IJM in 2012 after six years of
   international public health work, predominantly focused on orphans and
vulnerable children, HIV/AIDS, and health system strengthening. Andee’s work experience spans 12 African nations, South and Southeast Asia, and Latin America. She and her family have lived in Malawi in southern Africa since 2014.

2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award

   Rock Jones ’80 held many roles during his 13 years at Hendrix. He
   served as the Executive Vice President and Dean of Advancement,
   Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission and Financial
   Aid, interim Vice President for Student Affairs, and Chaplain. In
   October 2008, Rock was inaugurated the 16th president of Ohio
   Wesleyan University. He is president of the North Coast Athletic
   Conference, president of the University Senate of the United Methodist Church, a member of the Board of Directors of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, the Board of Directors of Wesley Theological Seminary, the Strand Theatre, and chairs
the Investment Committee on the board of the Delaware County Foundation.

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