Edgar Smith-Since his football-playing days as a Sterling College
student-athlete, Edgar Smith ’87 has discovered a passion helping people reach their potential and feel great about their fitness. Edgar combined his experience in the fitness industry with his heart for people.
Karen Achterberg-Karen Achterberg ’66 felt the need to come to Sterling College after she had started her collegiate career. It turned out to be just the right fit. In her working career, Karen worked in the energy sector and has seen the benefits to long-term planning
Chad Friess-Students at Summit Christian Academy will have a new head coach this fall for their high school girls basketball program. In addition to the high school level, the middle school football team will have a new head coach and students will have a new PE teacher and activities director.
Dan Schnurr- Dan Schnurr’s experience at Sterling College was anything but traditional; his school day did not consist of merely being a student, but also of being a husband and a father to his three children, as well as working a full-time job.
Caitlynn McCreight - Caitlynn McCreight came to Sterling College knowing exactly what she wanted. She planned to major in Christian ministries and picked up a concentration in youth ministries and a minor in biblical studies along the way.
Lucas Knauss - When Lucas Knauss visited Sterling College, he had very little idea of what he was looking for. Home-schooled from second grade on, he knew he wanted to attend Christian college and enroll in a quality art program, but he did not know which colleges would offer that program.
Tate Strasner- Everyone has a unique Sterling College story, but many start with a visit to campus or meeting someone from Sterling College. That’s how Tate Strasner of Mount Hope, Kansas, came to Sterling.
Hannah Gardner- Hannah Gardner is a fourth generation legacy student, but she didn’t feel pressured to come to Sterling College. “My sisters, my parents and their parents all went to Sterling, and everyone loved it. So I thought I might. I hadn’t really considered anywhere else. It was either Sterling College or taking classes at Washburn. I decided that I would rather have the college experience, and I’m really glad that I did.”
Cody Green- Cody Green was no stranger to Sterling College before attending as a full-time student. Throughout high school his theatre teacher, Greg McGlynn ’87, took Green and his classmates on many theatre-related Sterling College visits. Green was attracted to both the talent at Sterling College and the community-feel surrounding campus.