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BC Students to Debate Ethics and Health Care at Statewide Ethics Bowl

Eight students from Bridgewater College will compete Feb. 9 and 10 against students from Virginia's 14 other leading independent colleges and universities in a debate involving ethics and health care.

The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) 15th annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl will be held at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va. The event is free and open to the public.

Participating from Bridgewater are seniors Caitlin Boles of Charlottesville, Va., Eryn Dixon of Gerrardstown, W.Va., Shon Daniels of Ruther Glen, Va., Gillian Eiserman of McLean, Va., Michael Penney of Bridgewater, Va. and Andrew Veenis of McGaheysville, Va.; and sophomores Kelsey Limbert of Brookville, Ohio and Kamilla Voznuk of McGaheysville, Va.

Many notables from the business sector, law, education, finance,  journalism and other fields will hear team presentations and offer reactions to the students' presentations.

The Ethics Bowl will begin Feb. 9 at 2:30 p.m. in R-MC's Blackwell Auditorium, with the first matches scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in the Brock Commons and Estes Dining Hall. On Feb. 10, the third and fourth rounds will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the final round will occur at 11 a.m. in Blackwell Auditorium. The winning team will be announced at 12:15 p.m.

Founded in 1952, the VFIC is a nonprofit fund-raising partnership supporting the programs and students of 15 leading independent colleges in Virginia.

Posted 1/20/14

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