Overstake takes Tabor position

Former Hillsboro Star-Jour?nal editor Grant Overstake has been hired as director of communications at Tabor College.

Overstake, a graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas, has worked as a reporter for the Wichita Eagle and Miami Herald.

Most recently, Overstake served as editor of the Hillsboro Star-Journal, where his work earned a dozen ?Excellence in Newspaper Awards? from the Kansas Press Association.

Overstake, 50, also has served as an officer in The Salvation Army and as a pastor in the United Methodist Church.

?Grant?s experience in journalism, non-profit management, and ministry are ideally suited for his new role at Tabor,” said Jim Elliott, vice-president for advancement.

Overstake and wife Claire, a fifth-grade teacher at Hillsboro Elementary School, have three college-age children.

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