Central Baptist College Hires new Faculty Members, Duffield and Riddle promoted.

July 27, 2021

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Central Baptist College is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members for the 2021-2022 academic year: Autumn Danielle Hodges and Rachel Scott. Additionally, Blake Duffield and Jeff Riddle have both recently received promotions. Danielle Hodges has joined the Fine Arts Department as Director of Instrumental Music & Department Chair of Fine Arts. Hodges received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Arkansas Tech University and will finish her EdD in Education Leadership from Arkansas Tech University this summer. Hodges comes to CBC with over 25 years of experience in the field of Instrumental Music. Hodges is a member of First Baptist Church of Russellville. 


Hodges and her husband Matt have two children, Asher and Victoria. Rachel Scott will join the Math & Science Department as Associate Professor of Biology. Scott received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and her DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) from the University of Central Arkansas. Scott is currently a PhD student working towards her Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy. Scott is a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Little Rock. Scott and husband Luke have two children, Hannah and Suede. Dr. Blake Duffield has been promoted to Associate Professor of History. Duffield most recently served as Assistant Professor of History. Duffield has been employed at Central Baptist College for 5 years. Jeff Riddle has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education. Riddle has served in many different roles since joining CBC 30 years ago.