Meet the Admissions Team

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Kerin Hanson

Admissions Counselor

Hometown: Waconia, MN
Alma Mater: Minnesota State University - Moorhead B.S. Life Science Education, B.A. Biology Bemidji State University M.S. Education with Biology Emphasis
Things you are most passionate about: God, Music, teaching, Family and anything to do with the great outdoors
Advice you would give new students: Take lots of homework breaks. Yes, you want to get your work done, but you don't want to get burned out or overwhelmed.
What you love about OHCC: I love how open and accepting everyone is at the school! We have so many different personalities, and you are sure to feel welcome when you come to school here.
Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 21:21-22 "Jesus replied, "Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea' and it will be done. If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."
Best advice you can give to a student searching colleges: Find a place that not only meets your needs for an education, but also somewhere that you can be accepted for who you are and gives you room to grow as a person.
Best kept Oak Hills Christian College secret: There are many trails around campus that are great for some quiet time and meditation.

(218) 751-8670 or (888) 751-8670 ext. 1220

 
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Josh Johnson

Admissions Counselor/Head Men's Basketball Coach

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Alma Mater: Southwestern A/G University-BS in General Education and Jones International University-MA in Education
Things you are most passionate about: Sports and spending time with my wife Kallye, son Julius (5), and daughter Kenlee (2).
Advice you would give new students: Know that God has placed you in Oak Hills for a reason. Carpe Diem: "Seize The Day"
What you love about OHCC: The family atmosphere
Favorite Bible verse: Phil 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Best advice you can give to a student searching colleges: Pray that God opens a door for you at a college that meets your needs.
Best kept Oak Hills Christian College secret: The 18 ft. statue of Paul Bunyan in downtown Bemidji was constructed a couple of years before WWII

(218) 751-8670 or (888) 751-8670 ext. 1285

 
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Matt Myrick

Financial Aid Director

Hometown: Warroad, MN
Alma Mater: Bemidji State University - B.S. in Economics
Things you are most passionate about: God, family, almost everything outdoors including: hunting, fishing, sports, fitness, hiking!
Advice you would give new students: Keep God at the center of your path in life. Don't be so afraid of making a mistake that you miss-out on what God has planned for you!
What you love about OHCC: I love the tight-knit environment. It's also a fantastic place to meet other young married couples!
Favorite Bible verse: But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. - II Corinthians 12:9
Best advice you can give to a student searching colleges: Find out what you're passionate about, then ask God to show you how to use that for His glory!
Best kept Oak Hills Christian College secret: It's one of the most beautiful places to go for a morning run!

(218) 751-8670 or (888) 751-8670 ext. 1296

 
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Mike Rasch

V.P. for Enrollment Management

Hometown: Bemidji, MN
Alma Mater: Northland Junior College- Associate Arts in Business Administration. Bemidji State University - Bachelor of Science in Business Education, with Coaching Minor.
Things you are most passionate about: God, Family, sports and riding my Harley.
Advice you would give new students: Make the most of your college years. They go fast! Study, relax and build long lasting relationships.
What you love about OHCC: Family, friendly, atmosphere and the beautiful setting of the campus.
Favorite Bible verse: Jeremiah 29:11 "For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.."
Best advice you can give to a student searching colleges: Pray about it. Follow your heart. You will get a lot of advice from a lot of different people. Ultimately you are the decision maker.
Best kept Oak Hills Christian College secret: One of the Top 50 Affordable Bible Colleges in the U.S. and Canada, while offering a quality, biblical education.

(218) 751-8670 or (888) 751-8670 ext. 1283

 
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