News Release

DVR Alert: Two Stories of Interest on National TV this Weekend

January 13, 2012 | Paul K. Logsdon

There are two national TV broadcasts of interest to the Evangel family this weekend:

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

On Friday, January 13, the season finale of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Editionfeatures the building of seven homes in seven days in tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri. Evangel students and alumni were there:

  • Evangel’s SIFE and other students volunteered.
  • Evangel alumnus Hal Donaldson, founder and president of Convoy of Hope is featured and will make a major announcement. See story.
  • Evangel alumna Julie Higgins coordinated the massive volunteer effort for the entire event.

Watch Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on Friday (8/7 central).

2012 Miss America Pageant
On Saturday, January 14, also on ABC, the Miss America Pageant features Evangel’s own Sydney Friar, a 2011 Communication graduate, as Miss Missouri.  Read an interview with Sydney.

Watch the Miss America Pageant on Saturday (9/8 central).

Contact: Paul K. Logsdon, Director of Public Relations and Publications (417) 865-2815, ext. 7292

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