Robert ’51 and Gracia
Lee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 28,
Lawrence and Bonita (Floyd)
’51 ’58 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
Aug. 23, 2003. Both have retired from teaching careers, Lawrence
teaching 38 years and Bonita 39 years.
Asuzu ’52 and Shirle
Ibeaquchi celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June
10, 1953. They are retired and living in Pratt.
Bill and Pat (Taylor) Rosecrans’52
’51 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May
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Margaret Davidson ’63 was
selected to participate in the Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program
in Tokyo, Japan. This program allows distinguished primary and secondary
school teachers in the U.S to travel to Japan for three weeks in
an effort to promote greater intercultural understanding between
the two nations.
Dennis and Nova (Kilgore)
Maack ’64 ’65 have volunteered for Peace Corps
service and will be leaving for Moldova (a former Soviet block country
in Eastern Europe) on Sept. 8. They will serve for two years after
three months of language and cultural training. Dennis has been
a member of the Southwestern College Board of Trustees. Both Nova
and Dennis have been assigned to do business and NGO development.
David Galliart ’69 has accepted
a position with Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City
as executive director of business and industry, effective Sept.
Robert Hirst ’69 began supervising
the Teen Intervention Program and the Employment Services Program
at Episcopal Social Services, Venture House, in Wichita beginning
July 21, 2003. He left employment with the Kansas Department of
Social and Rehabilitation Services after 25 years employment.
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Jim Branine ’70 is retiring
as Paola High School activities director this summer after spending
25 years with the school district.
Charles and Ida Jean (Rush)
Finney ’71 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
on May 30, 2003
Mike McCarthy ’76 has been
running with bulls of the football world for more than 20 years.
Now he about to run with the real bulls. McCarthy, recently stepped
down from his longtime post as player personnel consultant with
the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to accept a scouting post with the San Diego
Chargers is about to leave for Spain to run through the streets
doing his best to avoid being gored by bulls.
Randy Duncan ’79, currently
Sedgwick County’s emergency manager participated in the nation’s
biggest anti-terrorism drill since the Sept. 11 attacks on New York
and Washington, in Seattle. He served as an exerciser controller
in the city’s emergency operating center. Duncan worked in
New York for 10 days after the terrorist attacks 20 months ago and
participated in a pre-opening security exercise at the winter Olympics
in Salt Lake City.
Susan Johns-Smith ’79 and
Robert Smith were married Aug. 16, 2002. Susan is currently a professor
of library and information science at Pittsburg State University.
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Bob Bean ’82 has been named
CEO of the Sumner Regional Medical Center, in Wellington effective
Aug 1, 2003.
Teresa (Norris) Day ’83 has
been hired to oversee event planning and development at the Kansas
Aviation Museum in Wichita.
Steve DeLano ’84 was named
Winfield’s 10th greatest athlete by the Winfield Daily Courier.
In his three years at SC, DeLano was an eight time NAIA all-American
and three-time NAIA national champion (twice in cross country, once
in 10,000-meter run). DeLano was also a three-time Kansas Collegiate
Athletic Conference champion and five-time district 10 champion.
In 1989 he was inducted into the NAIA Cross Country Hall of Fame
and in 1993 inducted into the Southwestern College Athletic Hall
Gary Podschun ’88 recently
accepted the position of research specialist with the Cancer Pain
and Symptom Management Research Group at the University of Illinois
at Chicago. Funded by the National Cancer Institute, the group is
investigating the use of computer informatics as a tool to ameliorate
patient-provider communication concerning the management of symptoms
related to lung, prostate, and breast cancer.
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Sandy (Harding) Keene ’90 a
third-grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary school in Arkansas City
for the past 13 years, received the USD 470 Exceptional Educator
Award for 2003.
Bryan Dennett ’92 has been
elected to the board of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.
He is in practice in Winfield.
Marilyn Webb ’92 has started
a business focusing on fiber art. She plans to have yarns and equipment
for weavers and knitters in Hannibal, Mo. Her building is located
a few blocks from the Mark Twain house and a block from the museum.
Chris Cheatum ’95 has accepted
a position as assistant professor of chemistry at the University
of Iowa. He and Regina (Diercks) ’94 have
moved to Iowa City with their two-year-old son, Joshua.
Diana Casebolt-Hayes ’95
represented Larksfield Place of Wichita at “Global Aging:
Partnering in Service Solutions.” The international conference
was held in Sydney, Australia, June 23-25. Diana has traveled across
the country to teach about dementia care, specializing in Alzheimer’s
Robert Rhodd ’95 is the new
administrator for Village Villa nursing home in Nortonville. He
will oversee daily function of the facility and its 40-some residents.
Rhonda (Gaschler) Hollis ’96
is currently teaching and coaching at Wilson High School in Wilson,
Okla. She lives in Ardmore with her husband and three children.
Rhonda’s softball team won the state championship in the spring
of 2003 and she was named coach of the year for classes 3A and 4A
Christian Lutz ’96 has been
named the first-ever director of study abroad at Ashland University
in Ashland, Ohio, beginning July 1, 2003. During his tenure at the
University of Indianapolis (where he served as international studies
advisor from 2000-03) Christian traveled to Spain, Greece, Cyprus,
the Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, and Northern Ireland. He served
as treasurer for the Indiana Consortium for international programs,
member of the board of directors for the college consortium for
international studies (CCIS), and Indiana state representative for
region VI of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Recently,
he was elected to the CCIS executive committee and nominated to
serve as chair-elect of the CCIS conference planning committee.
Katherine Scraper M.Ed. ’97
was selected to present at the 2003 International Reading Association
annual conference in Orlando, Fla., in May. Her session was titled
“Sounds, Letters, and Words: Sorting Activities for Beginning
Readers and Writers.” In addition, Katherine was featured
at a book signing for her new children’s fiction books, the
Quills series, which was released in July. Katherine teaches at
Frances Willard elementary school in Arkansas City and has published
more than 40 stories, articles, and books.
Stepheny Berry ’98 graduated
from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in May 2003. She
is starting her residency in general surgery at the Henry Ford Hospital,
in Detroit, Mich.
Heather (Noah) Ferguson ’98 assumed
the directorship of the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum in Arkansas
City on May 17, 2003.
Toby Leavendusky ’98 graduated
with his bachelor of nursing from Wichita State University in May
2002. He works as a registered nurse at Wesley Medical Center in
Wichita, and owns a landscaping and mowing business. He is married
to Shandi (Slough) ’95. They have three children,
Toby, Lauren, and Shaye.
Jessica Muret ’98 has been
named director of Winfield’s Safe Homes. Safe Homes, Inc.,
is a non-profit organization that offers 24-hour assistance to women
and children who are victims of domestic or sexual abuse.
Shawn and Carrie (Cook)
Papon ’99 ’99 are living in Waupun, Wisc.,
where Shawn is a wildlife biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service at Fox River and Horicon National Wildlife Refuges. He completed
his master’s degree in wildlife science at the University
of Missouri in December 2002. (see also births)
Beth Erickson ’99 graduated
from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May
2003, and is doing a small animal internship at a private referral
practice in Chesapeake, Va.
Christina Hurtado ’99 has
relocated to St. Paul, Minn., and is a complex coordinator for the
department of residence for the College of St. Catherine. She will
begin her studies for a master’s degree in organizational
leadership in the fall.
Ed Raschen ’99 and Kathy
Hallacy were married July 18, 2003. They are at home in Coffeyville.
Ed was recently appointed as the student life director at Coffeyville
Community College, where he is also an assistant football coach.
Tina (Brown) ’99 and Derald
Wheeler were married May 12, 2003. Tina works as a registered nurse
at William Newton Hospital in Winfield.
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Sarah Cox ’00 and Michael
Brogdin ’03 were married Oct. 26, 2002. The couple
resides in Amarillo, Texas. Michael has been promoted to executive
manager of logistics at Target and Sarah is in the process of going
back to school.
Tim Putnam ’00 is working
as a graphic designer for MEDICS Intl. Care, Inc. – a not-for-profit
organization that has a large pharmacy which provides medicine to
mission trips going overseas, trains indigenous doctors on mobile
medical units, and has pastor-training schools in Central and South
Africa, Peru, Kenya, Ecuador, Afghanistan, and more.
Spencer Duncan and Tessa
Ball ’01 ’02 were married June 14, 2003, at
the Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plain. They reside in Mission, Kan.,
where Spencer continues his studies at the University of Health
Sciences for osteopathic medicine.
Jeffrey Lowe ’01 and
Brooke (Youle) ’01 were married Aug. 2, 2003, in
Winfield. They will be living in Topeka, where Jeff is in his second
year of law school and Brooke is a pharmacist.
Christopher B. Martin ’01
has been named assistant manager at Walgreen’s.
Wendy Mohler ’01 is the youth
pastor at Forest Park United Methodist Church in Panama City, Fla.
Joanna Moss ’01 is finishing
up a year of Americorps service in September. She has spent the
last year working in inner-city Dallas running an after-school program
for first- through sixth-graders. This fall she will be starting
graduate school at the University of Oklahoma working towards her
master’s in adult and higher education with an emphasis in
Erin Rankin ’01 is teaching
in a Dallas suburb. Erin has been accepted to graduate school where
she will be getting her MFA in writing and poetics from Naropa University
in Boulder, Colo.
Nadia Van Dorn ’01 has had
a summer position as a teaching missionary with the Mission Society
for United Methodists. She recently spent two months in Kazakhstan
as the first professor to teach John Wesley’s sermons/theology
in Russia at Central Asia Evangelical Seminary. Her plans are to
return for a full year of missionary/teaching placement after graduating
from Princeton Theological Seminary in the spring of 2004.
Dustin Wilgers ’01 and
Autumn (Strauss) ’03 were married Jan. 4, 2003. Dustin
was accepted to Kansas State University graduate school for a master’s
in biology in the spring 2003.
Megan Galliart ’02 is a Head
Start teacher with USD 470 in Wellington.
Lars Farmer ’02 recently
received his MBA from Newman University in Wichita.
Jared Gerhardt ’02 will be
a student at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, school
Cami Gibson ’02 and
Jeff Cook ’87 were married March 20, 2003. Cami teaches
special education at Jefferson Elementary in Arkansas City and is
working on her master’s in special education at SC.
Jocob Maforo ’02 is back
in his home country of Zimbabwe where he has started a youth and
kids ministry. They have opened a youth center that includes a library
and after-school program which serves at least a hundred kids daily.
Jacob greatly appreciated the support they have received from some
SC staff and others in the Winfield community.
Sarah Pfannenstiel ’02 is
teaching English at Hanston High School.
Katie Woodrow ’02 and Matthew
Smith were married June 14, 2003, in Savannah, Tenn. They are living
in California, Penn., where Matthew is a college football coach.
Abby Brummett ’03 has been
selected for the financial management program with General Electric
Corporation. Abby was a business administration intern with GE Aircraft
Services at Strother Field during 2002- 2003 and will become the
first -ver SC graduate to be selected for employment in this high-profile
training program with GE in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Adam Catlin ’03 is living
in Wichita and currently employed as a monitoring specialist with
Protection One. He is beginning his second semester in the mass
communications graduate program at Wichita State University.
Everisto Chikanga ’03 was
been appointed pastor of the Warren Memorial United Methodist Church
on Jan. 1, 2003. He has finished one year of seminary education
at Phillips Theological Seminary.
Jennifer (Hunter) Colglazier ’03
will be teaching instrumental music at the South Barber School in
Kiowa beginning in the fall 2003.
Luke Farrar ’03 has entered
the MBA program at Southwestern and will be a graduate assistant
working in the business administration division.
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Logan Braun born May 15, 2003, to Jason
and Lisa (Ashenfelter) Braun ’96 ’98.
Elizabeth Marie born May 9, 2003, to Trevor
’95 and Gina Bridges.
Evan Pearson born Dec. 18, 2002, to Leroy
(Wilbur) and Wendy (Brenn) Worley ’92 ’94.
Anna Gail born April 8, 2003, to Jody (Watkins)
’92 and Robb Suiter.
Malachi Antonio born February 4, 2003, to Tony
and Audrey (Prose ) ’00 Barron .
Ethan Tate, born May 19, 2003, to Bruce
’84 and Deanna McGehee.
Noah Michael born June 13, 2003, to Jim
and Jennifer (Loomis) Everett ’94 ’97.
Conner Lee born July 1, 2003, to Chad ’02
and Shandra Goodson.
Harper Katherine born June 22, 2003, to
Bryan and Judy (Stine)’96 Haynes.
Kolsen Guy born March 6, 2003, to Shawn
and Carrie (Cook) Papon ’99 ’99. (see also
Kathryn “Katie” Grace born August 8,
2003, to Bryan and Julie (Pettey) Davis ’93 ’93.
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Miriam (Cloud) Murray ’28
died July 5, 2003, at the age of 101. At the time of her death she
had been residing in Hutchinson, Kan..
Glen O. Humburg ’30 died
May 5, 2003, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, Kan.. He was the owner
and operator of Humburg Company in LaCrosse. Survivors include two
sisters Thelma (Humburg) Wilson ’34 and
Margaret (Humburg) Brening ’42.
William Joyce Griffith ’30
died July 5, 2003, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence,
Kan. William served his government as head of the Division of Education,
Office of Inter-American Affairs, and served as OIA representative
to Guatemala helping to expand public education. He was professor
of history at Tulane University and served as chairman of the Latin
American Studies department from 1950-70. In 1970 he joined the
staff of the University of Kansas and became the director of the
Center for Latin American Studies until his retirement in 1977.
In 1990 he received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree
from Southwestern College.
Ruth (Snyder) Johnson ’31 died
May 24, 2003. Ruth spent her life as a minister’s wife and
mother. She often sang solos and duets with her husband Basil Leroy
Johnson, who preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2003. She was also
preceded in death by her son Basil Montgomery ’64,
on April 7, 2003. Survivors include two daughters Julana
(Johnson) Hefner ’61 and Christina Johnson
Lillian Ruth (Christopher) Bennett ’32
died June 23, 2003, in Blackwell, Okla. A retired music educator
she was 92 years old.
Ellen (Tonn) Hofford ’33
died June 11, 2003. A retired special education teacher, she was
Hazel (Heaton) Kindt ’35
died June 27, 2003, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield. Hazel farmed
with her husband and also worked as a nurse’s aide at William
Newton Hospital for 23 years.
Ruth E. Allen ’36, died April
7, 2003. The daughter of former Southwestern College dean, Leroy
Allen, she had a long career as a psychiatric social worker in New
York City, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Lucile (Shaver) Cronin ’36
died June 20, 2003, in Peachtree City, Ga. Lucile was born in Cedar
Vale, Kan.. in 1914.
Louise Webb-Knox ’36 died
May 7, 2003, in Houston. Louise was a resident of Garden Oaks, Houston,
since 1947 where she taught music, kindergarten and second grade
at Garden Oaks elementary school until her retirement.
Robert Edwin Coe, ’38 died
March 12, 2003, in Philomath, Ore. After an early career in banking,
Bob moved to Salem, Ore., where he was in business with his brother
and was an appraiser for the county assessor’s office. He
was Marion County treasurer from 1961 until his retirement in 1979.
His community service included the presidency of the Oregon Association
of County Treasurers and Finance Officers.
Merle Knepper ’39 died July
22, 2003, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield. Merle began working
for Westinghouse Corp. in Pittsburgh, Penn., in 1940, and supervised
the manufacturing of electrical generators. He retired in 1981.
Survivors include a brother Carl ’46 and a sister Margery
(Knepper) Quigg ’41.
Harlan E. Lenander ’39 died
May 3, 2003, in Albuquerque, N.M. Harlan was inducted into SCs Natural
Science Hall of Fame in 2002. He is survived by his wife, Helen.
Warren Pfalser ’39 died July
4, 2003. A retired field auditor of the State of Kansas Motor Fuel
Tax Department, he was 85.
Dee F. Taylor ’40 died July
16, 2003, at his home. A World War II U.S. Navy veteran, after 34
years of service as a meteorologist and a retired captain in the
U.S. Navy Reserve. In 2002 Dee was inducted into the SC Natural
Science Hall of Fame. Survivors include his wife Margaret (Seal)
Richard Boone Ross ’40, died
Jan. 19, 2003. A retired dentist, he practiced in LaGrane, Ga, for
52 years. He is survived by his wife, Margaret.
Erma Elizabeth (Yerkes) Resler ’42
died in August of 2002 in Charlotte, N.C., where she had been living
for the past seven years.
Nancy Curry ’43 died Feb.
19, 2002. At the time of her death she was living in Augusta, Kan.
Maxine (Kirkhuff) Litchfield ’44
died May 31, 2003, in Sylvia, Kan.
Dean Gleason ’45, retired
United Methodist minister, died May 6, 2003. Rev. Gleason served
as a minister in the Kansas West Conference from 1940-1987, serving
many Kansas communities. Survivors include his wife, Gleam.
Vada Hazen ’49 died July
3, 2003, in Stockton, Kan.. She was a former laboratory director
and Rooks County Historical Society president.
Ralph “Joe” Stuber ’49
died Aug. 2, 2003. He was part owner of the Ford dealership in Winfield
until 1965. In 1964 Joe moved to Garden City and was chosen “Man
of the Year” twice during his years with Farm and Ranch Life
Robert Granville French ’50
died June 12, 2003. A retired educator, he had been residing in
Oxford, Kan., at the time of his death.
Clarence Roberts ’50 died
July 28, 2003, in Stockton, Calif. Roberts served in the Coast Guard
during World War II and then worked in the defense industry. He
taught at Calaveras High School for 20 years and served as president
of the California Association of Educators. Survivors include his
wife of 56 years, Ruth.
Harrison Leon Robison ’51
died Nov. 18, 2001. An educator and coach for 31 years, he retired
in 1982. He is survived by his wife, Virginia.
Martha (Jackson) Woods ’51
died Nov. 27, 2002
Francis Book ’52 died May
11, 2003. A former resident of Richfield, Minn., Francis was a retired
educator and salesman.
Dennis Cavalier ’68 died
May 24, 2003,in Pampa, Texas. He was 58. He was one of the best
defensive backs in SC history. An all-American, in 1967 he set a
school record for interceptions in a single season (14) and his
career (19). Cavalier coached Wichita Southeast to two state football
championships and a 33-3 record during his three years as the Buffs’
coach from 1978-80. Survivors include his wife Kathy (Heitschmidt)
Michael Crews ’68 died June
24, 2003. Survivors include his wife, Karen (Shepherd) ’68.
Charlette (Pugh) McKelvey ’72
died June 12, 2003. Charlette worked in the Wichita public school
district as a speech pathologist for many years.
Margaret (Tharp) Wood ’79
died June 15, 2003. Survivors include her mother Bonnie Tharp.
DeLee Irene Hadsall ’96 died
May 8, 2003, in Wichita. DeLee served as deputy city clerk for the
city of Anthony from 1959-1980. After her husband’s death
she moved to Winfield to pursue her lifelong dream of a college
education. She graduated summa cum laude in 1996 with a bachelor’s
degree in art. She is survived by two sons, John ’62
and Jack ’65.
Shawn Hagan ’03 died July
28, 2003. A homemaker, she is survived by her husband, Rich, and
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John Paulin was named recipient
of the 2003 Francis Asbury Award by the General Board of Higher
Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. The award
recognizes persons in ministry in higher education. Paulin was chaplain
at SC from 1974 to 1990, and now is the college's tennis coach.
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Helen Cole died
July 7, 2003, in Wellington, Kan. Survivors include her husband
Ward ’30 and stepson George ’63
and stepdaughter Mary ’73.
Alice Mahree “A.D.” Cope
died June 28, 2003, at an Ottawa retirement village in Ottawa, Kan.
A.D. taught English and journalism at SC from 1966 to 1981.
Lela Zook Martin died in her home
in Garden City on May 24, 2003. Lela was a teacher, learner, homemaker
and mother. She was a staunch support of Southwestern College, and
a frequent visitor to the campus while her son was president of
the institution. Survivors include a son, Carl E. Martin
’60, and his wife Mary Lou (Bauer) ’60,
and a daughter Leora (Martin) Kline ’66
Clyde Priddle of Wichita died June
4, 2003. Priddle was an aircraft tool and die maker and a former
co-owner of Weaver Engineering and Manufacturing Co. He is survived
by a daughter, Nancy (Priddle) Drennan ’59.
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Barnes, associate professor of management and economics,
has been appointed internship coordinator for the business administration
division working with regional business, government and service
organizations to develop and place SC students into experiential
internships during their junior and senior years.
Kevin Farlow and Heather
Kesterson, professional studies program representatives;
and Karen Pedersen, vice president for professional
studies, attended the Department of Defense Education Symposium
“Enhanced Readiness for the Nation” in Orlando, Fla.,
July 7 – 11. In addition to attending meetings and seminars,
SC staff members participated by setting up a booth in the exhibition
Three Leadership Southwestern students
completed summer internships. These included Amanda Neideree,
Kansas Non-Profit Association; Casey Abernethy,
Enterprise; and Alison Ebright, Project Transformation
Jim Helmer, associate professor
of health and physical education and chair of the physical education
department, was a speaker at the KSHSAA Coaching School Aug. 6-8
in Topeka. The topic was “Coaching Distance Runners,”
two one-hour presentations to more than 100 middle school and high
James Nolan, assistant professor
of psychology, attended a seminar sponsored by the National Eye
Institute concerning ways for obtaining funding for vision-related
research and the worldwide need for conducting vision research.
This meeting was held in Boston, Mass. from June 16-18. He has had
a chapter titled “Color Naming, Color Categories, and Central
Color-Coding in a Case of X-Linked Incomplete Achromatopsia”
(co-authored with Mike Webster and Mike Crognale) published in a
book titled Normal and Defective Color Vision for Oxford University
The Phi Delta Theta, Kansas Zeta
chapter was recognized this year with for the following awards:World
Wide Website, for outstanding chapter Web site; and Community Service
Citation, for outstanding commitment to service. The chapter was
selected to receive these awards from entries submitted from around
the United States and Canada.
Patrick Ross, associate professor
of biology, attended the 25th annual meeting of the Association
for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) in Las Vegas, Nev. This
meeting provides biology instructors a chance to present new laboratory
activities and pedagogies. Ross has been invited to next year’s
meeting to share a bioacoustic laboratory he created for Southwestern’s
Animal Behavior course.
Jane Schlickau, associate professor
of nursing, passed an oral and written comprehensive exam in August
and now is a doctoral candidate at the University of Nebraska Medical
Center College of Nursing. She will begin her dissertation research
working with Hispanic women at the Sedgwick County Department of
Health Maternal and Infant Clinic.
Beth Sheppard, reference/automation
librarian and affiliate faculty member, read a paper titled “The
Rise of Rome: The Emergence of a New Mode for Exploring the Context
of the Fourth Gospel” at the American Theological Library
Association meeting June 27 in Portland, Ore. The paper will be
published in the 2003 ATLA Proceedings. She also published a review
of Anders Eriksson, Thomas H. Olbricht and Walter Überlaker’s
Rhetorical Argumentation in Biblical Texts in the May 24, 2003,
edition of the Review of Biblical Literature. The text of the review
is available at http://www.bookreviews.org. Sheppard graduated in
August with master of library science degree from the School of
Library and Information Management at Emporia State University.
Two theatre students were involved in professional
work during the summer of 2003. Julie Sapp, senior
from Dodge City, participated in the three-week TVI Actors’
Studio program in New York City. Sapp was chosen to participate
and received a scholarship following auditions at the Kennedy Center/ACTF
festival. Craig Fisher, senior theatre major from
Topeka, taught high school students at the Topeka Civic Theatre
The 2002 SC volleyball team earned
the AVCA Team Academic Award. This is the fourth time in the five
years that Julie Konrade has been the head coach the Lady Builders
have been recognized for their academic achievements. There were
only 15 NAIA schools to earn the honor, which requires a minimum
cumulative 3.30 grade point average.
Michael J. Wood, assistant professor
of business and finance and chair of the business division, was
awarded the Sam M. Walton Fellowship for 2003-2004 by Students in
Free Enterprise (SIFE), an international non-profit organization
devoted to instilling the principles of free enterprise in college
students through the development and implementation of educational
service projects. Wood also attended a weeklong contemporary folk
Music workshop at the Swannanoa Gathering held each year at Warren
Wilson College in Asheville, N.C.
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