Home Sweet Hesston homecoming 2016
Adele Hofer (sophomore, Greenwood Village, Colo.), performs a soprano solo from Mozart’s “Regina Coeli, KV 108,” along with the Hesston High Singers, the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers and the Gala Concert Orchestra Saturday evening.
Troy Jantz (Hesston), Hesston High 1999, Hesston College 2001 and 2002. Jantz, a pilot with Executive Airshare, spoke along with two other aviation presenters Sept. 30.
Former Bible faculty member Marion Bontrager and current faculty members John Sharp (Bible and history) and Michele Hershberger (Bible) sign a copy of their book “The Bible as Story” for alumnus Andrew Horst (1997).
Lonnie Voth, Jane Litwiller, Karen Terry and Beth Hostetler review a yearbook at their Hesston College class of 1976 gathering.
Noted conflict transformation author and international conflict negotiator, Notre Dame professor and peace practitioner John Paul Lederach ’75 presents the keynote address on the topic “Compassion and integrity in an age of fragmentation.” Lederach arrived to homecoming weekend off a plane from Colombia where he oversaw the peace deal between Colombia and FARC rebels.
Several inflatables and face painting was available to community members for entertainment as part of Kids Fest on Saturday evening, Oct. 1. Kids Fest was part of a full evening of free activities that included a picnic dinner for alumni and Hesston community members, men’s and women’s soccer games and a Gala Concert featuring musicians from Hesston High School and Hesston College as well as community members.
Dr. Andrea (Weaver) Herrera responds to an audience member’s question during a Go Everywhere seminar. Herrera, a family practice physician at Great Plains Family Medicine (HHS 1995, HC 1997) presented along with Dr. Greg Sawin (right), program director for the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance (HHS 1991, HC 1993) and Dr. Josh Suderman (center), private clinic pain management specialist (HHS 2001, HC 2003).
Goalkeeper Luke Hertzler (freshman, Harrisonburg, Va.) warms up for the Larks match with Garden City Community College.