Texarkana Honors 2023 Graduates

August 22, 2023

TEXARKANA, TEX. – Texarkana Seventh-day Adventist Church Social Committee, led by Karla Settlemoir, honored three of their graduates for 2023. The Texarkana church knows these fantastic young people and expects great things from their future.

Jeremiah Hardeman graduated from New Boston High School with a four-year letter in football and basketball, where he made first team all-district and was the only player selected on the Greater Texarkana all-area football team. Hardeman took dual college credit classes through Texarkana College in nursing while maintaining a 3.7 grade point average in his high school studies. Hardeman has been accepted in a summer work/study internship where he will pursue his dream of serving in the U.S. Air Force. 

After graduating from Ozark Adventist Academy, Anna Merritt Peterson began her studies at John Brown University and graduated with a bachelor of science in biochemistry and will attend the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy for her pharmacy degree.

Madeline Haak completed her master’s degree in communication studies. Her goal is to broaden her horizons in the fields of advertising, marketing and possibly academia. Haak is confident that the Lord holds her future in His hands and will guide her. Haak has already devoted her talent to the local and grateful Texarkana communication department leader.

By Lorretta Johnson