On the Horizon: News Briefs

By Kristin Troyer – Horizon Editor-in-Chief

Photo by Leslie Hunsberger

Twelve students went on the biannual Hesston ski trip Feb. 3-5. The group, led by physical education faculty Bryan Kehr, visited the Ski Cooper resort in Leadville, Colo. Students get one credit hour for the trip after paying a fee.

Feb. 17-19 Hesston will host the annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series. This year’s theme, inspired by the one-year anniversary of the Excel shooting, is “When the Unthinkable Happens.” Keynote speakers Rev. Dr. Kate Wiebe, Dr. Donna Minter, and Kevin King will focus on responding to trauma with hope and healing. Full schedules for the event can be found at hesston.edu/avds.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed last night at Bethel College.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, an internationally known male a cappella group from South Africa, performed for the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series yesterday at Bethel College.

Any freshman interested in becoming an RA or MA should attend the informational night tomorrow (Feb. 9) in K150 at 9:30 p.m. Students must attend this meeting if they wish to apply for a leadership position.

The next performance of the Hesston College Bel Canto singers will be at Faith Mennonite Church in Newton on Feb. 19. Hesston College Bel Canto singers began church performances for the year at Zion Mennonite in Elbing, Kan. on Feb. 5.

Hesston College Theatre is hosting a script writing contest. “Pen to Paper to Performance” submissions are due by Wednesday, Feb. 22. Eight selected submissions will be chosen to be produced in the final showcase event on April 28 and 29. For more information visit HC Theatre.

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