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2004 Alumni Honor Roll

  • Rev. Dr. Selwyn Q. Bachus, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. He is a 1985 graduate of Sumner Academy.
  • DeeAnn Richards Behrens, D.D.S., of Family Dental Care. She is a 1979 graduate of Washington High School.
  • Joyce A. Behrman, a 40-year employee of the Unified Government's Recreation Department. She is a 1949 graduate of Wyandotte High School.
  • Ralph Brightwell, a former teacher, counselor and coach with the KCK Public Schools. He is a 1953 graduate of Argentine High School.
  • Gary Cowger, president of General Motors North America. He is a 1965 graduate of Wyandotte High School.
  • Randall Fears, founder and president of the financial group Randall Fears & Associates, Inc., and organist and minister of music for Mt. Zion Baptist Church in KCK. He is a 1981 graduate of Schlagle High School.
  • Karen E. Jones, manager, customer relations for stamp fulfillment services, U.S. Postal Service. She is a 1979 graduate of J. C. Harmon High School.
  • Linda G. Murray, assistant superintendent of Personnel Services, KCK Public Schools. She is a 1967 graduate of Sumner High School.
  • Melissa L. Redway, assistant district attorney in Grant and Garfield counties in Oklahoma. She is a 1994 graduate of Sumner Academy.
  • Dr. Kenneth E. Salyer, founding chairman and director of the International Craniofacial Institute and Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment Center, Medical City Dallas Hospital. He is a 1954 graduate of Wyandotte High School.
  • Greg Valdovino, the director of youth development for El Centro. He is a 1988 graduate of Wyandotte High School.
  • V. Cheryl Womack, business woman/entrepreneur. In 1981, Womack started the National Association of Independent Truckers. She is a 1969 graduate of Wyandotte High School.

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