LaJeune (Dieterich) ’41 and
Dale J. Williams celebrated their 61st wedding
anniversary at The Village in Indianola, Iowa, on Sept. 11, 2003.
LaJeune and Dale retired in 1983 after serving 40 years in the Iowa
Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. They moved to
Estes Park, Colo., where they volunteered extensively in the community
and were instrumental in the start of a new United Methodist congregation
and the building of their new church. In 1999 the retired again
when they moved to The Village, a Wesley Retirement Services community
in Indianola, Iowa.
Philo Wooddell ’48 has retired
as director of the Winfield Community Food Pantry after nearly 20
years of service. Whether it’s been ordering food, stocking
shelves, seeking donations or distributing food, Wooddell has done
it, donating thousands of hours to a valuable community service.
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George Weber ’50 and his
wife, Wilma, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in December
with a river boat Christmas Markets Cruise up the Danube. Their
50th anniversary also celebrated their visiting 50 countries in
Herman “Swede” Osbourn ’51
was inducted into the SC Athletic Hall of Fame in December. On the
track Swede dominated the 880-yard, mile, and two-mile events. He
was the CIC champion in the mile and qualified for the NAIA championships
where he finished in third place with a time of 4:18. Swede has
been recognized as an NAIA all American in track.
Bob Sneller ’51 is one of
five new inductees into the National Junior College Athletics Association
Hall of Fame, with induction ceremonies March 15 in Hutchinson.
Sneller led Independence (Kan.) Community College to the 1963 national
championship and was named the NJCAA Coach of the Year. After eight
years at Independence, Sneller became the athletic director at Crowder
College (Neosho, Mo.), starting their first basketball program.
He served in that capacity until he retired in 1980. During 23 years
as a head coach, he amassed a record of 467-216. Sneller now works
part time in Crowder's athletic department and with the Crowder
women's basketball program. He has also excelled as a teacher, banquet
speaker and writer and currently resides with his wife of 50 years,
Jan, in Neosho.
Marvin Webster ’51 was inducted
into the SC Athletic Hall of Fame in December. Marvin was a four-year
letterman in basketball, a co-captain in his senior year. In his
senior year he was the eighth leading scorer in the CIC and in his
senior year named to the all CIC first team. Marvin was chosen to
the AAU all-state team, and has had a long and distinguished career
as the high school basketball coach and athletic director at Larned,
Jim and Sylvia (Circle)
Reed ’56 ’55 celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary on Dec. 5, 2003. The couple took a cruise to the Caribbean.
Ken Everhart ’57 was inducted
into the SC Athletic Hall of Fame in December. While at SC Ken was
an all-CIC lineman, and selected to the all-Methodist team in his
senior year. Ken had a distinguished coaching career at Winfield
High School and received numerous accolades and awards for his long
time leadership as the director of recreation in the City of Wellington.
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(Evans) Clark ’63 has co-authored a book entitled
“Mayfield Then and Now.” The book weighs 5.2 pounds,
has 536 pages, and contains 752 pictures which portray the history
of the Mayfield, Kan., community as well as current residents. Many
SC alumni grew up in the Mayfield area and are included in the book.
Go to www.sutv.com/~skline for more information.
Russell O. Vail ’63, in addition
to having gone back into the FBI as a special investigator, is working
in the same capacity for the Department. of Defense, NSA, Treasury
Department, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and the State
Department. One of Russ’s favorite questions he now asks his
friends and acquaintances is, “Do you know anyone who works
for Homeland Security.” When a negative response is received,
he says, “Yes you do…me.”
Anita Burdette-Dragoo ’67
recently had an article published in German Life magazine, titled
“Castaway Chests— Collecting Christmas Lebkuchen Tins.”
Anita spent her career teaching abroad for the Department of Defense
Dependents’ Schools in Giessen, Germany. Since retiring to
Vermont, she has been doing freelance writing and is also working
on a book about her experiences living abroad since 1969.
Tom Winters ’68 was selected
chair of the Sedgwick County Commission. A member of the commission
since 1992,Winters last served as chairman in 2000.
David Galliart ’69 has accepted
a position as the executive director of business and industry for
Cowley College. His position includes oversight of the One-Stop
Workforce Development Center located at Strother Field for Cowley
County Community College. This includes job service, unemployment,
dislocated workers, and adult re-training. His role is also to promote
Cowley County, Wichita, and south central Kansas for job creation,
retraining new and existing workforce, and economic development
for the region.
William H. Stephens ’69 has
been promoted recently to Information Technology Manager for the
City of Topeka. His duties include network administration, e-mail
administration, training, and website development. Bill has been
with the city since 1986.
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Larry Miller ’71 is representing
Northern Hill Junior High School as the Teacher of the Year this
year. He received this honor from fellow colleagues. Teachers are
nominated and then voted on by the school staff. Northern Hills
is one of two junior high schools in the Seaman District which is
located in northern Shawnee County in Kansas. Larry teaches 5 hours
of freshman biology each day
Terry McGonigle ’73 was honored
by being inducted into the Kansas Thespian Society’s Hall
of Fame Jan. 8 at the annual Kansas Thespian Society Conference
in Emporia. He was recognized for creating quality high school theatre
in the state of Kansas, and the spirit and dedication of his leadership
as he led the growth of the not only Kansas but the International
Thespian Society. Terry now teaches theatre in Atlanta, Ga., where
he is a leader in the Georgia Thespian Society.
Patrick Audley ’77 is owner
of The Artichoke, voted # 1 for its selection of bar food in a recent
survey conducted by the Wichita Eagle. was. One in particular is
renowned city-wide as the Famous # 8. Audley has been the owner
of the establishment at 811 N Broadway in Wichita for 20 years.
The Artichoke is a Wichita fixture and is especially known as a
haven for acoustic music.
Timothy Hammer ’77, an assistant
United States attorney for the southern district of Texas, recently
received the Director’s Award for excellence in law enforcement
from Attorney General John Ashcroft.
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Anneliese (Goering) Homan ’80
has received a 2004 International Exemplary Leader Award at State
Fair Community College in Sedalia, Mo., for her ability to advance
academic and administrative leadership at SFCC. She is an English
instructor. The award is given by The Chair Academy, an organization
dedicated to advancing academic and administrative leadership training
worldwide, and was presented March 6 at the academy’s 13th
annual international conference.
Tara Gray ’81 serves as the
first director of the Teaching Academy at New Mexico State University,
which opened in 2003. The Teaching Academy supports teachers, enhances
learning, and builds community by providing NMSU educators with
training, mentoring, and networking. For 20 years she taught full
time including economics at Denison University until 1993 when she
came to New Mexico State to teach criminal justice. Tara has been
honored at NMSU and nationally with six awards for teaching and
service. Gray regularly presents faculty development workshops.
These workshops include “Be All You Can Be: Teach,”
and “Publish and Flourish: Write Well and Revise Rapidly,”
the subject of her third book. She has presented workshops to more
than a thousand faculty in more than 20 states.
Marvin Diener ’82 was inducted
into the 2003 SC Athletic Hall of Fame in December. Marvin was a
defensive back and four year letterman for Southwestern. He has
had an outstanding high school coaching record at Salina Central
from 1986-2003. This includes five state championships. He has been
named Kansas State Coach of the Year several times and in 1998 was
named national coach of the year. Marvin has received numerous conference
coach of the year; awards. He compiled a record of 146 wins and
37 losses and has made eight title appearances in the last 10 years.
Don Smith ’82 has accepted
the position of director of marketing for the Virginia Arts Festival
based in Norfolk. The festival is eight years old and has gained
national and international acclaim.
Kill '84 was named the Gateway Conference Coach of the
Year for his efforts at Southern Illinois University, and was second
in the national Eddie Robinson I-AA Coach of the Year award voting.
Kill is the first head coach in school history to win the conference
honor. Kill, in his third season as head coach
at Southern, has transformed the Salukis from doormat to champion.
Sputhern Illinois improved from 4-8 a year ago to 10-2 in 2003.
The Salukis won a share of the Gateway COnference regular-season
title for the first time in school history and advanced to the I-AA
playoffs for the first time since 1983 and just the second time
overall. SIU played with just seven seniors on the 2003 squad and
will return 10 starters on defense and seven on offense next season.
Jim Borger '82 painted
the Trinity triptych (above) for the connecting hall to the new
Calvary Life Center at Calvary United Methodist Church in Wichita.
The painting, dedicated in June 2003, uses color, light, and iconography
to visually symbolize the Christian faith and experience. The painting
represents God's love, Christ's light, and the Peace of the Holy
Spirit. The triptych measures 4 feet by 24 feet and was painted
in acrylic. Prints and notecards are available through the church
office. Jim Borger lives in Andover.
Paul Bean ’85 and Christine
Reed were married on Oct. 18, 2003, at the First Presbyterian Church
in Ottawa. Paul is vice president for institutional advancement
at Southwestern College.
Nancy Maier ’85 is a design
representative for Silpada Sterling Silver Jewelry. She is responsible
for sales parties by which the products are sold. This past year,
she was number 71 in sales of over 2000 representatives across the
Robert and Wendy (Reiser)
Richardson ’87 ’87 recently moved from Southern
California to the Houston area. Rob left Wynn Oil Company as vice
president for technology to rejoin the Lubrized Corporation. Wendy
remains at home and is enjoying being closer to her family. Their
children Chad (13) and Alyssa (10) are acclimating well to a new
school and friends.
Kelly (Broadhurst) Nichols ’89
was inducted into the 2003 SC Athletic Hall of Fame in December.
Kelly was all KCAC in cross country in 1987 and 1988. She took first
place in the KCAC in cross country championship in 1988 and was
a member of the team KCAC champions in cross country. In 1987 and
1988 she was an NAIA all-district 10 in cross county. During the
track season of 1988 she took first place in the KCAC in the 3000
meters and in 1987 and 1989 took first in the 5000 meters.
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Jonathan Thompson’92 received
his master’s degree in sports administration from Wichita
State University on Dec. 14, 2003. He is teaching high school and
junior high science and is head football coach at Sedgwick High
Rodney James ’93 is serving
as a full time pastor and community activist. He is the senior pastor
of the Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church in Bishopville, S.C.
Geoffrey and Carman (Costello)
Moon ’97 ’97 live in Gallup, N.M., where Geoffrey
teaches gifted student special education and Carman teaches English
in the middle school. (see also births)
Shawn and Shauna (Harrel)
Creason ’98 ’00 were married Aug. 8, 2003,
and currently reside in the Tulsa area. Shawn is a firefighter for
the state of Oklahoma and Shauna heads up the quality control department
for a stainless steel distributor.
Zachary Mathews ’99 completed
his Coast Guard aviator training on Nov. 7, 2003, and was designated
a Coast Guard helicopter pilot at a winging ceremony held at Naval
Air Station Whiting Field, Fla. Zac graduated from the U.S. Merchant
Marine Academy in 2000 with a bachelor of science of marine operations
and technology. Following graduation, Zac served as the combat systems
officer aboard Coast Guard heavy endurance cutter CHASE (WHEC-718)
home ported in San Diego, Calif. In August 2002, Zac received orders
to flight school in Pensacola, Fla. Currently Zac is flying the
Coast Guard’s H-65B Dolphin helicopter out of Coast Guard
Air Station Atlantic City, N.J. This air station provides search
and rescue, maritime law enforcement and homeland security patrols
for the ports of New York and Philadelphia as well as coastline
extending from Long Island Sound as far south as Norfolk, Va.
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Clancy Kate, born Oct. 14, 2003 to Freedom (Phillips) and
Ben Brass ’98 ’99. She joins a sister Chloe
Aaron Mitchell, born Jan. 10, 2004 to Glenna
(Burden) and David Armbrust ’94 ’99
of Arkansas City. Aaron has a sister Morgan.
A son, Dante Lewis Foster Moon, to Geoffrey
and Carman (Costello) Moon ’97 ’97
on Feb. 4, 2004. (see also alumni notes) Grandparents include
Roger and Allyson Moon ’70 ’76.
A son, Drake Newton, born Feb. 7, 2004, to Scott
’98 and Dana Lowe. Grandparents
include George and Susan (Richardson) Lowe
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Howard Yoder ’22 died Dec.
28, 2003, at Showalter Villa in Hesston. He was 102 years old. Yoder
was ordained as a Methodist minister in 1927. He and his wife served
as missionaries in Peru and Bolivia for 25 years. He also served
in Panama. In 1954 Yoder became executive secretary of the Latin
American Department of the National Council of Churches in New York
and served in that position for nine years. In 1963 he became pastor
of the First United Methodist Church in Aberdeen, Wash., and served
there until retiring in 1970. He is survived by his wife Irene.
Leah F. (Moore) Hudson ’25
died Nov. 1, 2003.
Elizabeth (Moore) Rhodenbaugh ’27
died Dec. 31, 2003, at the age of 97.
Helen (Alexander) McCluggage Ryan ’27
died May 5, 2003. A homemaker, she was the former owner of Alexander
Lumber in Wichita. She was 97 years old.
H. Coye Hubbs ’29 died Dec.
16, 2003 at the age of 97.
Arleen (Lehman) Pierce ’29 died
Nov.1, 2003. She was 95 years old. Survivors include two daughters,
Pat Flint ’54 and Nancy Pierce ’72,
a sister Frances (Lehman) McConnell ’42.
George Swartz ’29 died Jan.
13, 2004. He was 98 years old. Survivors include nephews George
Moon ’69, Roger Moon ’70 and
Laban Moon ’73.
Vera (Volkmann) Wahl ’30
died Jan. 14, 2004, at the age of 94 in Lyons, Kan
Letha Pearl (Irvine) Simpson ’31
died Dec. 20, 2003. She was 93 years old. Letha taught school in
Valparaiso, Neb.; Alden, and at Reno County Community High School
in Nickerson for 19 years. She also taught in Topeka at Jay Shideler
Junior High School and in the Topeka High School adult education
program. She retired in 1971 after 40 years of teaching. Survivors
include two nieces, Sarah (Douglass) Smith ’63
and Mildred (Douglass) Moore ’65.
Opal (Hicks) Johnson ’35,
Mesa, Ariz., died Dec. 12, 2003. Johnson worked in the newspaper
business for many decades. She was associated with the Daily Oklahoman
and the Kansas City Star and was the women’s editor at the
Mesa Tribune. In 1991 she was honored as the Mesa “Woman of
the Year,” an award sponsored by the Tribune. Survivors include
her stepdaughter, Judy Barbour.
Pauline (Bennis) Cuer ’37
died Jan. 25, 2004, at the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.
She was 87 years old.
R. Dale Pomeroy ’37 died
Dec. 11, 2003, at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal, Kan. Dale
served a principal at Hugoton Grade School for three years and also
served as principal for Copeland High School and Kismet Rural High
School for several years. In 1948 he was hired at general manager
for Trade Wind Industries. Dale started Pomeroy Equipment Sales
in 1951, selling municipal, governmental, industrial, and agricultural
equipment. In 1954 he branched into the irrigation field where he
was responsible for many of the first irrigation wells of southwest
Kansas and the Oklahoma and Texas panhandle. He served as the first
president of the western Kansas manufacturers and directed the first
traveling caravan display which is now known as the 3 I show. He
was also director and vice president of the Kansas Manufacturers
Association and was director and vice president of the Kansas Chamber
of Commerce. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Rinehart ’39.
Floyd Priest ’38 died in
Dec. 2003. He was 87 years old.
Margaret (Bauman) Rickard ’38
died Dec. 7, 2003, at Johnson, Kan. She was 88 years old and a resident
of Golden, Colo. Since 1981, she was a missionary in Japan for 31
years through the General Board of Global Ministries. She belonged
to the First United Methodist Church in Golden, where she was involved
with United Methodist Women and Fellowship of Reconciliation and
Peace with Justice Committee of the Rocky Mountain Conference. Survivors
include her husband, C. Harold ’39, and a daughter Jean (Rickard)
Nita (Burden) Hearne ’39 died
Dec. 30, 2003. Nita was active in the Latham community for many
years. She was the Latham city clerk for many years and drove a
school bus for over 22 years. She was a faithful member and pianist
for the Latham United Methodist Church for over 40 years.
Marian L. (Lippoldt) Musick ’39
died Sept. 19, 2003. She is survived by her husband, William
Kathryn Mae Yust ’40 died
Jan. 27, 2004, at Wesley Towers, Hutchinson, Kan. A longtime Sylvia
resident, she was a school teacher in Union 5 school district, Elreka
and Sylvia, teaching for 26 years.
Wesley Woodson ’41 died Nov.
6, 2003. He was 84. Wes’s most notable legacy was in human
factors engineering. Known today as ergonomics, the discipline was
in its infancy when he began studying it after WW II. It
became his fulltime career, spanning some 50 years. He authored
several books in this field, including Human Factors Design Handbook,
a reference manual still in use after many years. Wes used his artistic
talents to illustrate his own books and was a violinist with the
San Diego Symphony for 23 years. He also directed choirs in several
churches and played in orchestra which accompanied soloists such
as Andre Previn, Nelson Eddy, and Sammy Davis Jr. He is survived
by his wife of nearly 62 years, Dorothy (Van Gundy) ’41.
Helen (Brothers) Houghton ’43 died
Nov. 25, 2003, at the age of 86. A homemaker, she was a member of
the Tisdale United Methodist Church and the Tisdale Women’s
Society of Christian Service. Survivors include a daughter, Muriel
Elder ’76, and a sister Ruth (Brothers) Tredway
Marvine (Hiebsch) Larson ’44
died Dec. 19, 2003, in Greenbrae, Calif. at the age of 80. Marvine
worked in Chicago for Golden State, a dairy distribution company,
and was then transferred to San Francisco where she did office work
and marketing research. She was active in her church and led the
women’s Friday morning Bible class for more than 40 years
and later became the first woman lay minister at the church. Survivors
include her brother, Kenneth Hiebsch ’43.
Victor H. Martin, Jr. ’46
died Dec. 1, 2003, at the age of 79. A disabled veteran, Martin
served in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer. He took part in battles
in central Europe, the Rhineland and the Ardennes, including the
Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded three Bronze Stars, the good
Conduct ribbon and the American theater ribbon. He retired from
Boeing Aircraft in Wichita after 35 years. He is survived by his
Wanda (Holt) Vann ’46, who
met her husband on the 77 steps of Southwestern College, died Jan.
22, 2004. She was 78. Wanda worked for the Winfield Chamber of Commerce
for several years and was active with the Girl Scouts and on the
board of the Quivira Council of Boy Scouts. She met her husband
Joe, on the 77 steps of SC. Survivors include her husband, Joe
Irene (Kuehn) Shapland ’50 died
Nov. 5, 2003, at the age of 82.
Loren H. Martin ’50 died
Dec. 6, 2003, at St. Joseph Village in Manhattan, Kan. He was 76.
Loren was a dairy farmer and preached at the Fancy Creek and Swede
Creek United Methodist Churches. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth.
Jack Morledge ’51 died Nov.
9, 2003 at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento, CA. During WW
II Morledge served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theatre,
taking part in assaults on Tarawa, Tinian, Saipan, and Okinawa as
well as the occupation of Nagasaki Japan. Jack was a manager with
the Metropolitian Life Insurance Co. for over 25 years. He later
served as an employment counselor with the Kansas Job Service. Survivors
include his wife Gretchen.
Ernest Young ’51 died Jan.
6, 2004. A retired KG&E plant operator, he was 83. He is survived
by his wife, Betty.
John B. Parker ’54 died Nov.
5, 2003, at the Salina Regional Health Center. He was 75. An insurance
agent for the Kansas Farm Bureau, Parker retired in 1984. Survivors
include his wife, Bonnie, and a sister Evelyn (Parker) Mikesell
C.D. Williams, Jr. ’54 died
Dec. 14, 2003.
Millie (Davis) Collins ’55
died Dec. 16, 2003. A retired schoolteacher, she was 92 years old.
Millie taught school a total of 35 years, 28 of them in Oxford,
Kan., schools where she taught kindergarten for 25 years.
David D. Reed ’65 died Jan.
26, 2004. He was a radiologist with Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Leroy Davenport ’71 died
Jan. 11, 2004, at his home in Frankfort. Leroy lettered in basketball
and in football as a linebacker. He was assistant manager of Osage
Grain in the early 1970s and then on the management team at General
Foods in Topeka until 1979. He and his wife moved to Frankfort and
in 1980 bought her father’s lumber yard, which they operated
as Davenport Lumber until 2002. He had served as a regional manager
for Southwestern Association in Fort Worth, Texas, until earlier
this year. He is survived by his wife, Joyce.
Shelby (Wilson) Pappan ’92
died Jan. 4, 2004, at her home in Burlington, Wash.
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Percy R “Pete” Adams
died Dec. 13, 2003. Pete was a millwright for Dixie Portland Mill
Co., Arkansas City, Kan., and a farmer/stockman of Wellington, Kan.
He is survived by his wife Alice (Bigley) ’58.
Wendell G. Counsell died July 9,
2003, at his home in Charlottesville, Va. A dedicated United Methodist,
he took great interest in the college from which he wife graduated,
and often arranged trips to include Winfield. He is survived by
his wife, Helen (Handley, West) ’45.
Francis Glenn Sr. died Jan. 1,
2004, at his home. A veteran of WWII, Glenn served in the Army and
was stationed in North Africa. A self-employed mechanic, Glenn owned
and operated Glenn’s Repair until his death. Survivors include
his wife, Leona; sons, Francis “Butch” Glenn
Jr., ’67, Jeff Glenn, ’78; and a daughter,
Repha (Glenn) Buckman ’70.
Darlene Luallen died Nov. 22, 2003.
A retired YMCA Crisis Center and Wichita Sexual Assault employee,
she was 61. She is survived by her husband Ron ’79.
Dale W. McCoy Jr. died Dec. 24, 2003 at the age
of 78. Dale owned the Southeast Kansas Broadcasting Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor, and a son, Mike ’74.
Frances Lee Marsh, 105, died Dec.
17, 2003. Born on the 4th of July, Frances’ father served
in the Civil War, and she was on of the few remaining living children
of a Civil War veteran. She and her husband, A.G,. operated Marsh’s
Shoe Store in Winfield for many years. Survivors include her daughters
Jane Lee (Marsh) Clift ’45 and Shirley (Marsh)
Everhart ’56; and son-in-law Ken Everhart
’57; grandchildren, David ’85
and Krys Clift ’94, and Lori (Everhart)
Andrew Ryan Elkins II died Dec.
4, 2003. He was six years old and attended Whittier Elementary in
Winfield. He is survived by his mother, Petra (Sobba) Elkins
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senior from Wellington, is author of a paper accepted for presentation
at the Central States Communication undergraduate Honors Conference.
The conference will be held in Cleveland in conjunction with the
Central States Communication Association convention March 31-April
4. The paper originally was written for an Intercultural Communication
course at Southwestern, and is titled “Good Intentions: Choosing
and Using Children’s Literature to Build Intercultural Competence
in the Elementary Classroom.”
Boucher, a professor of English and chair of the English
department, is author of a short story collection, The Last Kansas
Exit, which will be released March 28. The book cover of the collection
was designed by former Southwestern College art teacher, Rick Peters.
Barbara Budjac Corvette, associate
professor of business, has been contracted by Prentice-Hall to write
a conflict text. The two-book project will include one book intended
for executive training materials; the second will be an conflict,
negotiation, and persuasion text. She also will write several continuing
legal education training manuals after finishing this two-book project.
Corvette also has been invited to present an executive training
seminar in international law next October in Casablanca, Morocco,
at Alakhawayn University.
Tracy Frederick, assistant professor
of speech and director of forensics, will be a panelist during the
Central States Communication Association Women’s Caucus in
Cleveland March 31-April 4. Her discussion, part of “Women
Who Rocked the World,” is titled “Elizabeth Cady Stanton:
Fighting for the Souls of Women.”
David Gardner, assistant professor
of music and director of choirs, has been invited by MidAmerica
Productions to conduct a 175-voice choir and professional orchestra
in concert in New York City's famed Carnegie Hall. The concert is
scheduled to take place in March 2005.
Ruth Guernsey, sophomore from Dodge
City, and Tara Revell, junior from Louisburg, have
received the Kids Impacting Cowley County (KICC) internship with
the Legacy foundation for 2004.
Allyson Moon, associate professor
of theatre and speech, received an award of commendation for achievement
at the American College Theatre Festival Region Five in Denver.
. Moon was recognized for her adaptation of a script for the production
of “The Last Kansas Exit” by Troy Boucher. The production,
based on short stories by SC’s English professor, was presented
Nov.23 and 24, 2003. Moon attended the ACTF Festival XXXIV Jan.
18 to 24 with two dozen SC students.
Szetho Shan Lin, junior from Malaysia,
is a finalist in Photographer's Forum magazine's 24th annual Best
of College Photography contest. Out of 31,000 entries submitted
by student photographers from the U.S. and Canada, Shan’s
work is among the top 100. Her work will be published in Best of
College Photography Annual 2004, a hardbound book distributed to
college libraries and instructors of photography, art and graphic
design, among others. Examples of Shan’s photography can be
seen at www.sckans.edu/digital/support/index2.htm
Click on the digital photography link, and follow the link at the
top of the page.
Michael Wilder, professor of music
and chair of the performing arts division, represented Southwestern
College at the annual meeting of the National Association of Schools
of Music held in Seattle in November. He was elected vice-chair
of Region 3 (Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota,
and Wyoming). In addition, he will represent NASM as a visiting
evaluator later this spring at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux,
La., and Maryville College in Tennessee.
Rachel Wilder, junior from Winfield, is completing
an internship at DePaul University, Chicago, this semester. Her
study focuses on arts administration in higher education and she
is working as an intern to Don Casey, dean of the DePaul School
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