The Anderson University School of Music has selected Shelby Rhoades to receive the 2010 Outstanding Music Alumni Award and will honor her during its Homecoming Concert, Friday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., at Park Place Church of God in Anderson, Ind. Rhoades graduated from AU in 1996 with a B.A. in piano performance.
Award recipients will include Matilda Barber, Lifetime Achievement Award; Lori Keith, Distinguished Alumni Award; Jan Bingle, Friend of Nursing Award; and Jeff Glover, Service to the Community Award.
Traveling around in a covered wagon in the early 1900s through the Appalachian Mountains is where you will find an adventurous 10-year-old girl named Anina. She is the main character in the new young adult novel, "A Star for Robbins Chapel," written by Anderson University English professor Deborah Miller Fox.
Anderson University will offer a live webcast during Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The event, to be hosted by WQME 98.7 FM's Matt Rust, will feature conversations with AU alumni, staff, and students and will be shot on location along University Boulevard during the Homecoming Street Fair.