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SFA alumnus directs high school theatre to state championship

SFA alumnus and Crandall High School theatre teacher and director Daniel Gambill led his students to the 4-A Conference One-Act Play championship. It was the second time a One-Act Play he has directed has made it to the University Interscholastic League’s state competition.

“For years I have dreamed about what that moment would feel like, but I really can’t describe it,” Gambill said. “I looked at my students and they were all crying, clapping and hugging. It was magical. I’ll never forget what they looked like as they reveled in our success.”

A third-generation Lumberjack, Gambill attended SFA to study secondary education and received his Bachelor of Arts in theatre education in 2010. Even though he is a direct descendant of Sam Houston, Gambill said attending SFA is somewhat of a family legacy.
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Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series scheduled for today

SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. today in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

James Wilhite, owner of Wilhite Landscaping and Lawn Care Ltd., will present “Planting by the Moon: Rhyme or Reason.”

The Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series is held the second Thursday of each month and includes a rare-plant raffle after the program. The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations are always appreciated. Parking is available at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center and next door at Raguet Elementary School.

For more information, call (936) 468-4129, or email sfagardens@sfasu.edu.
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SFA Today to publish weekly

SFA Today will begin publishing a single weekly issue next week after the end of the academic semester.

The weekly issue will be published Wednesdays throughout the summer. Beginning in the fall semester, SFA Today will be published Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week.

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Campus Recreation to host Little Jack Rec Camp

Beginning June 4, SFA's Campus Recreation Department will host week-long Little Jack Rec Camp sessions throughout June and July for children ages 5 to 12.

Registration will be available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays or from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays in the Campus Recreation administrative office.

For more information, visit sfasu.edu/campusrec.

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Softball

SFA - 2 vs. McNeese State University - 8
SFA - 0 vs. Sam Houston State University - 6

Fine Arts

School of Art to present Daniel exhibition

SFA’s College of Fine Arts and School of Art will present an exhibition of work by former SFA art professor John Daniel showing today through June 16 in Reavley Gallery in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House.

A reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. June 2 at The Cole Art Center.

Daniel, who died in 2015, began teaching at SFA in 1967. In 1997, the John and Doris Daniel Scholarship in Art was established and is ongoing. In December 2005, Daniel became professor emeritus and retired after 38 years of teaching sculpture, design and drawing. In 2007-08, a retrospective show of his work had venues at both The Cole Art Center in Nacogdoches and at the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin. Daniel’s artwork is in collections in Nacogdoches and across Texas, as well as in other states.

For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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One might say, “If a house is built in the woods, can you see it?”

It might be difficult to determine whether you’re inside relaxing or outside in nature due to the mind-bending visuals of the “Disappear Retreat,” a waste-, water- and energy-free house built by Coulson.

To see or not see more of the retreat, click here.

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