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Lantinga receives John Calvin Award

July 4, 2005

Dr. Sherri Lantinga, associate professor of psychology at Dordt College, was recently presented the John Calvin Award by Dr. Carl E. Zylstra, president of Dordt College. Dr. Sherri Lantinga

The award, which comes with a privately funded $500 honorarium, is presented annually to a Dordt College faculty member who displays ability and commitment to articulate a Calvinistic perspective in their teaching and scholarship. Recipients are selected based on nominations from graduating classes and faculty. Three selected graduating classes were asked which Dordt professor inspired and instructed them most in the development of a Calvinistic world and life view and in applying those views to issues of contemporary society.

Dr. Lantinga came to the Dordt College psychology department in 1997. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in social/academic psychology from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in psychology from Calvin College.

Dr. Sherri Lantinga and her husband, Nick, are residents of Sioux Center and have three children, Samuel, David and Elisabeth.

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