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Chris Redmon is one of a number promising students at Ouachita Baptist University. Watch the video below for more information. 

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At its annual awards reception, the Carl Goodson Honors Program at Ouachita Baptist University named Chris Redmon this year’s Garrett Ham Scholar.

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About the Garrett Ham Scholarship

I established this scholarship in 2008 while a student at the University of Arkansas School of Law. I wanted to encourage Christian Studies students like Chris Redmon to participate in the Honors Program. Specifically, I wanted them to commit to writing a fully developed thesis.

I graduated from Ouachita in 2007. I conceived of this scholarship after observing a lack of participation in the Honors Program among my fellow Christian Studies majors. The Garrett Ham Scholarship provides students with approximately $1,300 to aid their research efforts. They may use the funds to travel to academic conferences or acquire scholarly materials.

Chris Redmon’s Grant

The Ouachita Honors Council chaired by Dr. Barbara Pemberton selected Chris Redmon as this year’s recipient. Chris is a junior Biblical Studies, Biblical Languages, and Philosophy triple major from Little Rock, Arkansas. He has thus far used the award to purchase thirty-five books to aid his research efforts.

Chris Redmon will utilize the scholarly material to write his thesis. He will present his findings at the 2014 Ouachita Baptist University Scholars Day next spring.

About Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Baptist University is a liberal arts university established in 1886 and located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. (Arkadelphia is approximately 65 miles southwest of Little Rock.)

Ouachita Baptist University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

Ouachita Baptist’s current enrollment is 1,532 with a student to faculty ratio of approximately 13:1. It is currently led by its 15th President, Dr. Rex Horne.

Notable alumni include former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Mark Darr. For more information, please visit www.obu.edu.

See Also:

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