THE Hesston Record announced the winners of our annual Sweepstakes Drawings. This year’s winners were: Grand Prize of $250 was Corissa Russell. Second place was won by Bill Mason. Third prize went to Tanya Wollenberg.
Hesston College will host Homecoming 2013: A View From Everywhere with an emphasis on nursing and holistic health Sept. 26 to 29.
All alumni and friends are invited to the weekend celebration. Registration for all weekend activities is $10 per adult until Sept. 2, and $15 per adult starting Sept. 3.
The weekend will feature nursing and healthcare alumni professionals in a Holistic Health symposium from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, presenting on current trends and practices in the healthcare field. All presentations are free and open to the public.
Lisa Harrelson, a 2009 Hesston College Nursing graduate, will kick off alumni presentations as she shares about her life and nursing career during an 11 a.m. chapel presentation Friday, Sept. 27 at Hesston Mennonite Church.
Gloria (Balzer) Solis, RN, MSN, MBA, a 1980 Hesston College graduate from the nursing program, will present the symposium keynote address, “The future of nursing: It’s in our hands,” at 1:30 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. Solis is Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
For the third year in a row, Hesston 2013 graduate Austin Hiebert has won Grand Champion at the Kansas State Fair for his tractor restoration project.
Hiebert entered his first restoration project, a 1953 Farmall Super am in 2011. In 2012, he once again took Grand Champion for his 1947 Oliver 70 Industrial. The tractor was also featured in the National Hart-Parr Oliver Collectors Association show in Platte City, Mo. For his work on the Farmall, Hiebert earned a first-place scholarship from the association.
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