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Student Association Fundraiser

June 21, 2012 | Written by Matt Carter

The HST Student Association fundraiser is back! Order drink ware, apparel and more to show your school spirit. Orders will be taken through August 3rd and delivered the week of August 20th. You may order online or download a printable form to order in person or by mail.

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Ed Short Named 2012 Alumnus of the Year

June 8, 2012 | Written by Larry Arick

Ed Short

Ed Short, 2012 Alumnus of the Year

Lewis Edward (Ed) Short has been named the 2012 Alumnus of the Year. This award was presented at the annual Advancement Council luncheon on the campus of Harding School of Theology, April 24, 2012. Ed earned his M.A. from Harding School of Theology, formerly Harding University Graduate School of Religion, in 1976. He received a Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the Taipei Language Institute in 1969 and a special study (Chinese) from Vanderbilt University Graduate School in 1970.

Ed began his career teaching freshman Bible and senior speech at David Lipscomb High School. He was a missionary to Taiwan for 16 years, with 13 years of physical residence. He has served as pulpit minister of Paragon Mills Church of Christ in Nashville, Tenn. Ed is currently a writer/producer for World Christian Broadcasting, and has written several hundred scripts since 1985 and numerous other articles, mostly in Chinese.

Ed married Sharon Clemons in 1966 and they have two children, Alethea and Lewis, both graduates of Harding University. Alethea has two children and lives in Troy, Mich. Lewis, a missionary in Italy for 13 years, is married to Tamara Reese Short, with whom he has three children. Lewis is a student at Harding School of Theology.

Jimmy Moffett and Ed Short

Jimmy Moffett (left) and Ed Short

Ed joins a distinguished list of Alumni of the Year, from Jimmy Moffett, the first Alumnus of the Year in 1979, to Dwight Albright, the 2011 Alumnus of the Year. We often say that your return on investment in a student at HST is more than the diploma they receive. The return is all the student accomplishes after graduation. Ed is a perfect example of a servant who is worth more than the investment. We are proud of you, Ed!

This article appears in the forthcoming Spring 2012 Issue of The Bridge

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HST Mourns Quintin Baker

June 1, 2012 | Written by Matt Carter

Quintin Baker

Quintin Baker in the HST Theological Library

Quintin Baker, HST student, died Thursday morning in Clarksville, AR. Baker, 26, was home for the summer and died from complications related to an on-going illness. He almost always had a smile on his face, and was known for his gentle spirit and excellent scholarship.

Visitation will be at the Hardwicke Funeral Home in Clarksville this Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00. The funeral will be at 10:00 Monday at the Church of Christ, 2211 West Main Street in Clarksville.

Please join with the HST community in grieving Quintin’s loss and praying for his family.

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