Dr. Bob And Mrs. Nan Coddington Named Bryan College Honorary Alumni Of Year

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Dr. Bob and Mrs. Nan Coddington
Dr. Bob and Mrs. Nan Coddington

During Bryan College's homecoming, Dr. Bob and Mrs. Nan Coddington were named honorary alumni of the year.  Dr. Coddington, a retired orthopedic surgeon from Chattanooga is a trustee for Bryan College. He and Mrs. Coddington have served as host committee chairs in 2012 for our Bryan Opportunity Program dinner which benefits scholarships for Tennessee students.

Other awards:  
Don and Rae Reed ’63 – Alumni of the Year
Josh Bales ’03 – Young Alumni of the Year  
Abe Hadzic ’99 and John Gossee ’99 were inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame.
Jim Mooring ’38 – Bryan’s oldest living alumnus was recognized for his 100th birthday

Seniors Luke Fox and Chloe Pool were selected as homecoming king and queen.

 Mr. Fox is from Burlington, N.C. and Ms. Pool from Powell, Tenn.

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