Carey Presents Shoe Leather Award to Hattiesburg Couple

Pictured are Ted and Janie Bower, recipients of the 2015 Shoe Leather Award given by William Carey University President Dr. Tommy King at Honors Convocation on April 29. The Shoe Leather Award, named in honor of the university's namesake's occupation as a cobbler, recognizes those individuals or couples who have made extraordinary contributions in service to the university. The Bowers are both alumni of the university, with Janie currently serving as a part-time instructor of mathematics and Ted serving as a former president of the Alumni Council.