The 7th annual Santa Fe Trail: Children’s Literature Festival will be held at Sterling College on Thursday, September 18. Jane Kurtz, quoted by School Library Journal as “a superb storyteller,” and Alane Ferguson, nominated for four Edgar Allan Poe “Best Mystery” novels, will be the featured authors.
When Friends University head football coach Monty Lewis told the press on media day that they would “…run the ball,” he left out a key piece of information… that they would win with the pass, which is what they did Saturday night in Sterling, KS in front of a capacity crowd at the newly renovated Smisor Stadium, besting the Warriors 33-7.
Recent Sterling graduate Rachel Dunham has been accepted to study medicine at the Medical School for International Health. The MSIH is a collaborative medical program of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Columbia University Medical Center. Dunham was also awarded the Tauber Family scholarship which covers half of her tuition costs based on her academic achievement, demonstrated commitment to international health and medicine and service to underserved communities.
The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society has recognized four Sterling College students for their academic achievement in the Kansas Athletic Training Education Program.
Named to the 1st Team is Lindsey Ryan of Wichita, Kan. First team honorees must be at least a junior in academic standing and must have achieved a minimum of a 3.8 cumulative grade point average. The student must also have a clinical performance rating of at least a 4/5 by the nominating Program Director.
Ryan is the daughter of Warren and Karen Ryan.