State Legislature Honors 125th Anniversary

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

A delegation from Sterling College recently traveled to Topeka, Kan., to receive recognition from the state legislature for 125 years as an educational institution.

Monday, May 7, the group of Sterling College staff and students met with the Governor, toured the Statehouse and were honored by Senator Jay Emler of Lindsborg. Emler sponsored the resolution commending the College.

“For more than a century, Sterling College has shown an exceptional reputation of academic success and servant leadership,” said Senator Emler during the recognition on the Senate floor. “Their achievements have benefitted students, alumni and the entire Sterling community for 125 years.”

Senator Emler presented the official senate resolution to the delegation.

Those attending the Statehouse event included: Dr. Marvin Dewey, vice president of institutional advancement; Susan Sankey, director of annual giving; Amy Thompson, director of alumni and parent relations; Josh Boos, student; and Mike Redondo, student.