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Getting to know: Dr. Charles Strickland

Dr. Charles Strickland
Dr. Charles Strickland

By Kelley M. Arnold

BPC Director of News and Public Information

Name: Dr. Charles Dwight Strickland

Job title/Department: Executive Assistant to the President for Church Relations

Years employed at Brewton-Parker: 1 ½ years

Age: 43

Hometown: Glennville, Ga.

Family Info: wife, Kelli; daughters Anna, 16, Abigail, 14, Olivia, 10; and son Charlton, 8. Four brothers; and his mother, Cherry Strickland, “still lives in Glennville and is actively serving the Lord there.”

Favorite restaurant/food: “Olive Garden. I’d order chicken parmesan.”

Ideal or dream vacation: “I would love to do a tour of the battlefields of Gettysburg and Normandy, the Texas Schoolbook Depository and then spend some time at Arlington National Cemetery and the Smithsonian Institute.”

Favorite Singer: “In Christian music, Phillips, Craig and Deen. In country music, it was always Conway Twitty. In pop music, Karen Carpenter.”

One occupation other than current job: “U.S. Congressman because my current profession includes higher education and pastoral ministry.”

Favorite current TV show: “Law & Order” and “Flip the House”

Current vehicle: 2003 Crown Victoria

Dream vehicle:  “Either another Crown Victoria – they ride so smooth, or a four-door pickup.”

Hidden talent: “I have two. Light carpentry and ironing clothes. I iron all the clothes in my house and I love it. I learned how to iron in the military.”

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM