Jim Davidson, a syndicated columnist from Conway, Arkansas, whose articles appear nationwide in 250 community newspapers, will be the featured speaker for Media
Appreciation Day at Bluefield College, Friday, April 20.
Davidson is a Christian businessman in Conway, but he is best known for
his writing on traditional family values, the merits of hard work and high
moral standards. His career as a writer, public speaker and motivational
consultant has spanned more than 30 years, and his column has been said to
be 3the fastest growing self-syndicated column in America.
Davidson spends much of this time working with administrators, teachers
and students in our nations public schools. He is a “Newspaper in Education”
sponsor in his local community, and many
of his columns deal with issues facing parents and students in today’s
society. In addition to his involvement in education, Davidson brings a
broad base of practical, business and community service experience to his
Some of his many awards and achievements include: an Arkansas Salesman
of the Year award; chairman of the sales organization of the Little Rock
Chamber of Commerce; justice of the peace in Pulaski County, Arkansas;
chairman of the Speakers Bureau of the Pulaski County United Way; recipient
of a Leadership Gavel as voted by members of his Dale Carnegie class; and
honorary life member of the DECA and GCE Clubs of Arkansas.
Davidson is also an active member of the Conway Noon Lions Club where he
has served as president and has been named Lion of the Year, a Melvin Jones
Fellow, and was recently voted by his fellow Lions to receive the
prestigious Dalstrom Award. He also teaches the Encouragers Bible class at
Harlan Park Baptist Church in Conway.
“Davidson definitely has a way with words,” said the Log Cabin Democrat,
a newspaper in Conway, “and his positive upbeat approach to life will make
you feel better about yourself.”
Media Appreciation Day at Bluefield College will begin at noon on April
20 with a luncheon in Shott Hall. Davidson will speak during the luncheon,
which will be followed by a Q&A session with Davidson, local media
representatives and BC communication students.
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