All alumni and friends of Bethel are invited to the Alumni Banquet from 12–1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 6, in Memorial Hall. The event honors alumni award recipients and the spring reunion classes, with special recognition of the 50th-anniversary
Three people will be recognized for their service and accomplishments: Delora Jantz Decker ’63 and Jerry Decker, North Newton, will receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award, and Samir Khabbaz ’54, Richlandtown, Pa., the Distinguished Achievement Award. For more information about these individuals, go to the Bethel College website.
A dessert reception with the award recipients is scheduled for 1:30–2:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Schultz Student Center. The reception also honors retired faculty and staff.
Discount price for the banquet is $22.50 if paying by May 22 or $25 regular price May 25–27. For reservations, contact Thresher Bookstore in Schultz Student Center, 316-284-5205. Payment or credit card information is required when the reservation is made. No refunds can be given after May 29, since after that, the Alumni Office will have been charged for reserved meals. Those attending the banquet receive a nametag at the door, which serves as their tickets.
The theme for Alumni Weekend, June 5–7, is
A Thresher Refresher, with opportunities to stay on campus, attend enrichment classes, eat, sing and worship together. The Classes of 1955, 1960 and 1965 will gather for reunion dinners Saturday night.
Information was mailed to the classes of 1965 and older in April. Those who did not receive it may visit the Bethel College website or contact the alumni office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 316-284-5251.
Alumni with class years ending in zero and five will be observe 10th–45th reunions at Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 10.