Alumni Service Award


2012 Winner: Ellen Argo, a 1990 graduate of Bethel, is a pediatric physical therapist with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She currently serves as assistant manager of the Acute/Preschool/Multidisciplinary Clinic Team. In her job, Argo works with children who have acute or chronic illnesses. She also works with children who have been injured in accidents or who are recovering from surgery. Argo is a 1986 graduate of McKenzie High School as well as a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.

Argo represents Bethel through her service to a number of organizations. She has worked with the American Heart Association, the Race for the Cure, and the American Red Cross. She has served as an ABLE Youth Sports Wheelchair Basketball Coach and has been on physical therapy mission trips. She also currently serves as a volunteer for the Clarksville/Montgomery County Humane Society Cat Foster Home program.


Previous Alumni Service Award Winners

1978 Grace Johnson Beasley 1979 Virginia Claire Edwards
1980 Ethel Mize Parker 1981 Kermit S. Holland
1982 L.C. Waddle 1983 J.T. Lindsey
1984 Naomi Blanks 1985 James L. Hudson
1986 Lola C. Alexander 1987 James W. Knight
1988 Don Alexander 1989 Charles McCaskey
1991 Virgil & Rebecca Kearney 1993 William H. Haworth
1994 Elizabeth R. Burroughs 1995 Alfred Bennett
1996 Robert & Edna Gene Forester 1997 Madge H. May
1998 D. Ann Leong Williams 1999 Billy M. Cary
2000 James C. Cantrell 2001 Louise Thedford Ward
2002 Mary Elizabeth Waddle 2003 Warren Mounts
2004 E. Ray Morris 2005 James F. Jackson
2006 Shirley Martin 2007 Kirk Nienaber
2008 Jerry Gibbs

2009 Ron & Nancy Bynum

2011 Captain Shelia Robertson