First Stock Seat Team Show Ends with Reserve Champion Titles (October 5, 2013)
The first stock seat show of the season was hosted by Saginaw Valley State University at the Midland County Fairgrounds on October 5, 2013. The region had ten different teams present to compete for coveted IHSA points at the double-header show. Albion College rode away with reserve high point team titles for both shows.
Junior Morgan Carey (Hemlock/Saint Charles Community) competed for the first time in the open/reining division. Carey won first place in her open class and third place in her reining class, which sealed her reserve high point rider award for the morning show. She kept up the momentum winning first place in her open class in the afternoon show.
One Albion rider, senior Katie Heim (Zionsville, IN/Zionsville Community), managed to point up from intermediate II into the advanced division by winning her class, which qualifies her to compete at the IHSA Regional Championships later in the season.
The walk-trot division was well represented by Briton riders as well. Sophomore Kaitlyn Anderson (Douglas/Saugatuck) and freshman Jordan McGinn (Royal Oak/Shrine) won first place in their classes, and sophomore Camille Sawicki (Jenison/Jenison) won second place in hers.
Captain Hannah Pankratz (Bad Axe/Bad Axe) says she is very excited about the quality of the team’s walk-trot riders this year. “It was a great start to the show season year,” says Pankratz.
Sustainability Theme Year 2013-2014
It’s about the food we eat.
The water we drink.
The shelter we live in.
The energy we use.
The footprint we leave.
And the future we build.
For the 2013-2014 academic-year, Albion College focuses its collective attention on sustainability as part of an interdisciplinary education that is designed for those who will be engaged in solving today’s and tomorrow’s social, environmental and economic challenges.
Each month of the 2013-2014 Sustainability Theme Year will feature events, speakers, films, service opportunities and a monthly discussion where interested students, faculty, staff and community members can reflect on a particular issue.
But sustainability at Albion College is more than a theme; it is an institutional priority. Throughout the year and beyond we'll learn together, reflect together and act together to make decisions in our daily lives, on our campus and in our community that ignite and sustain a passion for a healthy, diverse and sustainable world.
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