Bethany College honors its rising stars
BETHANY — Bethany College Student Life has honored students, clubs, faculty and staff for their leadership and event programming during the fifth-annual Rising Star Awards. The awards were announced on Instagram Live.
The honorees are:
Student Leader of the Year: Hunter Bowman of Wheeling.
Athletic Leader of the Year: Torben Grether of Rheinfelden, Germany
Silent Inspiration: Rachel Gantzer of Morgantown.
Rising Star Award: Derek White Jr. of Portsmouth, Va.; Alaina Torres of Lanexa, Va.; Abbey Dobbins, of Aliquippa Pa.; Mohamed Elola of Jersey City, N.J.; Ethan Young of McMurray, Pa.; and Haley Bensinger of Frederiskburg, Va.
Community Service Award: Allison Paxton of Canonsburg, Pa.
Resident Adviser of the Year: Olivia Archer of Wheeling.
Resident Adviser Rookie of the Year: Yasmeene Henderson of Pittsburgh; and Evan Wachter of Needmore, Pa.
Outstanding Service – Resident Advisers: Shae Reinbeau of Wheeling.
Club Adviser of the Year: Harald Menz, German Club.
Exceptional Service to Students: Faculty: John Hull, professor of psychology.
Exceptional Service to Students: Staff: Justin Thomas, baseball coach.
Student Organization of the Year: Religion and Philosophy Club.
Greek Organization of the Year: Alpha Sigma Phi.
Outstanding Service: Men’s Athletic Team: Football.
Outstanding Service: Women’s Athletic Team: Softball.
Outstanding Service: Fraternity: Beta Theta Pi.
Outstanding Service: Women’s Greek Organization: Phi Mu.
Spirit of Service: Clubs and Organizations: Social Awareness Club.
Spirit of Service: Clubs and Organizations: Pre-Health Club.
Spirit of Service: Academic Group: Social Work Program.
Spirit of Service Honorable Mention: Academic Group: Education Department.
Spirit of Service: Administrative Support Group: Student Activities.
Outstanding Fundraising Efforts (more than $3,000): Beta Theta Pi.
Outstanding Fundraising Efforts Honorable Mention (more than $500): Social Awareness Club.