Tickets are available at the door. General admission is $7, senior citizens and Bethany college students, faculty, and staff are $5. Seating is limited to 50 each night so that the play may be performed in the round on stage. This play is for mature audiences as it contains adults themes and situations and strong language.
Major: Mathematics Teaching 6-12
Hometown: Frankfort, KS
Nominated by: Clair Oleen
“Wade is currently doing his math education student teaching at McPherson High School. He is a very good student and brings a very positive attitude to everything that he does. His positive attitude spreads to all those around him.”
Bethany College genetics students will lead forums on “his” and “her” health and Type II diabetes during the Lindsborg Community Hospital’s “Vision: Health at Vision_Tek” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is possible thanks to grant funding from the Smoky Valley Community Foundation’s Healthy Living Fund and the McPherson County Community Foundation’s D/N fund.
The forums will address gender-specific cancers, an overview of colon cancer, and the role of genetics in disease, risk factors for each disease, strategies for prevention, how and when to visit with your medical provider, and the value of self-examination and screening tests.
Major: Music Education/ Vocal PreK-12 (B.M.E)
Hometown: Arvada, Colo.
Nominated by: Warren Olson
“Caitlin is always so positive about the college and her experiences here as well as very talented in music. She is also very dedicated and a hard worker at the alumni/advancement office!”
Ryan Swartz, alumnus of 2000, delivered the keynote address about the progression of success. Swartz is a wealth manager with Creative Planning in Overland Park, Kan., where he posted a firm-best $270 million in new client assets in just 15 months. In 2013, he was named a member of Ingram’s Magazine’s “40 Under Forty” list of civic-minded business executives in the region. Prior to Creative Planning, Swartz was one of the youngest employees to make vice president during his eight-year tenure at Fidelity Investments
Nineteen Bethany College students were elected to the 2013 Homecoming court during the college’s Homecoming festivities on Oct. 4 to 6. Every year, Bethany students select seniors to be Homecoming candidates and choose the Homecoming royalty after a second round of voting.
Zach Dovenbarger, Kersey, Colo., and Eastin Casey, Natoma, Kan., were crowned the 2013 Homecoming king and queen.
Major: Elementary Education- Teaching K-6
Hometown: Manhattan, KS
Nominated by: Gail Konzem
“Kara is a great student! She shares insight into class discussions and is an all-around positive influence within the Education Department.”
Bethany College’s fall student body is the largest enrolled in over 15 years. With 665 students, the student body increased 8.3 percent from last fall. Driving the growth is the freshmen class, which grew to 184 students, up 40.5 percent from last fall. This is the largest freshmen class since 1997.
Bethany College is pleased to welcome a new international student on campus as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia & Central Asia (Global UGRAD). Joining Bethany is Dovletgeldi Jumayev.
Major: Economics-Business/ Finance
Hometown: Lindsborg, KS
Nominated by: Warren Olson
“Seth is an outstanding hard working student who also coaches in the Smoky Valley School system. He is always positive and enthusiastic about Bethany and his future! He will be very successful following graduation.”