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Lake Land College Faculty Association raises money for scholarship at annual softball game

Lake Land College Faculty Association raises money for scholarship at annual softball game

Each spring at Lake Land College, the Faculty Association and Student Ambassadors square off to raise money for the Lake Land College Faculty Association Scholarship. This year, the annual Faculty/Student Softball Game raised $1,400 for the scholarship.

For the first game, the faculty won 9-5 and the second game, the students won 7-6.  

“This is the faculty and students’ way of helping those who need assistance attend college,” explained Lisa Shumard-Shelton, director of new student admissions. “We work all year long to help raise funds which go to the Foundation, which grants the scholarship to deserving students.”

Members of the Faculty Softball Team include: Dave Johnson, health and P.E. instructor; Tina Moore, director of Career Services; Greg Powers, radio/TV instructor; Cedric Brown, education instructor; Greg Capitosti, chemistry instructor; Bryan Burrell, academic counselor; Dirk Muffler, director of Pathways; Marc Dal Ponte, biology instructor; Eva Ritchey, speech communication instructor; Matt Landrus, English instructor; David Seiler, history instructor; Brenda Hunzinger, biology instructor; Brian Lynch, economics instructor; Bambi Jones, math instructor; and Ken Beno, retired radio/TV instructor. 

The Student Softball Team includes: Connor Biehler, Shelbyville; Christian Lovell, Mattoon; Hilary Rhode, Hume; Nic Turner, Oakland; Emily Adams, Sullivan; Felicity Shoultz, Mattoon; Matt Huels, Altamont, Dan Ammann, Mattoon; Taylor Kerner, Mattoon; Walter Colvin, Mattoon; Blake Ford, Mattoon; Taylor Gamble, Mattoon; Zach Rincker, Strasburg; Monica Gardner, Beecher City; Lucas Thomas, Charleston; Mark Mammoser, Teutopolis; and Mike Rosenbaum, Arthur. 

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Cutline: At bat is Speech Communication and Broadcasting Instructor Greg Powers. Each year, the Lake Land College Faculty Association and Student Ambassadors host the Faculty/Student Softball Game, which raised $1,400 for the Faculty Association Scholarship.

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