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Every year Cornerstone hosts a Hall of Honor banquet to induct Cornerstone athletes who succeeded in academics and in their area of sport(s). This year Cornerstone University welcomes three athletes and two Golden Eagle Club inductees. Tonight Cornerstone would like to introduce this year's 2013 Hall of Honor class:
Shannon (Burmaster) Mulder: Graduate of Cornerstone in 2005 with a degree in Business/Marketing and was a member of the Volleyball and Track and Field programs. During her three seasons as a Golden Eagle, Mulder was a strong leader on the volleyball court and dominant competitor in Track & Field. Mulder received numerous individual and team accolades while breaking several Cornerstone records.
Julie Vogelzang: Graduate of Cornerstone in 2002 with a degree in Social Work and was a member of Women's Basketball program. During her four years, she received numerous individual and team accolades while breaking several CU Women's Basketball records. Vogelzang also helped the Golden Eagles reach the NAIA Division II National Championship in her last season (2001-02).
Ron Emmorey: Attended Grand Rapids Bible College from 1968-1971 while getting his Bachelor degree of Religious Education Program of Study. Emmorey was a member of the GRBC Comets' Mens' Basketball team. Emmorey helped the Comets reach a 16-9 overall record during one of his seasons, while the Comets shared the league championship with an 8-2 record. The Comets then advanced to the National Christian College Athletic Association District Tournament. Emmorey received several individual honors and broke several records during his time at GRBC.
Gene & Mary Lynn Peterson: Gene was a professor at Cornerstone for 27 years teaching in CU's Teacher Education program as well as The Learning Center. He is known for his quick wit, his dedication to his students and his love for the Lord. His wife, Mary Lynn is an avid basketball fan as well and spends a lot of her time working with Paws With A Cause. This is an organization which trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities.
"They both have been very faithful in their support of Cornerstone University and have been a huge encouragement throughout their years as Golden Eagle Club members," stated Athletic Director, Dave Grube.
Congratulations to all the inductees and Cornerstone athletics is extremely proud to announce them into the Hall of Honor tonight at 6:30 p.m.