Vern L. Sterk ’64

The alumni H-Club at Hope presented its Hope for Humanity Award to Dr. Vern L. Sterk ’64 of Holland, Michigan, during the college’s annual HOPEYs celebration of Hope athletics and senior student-athletes, held on April 18 at the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse. A former cross country runner for the Flying Dutchmen, he is a retired Reformed Church in America missionary who served in Chiapas, Mexico, for 41 years with his wife Carla
VandeBunte ’65 Sterk. He also taught at Western Theological Seminary for 12 years before retiring. Carla and Vern received Distinguished Alumni Awards from Hope in 1995

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