Huntington, Ind.—The 34th Annual Forester Night was held Tuesday, May 3, in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Huntington College Merillat Centre for the Arts. Foresters of the Year, the Alpha Chi Award, and the Outstanding Senior Awards from various academic departments were all awarded to several Huntington College graduating seniors. Foresters of the Year are voted on by the Huntington College student body.
Kristyn Bollig, a psychology major from Anoka, Minn., was named Female Forester of the Year. Dwight Simon, a senior history major from Roanoke, Ind., was named Male Forester of the Year. Simon also received the prestigious Alpha Chi Award, given to an outstanding senior in the Huntington College Alpha Chi Honor Society and voted on by fellow Alpha Chi members.
For the Outstanding Senior Awards, faculty voted to select one Outstanding Senior from their respective departments and then presented a plaque to the individual on Forester Night. Departmental recipients included:
Joanna Shenk, a communication studies major from Goshen, Ind.
Heather Radde, an English education major from Stevensville, Mich.
Joni Michaud, a history major from Clarksville, Mich.
Amber Hirschy, a business management major from Huntington, Ind.
Jodi Frantz, a psychology major from South Whitley, Ind.
Rebecca Laumbattus, a sociology major from Marissa, Ill.
Dustin Smith, a mathematics major from Rensselaer, Ind.
Victoria Hall, a chemistry major from Grand Rapids, Mich.
Anna Geivett, a recreation management major from Iona, Mich.
Nicole Woods, a fine arts major from Greenville, Ohio
Christina Watson, a music choral education major from Chambersburg, Pa.
Kathy Chilcoat, a theatre design and technology major from Columbus, Ohio
Jennifer Amstutz, an elementary education major from Geneva, Ind.
Keith Elliot, a Bible and religion biblical studies major from Greencastle, Pa.
Richard Strick, a cross cultural ministries major from Hillsdale, Mich.
Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the tbest Midwestern colleges. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. Huntington is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.