Torch, Summer 1991

----~----~----~----~--- Forensics Team Wins National Division From left, Professor David Robey, advisor, Mark Vroegop, Jodi Culp, and Jeff Joiner display awards from national competition. A fter winning Ohio's state forensics championship for the second consecutive year, the Cedarville College team went on to capture first place in Division III of the National Forensics Association national tournament at Marshall University (W.Va.) during spring quarter. Students from over 80 colleges and universities across the country competed in Division III. Individual honors went to junior Jodi Culp, senior Jeff Joiner, and sophomore Mark Vroegop. Culp became Cedarville' s first national finalist when she placed fifth in rhetorical criticism. Joiner, a semi-finalist in informative speaking, was also a quarter-finalist in persuasive speaking, as was Vroegop in extemporaneous speaking. New Professors Join Faculty C edarville College welcomes 16 new faculty members fall quarter. They are Charles Allport, department chair and associate professor of mechanical engineering; Dr. W. Philip Bassett, assistant professor of education; Dr. John M. Cassidy, associate professor of finance; Dr. Robert Chasnov, associate professor of mechanical engineering; Lisa Davidson, instructor of English; Dr. Cheryl Fawcett, assistant professor of Christian educa– tion; Keith Francis, assistant professor of electrical engineering; Kathleen Freese, assistant professor of physical education; Dr. Chi-en Hwang, assistant professor of psychology; Ruth Martin, reference librarian and assistant professor of library science; Chris A. Miller, assistant professor of Bible; Betty Orme, assistant professor of office technology; Jonathan Purple, associate dean– campus life; Carl Ruby, associate dean-special program– ming; Jack Simons, assistant professor of English; and John Whitmore, instructor of geology. TORCH Wins Award T he Winter 1991 issue of Cedarville TORCH maga– zine received honorable mention in the 1991 School and College Publications Contest sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association. The issue, entitled "Suffering and God's Sufficiency," was entered in the Four Year College-Special Purpose Publication cate– gory. The Public Relations Department produces Cedarville TORCH. ITINERARIES Dr. Paul Dixon, President Chicago, 111.-Asbum Baptist Church, September 1 Gallipolis, Oh.-First Baptist Church, September 8 Indian Mills, N.J.-Shawnee Baptist Church, October 4-6 Santa Clara, Cal.-ACSI Convention, October 10-11 Cedarville, Oh.-State of the College Address, October 18 Traverse City, Mich.-Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches, October 28-29 Milwaukee, Wis.-Garfield Avenue Baptist Church, November 3 Moreno, Cal.-Victory Ranch, November 9 Hemet, Cal.-First Baptist Church, November 10-13 Toledo, Oh.-Bethel Baptist Church, November 24 Dr. James T. Jeremiah, Chancellor Schroon Lake, N.Y.-Word of Life, September 9-13; September 16-20 Indianapolis, lnd.-Gateway Baptist Church, October 13 Indianapolis, lnd.-Pastors Meeting, October 14