News for June 2003

Making a Difference One Step at a Time

July 01, 2003 / Heather Wheeler

When Twinetta Frazer’s physician prescribed an exercise program to reduce her weight and stabilize her diabetes, the Marie Mills Madrona House, a local agency for disabled adults, immediately contacted Tillamook County General Hospital (TCGH). The hospital’s Faith in Action program, which assists the disabled and chronically ill with the help of volunteers, was more than happy to lend a hand. They quickly matched Frazer with volunteer Connie Sutton and the two became fast friends.

Walla Walla College Quality Adventist Education Since 1892

July 01, 2003

Walla Walla College is proud to be the premiere Adventist institution for higher education in the Northwest. The college offers students an exceptional education and spiritual support in a small, residential campus setting. Founded by Adventist pioneers, the college has grown to university status and has an annual average enrollment of 1,800 students. The lives of many students, faculty and staff of Walla Walla College are changed each year through their association with a college whose mission is based on integrity, service and faith.

In Search of Excellence

July 01, 2003 / Lowell Dunston

Excellence does not come by accident. It happens through prayer, vision and intentional effort. This article chronicles one school’s search for excellence.

Seven years ago, Cypress Adventist School in Lynnwood, Wash., faced a major, redefining moment. Yielding its ninth and tenth grades to support the new day academy in the greater Seattle area, Cypress had to reshape its future.

Leadership Shapes the Campus of Auburn Adventist Academy

July 01, 2003 / Joi Becker

Well-known Adventist preacher, Morris Venden, once observed, “On a Christian campus, 20 percent are committed to a relationship with Jesus, 20 percent are somewhat hostile to God, and 60 percent are willing to be led.” Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) students elected 11 of their peers to lead the Associated Student Body (ASB) for the 2003-04 academic year.

President Denby Rasmussen, from Oregon, claimed that in his leadership, he wanted others to be able to “look back on 2003-04 school year as one of becoming close to God.”