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Barton Experiences Made Possible by You: Chase Eaton, Class of 2024

With a dedication that extends beyond the track and into the heart of healthcare, Chase Eaton (’24) exemplifies the spirit of a young visionary, propelled by both the fervor of athletic triumphs and the compassionate calling of medicine. At just 22, his journey of resilience, ambition, and gratitude is nothing short of inspiring.

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Exploring Pathways

Barton College’s “Pathways” program fosters community by connecting new students with peers and mentors through shared interests.

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A Night to Remember – Love the Symphony 2024

Barton College hosts a diverse array of arts, including the Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1964 and now boasting over 50 members. The orchestra, a blend of students and Wilson community musicians, benefits from fundraisers and endowments and offers collaborative symphonic study and performance. Recently, the 32nd Annual Love the Symphony dinner featured local soprano Jordan Winslow Gracey, highlighting community partnership in the arts.

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