Around Hornet Nation


South Central Scholarship Alumni from Emporia State’s South Central chapter rallied in style prior to a Hornet basketball matchup with Wichita State Nov. 9. The group celebrated another successful golf tournament raising $13,750 for scholarships, as evidenced by the check that Don Edwards, Randy Steinert, Mim Hiesterman and Frank Duvanel are holding. 
Cabo San Lucas A week in Cabo San Lucas? “Yes, please,” said a group of Emporia State Kappa Sigma alumni, spouses and friends. The travel party included (left to right) Gary Brulez (BSB 80), Pam (Lee) Brulez (AS 80), Craig Gilbert (BSB 84), Scott Enge (BSE 82), Gary Geringer (BS 82), Jan (Pugh) Geringer (BSE 80), Ron Bolz (BSB 81), Cheryl (French) Bolz (BSE 2004), Todd McMahan (BSB 82), and Diann (Richards) Anderson (BSB 81).
Shonrocks and Crams On the road–Michael and Karen Shonrock visit with Stuart (BA 61) and Carolyn Anne Cram during a July reception held at the Crams’ San Francisco, Calif.- area home. Approximately 40 ESU alums from the Bay Area attended. ESU’s Cram Hall, located in the science building is named after Winston Cram, Stuart’s father. 
Ken Perry Hornet Nation has a horseshoe pitching champion in its midst! Ken Perry (BSE 62) picked up first place in the Elder’s Class A at the Kansas State Horseshoe Tournament Aug. 31–Sept. 1 in Topeka. Perry and his wife, Phyllis (BSE 61), live in Topeka.
Tamara Schardt ArtMakers’ Place is a studio and program of art therapy and art groups offered by Wyandot Center, Wyandotte County’s designated community mental health center in Kansas City, Kan. Its new coordinator and art therapist is Tamara Schardt, fresh from earning her master’s degree in art therapy from Emporia State in May 2013. Her master’s project encompassed self-care for hospital staff, demonstrating how art therapy could benefit them as well as patients.