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2022 Student Orientation Staff Announced

Central Baptist College is pleased to announce the 2022 Student Orientation Staff (SOS), a group of upperclassmen students whose primary role is to help new students feel welcome at CBC. SOS team members are selected based on maturity, work ethic, friendliness and value-driven leadership. New students entering CBC are faced with numerous questions related to registration, housing, financial concerns, personal identity, academic survival and other challenges related to starting a new chapter on their own. Each SOS member plays a vital role in helping answer these questions and navigating college life.

SOS is led by Student Activities Coordinator Blake Pittman. Under Pittman’s leadership, SOS members are empowered to plan and implement activities to help new students become a part of the CBC family.

This year’s Senior Team Leader is Autumn Herring, a senior from Maumelle. The Senior Team Leader serves to help coordinate SOS trainings, support Team Leaders and oversee and encourage SOS members.

This year’s Team Leaders are: Austen Krisell, a senior from Greenbrier; Allison Mantooth, a senior from Helotes, Texas; Ben Stevens, a junior from Lake Charles, La.; and Hannah Varnado, a junior from Franklinton, La. Team Leaders with the help of their team members, are responsible for coordinating events for MUD (Mustangs Under Development) week, such as karaoke night, theme night and MUD night.

The 2022 SOS Team Members are: Caleb Allen, senior from Rogers; Anna Atwood, sophomore from Little Rock; Callum Bisset, junior from Arbroath, Scotland; Eden Brister, sophomore from Conway; Sierra Burrow, junior from Quitman; Mason Crymes, sophomore from Timbo; Nathan Dodson, junior from Greenbrier; Dillon Hall, junior from Damascus; Rebecca Hanry, sophomore from North Little Rock; Kane Harrell, sophomore from Conway; Kimbrow Harrell sophomore from Conway; Hannah Hearst, senior from Conway; Landon Hitchcock, sophomore from Broken Arrow, Okla.; Aubrey Jackson, junior from Traskwood; Mollie Johnson, sophomore from Texarkana; Bryson Jones, junior from Conway; Jayla Kramer, junior from Conway; Julian Lilley, senior from Dardanelle; Frederick Marsh, junior from Rison; Melanie Phillips, sophomore from Dudley, Mo.; Sheridan Rogers, sophomore from Russellville; Caroline Skinner, sophomore from Bryant; Heath Truett, sophomore from Conroe, Texas; Grace Vandergriff, sophomore from Lufkin, Texas; Abigail Weihe, sophomore from Alexander; Ashanti Williams, junior from Jonesboro; Abby Wilson, sophomore from Lufkin, Texas.

The SOS members are present during Connect Days to begin making connections with new students. SOS members coordinate MUD week events and build relationships with new students.

All new students must attend one Connect Day to register for classes. The 2022 Connect Days are scheduled for June 21, July 19, Aug. 2 and Aug. 22. To RSVP for Connect Day, visit For questions about Connect Day, contact Director of Student Services Marieca Ashworth at (501) 205-8826 or