KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Six Warrior squads have been named 2012-13 Scholar-Teams. The Women's Cross Country team was the highest grade-point average finisher with a team GPA of 3.71 which was the tied for the 14th best GPA in the NAIA.
The other five programs to earn the award were the Men's Golf team with a 3.57 GPA, the Women's Outdoor Track and Field team with a 3.49 GPA, the Volleyball team with a 3.21 GPA, the Men's Cross Country team with a 3.20 GPA, and the Men's Track and Field team with a 3.15 GPA.
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.