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Everyday student: John Lim

Junior John Lim from Singapore, an interdisciplinary studies major studying ministry by focusing on Bible, communication and English, is well-known for his leadership in chapel and amiable personality. WHY HARDING “I was certain I wanted to do ministry, and Harding started sending summer interns to my congregation through Global Outreach. Along with stories from the alumni in my congregation, I realized that this was a
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Everyday Student: Savannah Vaughn

Junior Savannah Vaughn is confident her cognitive neuroscience major will prepare her for grad school. WHY HARDING — Savannah Vaughn, a junior from Fayetteville, Arkansas, knew that Harding would be a good fit for her. “Harding has always been a place that I loved after attending Uplift on campus during the summer. When it came time to decide where I wanted to go to college,
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Everyday Student — Perry Patton

TEN-HUT Perry Patton, a senior from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, knew that Harding is where he belonged. “My junior year of high school, when it came time for me to start seriously considering colleges, I came to visit Harding and fell in love with it. It just truly felt like home. I knew it was a place where I could grow academically and spiritually and be surrounded
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Everyday student: Jack Thomas

Senior Jack Thomas is a strong believer that growth takes place within community, and that’s exactly what he has found at Harding. BATTER UP | Jack Thomas, a senior from Little Rock, Arkansas, was recruited in high school to play baseball at the University. “Andy Schatzley, the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator for Harding, hosted my family during my junior year of high school. I
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Everyday Student: Truett Keener

Truett Keener’s experiences are preparing him for a career in criminal justice. CHOOSING A PATH | In high school, Truett Keener (’17) from Millersburg, Pennsylvania, did not anticipate attending college. When he visited Harding’s campus in 2013, he discovered an environment and career path he wanted to pursue. “I wanted to experience what it’s like living in a community where there are a lot of
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Everyday student: Abby Smith

Senior Abby Smith has a love for Jesus and a passion for missions. FAITH BASED | After being born in Kenya, senior Abby Smith lived in Jinja, Uganda, for seven years with her parents who were part of a mission team. When she was 7, Smith’s family moved to England for a year and a half before moving to Springfield, Missouri, where Smith has lived
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Everyday Student: Garrett Bender

UNEXPECTED DECISION Senior Garrett Bender wasn’t planning on attending Harding when he made a trip on a whim to campus during Bison Days. He had already made up his mind where he wanted to go to college, but that changed the moment he stepped on campus. “I remember getting to Harding’s campus and falling in love with the school. On the last day of Bison
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Everyday Student: Natalie Autrey

A sophomore education major, Natalie Autrey isn’t waiting for graduation day to start using her teaching talents to make a difference BEING TAUGHT TO TEACH Though her semesters at Harding are similar to those of her classmates, Autrey isn’t waiting to get involved in teaching opportunities. She spends her summers working at youth camps. One in particular, Higher Ground, an all-girls camp, is directed by
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