December 20, 2005
"But the angel said to her, 'Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give Him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David, and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever; His kingdom will never end.'" Luke 1:30-33 NIV
Blessings and joy to you and your
family in this Christmas season from the alumni office and
HOMECOMING 2006 CELEBRATES CLASSES OF 1966, '76, '86, AND '96
Interested in planning Homecoming? Want to make sure your friends come and celebrate with you? Help us publicize the annual alumni weekend by calling your former classmates and inviting them to join you at Trinity over Homecoming weekend, February 3-4. This year, we will honor the classes of 1966, '76, '86, and '96; we want to hear how we can make this a special weekend for you and your former classmates. If you would like to help out or simply offer an idea, please contact Travis Bandstra at 708.239.4854 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMPUS PARTICIPATES IN CHRISTMASTIDE
Nearly 1,000 students, faculty, staff, and community members attended this year's two Christmastide performances on December 3. The event featured the wind, woodwind, flute, and honors ensembles; brass quintet; the Concert, Campus, and Gospel choirs, and Honors Ensemble. Traditional selections from the concerts included G.F. Handel's Hallelujah!, the "Three Characteristic Dances from The Nutcracker," and songs composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. See photos on our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/120905/christmastide.html
STUDENTS SHOW AND RECEIVE APPRECIATION
The junior class claimed the "Last Troll Standing"
trophy in a competition that marked the culmination of student ap
REGISTER FOR HOMECOMING ONLINE
Check out the new Homecoming Web page on the alumni Web site at tcc.trnty.edu/homecoming. You can find the schedule for the entire weekend, register for events, and read about this year's award recipients. Mark your calendar and make plans to travel to Trinity February 3-4!
TAMELINGS NAMED ALUMNI OF THE YEAR
The alumni board announced Cal '72 and Marcy DeVries Tameling ex'73 as the 2005 Alumni of the Year. The Tamelings have remained closely connected to the College since their student days, attending and participating in events and campus activities. They will be honored at the Presidential Alumni Dinner on Friday, February 3, along with the Honorary Alumni Award recipients Dr. Daniel Diephouse, Lois Thomson, and Dick and Pixie Molenhouse. Read more about the Alumni of the Year on our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/archive/120705/.
CALLING ALL ALUMNI-WE WANT YOUR STORIES
Do you know an alum with an interesting story? The
alumni office is looking for alumni to
TRINITY COURIER SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE NOW
Beginning next semester, the Trinity student newspaper,
The Courier, will be available for a semester-long
subscription. Get current campus news and sports, read student opinions on
modern day issues, and laugh with the rest of campus over the satirical
"Backpage" articles. Subscription rates for the s
Interested candidates for these positions should submit resumes to:
Human Resources Department
Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates. Find more information about these job openings and others online at: tcc.trnty.edu/jobopenings.
Women's Basketball Host Tournament
The women's basketball team got two wins in the
Doubletree Trinity Christian College Classic over the weekend. In the first
night of action the Trolls easily handled Silver Lake College (WI), 101-44, and
then defeated the No. 14 nationally ranked Bethel College (TN), 80-75, on day
two. The Trolls break for the semester with a 6-8 record. They will head out to
the state of
Barbie Heerdt Scores Her 1000th Career Point
In the Trinity Christian College Classic Tournament on December 16, senior Barbie Heerdt achieved the milestone of reaching 1000 career points. She entered the game against Silver Lake College (WI) 14 points shy of that mark, having accumulated 822 points in her first three seasons and 164 points already this season.
Men's Basketball mark two more in the win COLUMN
The Trolls came away with a one-point victory, 73-72,
at Indiana University-Northwest on December 10 to put an end to their four-game
losing streak. The team overcame a first-half deficit and held on at the end to
get the narrow victory. On Saturday, in their final game before the semester
break, the Trolls took care of Bethel College (IN) in a 76-68 victory. Trinity,
who held the lead the entire game, built a 20-point lead in the second half and
then held on against a
To read more about this year's athletics teams, visit
the Trolls online at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/athletics.
SAVE THE DATE
January 26-February 23 - Gallery of selected works by artist Brett Gill
February 3-4 - Homecoming
February 6 - Diversity Lecture Series-Rev. Esteban
Lugo, 10 a.m.
February 11 - Southwest Symphony Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m., tickets required
For more information on any of these upcoming events, please see our Web site at: http://tcc.trnty.edu/new/
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