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Snapshots from Alumni Weekend
The weather outside was frightful, but inside it was delightful. Fridayís dinner, honoring Distinguished Alumnus Gregg VandeKieft, brought back fond memories of college days for Gregg; former roommate and classmate, Tim Vos; emeritus professor Dr. John Vander Stelt; and biology professor Dr. Delmar Vander Zee.
A 30-voice alumni choir, under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Kornelis, provided an after-dinner mini-concert.
Hungry alumni and parents enjoyed Jazz and (flap) Jacks thanks to the efforts of members of the Concert Band and Jazz Band. Contributions support the Concert Bandís upcoming tour of Eastern Europe.
Alumni basketball and hockey games brought players from Alberta, Ontario, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota for some friendly competition with student teams. Both varsity basketball teams were successful in their contests with Briar Cliff University with the Defenders squeaking out a two-point win in the closing seconds of the game.
The Kids Carnival offers fun and games for children of alumni and a hands-on educational experience for members of the Future Active Teachers (FACT) Club.
Kurt Vos (Ď97), Sioux Center, introduces daughter, Meghan, to Dordt College.