25 Mar, 2014| by btreash Mission to Teach: Steven Michaluk, ’14, discovered his calling to the mission field working alongside some of the world’s poorest people in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Honduras. “What really inspired me was the love of the people that I came into contact with,” says Michaluk, who plans to start his career as an elementary school teacher.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Master Craftsman: After graduating from Emory & Henry, Gerald Anderson got the chance of a lifetime when he landed a part-time job sweeping floors for Wayne Henderson—the internationally known luthier who has made guitars and mandolins for some of the world’s most famous musicians, including Eric Clapton and Doc Watson.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Eye for Art: When Caroline Lawless decided to major in graphic design at Emory & Henry, it didn’t matter that she’d never even taken an art class. Though it was a “scary transition,” Lawless had professors who believed in her talent and encouraged her to believe in herself.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Critical Thinking: David Bull still puts into practice the most important lesson he learned at Emory & Henry: Question everything. This piece of advice was given by a professor who encouraged Bull to look for creative solutions and to dig deeper for answers to difficult problems.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Media Relations: As a student at Emory & Henry, Hannah Rhodes took advantage of every opportunity to apply classroom lessons to real world experiences. Doing so gave her the confidence and skills to launch a successful career in public relations and communications.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Medical Student: As a standout soccer player in high school, P.J. Henson, ’12, was pursued by university soccer programs across the U.S. After a car accident left him with extensive injuries that would require years of reconstructive surgery, the recruiting efforts stopped. With one exception: Emory & Henry.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Visionary Leadership: Will Garrison considers himself an innovator. A missile systems engineer with Boeing’s U.S. Missile Defense Program, Garrison is part of a visionary team working to develop new products and technologies to enhance U.S. national security measures.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Informed Journalist: Olivia Bailey’s dream of becoming a reporter began with “The Funky Monkey,” the school newspaper she created and distributed during fifth grade. As a student enrolled in Emory & Henry’s mass communications department, she is a step closer to reaching her lifelong goal.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Community Leader: For Jason Hill, the opportunity to attend college has opened up a world of possibilities he never imagined growing up. As the first person in his family to graduate from high school and go to college, Hill overcame difficult circumstances to enroll at Emory & Henry, where he is a standout football player and outstanding student leader.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Travel Editor: As travel editor for Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine, Daddio writes articles, shoots photos and produces videos covering travel and adventure opportunities throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.