Dean’s List: Spring 2017

The following Warner Pacific College students were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 academic term. To qualify, students must be enrolled full-time and achieve a 3.5 or greater grade point average. Students with an asterisk (*) earned a 4.0 GPA.

Congratulations on your academic achievements!

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* Nathan Abraham Vancouver WA
* Raineka Ackley Portland OR
Yesica Aldaco Salem OR
* Dorothy Alex Gresham OR
* Kiandra Alexander West Linn OR
* Ayde Alvarado Portland OR
Leslie Alvarado Hillsboro OR
* Christina Anderson Vancouver WA
* Christine Anderson Portland OR
* Lauren Andrada Gladstone OR
Melinda Andrews Portland OR
Vicki Andrews Portland OR
* Rebecca Anna Portland OR
* Henry Archer Portland OR
* Adrian Arechiga Portland OR
* Caitlin Asher Portland OR
 * Guadalupe Astorga Ramos Vancouver WA
Anita Bailey-Huff Portland OR
* Susan Baker Vancouver WA
Chloe Banks Happy Valley OR
* Amber Barber Portland OR
* Amy Barchini Vancouver WA
 * Erdal Barkay Singapore
Noemi Bartley Longview WA
Matthew Batchelor Woodland WA
* Dillon Battles Gresham OR
Andrew Beehler Troutdale OR
 * Regina Bell Underwood WA
Robert Bellon Gladstone OR
* Jacob Berg Vancouver WA
Elizabeth Bergen Portland OR
Katheryn Bergen Portland OR
Nicole Bergen Canby OR
* Hayley Bernick Portland OR
* Tonia Bertellotti Longview WA
Holley Besaw Portland OR
Tina Bettger Milwaukie OR
* Cheyanne Bleth Camas WA
De’jon Bowman Portland OR
Hakeem Bradley Portland OR
* Tammi Brightmon Vancouver WA
Ab Brown Casper WY
* Clarissa Brown Phoenix AZ
* Emily Brown Ridgefield WA
Adrienne Brown-Dunn Portland OR
Larissa Byrgazova Portland OR
* Amanda Calcano Clackamas OR
* Jamie Caldwell Milwaukie OR
Sara Campos Beaverton OR
* Jennifer Canaan Vancouver WA
Kaelynn Canyete Waianae HI
Timminy Carlson Leaburg OR
Noeme Carrillo Portland OR
* Lindsay Caruso San Diego CA
Jeffrey Cavin Portland OR
* Claudia Cedeno-Fornos Happy Valley OR
Erica Cedillo Milwaukie OR
* Mary Celsi Milwaukie OR
Rachel Chamberlain New Auburn WI
Jefferson Chao Oregon City OR
* Mila Cherchenko Portland OR
Alexxis Childers Fairview OR
Mike Chu West Covina CA
* Jason Clark Vancouver WA
Carly Cogburn Portland OR
Nicole Cole Vancouver WA
Rachael Coleck Newman Lake WA
* Craig Coleman Vancouver WA
Kristen Coghill Sheridan OR
* Billie Cokley Portland OR
 * Stephanie Cook Portland OR
* Erin Cooper Beaverton OR
* Carolyn Coutu Portland OR
Joshua Crager Gresham OR
Hannah Cramer Vancouver WA
* Adam Crouse Gresham OR
* Kymberle Crowell Portland OR
* Elizabeth Crownover Portland OR
Alexis Cruz Lodi CA
Christine Culkins Oregon City OR
Nayomi Cunningham Portland OR
Naomi Cutshall Saint Helens OR
Briana Dace Portland OR
* Steven D’Ambrosia Portland OR
Matthew Danielson Silverdale WA
Leah Danley Fairview OR
* Cherie Davis Portland OR
Monica Davis Delhi CA
Pamela Dawson Vancouver WA
* Sara Declercque Kennewick WA
* Dallas Delagrange Longview WA
Valynda Demel Sherwood OR
Bishnu Dhungel Portland OR
 * Joseph Dickinson Fairbanks AK
* Kaylee Ditlefsen Sequim WA
* Andrey Dmitriyev Battle Ground WA
Brycen Dodds Salem OR
Carmen Douglass Gresham OR
Adrianne Douma Westport OR
Ashley Doumit Longview WA
* Elke Downer Portland OR
* Jason DuClos Portland OR
Jija Eberhardt Portland OR
* Julianna Edwardson Wenatchee WA
* Holly Edwins Battle Ground WA
 * Kevin Escamilla Gresham OR
Susana Escobedo Clackamas OR
* Amara Estrada Gresham OR
Ellie Evans Oregon City OR
* Madelaine Fagliano Beaverton OR
* Rachelle Farwell Beavercreek OR
Julia Feeser Fircrest WA
* Britney Foote Tacoma WA
Jessica Foreman Gresham OR
Ashley Forrester Troutdale OR
 * Andrea Forstag Portland OR
Joy Foster Elmira OR
Bonshee Freeman Portland OR
* Beth Froschauer El Cajon CA
Alyssa Frostick Tualatin OR
Benjamin Fuhrer Casper WY
Josh Furlong Kalama WA
* Emir Garcia Boring OR
Manuel Garcia Boring OR
Maria Garcia Portland OR
Alysa Garrick Oregon City OR
* Blanca Gaytan Farfan Gresham OR
* Michael Goldman Los Angeles CA
* Kathleen Goldsberry Longview WA
 * Lyubov Goncharov Milwaukie OR
Ashley Gorsek Vancouver WA
* Joshua Gossage Milwaukie OR
Emily Granard Marysville WA
* Kellan Grant Portland OR
* Jennifer Greenley Clackamas OR
Jasmine Groves Portland OR
Fredy Gutierrez Portland OR
Deborah Guyton Portland OR
Aidan Hackett Sherwood OR
Brooke Hackett Portland OR
* Phillip Hackworth Portland OR
Allison Hall Astoria OR
 * Josiah Hall Silverton OR
* Madison Hamer Longview WA
* Clayton Hanchett Aloha OR
Madyson Hanna Warrenton OR
Mark Hanna Troutdale OR
Andy Harding Portland OR
Haley Harn Newberg OR
* Jennifer Harp Portland OR
* Robert Harp Portland OR
* Patricia Harris Portland OR
* Shelly Harryman Washougal WA
* Kimberly Hartwell McMinnville OR
Julian Hassel Portland OR
Jennifer Haveman-Christian Vancouver WA
* Terra-Beth Henderson Longview WA
 * Soltsinansy Hernandez Troutdale OR
Kailey Herren Vancouver WA
Maria Higa Vancouver WA
* Alicia Higashi Salem OR
Ann Marie Higgins Canby OR
Troy Hill Milwaukie OR
Krystle Hilman Portland OR
Jamie Hogan Bellevue WA
Samantha Holness Gresham OR
* Alexia Holt Portland OR
* Christina Hopkins Portland OR
Lynndie Horton Portland OR
* Tasha Hoskins Oregon City OR
Chelsea Hostetler Portland OR
Trevor Hostetler Louisville OH
Delilah Houck Castroville CA
Caleb Howard Washougal WA
Katie Hoyt Portland OR
* Valarie Hruby Damascus OR
Tess Huerta Portland OR
* William Huschka Happy Valley OR
Adanna Ifama Milwaukie OR
Irma Isarraras Portland OR
 * Makayla Jamison New Plymouth ID
Sara Jantze Wilsonville OR
Alondra Jaramillo-Rodriguez Portland OR
* Andrew Jenness Gresham OR
* Ann Jenness Gresham OR
Robin John Gresham OR
* Edward Johnson Vancouver WA
Jacqueline Jones Portland OR
Nathan Jones Hubbard OR
* Linda Kasinger Vancouver WA
Aaron Keiffer Portland OR
 * Taylor Kern Gresham OR
* Mark Kernell Vancouver WA
Nicole Kincaide Petaluma CA
* Christina King Vancouver WA
Jeniffer Kirton Portland OR
Brandy Knutson Scappoose OR
Daniel Knutson Scappoose OR
Bethany Kosmowski Beaverton OR
* Ariel Krauser Battle Ground WA
* Machelle Kurtz Longview WA
Johanna Lambeth Klawock AK
 * Cathy Lara Portland OR
* Emma Larson Albany OR
* Kristin Laulainen Longivew WA
* Ashlee Lavoy Happy Valley OR
* Janelle Lawrence Milwaukie OR
Rebekah Lee Beaverson OR
Zellard Lemon Vancouver WA
Janel Lim Portland OR
* Glenn Linder Portland OR
* Sydenye Lingo Portland OR
* Dusty Lomeland Vancouver WA
* Lestan Loomis Troutdale OR
* Joie Lopez Solomon AZ
 * Heather Lucas Gaston OR
 * Caleb Luther Longview WA
Lirong Ma Portland OR
Andrea Macias Romero Gresham OR
* Chanh Mai Portland OR
* Oksana Maksimov Woodburn OR
* Leslie Malanche-Abbott Gresham OR
 * Nelly Manzo Hernandez Portland OR
* Lacey Marsolek Yacolt WA
Carlos Martinez Canyon Country CA
Annette Marzan Portland OR
* Janessa Mast Hillsboro OR
* Sharyce Matayoshi Honolulu HI
* Leslie Mathies Portland OR
* David Maza Portland OR
Reanna McBroom Sheridan OR
Michaela McQuade Portland OR
Biruktawit Mengistu Portland OR
 * Alexis Merrick Gresham OR
Brendan Miller Oregon City OR
* Robin Miller Portland OR
* Stephanie Milnes West Linn OR
 * Stephan Mitchley Portland OR
Tony Monfils Portland OR
Selena Montoya San Diego CA
Luke Moody Vancouver WA
Yolanda Morales Portland OR
Christopher Morgan Albany OR
* Shelli Morton Beaverton OR
Jonathan Moskowitz Visalia CA
Deidre Moss Gresham OR
* Dan Murphy Longview WA
 * Sean Musaeus Portland OR
* Dana Nault St. Paul OR
* Adaya Navarro Perez Portland OR
* Ashley Nelson Portland OR
* Nadia Nelson Duncanville TX
* Bailey Newell Lake Stevens WA
Kassie Ngirarois Vancouver WA
Sarita Nissani Portland OR
Miranda Odum Kelson WA
Raymond Ontiveros Tigard OR
* Lori Orth Portland OR
Austin Owens Portland OR
* Alena Paliy Happy Valley OR
* Terry Pangle Portland OR
* Kaitlin Park Portland OR
* April Parker Portland OR
MeLeesa Patten Portland OR
* Jennifer Peacock Sandy OR
Martin Pedersen Portland OR
 * Louis Pellegrino Lake Oswego OR
Amaury Perez Milwaukie OR
Erin Perkins Beaverton OR
Joshua Perkins Happy Valley OR
Christina Peterson Hillsboro OR
 * Harry Pilkington Hartlepool  UK
Shannon Pittman Ridgefield WA
Zachary Preciso-Temple Portland OR
Kendra Preuninger Washougal WA
Roberto Ramirez Granados Salem OR
* Sandra Ramirez-Garibay Portland OR
Gregory Ramsay Vancouver WA
Vernon Randall Fairview OR
Sarah Ray Walla Walla WA
M’Kailah Redden Mount Vernon WA
Johannes Reiber Lawrence KS
* Amber Rennells Lonview WA
Jennifer Reyes Portland OR
Noemi Reyes Gervais OR
Stephanie Reyes-Chavez Oregon City OR
* Teressa Rhinevault Gladstone OR
Brianne Richart Portland OR
Breanna Richison Portland OR
* Luis Rivas-Vazquez Beaverton OR
 * Kimberly Rojas Hillsboro OR
Kelsey Roldness Vancouver WA
Kyle Roldness Vancouver WA
* Kealia Rosa Beaverton OR
Renee Rosal Lake Oswego OR
Thomas Ruddel Vancouver WA
* Sarah Ruecker Vancouver WA
Yolanda Ruiz-Simon Salem OR
* Meuy Saetern Gresham OR
 * Karina Sanchez Vancouver WA
Wyatt Schlamp Oregon City OR
* Emma Scholz Portland OR
* Kenzie Schumacher Gresham OR
* Celeste Servo Gladstone OR
* Bryan Shaw Estacada OR
Cindy Shaw Gresham OR
Tanya Simantel-Carr Beaverton OR
* Gayle Singleton Battle Ground WA
 * Alexis Smith Portland OR
Maya Smith Gresham OR
* Stefanie Smith Vancouver WA
* Chad Smurthwaite Boring OR
Trent Standard Vancouver WA
* Linda Standingbear Portland OR
Andrew Stevens Milwaukie OR
Amie Stewart Battle Ground WA
Jennifer Stewart Lake Oswego OR
Nicholas Stocker Vancouver WA
Michael Stoeger Portland OR
Natalie Szwez Portland OR
* Seiya Takahashi Higashikurume Tokyo
 * Staci Tatum Gresham OR
Jennifer Tayler Clackamas OR
* Tai Teasley Beaverton OR
* Tammy Temple Vancouver WA
 * Brittany Teraoka Fresno CA
* Orvil Tetz Happy Valley OR
Marcus Thomas Portland OR
Mychal Tillery Portland OR
Brittney Tracy Ridgefield WA
* Amanda Tripp Portland OR
 * Melody Tripp Gresham OR
* Carissa Tuck Amboy WA
Jasmine Turner Portland OR
Alison Unverferth Portland OR
* Dominick Urrutia Portland OR
* Jennifer Utterback Vancouver WA
* Cindy Valenzuela Troutdale OR
Monivoi Vataiki Richmond BC
 * Nathaniel Verley Irrigon OR
* Erendira Villagomez Vancouver WA
* Morgan Villalpando Troutdale OR
Darya Vinokurov Troutdale OR
Vladan Vlaski Portland OR
Kyler Vogt Ontario OR
 * Ekaterina Volkov Portland OR
* Samantha Wagner Kelso WA
* Kelly Wahl Independence OR
* Sharon Walker Longview WA
Blair Walsh Prescott AZ
* Kevin Warnecke Wausau WI
* April Wassom Molalla OR
Heather Webb Tualatin OR
* Amanda Wehrley Hazen Clatskanie OR
* Olivia Welch Boring OR
Jourdan Wenzinger Estacada OR
Adam Westfall  Gresham OR
Molly Whitaker Troutdale OR
Andrew Wiencken Beaverton OR
* Nina Williquette Longview WA
Chelsea Wilson Washougal WA
* David Wilson Portland OR
* Dawn Wilson Vancouver WA
* Rebekah Wilson Gresham OR
* Anna Winslow West Linn OR
 * Eric Witmer Beaverton OR
Jessica Wolters Eagle Creek OR
Cecelia Worthington Portland OR
* Emily Wright Estacada OR
* Eryn Yeats Kelso WA
* Tara Yoshiwara Happy Valley OR
* Nicole Young Sandy OR
* Ryan Youngs Damascus OR
Anne Yun Portland OR
* Lillie Zable Vancouver WA
Jeremy Zitek Gresham OR

This list includes only full-time undergraduate students (12 credits or more) with a 3.5 or higher semester GPA. Graduate students are not included on this list.

Students in the undergraduate Adult Degree Program who have completed at least 12 credits for classes during the period between November 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017 are included.

(Questions about this list? Email marketing@warnerpacific.edu.)

Sign up for New Student Registration Day: 2017

RSVP buttonNew Student Registration Dates and Times (2017): June 15, June 16, or July 14, from 9 am – 3 pm

Congratulations on being admitted to Warner Pacific!

Now that you are on your way to becoming a Knight, signing up for New Student Registration will ensure that you are well-prepared to begin your first year at Warner Pacific.

Who can attend New Student Registration?

New Student Registration is open to any student who has been admitted to Warner Pacific, and has paid their $200 tuition deposit.

What’s the purpose of New Student Registration?

New Student Registration allows you to complete the mandatory tasks you need to start at Warner Pacific… in one, easy, fun day! At New Student Registration, you will:

  • Meet with an advisor and register for classes
  • Complete important forms and touch base with various campus departments
  • Meet your future classmates
  • Take placement exams (if needed)*

*If you are required to take a placement exam, you must arrive at 8 am.

Can I bring a guest?

Each student is invited to bring one guest, free of charge, to accompany them to New Student Registration. It is important that this guest be able to answer required questions regarding your finances, or plans for paying for college. Additional guests are welcome to join the New Student Registration Parent and Guest program for $10 per person. A separate program will run at the same time as the New Student program.

What do I need to do to attend?

  • First, download and complete the New Student Forms bundle, and read and sign the Faith & Service Commitment (online form).
  • Bring the completed New Student Forms with you to New Student Registration.
  • Then, simply hit the RSVP today button on this page to register!

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 503.517.1020 or admissions@warnerpacific.edu.

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Possibilities: Faith, Land, and Housing Conference (April 29)

How can Portland’s faith communities use their land and resources to respond to the affordable housing crisis?

Representatives of several faith communities, Warner Pacific College, and local affordable housing providers invite you to learn how communities of faith can collaborate with housing developers to create homes for low-income people.

You are Invited to Possibilities: Faith, Land, and Housing Conference

Saturday, April 29: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm | Tickets are $30
Warner Pacific College: 2219 SE 68th Ave., Portland (Egtvedt Hall, Room 203)
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The rapid increase in housing costs in Portland is forcing thousands of low-income families out of their homes and neighborhoods, and pushing many of our neighbors into homelessness. The scarcity of available housing and lack of affordable options for people of color, elders, the disabled, and low-income families is truly a moral crisis.

We believe that communities of faith can play a powerful role in educating, advocating, and mobilizing resources, especially land, to help provide homes for those most directly affected by the housing crisis. In fact, several faith communities in Portland have already used their land to develop affordable housing, providing homes for families who would otherwise be priced out of Portland.

If you are curious how your faith community can use its land to provide affordable housing, or want to learn more about WPC Green RSVP buttonthe development process, this conference is for you!

 

Possibilities Conference Speakers

Steve Messinetti, 
Habitat for Humanity
Portland/Metro East – Portland
Has developed affordable homes on property
owned by faith communities
Rev. Karen Ward,
St. Andrew and All Souls Episcopal – Portland
Working on plans to develop affordable housing on church property in the St. John’s neighborhood
Apostle Steven Holt,
Kingdom Nation Church – Portland
Chair of Community Oversight Committee
for N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy
University Park United Methodist – Portland
Moving forward with affordable housing development on church property in N. Portland
Pastor Joanne Engquist,
Gethsemane Lutheran Church – Seattle
Developed affordable housing on church property
in downtown Seattle
Rob Justus,
Housing Developer – Portland
Working with faith communities to develop housing on their land
Nick Sauvie,
ROSE Community Development – Portland
Affordable housing developer in SE Portland
Rivergate Community Church – Portland
Worked with Habitat for Humanity to build 12 affordable homes on its property in N. Portland
Lorelei Juntenen,
Project Director at ECONorthwest – Portland
ECONorthwest is an economic forecasting and planning
firm. She will discuss the basic economics of housing development, and the role that land values play in determining the feasibility of affordable housing development.
Travis Phillips,
Director of Housing Development at Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives (PCRI)
PCRI established the Pathway 1000 initiative, which seeks to develop 1000 new homes over the next 10 years, prioritized for residents involuntarily displaced or at risk of displacement from North and inner Northeast Portland.
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Thank You to our Community Partners

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NEW: Summer Camps for Preschool-Aged Children: June 5 – August 18

Warner Pacific Preschool Summer Camp 2017Your preschool-aged child will have fun this summer while learning about a variety of topics during one or more of Warner Pacific’s Early Learn Center Preschool Summer Camps.

Camps start in June and sessions run through mid-August. Each camp is two weeks, full or half-day, and explores a different subject.

Summer Camp Sessions:

  • Camp 1: June 5 – June 16 – Ocean Odyssey
  • Camp 2: June 19 – June 30 – Jungle Exploration
  • Camp 3: July 10 – July 21 – Wonderful World of Water
  • Camp 4: July 24 – August 4 – Amazing Animal Adventure
  • WPC Green RSVP buttonCamp 5: August 7 – August 18 – Arts & Science Discovery

Cost per child per two-week camp:

  • Full Day camp (8:00 am – 4:30 pm): $375
  • Half Day camp (8:00 am – 12:00 pm): $250

Learn more about the ELC Preschool….

RSVP your child’s spot today!

WP Alum Shares Insights into Best Selling Novel and New Movie: The Shack

Paul YoungWarner Pacific Alum and Author William Paul Young ’78 didn’t imagine a future as a New York Times best selling author when he put pen to paper and created an inspired Christmas gift for his six children. After sharing The Shack with friends and family, he heeded to their encouragement to have the novel published.

The struggling journey from tragedy to eternity resonated with readers. The Shack was on the New York Times Best Seller list for almost two years after gaining popularity in 2008 and becoming a USA Today best seller. Nine years later with over 22 million copies in print worldwide, The Shack was beautifully transformed for the big screen.

“I have never written a book with an agenda but rather climbed inside story to explore human questions; about faith, God, and what it means to be human beings in a broken world. Good creative work opens up more space than it uses,” explains Young. “It is my opinion that a good deal of modern creative work offered to the world by the faith community deteriorates into religious propaganda and loses its artistic beauty. We need to trust the Holy Spirit, not play the Holy Spirit.”

Born in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, Young and his missionary parents lived in the highlands of Netherlands New Guinea (West Papua), among the Dani, a technologically stone age tribal people, until he was six years old. “My father then worked as a pastor for a number of small churches in Western Canada; by the time I graduated from high school, I had attended 13 different schools.” Through the twists and turns of life, Young completed his undergraduate degree in Religion and graduated summa cum laude from Warner Pacific in 1978 and in December 2010, the College honored him with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.

Paul Young at WPC chapelYoung hopes that Warner Pacific students will not only enjoy the movie, that they will be encouraged in their faith. “The Shack, novel or movie, opens up space and I believe is highly respectful to the audience member. I think every person who sees the movie with have an encounter, depending on who they are and what they brought with them. It may be comfort, or affirmation, or confrontation. Personally, I think the movie is a fantastic adaptation of the book and anyone who loved the novel will not be disappointed by the film.”

In theaters now, The Shack takes us on a father’s transformative journey that will show him the ultimate truth about love, loss, and forgiveness.

 

KC

Welcome Weekend for New Students: August 20-21

Welcome to Warner Pacific

We are glad you have been chosen to become a Knight, and are excited to meet you on August 20 at Welcome Weekend.

Welcome Weekend is a jam-packed two days of engaging activities, time-honored traditions, and opportunities to meet the diverse, intelligent, and interesting students who will become your community of classmates and friends.

We look forward to experiencing this with you and your parents and family.  See you at Welcome Weekend 2016!

All Welcome Weekend activities are required for new students – freshmen or transfer.

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Spring 2016 Knights Athletic Roundup

SCHOLAR ATHLETES

Twelve Warner Pacific athletes are among a total of 276 Cascade Collegiate Conference student-athletes in the spring sports of men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball have earned U.S. Bank Academic All-CCC honors for their performances in the classroom.

TRACK

Warner Pacific Track and FieldThe Warner Pacific Track & Field team completed their season at the CCC Championships held on May 13-14.

The Knight men scored 17 points as a team finishing in a tie for 8th place. while the WP women put up 19 points and placed 9th.

The triple jump duo of Ben Nelson and Kenny Helmes were a highlight of the weekend for the Knights as Nelson (13.72 meters) and Helmes (12.93 meters) placed 3rd and 6th respectively. Nelson also scored points in the long jump, placing 7th (6.69 meters). Andre Jackson cleared 1.75 meters in the high jump, which placed him 7th overall. The WP men also put points on the board in the 4×100 relay (7th) and 4×400 relay (8th).

On the ladies’ side, Jordan Hunter scored points in three events, placing 6th in the shotput (11.24 meters), 6th in the discus (34.98 meters), and 6th in the hammer throw (37.54 meters). Alina Munoz posted a career best effort of 1:07.68 in the 400m hurdles, allowing her to eke out a point with an 8th place finish. Becca Osborne had a season best run in the 10,000 meter event, placing 5th in a time of 41:14.87. The 4×100 relay (6th), and 4×400 relay (8th) also tallied points for the women’s team.

For the season, one school record fell as Jordan Hunter set a new mark in the discus and qualified for the NAIA National Championship meet. The team overall had 21 new marks that moved individuals into the “elite eight” list of performances in WPC history.

GOLF

Warner Pacific golf team memberThe Knights Golf teams wrapped up their season at the Cascade Collegiate Conference (“CCC”) Championships held on April 18-19.

The Knight men had high hopes going into the event, but never quite found their best game as a group. The team posted a total score of 991 (330-336-325), placing 5th out of 6 teams competing. Jacob Berg had an excellent season for WPC, finishing 6th in the CCC for scoring average at 76.7, and he is now No. 4 on the Warner Pacific career scoring average list at 78.35.

The lady Knights entered a team of four players in an attempt to put forth a scoring group, but could muster only three golfers on the second day and thus did post a team score. Marissa Casanova was a steady performer all year and finished with the 7th best scoring average for a season at Warner Pacific (90.9).

Keep up with all the teams at wpcknights.com

 

12 Knights named Scholar Athletes

Twelve Warner Pacific athletes are among a total of 276 Cascade Collegiate Conference student-athletes in the spring sports of men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball have earned U.S. Bank Academic All-CCC honors for their performances in the classroom.

To earn recognition as a CCC scholar-athlete, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 and sophomore standing.

Name – Year Sport Major
Ayde Alvarado – Sophomore Track/Field Sports & Recreation Management
Dillon Battles – Sophomore Men’s Golf Business
Jacob Berg – Junior Men’s Golf Biology
Lily Chavez – Sophomore Track/Field Physical Science
Adrian Koza – Senior Men’s Golf Business
Glenn Linder – Sophomore Men’s Golf Human Development
Chirs Morgan – Sophomore Track/Field Education
Alina Munoz – Sophomore Track/Field Business
Benjamin Nelson – Junior Track/Field Sports & Recreation Management
Brittany Teraoka – Sophomore Women’s Golf Human Development
Jessie Vonbargen – Sophomore Track/Field General Studies
Blair Walsh – Junior Men’s Golf Business

Ranked No. 2 in Portland for online degrees!

Great Value Colleges logoGreat Value Colleges recently reviewed colleges and universities located in the Portland area to create its list of top 10 colleges offering an online degree. Warner Pacific ranked 2nd in their 2016 list!

Convenience and flexibility of an online degree program fits well with the College’s Adult Degree Program, which already offers quality academic programs to fit today’s busy lifestyle. Currently half of the degrees offered through the ADP are also offered online.

They selected schools with high rankings from Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report. Great Value Colleges chose only accredited colleges and universities, and schools that offered at least one online degree option.

 

From the WPC Kitchen – homemade Christmas ornaments

Have fun with the family this Christmas making ornaments for your Tree. Warner Pacific’s Executive Chef, Tim Bartunek, shares this easy Cinnamon Ornament recipe from the Warner Pacific Kitchen:

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup + 2 tbs ground cinnamon (2 – 2.37 oz bottles)*
  • A bit of nutmeg and ground cloves
  • Christmas cookie cutters
  • 1 drinking straw
  • Color ribbon

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 200°F.
  • Mix applesauce with cinnamon and other spices in a small bowl until a smooth ball of dough is formed. It is okay to use your hands to mix the cinnamon thoroughly.
  • Cut dough into quarters.
  • Roll each quarter to 1/3-inch thickness (TIP: place dough between two sheets of plastic wrap).
  • Peel off wrap and cut dough into shapes with the cookie cutters.
  • Press straw into top of ornament to make hole.
  • Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake 2 1/2 hours.
  • Cool on wire rack for 1 – 2 days or until thoroughly dry. Turn occasionally.
  • Insert ribbon into hole; tie into loop; and hang on tree.
  • OPTIONAL: decorate with opaque paint markers.

These reusable ornaments will be fragrant for many years. Store in moisture proof container.

These ornaments should not be eaten.

*Chef Tim suggests purchasing the cinnamon in bulk to save packaging waste as well as money.

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