PB native honored at Bethel University


Sherry Watkins Lyle, military adviser and school certifying official for Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies, was named “Student Services Shining Star” during the college’s annual awards program in McKenzie, Tenn.

In her remarks, Lisa Vaughn, executive director of the college, said Lyle “has maintained a high level of consistency and productivity that is not easily matched.”

Sn 2012, Lyle developed new procedures, established new working relationships, and learned to use a new student database “all while maintaining her pleasant and professional demeanor,” Vaughn added.

The daughter of Larry Watkins of Pine Bluff and Glenda Watkins of Clarksville, Lyle has been employed by Bethel University since April 2005.