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Written by Rachel Vogel   
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 14:25

PELLA, (05/01/2013)(readMedia)-- Central College senior art majors displayed their final works of art in the Central College Senior Thesis Show in the Mills Gallery on campus the week of April 22.

Samantha Scheckel, a Bettendorf native, will graduate from Central in May with an art major. Her thesis project was titled "People as Prey." Scheckel used distressed wood as a canvas and created the art with acrylics and spray paint.

Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,500 undergraduate students. Guided by its ecumenical Christian tradition, the college community engages in vigorous, free, open inquiry in pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics.

Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. Central College is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state's largest lake and 40 minutes southwest of Des Moines. Please visit the college website at www.central.edu.