Jalane Schmidt will receive the 2022 Outstanding Alumnus Award at the annual Alumni Banquet held in conjunction with Fall Festival, Sunday, Oct. 9.
This award is given on the basis of character and citizenship, service to church/community or college, or other outstanding achievements, honors and recognition.
Schmidt is redefining what it means to be an “active scholar.”
Schmidt was raised in Newton and graduated from Bethel College in 1991 with a B.A. in Bible and religion.