Norris to receive WBU alumni award

Vernon Norris of Plainview will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Leadership Award by his alma mater, Wayland Baptist University, during homecoming chapel slated for 11 a.m. Friday.

Norris is a member of the golden anniversary class of 1960, coming to Wayland from Springfield, Ore., to sing in the International Choir. Since graduation, Norris has been involved in education on several levels.

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Norris holds a master’s degree in history from Texas Tech University.

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