Students returning from summer vacation will be greeted by new faces in the offices of Sterling College. Four new employees have begun working for the College over the past month including Ashley Barnes ’12, Kendra Grizzle, Sara Hiatt and Courtney Huber ’13.
This summer, the Sterling College Art and Media Center is receiving a facelift. This renovation is being done by the Service Department with special thanks to Rick Winters, plumber, Ben Swihart, and student workers Micah Mitchell, Drew Davis, Isaac Stephenson and David Tank.
Sterling, Kan. – Mark Clark, Sterling College assistant professor of music, is celebrating his 39th year of performing in local theatres across central Kansas. Beginning his professional career at Music Theatre of Wichita in 1975, Clark has participated in multiple shows at MTW, the Crown Uptown, Stage One, Cabaret Old Town Theatre, Wichita Children’s Theatre, enCompass Center for Creative Arts and other local theatres.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sterling College alum, Jess Langvardt, begins his first season as an assistant strength coach with the Jacksonville Jaguars this year. This is Langvardt's second stint with a National Football League (NFL) franchise after interning with the Indianapolis Colts during the 2011 season.
Two Sterling Warrior products Matt Eshleman and Stephen Rodgers have signed professional contracts.
Eshleman, a member of the 2013 World Series team, signed with the Fort Worth Cats in the United League. Eshleman was the 2012 KCAC conference reliever of the year posting 7-1 record, 4 SV, 1.58 ERA in 40 IP. In 2013 Eshleman posted a 2-1 record with 13 Saves, 3rd most in the country.
The final group of students, faculty and staff from Sterling College returned to the United States on June 11, coming back from nine locations from around the world. The teams learned about the other cultures and participated in service projects including working with local churches, teaching in schools, giving out school supplies, preparing meals for distribution and many other tasks.
The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society named 12 Sterling College students on the list of academic honors recipients. College and university students from across Kansas must show outstanding achievement through the calendar year to qualify for the list.