2012 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Seven students participated in the 2012  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 26. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min):

Sarah Schoenhals, Justice from Generation to Generation,  Senior Social Work major from Archbold, OH

Joel Nofziger, Confession as a Restorative Practice in the Church, Junior History and Peacebuilding & Development major from Lancaster, PA

Taylor Weidman, Dissimilarity is Hope” Junior Peacebuilding & Develoment, Environmental Sustainability, nad Economics major from Chambersburg, PA

Jamila Witmer, His Dream is our Command: Breaking Stereotypes through Integration, Senior Liberal Arts major from Lancaster, PA

Rose Byler, Living into the Tension: Social Services and Systemic Change, Senior Social Work major from Goshen, IN

Thomas Millary, Pluralistic Realm: Toward a Theology of Peace, First-year Pecaebuilding & Development and Philosophy & Theology major from Dillsburg, PA

Julia Schmidt, Holding Dignity in the Community of Faith, Junior History and Philosophy & Theology major from Pandora, OH