A voice of remembrance

A member of the Terrel Verner Trio performs at a Hesston College coffee house Jan. 24 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. Photo by Alex Leff, Hesston College.

Hesston College observed Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with a week of events Jan. 20 to 24. The theme for the week was “A Voice of Conscience: Echoing the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.,” and featured special chapel presentations with Hesston College history instructor John Sharp and local college educators and community leaders Evies and Sharon Cranford (Wichita, Kan.) The Friday night coffee house offered open mic time as well as a performance by the Terrel Verner Trio (Wichita) and a speech related to the words of Dr. King by Kenon Brinkley, a junior debate and forensics team member at Andover (Kan.) High School.