Two ACU students chosen as Center Fellows in Washington D.C.

For immediate release
August 12, 1999

Abilene Christian University students Kevin Christian of Abilene and Chris Riley of Beaumont have been selected by The Center for the Study of the Presidency to be Center Fellows for 1999-2000. This is the first time that two ACU students have been chosen as Center Fellows for the same year.

Both Christian and Riley are political science majors and Pope Fellows, a public service award at ACU named after former Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, Judge Jack Pope. These students are joining students from other distinguished colleges and universities such as United States Military Academy, Brigham Young, Williams College and Michigan State University.

Each year, The Center for the Study of the Presidency selects 25 exceptional students from the hundreds who participate in its student programs. Former Center Fellows include the leaders of many of the nation1s foremost corporations as well as prominent members of government. Center Fellows are optimistic, progressive, creative and extremely bright. They are active leaders in their communities and on campus.

-- 30 --

Archived News Releases - Current ACU News and Events

If you are a member of the media who would like more information about this release, please contact Tom Craig, director of media and community relations, at or call 915-674-2692 (cell phone: 665-5469).

Last update: August 12, 1999
This page is maintained by Tom Craig,