MELVIN MOSLEY (83)
Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Current Job: President of Melvin Mosley Consulting
Childhood Ambition: Becoming an attorney
Fondest Memory: My mother attending my graduation ceremony at OC
Wildest Dreams: Flying around as Green Lantern of Sector 24138
Alarm Clock: 4:00 am
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:31 (But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.)
Proudest Moment: Receiving the Outstanding Speaker in America award from the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce
Biggest Challenge: Living with kidney and heart failure
Indulgence: Lime-flavored cheesecake and chocolate ice cream
Inspiration: My mother (Mary Lee Mosley)
My Life: Living, laughing, loving and enjoying each day with my wife (Annette)
My School: My experience at OC was one of the most memorable events in my life. OC prepared me academically, socially, professionally, and spiritually for this world. The lessons learned are lifelong insights, and OC instilled in me the drive to succeed while sharing my faith in the Lord.
DAWN (STANLEY 90) SHELTON
Current Town: Luther, Oklahoma
Current Job: Communications Specialist at OC (writer), homeschool mom
Childhood Ambition: Makes me laugh now, but it was to take Barbara Walters’ place on TV
Fondest Memory: Marrying Stan Shelton (87)
Wildest Dream: Have a farm in Africa
Alarm Clock: Please NO
Favorite Bible Verse: Micah 6:8 (No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.)
Proudest Moment: Being called MOM
Biggest Challenge: Answering the phone
Indulgence: Skipping homeschool for adventures
Inspiration: The next generation. I see it in our own children and those on campus. The world is a mess, but they see it clearly. Thank you, Lord.
My Life: Starts anew every day through God’s mercy and grace.
My School: Continues to bless me long after that graduation day that was either 24 years ago, or yesterday! It is a tie that binds our hearts all over the world, at the grocery store or on Facebook. Super cool.
View more stories from the Fall 2014 issue of Vision magazine.