30 years later, St. Jude volunteer exemplifies Points of Light

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 26, 2019 7:10 AM CT | Published: November 25, 2019 6:22 PM CT

Jason Farmer was a Marine when President George H. Bush visited The Commercial Appeal in 1989 to award his first Point of Light Award. Thirty years later, close to the first anniversary of Bush's death, Farmer is the 6,656th honoree.


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Thousand Points of Light
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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