Taylor Fair, a senior at Sterling High School in Sterling, Kan., and Johannah Borchard, a home-schooled student from Minneola, Kan., were announced winners of the Sterling College Trustee Scholarship based on their efforts in three phases of academic competition held on February 18.
Lexington, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced that the Sterling College Volleyball Program is one of 481 teams that have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2010-2011 season. This number once again breaks the previous years' total of 450 and sets a new all-time high for this award.
Sterling College named 225 students to their Fall Dean's List. Criteria for the Dean's List include the completion of at least twelve graded credit hours and a semester GPA of 3.5 or better. Sterling College Online students must have completed at least ten credit hours.
It looked like just fun and games on Sunday night as the new Sterling College students passed a ring-shaped candy from one person to the next using only their teeth and a toothpick and then tied their legs together to compete in the “team-legged” race. However, they were actually increasing their chances to have a successful college experience. “Students who are involved and who have friends on campus are more likely to stay in college and earn a degree,” said Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Shawn Reed as he spoke to the students on Saturday. “National statistics say that most of you will not finish college, but that’s not the case at Sterling. We want each and every one of you to succeed.”