Adrian College In the News: Spring 2019

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statewide would lose power due to the storm. At 3 p.m. Sunday, Tanis said, there approximately 65,000 affected, according to major energy providers who report their numbers. A power outage near and in Morenci around 9 p.m. Sunday and af­ fecting 436 Consumers Energy customers forced Morenci Area Schools to close Monday. While power was restored by midmorning Monday, the estimated time of restoration was 6 p.m On Monday afternoon, there were 123 Consum­ ers Energy customers in Lenawee County without service, the largest being 102 customers north of Palmyra. Midwest Energy Coop, the second-largest provider of electricity in Lenawee County, reported no outages on its network, according to its outage

Andrea Rae MIiner gives her acceptance speech Thursday durl,w the lonta of Lenawee County Amelia Earhart Award Pqram. Telegram photo by Lad Strayer

Zonta presents Milner with Earhart Award BY JANELLE THOMAS Daily Telegram Special Writer

ADRIAN _ Members and supporters of the ZontaOub ofLe nawee Cowity gathered Thursday eveQing to honor the 2019 recipient of the Amelia Earhart Award, Andrea Rae Milner. 0ne resonating theme was apparent to audience members as Milner spoke of the secret behind her success: never underestimate the power of anything, especially the strength behind supporting one another. The accolade itself celebrates those who exemplify excellence in their fieldand a pioneering spirit as demonstrated in the life of Amelia Earhart.

Earhart, who herself was a member of the Boston and later New York chapters of Zonta International, is best known for her achiev e­ ments as an aviation pio­ neer and author who broke gender stereotypes and piloting records before her disappearance in 1937 during an attempt to fly solo across tke Pacific Ocean. The Zonta Club of Lenawee awarded this year's Earhart Award to • Milner, who serves as vice president and dean of academic affairs at Adriaq Col­ lege. She spoke of the influential people in her own life who guided her down the road to personal �d professional success. See MILNER, Page 2A

Library program on Lenawee abolitionist Asa Mahan

TECUMSEH -Tecumseh District Library hosts "The Abolitidn Movement in Lenawee County" from 7 to 8 p.m. T hursday, March�-

Christopher Momany, Adrian College chaplain and author of "For Each and All: The Moral Witness of Asa Mahan," will discuss the work of Adrian abolitionist Asa Mahan and his interactions with suc;h leaders as Freder­ ick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. The program is free and open to the public. Tecumseh District Library is at 215 N. Ottawa St. For more information call Chuck H�st at the library, 517-423-2238.



Media outlets state­ wide reported the bomb cyclone, with its low barometric pressure and resulting weather insta­ bility, was comparable to a weath�r system that passed overMichigan Nov. 9-10, 1975, sinking the iron ore freighter Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Supe­ rior and killing its 29-man crew.

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Ashley Talpas, an Adrian College junior, skates to "Seasons of Love" March 17 during the Adrian College Bulldog Skating An­ nual Ice Show at Arrington Ice Arena.

le said are also personified mentoring one another what-we ,saf in this year's award recipiand the immeasurable and aoef c an "I. am truly so deeply .power of providing op- loniunplicati9 on oili- ent · and profoundly humbled" P,Ortuni,ies. for .othets� er peo,ple,� -M il .el' said. "Andrea's commitment to be 1our guest tonight,". Her emP.hasis on P.ersonal " we- e most and dedicatio·n to serve Milner said as she took �d professional S!IC(:�SS r, powerfu\l'when we work our co m munity with the stage. "Obviously, I do' was.accredited to t!ie,in- together!'�, ,:,·· - · grace and jus�ce malces not stand here on my own str:u�ental- pos�tiv!3 in� � addition to eceiving· , her-�os� deserving of this accolades. As the saying fluence people can have the 2019 Amell Bai:hart recognition," Kahle said goes and was already on ai:i,�ther person's jour- , · ·Award!'.����e R. Bron< :as;sh� quoted.a portion of mentioned, I stand on the ney. Milner express¢ her�_ R-A _ · an , was· . •ilie 1pJ>ute. "It is our sin. shoulders of th06e who· gratitude to friends, fam- · •alscfomn:and to resent a cerestwtsh.tbat this honor have come before me. ilyan4colleagues and in-_f:triti\ite·from·th .state of will servtftoirispire others And I also stand should�r spirational fi�s sµ� as·:.. l41cJtlgai;i;µi' te .ognitiQn. , � f�llcw{in.lier wonde�' "' to shoulder and arm m -Ear�,� of.whom1h�ve,�?Of¥finer:$:�c.' �pl:fi;��-i . �le.", ·. . with �ose who il1;� · taught ���J��-�ns.anJ.1.,:_2.f)�lij# ,: l'.:lominating z«?nta'Cluh with me nowand always. · fered support m van,Qus serves,as·an•ins iratioiiaJ.·:,.·meniber Billie P atton . . Milner spoke of the in-. �ys . . .pioii�er whose· pirit �s- . · along with several othestimable power of.sup"I guess the main lesson . peciall_y:,reson te$'with:· ers also were present to ,exptess. their ·gratitude · pprting one another, . that I 've learned in my· wom�n",!f:>::ut)µs 'ires eryon�., fo ,lif tu' �one·· an �-• to Milner for the positive accepting · one another, life thus :fu,is .we are .all. . . � .\. ···�. J-t�·-� . ... ,j' ' . .. :;:. •· �•.· .. . � � • • ue�ce she has ha<l· on· celtbrating one another,. very pawerfulin���•. othefi� . � �¥ ;




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"Romeo and Juliet" is performed by the Adrian College senior synchronized skating

their lives, and -audience · members were treated to. music performed by the . Cake Wallin' Jass Band and a reading of an in­ spiratj.onal poem entitled "Rise Up!' All who spoke said Milner's-character is a great exemplification·of the ·embodiment of the award and its purpose,to · inspire anci. encourage · one.another.. Zonta International is a global network of professionals united to _'sup­ port equal rights an� a life free of violence for women and girls and to· empower women world­ • wide through service and . � . · ,'. .�cacy. · �-· . ·

team during the Bulldog Skating Annual Ice Show March_17 at Arrington Ice Arena.