Torch, Summer 1980

4 lnlo,maUon of note ~ Fo' tho,. who ca" The college was able to purchase eight 1979 15-passenger Ford vans (mileages 5,000 to 20,000) for an average cost of $4,700. Valde Garcia, one of two students enrolled in the ROTC program, captured a valuable two-year scholarship from the United States Army. Also, Val was elected 1980-81 Student Body President. Recent chapel speakers included College President Dr. W. W. Welch, Evangelist John Canine, Missionary Dr. Viggo Olsen, and GARBC National Representative Dr. Paul Tassell. A big production for a small school was this spring's musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, "The Sound of Music," with four performances to capacity crowds. Seven Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania students are enrolled at Cedarville this year for science classes to fulfill require– ments for the BBC nursing program. While Cedarville College is considering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, many questions remain to be resolved before any announcements can be made. The second annual Spring Enrichment Week on campus featured alumnus Joseph M. Stowell 111 ('66), pastor of the Bible Baptist Church, Kokomo, Indiana. During spring break, thirty Cedarville College students traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and participated in Beach Evangelism. Nightly, they were used in church programs. The Gamma Chi student women hosted a banquet with the theme, "On the Riverfront," returning each guest to the atmosphere of the hospitable South. Dr. Bob White, Director of Admissions and Registrar since 1973, resigned to coach football and teach industrial arts at Wilmington High School, Wilmington, Ohio. Co-captain Vicki Butler ended her college basketball career with a total of 210_3 points, setting a new Cedarville College record. She netted 48% of her field goals and 65% of her free throws for an average of 28 p.p.g. Jerome Hines, the world famous bass vocalist, thrilled his audience during the April 26 performance in the James T. Jeremiah Chapel. The newly released film by Francis Schaeffer and C. Everett Koop, M. D., "Whatever Happened to the Human Race," was shown on campus five consecutive nights in April. The annual Junior-Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Hotel in Columbus, Ohio, featured Ellen Roweton, vocalist. Chi Theta Pi, the campus health-science organization, hosted the 5th annual science fair on April 12. Forty-two high school students competed for the two $100 scholarships. For the first time since the debate team in 1972, Cedarville participated in forensic competition against the best college stu– dents in Ohio and placed in 4 of the 5 final competitions. The Missionary Internship Program for 1980 is composed of 64 students and 5 staff members participating in a cross-cultural experience for the cause of Jesus Christ. Tuition for the 1980-81 school year has increased from $45 to $50 / credit hour, board from $31 Oto $340 / quarter, and room from $235 to $258 / quarter- a total increase of 10%. Senior Eric Mounts has been selected by the NAI A as one of 16 student-athletes to travel to Australia. The All-Stars will com– pete in two amateur leagues. At press time, we learned of the death of Dr. M. Earle Collins ('23), Alumnus of the Year '78, and member of the family for whom Collins Hall was named. In our next issue, there will be a tribute to Dr. Collins.