Featured in This Issue
Danae (Bland) Netteburg, ’02, MD, and her husband, Olen—also a medical doctor—have never made it their goal to earn praise or set records. Instead, dedicated to following God’s path for their lives, they have an internal drive to give their all, no matter if they are serving in the mission field or hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Bonus fact: Each family member adopted a trail name, per Appalachian Trail tradition. Danae was “Queen Bee,” Olen was “Lion King,” Lyol was “Blaze,” Zane was “Boomerang,” Addison was “Angel Wings,” and Juniper was “The Beast.”
Students at Southern get ample opportunities to benefit from nature, finding peace, fun, connection, and a break from routine as they explore the great outdoors. Enjoy a handful of their stories.
Students Create Inspiring Animation
Three animation majors from the School of Visual Art and Design created a short animation story about finding connection in a COVID-19 world. Starting during the Fall 2020 semester, the team spent four months on “Knock Knock,” which tells the story of two masked elementary students connecting.
Turning Clay Into Art
Laiza Fuhrmann, a May 2021 fine arts graduate, brings beauty out of “mud” as she forms works of art at the potter’s wheel.