Story by V. Michelle Bernard / Photos by Lilac Martinez
Sixteen Pathfinder Bible Experience (PBE) teams from the Columbia Union Conference will continue on to the North American Division finals in Chicago April 21-22.
Those sixteen teams from nine Pathfinder clubs placed first at the Columbia Union PBE event March 18 at Pennsylvania Conference’s Blue Mountain Academy in Hamburg, Pa.
Story by Samantha Young
Ophelia Barizo, vice president for advancement at Highland View Academy (HVA) and coordinator of Chesapeake Conference STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), was named 2017 Environmental Educator of the Year by the Chesapeake Bay Trust, a nonprofit grant-making organization that has funded environmental education at HVA since 1999.
“Being nominated was a total surprise,” says Barizo. She accepted her award at a banquet held at the Miller Senate Building in Annapolis, Md. With the award comes $2,500 for environmental projects at HVA.
Story by Donna Bigler
Washington Adventist University (WAU) faculty, staff, students, alumni, family and friends are heartbroken to learn of Richardson Chatham’s passing. On Sunday, January 22, 2017, Chatham passed away in his sleep. He was 24 years old.
Chatham was an adjunct professor for WAU’s traditional program and a teaching assistant and tutor for the Religion Department. He was a 2013 alumnus of WAU and was pursuing a master’s degree in Religion at WAU's School of Graduate and Professional Studies.