Sterling College welcomes Dr. John Silber, President Emeritus of Boston University in Boston, Mass., to the 116th annual Commencement ceremonies which will be held Saturday, April 26. Dr. Silber will deliver the Commencement address to the 2008 graduates. Exercises are scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m. on the East Lawn outside Cooper Hall.
The Warrior Athletic Association announced that the Warrior Wood & Wedge golf tournament will once again be held again at the Highlands Golf Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. This athletic fundraiser will be held on Monday, June 23, 2008.
The Warrior Athletic Association is designed to advance Sterling College athletics by strengthening the athletic budget to help meet needs in all our sports programs.
Different from previous years, Sterling College announces the 2008 Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies to be held nearly three weeks earlier on April 25 and 26. In addition, the location for Commencement is changed to the East Lawn outside Cooper Hall.
Baccalaureate services begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in Culbertson Auditorium of Spencer Hall. The Baccalaureate address is titled “I Am Not Here on My Own,” and will be delivered by Rev. Dr. Steven Marsh, senior pastor of Eastminster Presbyterian Church of Wichita, Kan.
Sterling College Theatre presents six one act plays on Friday, April 11, at 8:00 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium of Spencer Hall. The evening combines the talent of both experienced and beginner, and involves the collective efforts of over 40 students.
As a small, Christian college, every student makes a difference in the life of Sterling College. Perhaps none more so in this year’s senior class than Jake Buchanan. While Jake Buchanan is probably best known as a Warrior football player, he is also an English major, worship leader, actor, mentor and friend to many.
“At every level Jake Buchanan exemplifies exactly who we want our people to be - athletically, academically, socially and spiritually,” explains Warrior Head Football Coach Andy Lambert.
Sterling College junior Samantha Gonzalez was named the KCAC “Pitcher of the Week” after going 2-0 last week and giving up no earned runs in eleven innings pitched. Sterling improved to 19-17-1 overall and 5-8 in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference after earning wins over Kansas Wesleyan and the University of Saint Mary last week.
Sterling College recognized two graduates for the Outstanding Male and Female Fran Jabara Leadership Awards during its 116th Commencement Exercises. This year’s recipients were Seth Prochaska son of Brett and Rosie of Ada, Kan., and Rachel Dunham daughter of Kirk and Paula of Green River, Utah.
Sterling College graduated 75 seniors at the 116th commencement exercises on Saturday, April 26.
The commencement exercises took place on the east lawn of Cooper Hall. Past ceremonies have taken place at Smisor Stadium, but due to reconstruction, commencement was moved to Cooper. The commencement address was given by Dr. John Silber. A baccalaureate service was held in Culbertson Auditorium on Friday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Reverend Dr. Steven Marsh gave the baccalaureate message.
Sterling College recognized scholarship winners and other outstanding students during the annual Awards Convocation held April 11th at 11:00 am in Culbertson Auditorium
Students recognized for individual scholarships were:
Aleta J. Matthews Endowed Scholarship: Melissa Yarrow
Bill Thayer Memorial Scholarship in Theatre: Jean Bosch
Bill Thayer Memorial Scholarship in Business: Elizabeth Bowling
Carol McCullough Brown Endowed Vocal Music Scholarship: Molly Sundquist
Castrodalel Family Endowed Scholarship: Michelle Sumption