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Homecoming '98 scrapbook

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Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon
Honored were Randy Shipley '74, Sonja Brandt Stewart '89, Valerie Hilden Blum '88, Phil Schot '83, Scott Westering '82, Scott Kessler '81 and longtime faculty member Sara Officer.

Nancy ColtonLawson Kita '00
Nancy Colton '85 performs at the Apple Festival.
Apple Festival
The festival featured singer/songwriter Nancy Colton (Coltom '85) and the works of artist/designer Julie Ueland '85. Alums enjoyed apple cobbler and ice cream as they visited with other alumni, faculty, staff members and students. John Kuethe, professor of philosophy and religion from 1954-64, was the speaker at the Heritage Lecture.

Gala Buffet
Friday evening after the Faculty House reception, more than 300 people gathered in Olson Auditorium and Lagerquist Concert Hall, where we honored the 1998 Alumni Award recipients: Distinguished Alumnus, Bishop David Wold '56; Outstanding Alumnus, Ed Peterson '68; Outstanding Recent Alumnus, Michelle Long '84; Heritage Award, David Berntsen '58; Special Recognition Award, Harvey Neufeld '54; and Alumni Service Award, Lynne Bangsund '70.

PLU CheerleadersLawson Kita '00
Enthusiastic PLU cheerleaders help the audience root the Lutes to victory.

Saturday: 1958 Class Reunion Brunch, Golden Club Brunch, Nursing Alumni Brunch, and a football game vs. Eastern Oregon University (PLU 38 - EOU 12), with an opportunity to gather in the alumni tent before the game and during halftime. Saturday evening more than 200 classmates met faculty, staff and other alums at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club for class reunions.

Anthony HicksLawson Kita '00
Running back Anthony Hicks makes a winning play against Eastern Oregon State College.

The Four FreshmenEric Dennon '99
The Four Freshmen perform in the Homecoming concert that raised $5,000 for PLU's Center for Teaching and Learning and the athletic department.
Sunday: Bishop Wold led a morning worship where President Loren J. Anderson preached and the Choir of the West sang. The weekend concluded with more than 500 hundred people attending the Four Freshmen concert. The concert, a gift from the class of '58.

Mark your calendars for next year's Homecoming Oct. 15-17, 1999!

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