LCU Alumni to be Honored During Homecoming FestivitiesFeb. 7, 2013
The 2013 recipients of the Lubbock Christian University alumni awards will be presented during the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday evening at 5:00 pm. The dinner will take place in the Baker Conference Center on the LCU campus as part of the 2013 Homecoming Weekend festivities. Tickets, priced at $12 each, may be purchased by contacting Lisa Day at email@example.com or by calling 806-720-7237.
This year’s Alumni Award honorees are: Terry R. Creech ('81), Distinguished Alumnus Award; Dr. Reagan Crossnoe ('94), Young Alumnus of the Year Award; Bill ('83) and DeeDee Johnson Bundy ('77), F.W. Mattox Award; and Dr. Les D. Maloney ('82), K.C. Moser Award. The Office of Alumni Relations hosts the dinner and awards ceremony that is designed to recognize and honor alumni who have made significant contributions toward furthering Lubbock Christian University and its mission through outstanding accomplishments, careers, and/or through extraordinary measures of service.
The recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award for significant personal or professional achievement will be Mr. Terry R. Creech, who earned a Bachelor Science degree from Lubbock Christian College. He has been a successful certified public accounting in the state of Texas since graduating from LCC and he currently serves as President of Henry Taw LP, the holding company for the Henry family of companies in Midland. Mr. Creech and his wife, Cherie, have two daughters, Kristin (Moyer) and Katelyn.
Mr. Creech is a member of the Golf Course Road Church of Christ in Midland. He has served as a former treasurer and board member for the following non-profit organizations: Hospice of Midland, Casa de Amigos and Downtown Midland Rotary Club. He is a current member of the board for Midland Christian Schools, the Henry Foundation and the Lubbock Christian University Foundation.
"The greatest lesson I learned while at Lubbock Christian was learning to work hard, while still having fun and maintaining your integrity," said Mr. Creech of his time as a student at then-LCC.
Dr. Reagan Crossnoe has been selected to receive the 2013 Young Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of distinguished service to LCU and/or professional achievement. In order to receive this award, the honoree must be 40 years of age or younger at the time of selection. A 1994 LCU graduate, Dr. Crossnoe is in private practice in Amarillo as an orthopedic surgeon. After initially leaning toward trauma care and emergency room coverage, he now concentrates mainly on a general orthopedic practice. This also includes some trauma and more elective surgery such as joint replacements and sports injuries. In 2011 he was named the Northwest Texas Hospital’s "Doctor of the Year."
He has been married to his wife, Mica, for 20 years and they have a daughter, Autumn (15) and a son, Cole (13). The Crossnoe’s are members of the Church of Christ at the Colonies in Amarillo.
Bill and DeeDee Bundy are the 2013 recipients of the F.W. Mattox Award. This award is presented for excellence and outstanding service to the university. The Bundy's have been very active in the Church of Christ at two churches in Georgia. Bill served as an elder at North Atlanta Church of Christ and also at Grace Chapel Church of Christ in Cumming, GA. Grace Chapel was a church plant that began in the basement of the Bundy home, along with four other couples. DeeDee worked in the Right of Way Department for the Texas Highway Department before teaching pre-school in various places around the world as Bill's career took off. Bill was a longtime employee of UPS, serving for 36-plus years as Sr. Vice-President for UPS Europe, Middle East and Africa before his retirement on January 31st of this year. Prior to his retirement he stayed on with UPS to help them integrate a company they acquired in Italy.
Bill (Liberal Arts) and DeeDee (Bachelor of Science-Education/Secondary Education) are the parents of a daughter, Heather Byars, who is married to current LCU assistant professor of English, Dr. Matt Byars. They also have a son, J.E. Bundy, who is married to Megan (Stewart). The Bundy’s have five grandchildren. They Bundy's attend Eastside Church of Christ in Graham, although they have not officially placed membership since last Sunday (Feb. 3rd) was Bill’s first Sunday to be in Texas as a resident following his retirement.
This year’s recipient of the 2013 K.C. Moser Award for excellence and outstanding service to the church is Dr. Les D. Maloney. Dr. Maloney is currently the Education Minister at Kings Crossing Church of Christ in Corpus Christi. He has served in a number of capacities during his church career, including as pulpit minister at four different churches, as an instructor for Christian education, as a senior minister, as a Mobilization Brigade Chaplain, and as a U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain.
Dr. Maloney earned his bachelor’s degree from LCC in 1982 and he went on to earn a pair of master’s degrees from Harding University (1986 and 1989) as well as his Ph.D. from Baylor University in 2005. He has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Welch Homiletics Award from LCU (1982), the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Global War on Terrorism – Expeditionary Medal and the Combat Action Badge. He and his wife, Margaret, have two sons, Daniel and David, and a daughter, Elizabeth.