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  • Why I support Hesston College as a Partner - Hesston College
    Kere Frey 82 A simple yet far reaching question What would you like to study was sufficient to induce a pinball anxiety Time has not diminished the recollection of an uninitiated farm boy It was clear from where I came but not where I should be headed Enter Hesston College Fixated on the barely undulating lowlands of south central Kansas one could easily overlook the cosmopolitan nature of this place yet it offered fellow students and professors from other hemispheres and classes and activities to accommodate and stimulate many spheres of interest My fascination evolved from physical education disciplines to biology and chemistry I was afforded the chance to participate in athletics music and theater while fostering and fortifying my Anabaptist heritage Like red winter wheat Hesston encouraged me to thrive Of course Hesston College is about more than a study focus Ideas and experiences should take you out of your comfort zone Hesston nurtured an engagement that led to life lessons lessons that resonate today in my role as physician educator and administrator Hesston College offers to sometimes nudge sometimes kickstart a receptive student on a fruitful life journey It is a relationship that merits cultivation It is a relationship that deserves to be sustained I have been blessed to be included in the Hesston Experience and I choose to help offer that experience to others Dr Kere Frey is Clinical Director for a Chicago hospital He has also worked as an anesthesiologist and assistant professor at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine Chicago Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue Commitment to excellence President s perspective Data drives success Academic excellence at Hesston College Becoming 2 plus Everyday conversations Learning to decide Student profile Bonita Garber 13 Bainbridge Pa Alumnus profile Steve Martin 04 Ferndale Wash Part of

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  • Partners ponder: Why I am a Hesston College Partner - Hesston College
    in whatever ways we are able The college has been a major interest for us for many years and it has been an honor for us to be involved in various ways such as starting a nursing scholarship and serving on the Board of Overseers President s Advisory Council and Alumni Steering Committees for capital campaigns We are also pleased that one of our grandchildren Melissa Pitzer 00 03 was equipped with skills for life and her nursing career at Hesston Our prayer is that through the leadership of faculty staff administration and the many prayerful supporters of Hesston College it would continue to be a blessing and strong starting place for students academically and spiritually for many years in the future Partnership with Hesston College can happen at different giving levels Associate Partner 42 to 83 per month 500 to 999 annually Founding Partner 84 to 166 per month 1 000 to 1 999 annually Sustaining Partner 167 to 417 per month 2 000 to 4 999 annually Sponsoring Partner 418 to 833 per month 5 000 to 9 999 annually President s Partner 834 and more per month 10 000 and more annually Partner Program Hesston College depends on alumni friends and the church to support the costs of educating students The Hesston College Partner program is made up of individuals who make ongoing annual contributions to the Hesston College Annual Fund to provide institutional scholarships and grants as financial aid for students About 800 individuals from 40 states and three countries are Hesston College Partners On average a student receives more than 8 000 in institutional aid from the annual fund each year About 80 percent of the total annual fund amount comes from Partner contributions To find out more about the Partner Program visit www hesston edu or call the Development Office toll free at 866 437 7866 With great thanks In 1987 former President Kirk Alliman an avid golfer thought a golf benefit at one of his favorite courses the world renowned Prairie Dunes Golf Course in Hutchinson Kan might be a good way to raise money for student scholarships His idea was a great success and one that has continued as the annual Hesston College Kansas Golf Benefit for 25 years thanks to the hard work and dedication of two of the first organizers Orvin and Peggy Miller of Hutchinson The 2012 benefit on Sept 18 was special as it marked the 25th and final year under Orvin and Peggy s leadership and with many years of involvement from their children Kim Pitzer and Scott and Todd Miller It was also the first time a golfer won the hole in one grand prize Tom West shakes hands with a Mel Hambleton Ford representative after West won a Roush Stage 3 Mustang with a hole in one Tom West of Wichita Kan connected perfectly with the ball on hole 10 for a hole in one that won him a 2013 Roush Stage 3 Ford Mustang

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  • Partners ponder: Why I am a Hesston College Partner - Hesston College
    Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Today Posts Partners ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Partners ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Posted on June 19 2012 by Larry Bartel by Beth Gerig 75 and Dean Bachman as told to Rachel Schlegel We give to Hesston College as Partners because we feel good about what Hesston does to support the church and prepare students for life and service to the church and world My Beth own experience at Hesston was very positive I had opportunities for leadership and involvement that I wouldn t have had at many other places My interterm experience with intentional community at Koinonia Farms and in Houston Texas was important to my spiritual development I also received opportunities in theatre that helped me uncover and use my creativity because Hesston s theatre program was not one with a lot of bells and whistles That creativity prepared me to teach at schools that may not have many amenities as well and for my job teaching speech and theatre at Princeton Ill High School Having a child at Hesston and seeing it have an effect on another generation has reinvigorated our commitment to the college Hannah Bachman 12 had a great two years She had new experiences with traveling leadership and in her Christian growth Hesston has always been a positive inviting environment that students deserve to experience Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue A commitment to change President s perspective Kings of organic farming Alumna profile Tara Hershberger 06 Student profile Jacob Landis 13 More than trash It takes a village or a campus Commencement 2012 photo gallery News briefs Student athletes honored with inaugural award Lives of influence Partners ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Sustaining

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  • Partners Ponder: Why I am a Hesston College Partner - Hesston College
    to come help out as Special Assistant to the President for financial affairs He served in this role for four years before we returned to Indiana Two of our four children attended Hesston Pam Boyts 73 Gerber and Diana Boyts 81 Young where they played volleyball and basketball Seven of our 14 grandchildren also attended Hesston where many of them were athletes playing basketball volleyball softball baseball and soccer Since we moved back to Hesston in 2002 everyone wants to come here for the holidays especially Thanksgiving so they can be a part of the activities on campus As a family we visit cousins in the dorms attend ball games plays and concerts and our big event the Howard Hustle Nearly the whole family participates in the Howard Hustle each year If someone questions going they are told Get your shoes on we are leaving We began giving to the Partner Program because it is a good way to help students We believe in the youth of today Giving to the college is a way to remain a part of the community and keep in touch with the college Seeing the students can bring tears to my eyes they are so exciting Partner Program Hesston College depends on alumni friends and the church to support the costs of educating students The Hesston College Partner program is made up of individuals who make ongoing annual contributions to the Hesston College Annual Fund to provide institutional scholarships and grants as financial aid for students About 750 individuals from 36 states and three countries are Hesston College Partners On average a student receives more than 8 000 in institutional aid from the Annual Fund each year About 80 percent of the total Annual Fund amount comes from Partner contributions Partnership with Hesston College

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  • Partners Ponder: Why I am a Hesston College Partner - Hesston College
    Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Today Posts Partners Ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Partners Ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Posted on October 14 2011 by Larry Bartel by Cris Rodriguez 71 A Hesston College education is founded on Christian teachings and values Over four decades ago a person with the same vision thought that I would benefit from the Hesston Experience and education A former junior high school teacher who is still an active Partner made it possible for me to go through the nursing program at Hesston College Start Here Go Everywhere has been part of my life ever since Hesston gave me a solid foundation that has provided direction to educational and professional achievement Hesston College fosters academic achievement responsible citizenship Christian stewardship and generous service For me the Hesston College experience was more than academics It was faith in God a sense of personal value and worth a Christian atmosphere and community We became Hesston Partners because it is our desire that present and future generations of students benefit from the Hesston College Experience We want them to experience Christ in a supportive community to experience excellence in scholarship and thought and to develop a sense of stewardship and service Thus far the LORD has helped us I Samuel 7 Being Hesston College Partners is a privilege and a responsibility a commitment in response to the many blessings received Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue Aviation as mission President s Perspective Connecting flights Student Profile Kush Lengacher 12 Alumni Profile Dr Loren Groff 91 Homecoming 2011 photo gallery Flight safety training honors pilot Flying from the ground Partners Ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Alumnus part of back to back holes in one Family and faith

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  • Partners Ponder: Why I am a Hesston College Partner - Hesston College
    Home Today Posts Partners Ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Partners Ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Posted on June 27 2011 by Jennifer Kaberline by Drew 06 and Kara Weaver 07 Ebersole Our Hesston College experience was a very formational time for us both individually and as a couple Through a variety of classes athletic programs and student life Hesston challenged us and developed us in many ways The faculty and staff are dedicated to the student body and truly care about the personal success of each student During our time at Hesston our values and beliefs were challenged and strengthened Hesston College provided us with the foundation we needed to live out our faith authentically when we entered the world Our experience also provided us with the opportunity to develop strong lifelong relationships and friendships Hesston College is a unique place where we were able to meet people from all walks of life and develop relationships that will last a lifetime The relationships we developed at Hesston College are extremely valuable We ve decided to give back to Hesston as Partners because we believe every student should have an opportunity to experience what we did Our Hesston College years were some of the best of our lives and we have a strong desire to see other young adults have the same opportunity Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue Being number two President s Perspective Support for learners A place for discovery Alumni Profile Rachel Swartzendruber 00 Miller Hesston College vice president of Admissions and Financial Aid Student Profile Larry Catlett 11 Commencement 2011 Academic challenge Air Traffic Control graduates help program take off Active and collaborative learning College and preschool students learn from each other Student faculty interaction Developing leaders Making the grade

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  • Partners Ponder – Jon Helmuth '91 - Hesston College
    Jon Helmuth 91 Posted on February 1 2011 by fhd From left Gabe Jon holding Josh Lisa holding Kate Ben Photo by Joanne Kaser Josephiney Photography My Hesston experience was a definite life staging point for me I was an artist and music student and found the faculty and classes very rewarding The Hesston educational process brought me a very diverse and broad approach to learning I always have likened my Hesston Experience as gaining a method of learning rather than just an education In other words Hesston taught me how to teach myself in life My wife and I decided to become Hesston College Partners because we wanted to set up a more consistent support for Hesston and make it a regular part of our yearly giving plan I m very much a product of the Hesston Experience and really believe in the values and mission of Hesston College It is always interesting to me when I see the life skills gathered at Hesston College finding a way into my daily activities and future plans The friendships I made during my time at Hesston were definitely the strongest of any of my school experiences and I m sure that I share that sentiment with others Because of the impact Hesston College continues to have on my life investing in the continuing future of the college is a logical choice Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue More than places to eat and sleep President s perspective Making the old new new again Alumni profile Marissa King 05 Student profile Lyn Ungang 12 When I was a student Thanks for sending your very best Excel Industries gift to Erb Hall rooted in father s philosophy of business giving Partners Ponder Jon Helmuth 91 Campus community celebrates Elam Peachey s life

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  • Partners ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner - Hesston College
    Partner Partners ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Posted on November 9 2010 by fhd Jim and Phyllis Yoder by Jim and Phyllis Yoder It has become increasingly clear that our world needs education for religion without education leads to fanaticism It has become increasingly clear that our world needs its education tempered with Christianity for education without a strong and prevailing sense of the transcendent leads to cynicism and hopelessness It has become increasingly clear that our world needs its education and Christianity in the context of community for neither religion nor education are effective unless firmly constituted in community Hesston College is a place where Anabaptist Christianity and quality education are effectively integrated in nurturing community This college is not perfect but I know of no other place that has assembled such a gifted and excellent staff dedicated to just that mission effective education in the union of Anabaptism and nurturing community Year after year I have witnessed positive growth and transformations in the lives of a continuous procession of students If there is hope for the future of the church and of humanity it must come from people who have truly experienced been immersed in this kind of education So where better to invest in our collective futures and the future of our world than in the effective and continuing future of Hesston College Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue Natural science students learn best in a small college President s perspective Opportunities for the world Alumni Profile Glenn R Smucker Ac64 66 Alumni Profile Janelle Yutzie 97 Blubaugh Photos from Homecoming 2010 College plans dorm renovation Hesston College ranked number two Partners ponder Why I am a Hesston College Partner Local supporters establish new scholarship fund Cross country volume II College seeks comments

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