Bethel College Alumni Association to Honor Distinguished Alumni
By Public Relations
September 28, 2007
proudly recognizes the accomplishments of two outstanding individuals who give
selflessly for the betterment of community, family, church and their profession.
This year Mr. Sam Davenport will receive the Alumnus of the Year award and Mrs.
Sue Morey will receive the Honorary Alumnae Award at a ceremony held in the
Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center Auditorium on Saturday, October 27, 2007,
at 7:30 p.m.
“Generous Servant” is a fitting
term to describe Sam Davenport, Bethel’s
Alumnus of the Year for 2007. Davenport (’77)
has dedicated his time and talents to Bethel College
by serving as treasurer of the board of trustees and chairman of the alumni
board. He continues to be a regular volunteer at alumni-sponsored events.
is a partner at McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, where he has worked since his
graduation from Bethel
with a degree in accounting. At his church, Davenport is the deacon of finance and is
highly involved in the music ministry. He also serves on the board of Eurasia
Ministries which provides support to a ministry training college in the former Soviet Union. Bethel honors
Davenport for his outstanding service to his
vocation, his almamater and ministries in the United States and abroad.
Bethel’s Honorary Alumnae for 2007, Mrs. Sue
Morey, R.N., M.S., has been a distinguished member of the board of trustees and
avid supporter of the school’s programs. Following her appointment to the
trustee board in 1998, Morey chaired its student development committee. She also
shared her wisdom with the Class of 2006 as one of its commencement speakers. Morey
has participated in several Bethel
Task force teams, working alongside students and encouraging them in
their mission goals. She is also a tireless volunteer for many community
organizations, such as The Salvation Army and the Linus Project. Bethel honors Morey for her dynamic relationship with the
college and welcomes her into the ranks of Bethel alumni.
For more information, please contact the
alumni office at 574.257.7619, alumni@BethelCollege.edu
or visit the Web site at www.BethelCollege.edu/alumni.
is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering
associates, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The
current enrollment of more than 2,081 includes students from 29 states and Puerto Rico, 21 countries, more than 25 denominational
affiliations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships
are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement,
talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four satellite locations, as well
as its Elkhart
campus. The main Bethel campus is situated on 75
wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.