Sterling College elected a new Chair and new Board member to the Board of Trustees during their Spring meeting.
Tony Thompson, a 1969 graduate of Sterling, was elected Chair of the Board. Thompson has been a member of Board of Trustees since 1998 and has served on the Finance and Investment and Board Development Committee.
Scott Rich was recently named Sterling College’s Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and will begin his duties July 1.
Rich comes to Sterling College with a strong background in leadership and management. Previously he has worked at Stutzman Greenhouse, Inc., and Foodbrands America, both in Hutchinson. Rich received his associate’s degree from Hutchinson Community College, his bachelor’s degree from The Master’s College in Behavioral Science, and his Masters of Business Administration degree from Liberty University.
Fifty-six students will be participating in one of seven Sterling College short-term mission trips taking place this summer. Countries being visited include Belize, Brazil, Croatia, Kenya, Nicaragua and two trips to countries in Asia.
“Our missions program is rapidly growing. We have seven trips going out this summer, which is more than we have ever sent out from Sterling. It is very encouraging to see the tremendous growth our program has experienced over the past six years” said Henry Lederle, director of missions.
Sterling College recognized scholarship winners and other outstanding students during the annual Awards Convocation held April 11th at 11:00 am in Culbertson Auditorium
Students recognized for individual scholarships were:
Aleta J. Matthews Endowed Scholarship: Melissa Yarrow
Bill Thayer Memorial Scholarship in Theatre: Jean Bosch
Bill Thayer Memorial Scholarship in Business: Elizabeth Bowling
Carol McCullough Brown Endowed Vocal Music Scholarship: Molly Sundquist
Castrodalel Family Endowed Scholarship: Michelle Sumption