March 29, 2012 | 1:23 p.m.
By Michelle Westlund, Communication Specialist
Karen Hallett, a 2008 Bethel Seminary graduate, was selected by the Reserve Officers Association as the 2012 Chaplain of the Year. Hallett is an active/reserve army chaplain serving with the 411 Engineer Brigade out of Windsor, New York. She was honored at an award ceremony in Washington, D.C., on January 30, and provided opening prayer for the U.S. House of Representatives on February 1. President Jay and Barb Barnes were in attendance at the House session.