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Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

Amanda Taylor receives the Vergil Parks McKinley Award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker (right), Director of Bands.

Amanda Taylor receives the Vergil Parks McKinley Award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker (right), Director of Bands.

Amanda Taylor, departmental secretary for the band program, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2012, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker, Director of…

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Tobi Davis wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

Tobi Davis receives the Vergil Parks McKinley Award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during Wednesday's quarterly awards ceremony.

Tobi Davis receives the Vergil Parks McKinley Award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during Wednesday's quarterly awards ceremony.

Tobi Davis, senior accountant in Sponsored Programs Accounting, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Davis, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2000, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Wednesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Leigh Ann Paramore, coordinator of…

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TROY’s Sara Jo Burks crowned Ms. Senior USA

Ms. Senior USA Sara Jo Burks is shown with Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. Burks serves as assistant director of housing and residence life.

Ms. Senior USA Sara Jo Burks is shown with Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. Burks serves as assistant director of housing and residence life.

Through the years, Sara Jo Burks has helped prepare many young ladies at Troy University to compete on the pageant stage.

Earlier this month, however, it was Burks and not one of her students in front of the bright lights. Burks, who serves as assistant director of housing and residence life at Troy University, was…

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Photog’s shutter frozen at 61

Kevin Glackmeyer, who died Dec. 19 from cancer, captured the life of Troy University through his photography. (Photo/Chip Dillard)

Kevin Glackmeyer, who died Dec. 19 from cancer, captured the life of Troy University through his photography. (Photo/Chip Dillard)

Troy University’s Chief Photographer Kevin Glackmeyer died at home Dec. 19 from cancer. He was 61. He went peacefully in his sleep. He was a Beatle’s fanatic.

In my mind, I’ve stared at those lines for days. I have written hundreds of “obits” during my career in newspapers. I’ve written my share of “obit stories”…

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