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Provence, Crancer Talk St. Jude Work, Awards

Arkansas State University

This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  At a recent meeting of the St. Jude Collegiate Seminar, Arkansas State University students won two major awards in recognition of the fundraising work they have done for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.  A-State’s Up ‘til Dawn chapter and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity received an award for the Glow Run they held last year that raised over five-thousand dollars for St. Jude.  Landen Crancer of Rector was honored as the recipient of the 2019 Be Like Danny Award.  Telling us more about this is Assistant Director in the Leadership Center at Arkansas State Katey Provence and Landen Crancer.  Provence tells how long A-State students have been involved with fundraising for St. Jude’s in Memphis. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.