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The Bridge: March 4

Dear Parents and Guardians,  

As this update is coming out, we are just entering our last weekend of Snowcamp! I have been so encouraged by the spirit and attitude of our students over the last seven weeks. They have served with joy and been able to witness the work of the gospel in the lives of campers. Through this time, it has been amazing to see not only campers’ lives impacted, but it is also students’ lives as well. Their upcoming break is going to be a great time for them to refresh and come back ready to finish the semester well. 

National Invitation Tournament and Women’s National Invitation Tournament 

On the weekend of February 17-19, WOLBI hosted the Bible College NIT and WNIT tournaments on our campus for the very first time. Both our men’s and women’s basketball teams were the number one seeds in their bracket, and both teams lived up to that by winning their respective championships. The women won their championship game on February 19th vs Patrick Henry College with a score of 66-38. The men won their championship game on February 19th vs Appalachian Bible College with a score of 97-88. It was a great tournament overall, with lots of close games and a ton of fellowship between the Christian colleges on our campus.  

Spring Break Details 

Below is a reminder of what has been communicated to your students about Spring Break. 

Please be advised that Spring Break begins after the 8:00 exam on Monday, March 7. Students are free to leave after the exam on March 7. If flying, flights should be booked for Monday afternoon (not before!) to allow time to get to the airport. Any student not present for the exam on March 7 will receive a zero. Please plan with your student accordingly! 

Snowcamp by the Numbers 

Weekend 1: 90 campers – 3 salvations – 35 dedications 

Weekend 2: 157 campers – 13 salvations – 101 dedications 

Weekend 3: 197 campers – 9 salvations – 133 dedications 

Weekend 4: 338 campers – 36 salvations – 226 dedications 

Summer Break Details 

We understand many of you will plan your student’s summer break transportation while they are on spring break, so we wanted to make sure you were aware of the departure and arrival dates.  

Summer Break begins AFTER the 8:00 am exam on Friday, May 20. If a student leaves before the exam, they will receive a zero on the exam. Their return date is June 7th between 1:00 – 5:00 PM. 

Feel free to contact us at any point if you have questions regarding spring or summer break! 

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