(continued from page 21) Nine other alumni helped kick off the weekend by participating in Homecoming’s first ever Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar, which featured former students sharing advice with current students on how to prepare for life after college. The alumni — Donnie Bales (’10), Joshua Cline (’09), Emily Sears Cook (‘12), Jerry Frech (’10), Jeremy Hardy (’08), Celia Jones (’12), Christian Ruark (’10), Beth Tinsley (’12) and Rev. Brad Turner (’08) — spoke about what they enjoy most and least about their work, challenges on the job, internships, and Christianity in the workplace. Day one of Homecoming concluded with a BC Theatre presentation of The Three Musketeers , a women’s volleyball conference win over Union University, and a pep rally, featuring games, cornhole, s’mores, music by the Ram Band, the introduction of the Rams football team, motivational speeches and videos, and a first for Homecoming, a brilliant fireworks show, made possible by the Town of Bluefield.


Day two began with the Annual Alumni Association Meeting and the election of six new alumni to the

Dr. Tim Sharp (’74), the latest inductee into the BC Hall of Distinguished Graduates.

Dr. Wayne Massey (’59), recipient of the Primitivo Delgado Christian Service Award.

Alumna of the Year Dr. Jennifer Jones Powell (’93).

For more detailed coverage of Homecoming 2015, including dozens of photos, visit bluefield.edu/homecoming.

Top: Alumnus James Gray (‘65) (left), the latest inductee into the Golden Graduates Society. Bottom: Former students (background) share career advice with current students (foreground) during the Homecoming Ram-2- Ram Career Seminar.

Honorary Alumnus Steve Bickford.


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