Sandra Leder ’63 was granted the distinction of Professor Emeritus at McNeese State University.
Vance Strange ’66 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Howard Felts ’68 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Kenneth Barnes ’77 won the 2022 J.G. Ragsdale Book Award from the Arkansas Historical Association.
Gary Flenoy ’78 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Ronny U. Schroeder ’80 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Charlie Strong ’82 was hired by the University of Miami as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers football coach.
Harold E. Lewis ’83 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Roberta “Robbi” (DeWeese) Davis ’85 was inducted into the 2021 class of the Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame. Davis is president of the Robbi Davis Agency in Little Rock.
Brenda Leger ’85 was elected as board member and officer at AR Kids Read of Little Rock.
Lori (Paladino) Ross ’89, ’00 became a board-certified executive coach by the Center for Credentialing & Education. Ross is founder of Clarity Consulting & Coaching, LLC of Conway.
William Scott Doerhoff ’92, ’93 was elected Chair of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
Amy (Vint) Fecher ’92 has been appointed as the new executive director of the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System by the system’s board of trustees.
Shawn Hamilton ’92 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Jeffrey “Jeff” Clifton ’93 was hired as principal broker at True North Realty Group in Rogers.
Janet (Peebles) Harris ’95 was named next CEO of Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.
Kimberly (Duke) Raup ’97 ’04 ’11 was selected as the 2022 Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year.
Sharon Daves ’98 was named the deputy director of the Division of Health Protection for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Dionne Jackson ’99 was hired as DePauw University’s vice president of institutional equity.
Marti M. (Longing) Jones ’99 was named Conway Public Schools Foundation Executive Director.
Loren Miller ’99 was named senior vice president for behavioral health and virtual health for ARcare.
Patricia (Frederick) Ouei ’99 was hired as director of public affairs for the Beaver Water District.
Mary (Hamner) Latham ’01 was inducted in the 22nd class of the UCA Sports Hall of Fame.
Lora Mize ’01 was part of a group of faculty members of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy that taught a course for Obstetrical Fundamentals and Pelvic Health Physical Therapy-the first of its kind in the country.
Clinta “Ché” (Carter) Reed ’01 of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System was one of only six in the nationwide system to earn the Secretary’s Award for Nursing Excellence.
Cynthia (Vanaman) Allison ’03 was hired as executive director of advancement services at UCA.
Scott Dews ’04 was announced as a 2022 honoree for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40. Dews is vice president of commercial lending at First Security Bank in Little Rock.
Amanda (Moix) Horton ’04 was named UCA executive director of public appearances.
Sarah Lunsford ’04 received recognition as a leader in Arkansas optometry at the 2022 Arkansas Optometric Association (ArOA) spring convention.
Karen “Betsy” (Turner) Baker ’05 was announced as a 2022 honoree for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40. Baker is a partner at Rose Law Firm in Little Rock.
Pearl McElfish ’05 was named to the Health Care Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. McElfish is director of the Office of Community Health and Research at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Springdale.
Mark Glover ’06 has been named a partner at HCJ CPAs & Advisors PLLC in Little Rock.
Laura Hendrix ’06 was promoted to associate principal at Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects in Little Rock.
Walter Washington Jr. ’07 was appointed to the Black History Commission of Arkansas by Governor Asa Hutchinson.
Chase Selby ’08 was announced as a 2022 honoree for Arkansas Business 40 under 40. Selby is vice president of innovative services at the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health in Little Rock.
Kaleigh (Davis) Clanton ’09, JD was promoted to senior associate counsel at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in May 2022.
Kristen Spickard ’09 was hired as a senior graphic designer at Garver LLC.
Leigh Anne Fortner ’10, ’12 has authored and published her second children’s book, “Mariposa.”
Bryan Greathouse ’10 was announced as a 2022 honoree for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40. Greathouse is chief investment officer at Centennial Bank in Conway.
Denicha Kemp ’10 became assistant director of career services/career coach at UCA.
Aida (Quintero) Kuettle ’10, ’15, ’18 was named the 2022 Teacher of the Year at Morrilton High School. Kuettle serves as a program director and community outreach coordinator in the South Conway County School District.
Heidi Hogue ’11 has been selected to serve on the board of directors of the Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association. Hogue is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
Benjamin “Ben” Keller ’11 was elected as board member and officer at AR Kids Read of Little Rock.
Rebecca “Bec” Dwyer-Coop ’12 was hired as director of development at Methodist Family Health Foundation in Little Rock.
Drew A. Gainor ’12 has been named a Northwest Mutual 2022 Forbes List Financial Security Professional — only one of three to be named from the state of Arkansas.
Clayton Lee Hogan ’12, director of communications for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, has been named editor of Conway Publications Inc.
Amber M. Leaton ’12 was named a finalist for 2023 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.
Taylor (Lancaster) May ’12, ’15 earned the Certified Professionals credential from the Society for Human Resource Management. (SHRM-CP).
Matthew Stripling ’12 was hired as director of the foundation at Unity Health Hospital in Searcy.
Amber (Rowlett) Crawford ’13 was hired as communications director for the Republican Party of Arkansas.
Sarah Jones ’13,’15 was named Mt. Saint Mary Academy’s first Head of School.
Jared Elmquist ’13, a physician assistant, joined Conway Regional Surgical Associates.
Lani Jennings-Hall ’13 was promoted to marketing and communications manager for Disability Rights Arkansas of Little Rock.
Jacob Robinson ’11, ’13 was announced as a 2022 honoree for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40. Robinson is chief administrative officer at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.
Dedrick “Shun” Ingram ’14 was awarded a fellowship from the Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholars program.
Jennah Denney ’16 was promoted to Electric Vehicle infrastructure program manger at Today’s Power Inc. in North Little Rock. Denney was previously the manager of marketing and public relations.
Spencer Freyaldenhoven ’16, ’17 has been hired as manager in the tax department of HCJ CPAs & Advisors in Little Rock.
Justin McCarty ’16 was promoted to Conway community president at Simmons Bank.
Sara (Jines) Brown ’17 was named a certified fundraising executive by CFRE International. Brown is the director of institutional advancement for the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts..
Jordan (Wright) Burgess ’18 was appointed as chief legal counsel for Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office in Little Rock. Burgess was previously the director of legislative and agency affairs.
Brick M. Cullum ’18, of Conway High School, has been named the 2022 Arkansas State History Teacher of the Year.
Ebony Mitchell ’19 won the 84th Miss Arkansas Scholarship Competition.
Josh B. Wilson ’19 was promoted to CEO of Independent Case Management Inc.
Richard Moss ’21 was named dean of the School of Fine Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock.
Ali Guthrie ’20 was accepted to Northwestern Medicine Acute Care Residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.