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Class of 2011 senior gift

Tornado statue
This is an example of what the Tornado Statue may look like. The Geneva College Engineering Club will be designing and constructing the actual statue for the class gift from the class of 2011. 

The class of 2011 has selected a steel statue of Geneva’s tornado mascot to be the senior class gift. Traditionally, a gift from the graduating class is left for the campus each spring through the Senior Class Gift Program. Recent gifts include a paintable rock and shrubbery in the shape of a “G.”

Senior class senators Sarah Arata, Kyle Hackett and Rick Sheets have been making arrangements for this year’s gift. Professor of engineering Robert Liljestrand and students in the engineering department are helping to design plans and will also be involved in the welding and construction of the statue. The tornado will stand approximately 7 feet tall and will be located outside of Metheny Fieldhouse.

Senior class president Sarah Arata hopes the statue will “encourage school pride.”

“Other universities like Pitt and Penn State have memorable statues of mascots on their campuses,” she said. “So why don't we? I hope this statue will become a location where both alumni and current students can gather to take pictures and remember their time at Geneva.”

Senior accounting and finance major Tiffany Smith likes the idea of the senior class contributing to campus. “It leaves a legacy for our class,” she said. “It’s nice that we can leave a parting gift for the campus and the students.”

To make a contribution to the 2011 senior class campus gift, click here. Be sure to click on the drop down menu for designation, and select “Class of 2011 Gift”. Gifts are tax deductable.

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).


 

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