Yesterday was the Blessing Ceremony for the new resident hall out at Ancilla College. Not only was there a blessing ceremony for the new resident hall, but the official name for the first resident and dining hall were revealed.
The first resident hall that was built and used for the first time in 2015 will now be known as, Hardesty Hall, named after Mr. James Hardesty. Although Mr. Hardesty has now since passed his nephew, Chuck Hardesty, was there in attendance to share some words on his uncles accomplishments.
The dining hall at Ancilla was finished with construction in the beginning of 2016, but has yet to be used for a full school year. During the blessing of the new resident hall the bishop also went through and bless the dining hall and officially ready for the upcoming school year. The dining all will now be known as, Zirkle Commons, named after the current Ancilla College President. Mr. Zirkle was there to say a few words and shared that he was very surprised when he got the news that the dining hall will be named after him and expressed how thankful he is.
Zirkle Commons: Pictures shown below
The Beautiful New Resident Hall
Inside the facility