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HOMECOMING 2002: Union honors distinguished Memphis attorney and alum

JACKSON, Tenn.Feb. 12, 2002 – Accomplished attorney-at-law and Union alum Charles R. Perkins was recently awarded Union University’s Distinguished Alumni Award at the university’s annual Awards Luncheon held recently.

Charles Perkins receives the Distinguished Alumni Award from Alumni Association president Steve Maroney.

A 1959 graduate from Union, Perkins received his J.D. degree from Memphis State University in 1967 and was admitted to the Bar shortly thereafter. In between graduation and earning his law degree, he completed Officer Candidate School and served in various administrative positions and was stationed at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Memphis, Tenn.

A current member of Union’s Board of Trustees, Perkins has been involved in the work of the university’s Germantown Campus and was an active participant in its founding.

The Distinguished Alumni Award is based upon distinction in one’s profession and for bringing honor and recognition to Union University.

Media contact: Sara B. Horn, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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