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Bethel College students travel to London for January

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College students are studying in London during the January interterm as part of a Literary London course. Led by English professor Brad Born, the 20 students are studying dramatic literature, English cultural and literary history and experiencing first-hand the people, social systems and cultural artifacts of the city. During the course of the trip, participants will attend eight plays, including several at the Royal National Theatre. Students will also take a four-day tour outside of London, visiting Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge and Bath.

Bethel College students in the course are seniors Kristeen Goering, Moundridge; Jana M. Petersheim, Morgantown, Pa.; David Unruh, Wichita; and Rachel Walker, Osawatomie; juniors Lacey J. Graber, Freeman, S.D.; Jared Hawkley, Homewood, Ill.; Jesse Overright, Normal, Ill.; Megan Weaver, Newton; and Elizabeth Zerger, McPherson; sophomores Katrina Brodhagen, North Newton; Anna Bucklin, Mt. Lake, Minn.; Ben Gundy, Bluffton, Ohio; Robyn Penner, Hillsboro; Kara M. Schmidt, North Newton; Joseph Schrag, Wichita; and Janelle Renee Steiner, Albany, Ore.; and freshmen Heather Linscheid, Fresno, Calif.; Allison Pafume, Wichita; Alli Simon, Derby; and Mariah Thompson, Newton.

This trip is a part of the college's January interterm, during which students study one subject for a month. This year other students are also traveling in Belize, east-central Europe, Germany and Mexico. Many students take classes on campus.

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.