Torch, Summer 1991

I CAMPUS NEWS Scholar-Athletes Mark Murdoch (left) and Diane Rank with Dr. Donald Callan (center). Rank and Murdoch Top Scholar- Athletes S cholar-athletes Diane Rank and Mark Murdoch received the June F. Kearney Award and the new Donald E. Callan Award respectively. Rank, a senior Business Communications Technology major, is a basketball and softball standout and carries a 3.84 grade point average. The women ' s award is given in the name of Dr. June Kearney who taught and coached for 20 years at Cedarville. She is presently an assistant women's basketball coach at Cal State-Fullerton. Murdoch, a 1991 Preseminary Bible graduate, main– tained a perfect 4.0 grade point average and holds numer– ous honors for his tennis. The men's award honors athletic director and coach Donald E. Callan who for over 30 years has directed the Yellow Jacket athletic program. CDR Radio To Reach Five– County Area C DR Radio, the Cedarville College FM station, will serve a five-county area in south-central Ohio as a result of a scheduled power increase for one of its affiliate translator stations. CDR's Chillicothe facility will increase from the present 10-watt capacity to 2,000 watts within the next year. The station provides a balance of Bible teaching programs, information services, and sacred music to listeners in Dayton/Springfield, Chillicothe, Portsmouth, Wheelersburg, and Washington Court House, Ohio; and Richmond, Indiana. CDR Radio will also begin a new translator station in Columbus within the next year. Dr. Estes Receives Sears Award D r. Daniel J. Estes, associate professor of Bible, received a 1991 Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. He is one of nearly 700 faculty members recognized nationally each year by The Sears– Roebuck Foundation for resourcefulness and leadership as an independent college educator. Dr. Estes received $1 ,000 and the College, $1 ,500 for faculty development. Dr. Estes has been involved in two major curriculum devel– opment projects. He was instrumental in revising the biblical studies portion of the general education curriculum, and he presently chairs the General Education Task Team which is reviewing and evaluating the liberal arts core curriculum of the College. A Cedarville graduate, he holds the Th.M. degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and the Ph.D. from Cambridge University in England. Professor Baker Completes Doctorate Professor J. Wesley Baker, associate professor of broadcast– ing, recently completed studies for the Ph.D. degree at The Ohio State University. He has been a member of the Depart– ment of Communication Arts since 1977. An experienced radio newscaster, Dr. Baker also is recog– nized for his innovative work with interactive video. He received the 1990 Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award.