The women's 4x800 relay did something no other women's Forester relay team has ever done: they became All-Americans in school-record fashion. Aimee Sullivan, Danielle Vohs, Jenny Cook and Erin Abbey ran a 9:20.72 in the finals of the 4x800 relay at the NAIA Track and Field National Championships in Olathe, Kansas, placing fifth for the All-American title. One day later, Vohs picked up another All-American honor in her race of the 1500-meter run.
Two Huntington College tennis players have recently been awarded NAIA All-America Scholar Athlete honors for the 2002 spring tennis season. Jacob Miles and Brooke Owens earned the prestigious honor, awarded to student-athletes who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher.
Four Forester track and field athletes will travel to Olathe, Kansas, with head coach Tom King to the 2002 Pepsi-NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. The meet, hosted by the Olathe Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Thursday, May 23 through Saturday, May 25 at the Olathe District Activity Center.
Huntington College held its annual appreciation dinner for faculty and staff on Tuesday, May 14, in the Habecker Dining Commons on campus. Many campus community members were recognized for their service to Huntington College, and Rich McConnell was honored with the Staff Member of the Year award.
The 31st annual Huntington College Forester Night was held Tuesday, May 7, at Huntington College. Forester of the Year and Professor of the Year were announced as well as the Outstanding Senior Awards in various departments. Forester of the Year and Professor of the Year are chosen by a student body vote, taken the week before Forester Night. Departmental awards are chosen by the professors of each department.
Troy Irick has accepted appointment as Managing Director of Development and Community Relations at Huntington College. In this position, Irick will play a key role in the overall fundraising efforts of the college.
Four Huntington College students were recognized as Outstanding Future Educators by the Indiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) recently. The award was based on grade point average, outstanding field experiences, and potential as a classroom teacher.
Two Huntington College students will receive the HC Servant Leadership Award, in partnership with the Barney II Foundation, at the Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service Banquet on May 9, 2002. The purpose of this award is to recognize students who have demonstrated leadership in the area of community and ministry service. This year’s recipients are Jacob Miles and Kelli Whiteman.