Sterling College graduated 110 students at the College’s 117th annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 25, 2009
The Commencement ceremonies were held on McCracken Field in Smisor Stadium, and began at 9:45 a.m. with the traditional bagpipe, flag, faculty, staff and student processional. Reverend Mike Woodruff, senior pastor of Christ Church in Lake Forest, Ill., delivered the Commencement address titled, "Cross the Line."
Sterling College recognized scholarship winners and other outstanding students during the annual Awards Convocation held April 3, 2009 in Culbertson
Students recognized for individual scholarships were:
Aleta J. Matthews Endowed Scholarship:Tessa Blackwell, Whitney Dautel
Bill Thayer Memorial Scholarship in Theatre:Jennie Czuba, Sara Kanary
Bill Thayer Memorial Scholarship in Business:Danielle Brocato
Castrodalel Family Endowed Scholarship: Allie Graham
Charles and Opal Hall Memorial Chemistry Scholarship:Rachael Svaty
STERLING, Kans., -- Sterling College Athletic Director, Andy Lambert, announced today that Sean Gillespie has resigned his position as Head Golf Coach and assistant basketball at Sterling College. Gillespie is planning on pursuing a graduate degree at another institution.
According to Lambert, a search for his replacement will begin immediately.
For more information contact Justin Morris, Sports Information Director, Sterling College at (620) 278-4324.
The goal of Sterling College's Education department is to prepare students to be top-quality teachers. Professor Terri Gaeddert says, "We do everything we can to train our students, not just for the challenging situations they will face in the classroom, but even for the interviewing skills they need to obtain a job." This year there are some very visible results of all that preparation.
Sterling College awarded the outstanding graduating student awards to David Fuller and Melissa Yarrow during the commencement exercises on Saturday, April 25, at Smisor Stadium.
Both Fuller and Yarrow were cited for their service in student government, their leadership on mission trips, and their participation and excellence in their respective fields of study.
Sterling College has named 150 students to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2009 semester. Criteria for the Dean’s List include the completion of at least twelve graded credit hours and a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.5 or better. The following students were named to the list.
Brett Allman of Key Largo, Florida
Tyler Ball of Great Bend, KS
Ashley Barnes of Colby, Kansas
Rebekah Bell of Medicine Lodge, Kansas
Marty Boeschling of Clay Center, Kansas
Jean Bosch of Wichita, Kansas
Jared Brown of Augusta, Kansas