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Apr 15, 2003

Musical Scenes class concert

The Musical Scenes class, taught by Tim Flynn, assistant professor of music, is performing a concert as their final which features scenes and ensembles from Opera and Broadway music by Mozart, Handel, Sondheim, Loesser and others shows include Marriage of Figaro, Magic Flute, Company, Guys and Dolls, Miss Siagon, and The Medium. The concert is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 15 in the Margaret Upton Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.


Olivet College senior, Linda McGuire received a Purchase Award for her intaglio, titled “Face It,” in the 41st Annual Christian Art Show, sponsored by the Ascension Lutheran Church in East Lansing. The church also selected Lindas intaglio for its permanent collection.

The juried show attracted 773 entrees from professional and non-professional artists throughout the mid-west. Two other Olivet College students, senior Calise Shepherd and senior Erin Harrison, were among the 225 artists selected for the show. The three students are seniors.

The Christian Art Show runs noon to 9 p.m. daily through Sunday, April 27. Address: Ascension Lutheran Church, 2780 Haslett Rd. East Lansing, (517) 337-9703.

At another exhibit, McGuires plasterwork “Calla Lilies,” was accepted in the 39th Annual MEA/Michigan Art Education Association Exhibit in East Lansing. The MEA/Michigan Education Association Exhibit runs 8 5 p.m. through Friday, April 25, 2003. Address: 1216 Kendale Blvd. East Lansing, (517) 332-6551

Thank you

Art Williams Self and Community class would like to say thank you to all who participated (with talent or as part of the audience) in their talent production on Thursday, April 10. They raised $412 for the benefit of multiple sclerosis.

Jole Wells named to the NSCAA/Adidas Scholar All-Midwest Region Team

Olivet College junior Jole Wells(Lapeer High School) was named to the honorable mention squad of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas All-Midwest Region Mens Soccer Team.

Wells, a midfielder for the Fighting Comets, carries a 3.53 grade point average in business administration. In 2002, he played in 20 games for the Comets with 19 starts, recording three goals and three assists for nine points. For his efforts, Wells also earned Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association coaches honorable mention honors for the second straight season.

“Jole is a leader for us on the field,” said Head Coach Matt Wait. “This award shows that he is a leader off the field, too.”

Wells and the Comets will open the 2003 season at the Dominoes Classic at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. August 30 and 31.

Olivet College senior shortstop Steve Held named MIAA Hitter of the Week

Olivet College senior shortstop Steve Held (Brampton, Ontario/Saint Augustine) has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Hitter of the Week.

Held batted .600 (six-for-10) as the Fighting Comets won two of three games last weekend against Alma College. He had three singles, a double and a home run. Held scored four runs, drove in four and stole three bases.

For the season, Held is fourth on the team in hitting at .339. He leads Olivet with three home runs and is third with six doubles, 17 RBI and 10 stolen bases.

Held and the Comets will return to action this Friday-Saturday, April 18 and 19 with a three-game MIAA series at Calvin College. Fridays single game will begin at 4 p.m., and the doubleheader on Saturday will start at 1 p.m.

Book buy back

The Bookstore will conduct Book Buyback during the following days:

Wednesday, April 16 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 17 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Monday April 21 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

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