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ACU to honor Charme Robarts with alumni citation

For immediate release
March 24, 2006

Charme Robarts, involvement minister at Skillman Church of Christ in Dallas, has been named a recipient of Abilene Christian University’s Distinguished Alumni Citation and will be honored at a reception March 26 at 2 p.m. at Skillman Church of Christ.

In addition to her work at Skillman Church of Christ, Robarts is a frequent lectureship speaker and a writer for Leaven Magazine and Wineskins Magazine.  She is a member of the Stone-Campbell Dialogue team, a group that works to foster unity among Churches of Christ, independent Christian Churches and Disciples of Christ, and she serves as a board member for Zambia Mission Board, New Friends New Life Advisory Board, Mission Alive Board, and Restoration Quarterly Board.

At Skillman Church of Christ, Robarts is charged with helping to organize outreach events, supporting and coordinating volunteer ministries and working with the adult education program.

Robarts received a bachelor’s degree from Freed Hardeman University and a Master of Science from ACU’s Graduate School of Theology. She has worked as an assistant editor for ACU Press and as an adjunct faculty member in ACU”s College of Biblical Studies.

Her husband, Dwight, is the preaching minister at Skillman Church of Christ, and they have four children. Leah is a school teacher in Irving, Texas.  Cristi is a retail manager in Frisco, Texas.  Kyle is a student at ACU.  Chelsea is a student at Lake Highlands High School in Dallas.

ACU’s Distinguished Alumni Citation recognizes distinctive personal or professional achievement that has merited the honor and praise of peers and colleagues. Traditionally, four honorees are chosen each year, but this year 12 have been chosen as part of ACU’s Centennial Celebration.

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