Bergdall, Custer receive January Peer Award

Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington College Peer Award has been passed on to two individuals for the month of January. December’s recipients, Dr. Jerry Smith and Dr. Paul Fetters, passed their awards along to Dr. Chaney Bergdall and Mrs. Sharon Custer, respectively. The Peer Award was created to promote acknowledgement and recognition of the outstanding efforts of faculty and staff members.

Smith, professor of physics and chemistry, passed his award along to Bergdall, professor of Bible and Religion. Bergdall is in his 28th year of service at the College.

Dr. Paul Fetters presents the January Peer Award to Mrs. Sharon Custer.
Fetters, emeritus professor of practical theology, passed his award along to Custer, assistant professor of business, assistant director of EXCEL and assistant to the registrar. Custer has served the institution for 31 years.

Bergdall and Custer will pass the award to two new recipients from another department during the month of February. For more information on the Peer Award, visit
 Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. Huntington is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.


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