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Shouts of eternal love and congratulatory blessings to a man of exceptional Christian character and academic excellence on obtaining his Ph.D., Dr. Derek Ford. Derek is a 2001 graduate of Sweeny High School and alumni of Texas A&M University. Derek is also one of God’s powerful praise and worship deacons at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, and Dr. Marcus Cosby is the shepherd of the house.