John Bumpus (Col ’71 L/M) has retired from the full-time practice of law in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Throughout his legal career, he was active in Tennessee Republican politics and government. He continues to be active in Baptist denominational work, presently serving as a member of the board of trustees of the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes.
John R. McCraw (Educ ’71) has been appointed to the college board of Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville, Virginia, by the Martinsville City Council. He is a retired teacher and administrator for schools in Martinsville and in Rockingham County, North Carolina.
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