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Covenant College Basketball

2012-13

Jessie Blankenship

Callum Sears

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Covenant Basketball About Covenant College Founded……………………………………………1955 President………………………………Derek Halvorson VP for Student Development………………Brad Voyles Director of Athletics……………………...Tami Smialek Assistant Director of Athletics…………….Tim Sceggel Assistant Director of Athletics……………..Kyle Taylor Senior Woman Administrator………..Meredith Atwood SAAC Advisor………………………….Aaron Messner Faculty Athletics Representative………...Rodney Miller Motto………………..“In All Things Christ Preeminent” Mascot………….Scots (Male) and Lady Scots (Female) Colors……………………………Royal Blue and White

History of Covenant College For more than 50 years, Covenant has pursued its mission to explore and express the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. Early Growth. Founded in 1955 in Pasadena, California, Covenant College needed to expand into new facilities after just one year. Several professors helped Covenant move to St. Louis, Missouri, into a building donated by Catholic sisters. Over the next eight years, the institution increased in size and outgrew its facilities.

A Castle in the Clouds. The Lookout Mountain Hotel, built in 1928 with the Our Mission The mission of Covenant College is to explore and exSouth’s largest ballroom and 200 guest rooms, came up press the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. We for sale when Covenant once again needed more space. educate Christians to engage culture and cultures, to ex- The once-posh “Castle in the Clouds” seemed an ideal amine and unfold creation, and to pursue biblical justice location for the College, and Covenant purchased and and mercy in community. With the student-faculty rela- moved into the hotel in 1964. Since then, the College tionship and strong teaching and scholarship at the foun- has significantly developed the campus and cultivated dation, our Christ-centered community seeks to help stu- important ties with the Chattanooga community. dents mature in three primary areas: An Enduring Symbol. • Identity in Christ Serving as a symbol of Covenant’s his• Biblical frame of reference tory and purpose, the purple-flowered • Service that is Christ-like thistle was borrowed from Scotland’s national emblem. According to Scottish Our Core Beliefs legend, the thistle played a vital role in • Confession: We affirm our Reformed historic victory at the Battle of Largs in 1262. Apparently, a roots. barefoot invader unwittingly stepped on a thistle, howl• Calling: We value our specific calling for teaching, ing in pain and notifying Scottish defenders of the attack from King Harco’s men. The Scots won the battle mentoring, and learning, and for joyfully celebratand credited the thistle. ing and stewarding the gifts and callings of our students. • Creation & Culture: We affirm the value of God's creation and its development in and through human cultural forms. • Church: We embrace the communities of faith in which we do our work and will serve the church through our academic mission. • Community: We value God's covenant faithfulness to us and his calling on us to be faithful to him and to one another in a primarily residential community.

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Covenant Basketball About Covenant College Founded……………………………………………1955 President………………………………Derek Halvorson VP for Student Development………………Brad Voyles Director of Athletics……………………...Tami Smialek Assistant Director of Athletics…………….Tim Sceggel Assistant Director of Athletics……………..Kyle Taylor Senior Woman Administrator………..Meredith Atwood SAAC Advisor………………………….Aaron Messner Faculty Athletics Representative………...Rodney Miller Motto………………..“In All Things Christ Preeminent” Mascot………….Scots (Male) and Lady Scots (Female) Colors……………………………Royal Blue and White

History of Covenant College For more than 50 years, Covenant has pursued its mission to explore and express the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. Early Growth. Founded in 1955 in Pasadena, California, Covenant College needed to expand into new facilities after just one year. Several professors helped Covenant move to St. Louis, Missouri, into a building donated by Catholic sisters. Over the next eight years, the institution increased in size and outgrew its facilities.

A Castle in the Clouds. The Lookout Mountain Hotel, built in 1928 with the Our Mission The mission of Covenant College is to explore and exSouth’s largest ballroom and 200 guest rooms, came up press the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. We for sale when Covenant once again needed more space. educate Christians to engage culture and cultures, to ex- The once-posh “Castle in the Clouds” seemed an ideal amine and unfold creation, and to pursue biblical justice location for the College, and Covenant purchased and and mercy in community. With the student-faculty rela- moved into the hotel in 1964. Since then, the College tionship and strong teaching and scholarship at the foun- has significantly developed the campus and cultivated dation, our Christ-centered community seeks to help stu- important ties with the Chattanooga community. dents mature in three primary areas: An Enduring Symbol. • Identity in Christ Serving as a symbol of Covenant’s his• Biblical frame of reference tory and purpose, the purple-flowered • Service that is Christ-like thistle was borrowed from Scotland’s national emblem. According to Scottish Our Core Beliefs legend, the thistle played a vital role in • Confession: We affirm our Reformed historic victory at the Battle of Largs in 1262. Apparently, a roots. barefoot invader unwittingly stepped on a thistle, howl• Calling: We value our specific calling for teaching, ing in pain and notifying Scottish defenders of the attack from King Harco’s men. The Scots won the battle mentoring, and learning, and for joyfully celebratand credited the thistle. ing and stewarding the gifts and callings of our students. • Creation & Culture: We affirm the value of God's creation and its development in and through human cultural forms. • Church: We embrace the communities of faith in which we do our work and will serve the church through our academic mission. • Community: We value God's covenant faithfulness to us and his calling on us to be faithful to him and to one another in a primarily residential community.

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