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’Berg alum to grads: Write glorious life stories

May 13, 2019

In the “’Berg-cozy” environs of Seiberling Gymnasium, 208 undergraduates and 59 graduate students officially became Heidelberg alumni on Sunday. They leave Heidelberg with the highest four-year graduation rate in the past 30 years, according to President Rob Huntington.

Countdown to Commencement: Abby Reed

May 11, 2019

Staying close to home is not the plan for graduating senior Abby Reed. Following graduation, she will be taking a leap around the world as she follows her heart and does what truly matters most to her - helping others. Abby was recently accepted into the Peace Corps, a dream she never expected to actually come true.

Tradition lives on: Class of ’19 presents banner

May 10, 2019

The Class of 2019 drew inspiration for their banner from those who have come before them.

During Commencement rehearsal on Friday, graduating seniors Julie Hild, Haley Hudler and Kevin Scrudders presented the class banner to President Rob Huntington, joining generations of alumni in fulfilling the unique Heidelberg tradition.

“When we were thinking about our banner, we looked at the traditional banners (in Wickham Great Hall), and we really liked the simplicity of them,” Haley said.

Countdown to Commencement: Jordan Green

May 10, 2019

The road you set out on may not be the path you end up taking, and that’s OK. Just ask graduating senior Jordan Green.​

“Growing up and in elementary school, I probably wasn’t the best kid,” Jordan explained. “Getting that label as a ‘troubled child’ really ended up motivating me to take more responsibility and take care of myself better.” Sports became Jordan’s way of getting himself on the right path. He excelled in baseball as an outfielder entering his senior year.​

Countdown to Commencement: Kenzie James

May 9, 2019

Kenzie James got a good feel for what her future career could be like as a big-time actress auditioning for plays, TV shows and movies. She liked what she saw, and she felt the love in return.

The veteran of the Heidelberg stage is headed west as she pursues her love of theatre on a path that just could take her to the biggest stages of all.

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