Meritorious Service Award

This award will be presented to alumni who have made significant, sustained contributions of time, energy and creativity toward the advancement of the University. They must show continuing interest and exemplify standards upon which Houston Baptist University is founded. 


2013 Meritorious Service Alumnus Award

Mark Denison '82

  • Current Member and Chair of HBU Board of Trustees
  • Mark was the recipient of the 1999 Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • Currently pastors First Baptist Church Conroe
  • Planted Baybrook Baptist Church in Friendswood in 1984 and pastored for 18 years.
  • Writes a daily newspaper column, as well as a daily email devotion, and records a daily radio devotion called "The One Minute Walk."
  • Mark has recently published  "The Daily Walk," a 365-day devotional book.


 
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Past Award Recipients:

2012 Rita Marie Tauer '85
2011 Lynn Kiesewetter '92
2010 Dr. Percy Howard III '85
2009 Terry Lewis '85
2008 Francis Bui '00
2007 Carol Lavender EMBA '92
Dee Pete-Jones EMBA '92
2006 Tadd Tellepsen MBA'99
2005 Catherine Neben '89
2004 Monica Hodges '94 & MEd'00
2003 Candace Adams Desrosiers '94
2002 Vivian Camacho '91
2001 Judi Vogel '94
2000 Robert M. Powell '76
1999 Rick Bailey '69
Rosemary Laird '87
1998 Rita LaRue '84
Dick Hudson '75
1997 Avie Croom Bailey '68
Saleim Robeen Kahleh '84
1996 Dr. Jennifer Berry Ferguson '68
Arthur "Chuck" Lang III '75 MEd '82
1995 Amy Butler '89
Ray LaDon Cox, Jr. '81
1994 Dawn Nelson '90
Steve L. Braun '80
1993 James M. Skaggs '73
Lois Shanks '82
1992 Jane Jester Marmion '68
Joel H. Berry III '72
1991 Karen Thomas Platt '83
David Stutts '82
1990 Rose Kay Parker '82
Randy Garbs '76 MBA '83