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BPC Members Participate in Vidalia Onion Run/Walk

Vidalia Onion Run
Some BPC members pause for a photo on Friday before the Vidalia Onion Run/Walk Saturday, April 24.  Pictured left to right: Mike Price, Jessica James, Jennifer Blaylock, Natasha Mason, Crystal Adams, Nikki Jones, and Nikki Shepard.


By Mandy Corbin

BPC Marketing Associate

MOUNT VERNON—Approximately 26 students, faculty and staff from Brewton-Parker College participated in the Vidalia Onion Run/Walk on Saturday, April 24 during the Vidalia Onion Festival. Six members from BPC placed in their age category.


Laura Serrano, a sophomore human services major, placed first in her age group, women 15-19 in the 5K run.  Also in the women’s group was Jalissa Johnson, a senior biology major, who placed second in her age group, women 20-24.


In the men’s 5K run, Jake Giannini, a senior biology major, placed first in his age group, men 20-24.  Director of Admissions Mike Price, a BPC alum, came in second place in the men’s 20-24 age group. Mike also bettered his finish from third to second place in this age category since last year’s Vidalia Onion Run/Walk.


In the men’s 10K run, Karel Ruiz, a senior management major, placed second in his age group, men 20-24.  Oswaldo Saravia, a junior general business major, placed second in his age group, men 25-39.


Circle K, a student service organization associated with Vidalia Kiwanis club, helped coordinate BPC’s participation by promoting the event on campus and signing students, faculty and staff up for the run/walk.


Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia.


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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
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Updated on: May 6, 2010 4:30 PM