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Bakker earns Vander Stelt essay award

October 28, 2004

Vander Stelt AwardEvertt Baker, a junior from Tucson, AZ, was recently presented with a $250 cash award for his entry in the 2004 John C. Vander Stelt Essay Competition in Theology and Philosophy.

Honorable mention in the essay contest was given to Stephen De Wit, a senior from Sioux Center.

The contest is open to all Dordt College full-time students and is named after long-time theology and philosophy professor Dr. John C. Vander Stelt. The competition was set up at his retirement with an endowment fund honoring Vander Steltís work. Its goal is to encourage student essays that develop a Reformed Christian perspective on a range of issues.

Each year a new topic is chosen by members of the theology and philosophy departments.

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