The Sterling College Athletic Training Program had 16 students recognized by the Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society for outstanding academic achievement. Based on grade point average and academic standing, KATS recognized 107 students from across the state of Kansas who attend athletic training programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
Students in the Global Impact class, an honors class at Sterling College, traveled to Wichita and Oklahoma at the end of April to see how other groups of Christians are addressing the issues of suffering throughout the world.
Sterling College has again proven to be a national force in debate. Placing 14th in overall team sweepstakes, Senior Jacob Skala, Junior Brandon Hoesli, and Freshman Darren Kootz-Eades competed against the top debate teams across the United States at the National Forensic Association National Championship Tournament April 17-21 in Michigan.
Two music majors will perform their senior recitals this week at Sterling United Presbyterian Church. Victoria Miller, a vocal performance major, will perform her recital at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6. Perry Hadduck, an applied instrumental major in classical guitar, will perform his recital at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7. Receptions will follow both recitals, and the public is invited to attend.
The city of Sterling and Sterling Police Department have agreed to support the Sterling College criminal justice major with the “intent to collaborate in enhancing the provision of criminal justice services to the citizens of Central Kansas.” Sterling Mayor Jonathan Zimmerman met with SC President Scott Rich on Tuesday, April 29, to make the agreement official.
The third annual Sterling College Film Festival took place Thursday, April 24, in Culbertson Auditorium. A panel of judges reviewed the submissions and presented awards to the top films in each category. The categories of student films featured were narrative, mood piece, mockumentary and twisted trailer.
The choirs of Sterling College will wrap up their year with the annual Masterworks Concert on May 4 at 3 p.m. at the Sterling United Methodist Church. The Sterling College Highland Singers, Chorale and Concert Choir will hold a free concert that will last approximately an hour.
In an intimate gathering of family, friends, supporters, and students, Sterling College celebrated the career and achievements of athletic department patriarch and women's basketball head coach Lonnie Kruse.