Bethany College has hired Sean McMannis of Lake Forest, Calif., to coach its women’s soccer team and Kevin Megli of Dallas, Texas, to coach its men’s soccer team. McMannis comes to Bethany from Burbank, Calif., where he has been the head girls’ soccer coach at Marantha High School for the past two years. He has also been the Crescenta Valley Soccer Club head coach for both boys and girls teams for the last four years.
Bethany College will deaccession selected pieces of artwork to support the general scholarship fund of the college. Eleven works by Birger Sandzén and selected pieces of Native American pottery will be auctioned on August 13 to 14 by Manitou Galleries in Santa Fe, N.M. Student scholarships total over $6 million every year.
Erica Streit and Jamie Wollenberg are the 2011 recipients of the Bethany College Spencer-Bartlett Senior Respect Awards. They were announced as recipients at Bethany’s annual academic honors banquet on May 11. The Spencer-Bartlett Senior Respect Awards are presented each year to the graduating man and woman who best exemplify the greatest respect for God, for the United States of America and for their fellow citizens. The awards are given in memory of Caleb Hall, Vera Hall Bartlett, and Spencer Bartlett.
On May 22, Bethany College honored 95 students who earned Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, and Bachelor of Social Work degrees from the college during the 2010-2011 academic year.
Bethany College student Kayla Bell, Tipton Mo., has received the Bethany College Outstanding Senior in Chemistry award from the local section of the American Chemical Society. Bell was nominated by Loranelle Lockyear, associate professor of chemistry, and Mark McDonald, associate professor of biology.
Bethany College student Jacob Johannsen, Lindsborg, Kan., has received the Bethany College Outstanding Freshman in Chemistry award from the local section of the American Chemical Society. Johannsen was nominated by Loranelle Lockyear, associate professor of chemistry, and Mark McDonald, associate professor of biology.