BOB WARREN was recently elected to the Washington state Music Educator Hall of Fame.
GRETEL GROENEVELD and her sister traveled to Israel in May 1997 with a tour group. On the trip, they visited Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Bethany, Cana and other sites. They also crossed the Sinai Desert and Red Sea to see the pyramids, sphinx and Nile River in Egypt.
JOHN MOFFITT and SHIRLEY PAULI MOFFITT '64 visited their newest granddaughter in Chatham, New Jersey, in July. John is retired and serves as a board member and marketing team member for the Foundation House at Northgate, a retirement facility sponsored by the Seattle Education Foundation. He loves to golf and travel. Also retired, Shirley "enjoys volunteer work and being able to do things she never had the time to do before retiring." The couple has three grandchildren.
DON REES returned this summer to Washington from Ecuador, South America, where he served three years as a "tech missionary" with the Evangelical Covenant Church. Don lives in Gig Harbor.
MARTIN LEE FRACKER retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of military service, and has joined IBM as a software user interface design consultant. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Espee, and their four children: Marlo, Maeliz, Marty and Monica.
RACHEL ENGLEBERTH SAWYER won four gold medals and a silver medal rowing at the Nike World Masters' games in August. Rachel runs her own State Farm Insurance office in Edmonds, Washington, and is an alumni representative on the SPU Intercollegiate Athletic Committee and Falcon Club Board.
CHERYL PAHL WABLE left her 12-year nursing career in the infant unit at Seattle's Children's Hospital to care for her newborn son. Her husband, Dean, works as an RN at Twin Rivers Correctional Facility in Monroe, Washington. The couple lives in Lynnwood.
JANICE CARLSON SWETLAND is a financial analyst at Osram Sylvania in Danvers, Massachusetts. Her husband, Reid, graduated in May 1998 with a counseling degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is now a therapist.
JEFF GEORGE received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Washington in July 1998. He and his wife, GAYE STUBBS GEORGE, now live in Arcadia, California, where Jeff has a post-doctoral position at the California Institute of Technology. Gaye works at home, caring for the couple's two children: Natasha and Spencer.
SETH MURRAY recently completed a master's degree in theology from the University of Dallas. He works as a pastoral associate at St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon. TYRA MURRAY works part-time as a religious education coordinator in the same parish. The couple lives in West Linn with their two children.
CAROL LUCAS recently released her first vocal contemporary Christian CD, "Songs of Joy," a compilation of her own original songs. She sings at Western Washington churches and last summer performed at the Evergreen State Fair. Carol lives in Oak Harbor, Washington, where her husband, Chris, a former SPU security officer, works as a policeman. The Lucases have one son, Levi.
ANGELA KALNIN-TIMMERMAN is living with her husband, John, in his homeland -- the Netherlands. They live in the village of Meerkerk, 40 minutes southeast of Amsterdam. Angela is studying the Dutch language while John teaches the Dutch equivalent of fourth grade.
KAREN ANUNSON LOWDER is a computer systems consultant for Berger & Co. in Denver, Colorado. She formerly worked as a lead programmer for FourGen Software in Seattle and Choice Builder Systems in Redmond, Washington. Karen is currently working on her MBA. She and her husband, JEFF LOWDER '95, live in Castle Rock.
PAUL HUBER began work in September on his master of divinity and master of Christian education degrees at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky.
JEFF LOWDER is a first lieutenant in the United States Air Force and the chief of network security at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will leave the Air Force in August 1999 and plans a career specializing in network/computer systems security. Jeff and his wife, KAREN ANUNSON LOWDER '95, live in Castle Rock.
DENISE RAINVILLE works in the SPU School of Business and Economics as the receptionist and undergraduate coordinator. She is also a ministerial candidate with the Free Methodist Church of North America, appointed as a pastoral intern to Seattle's First Free Methodist Church. Last year, Denise served as director of preschool ministries at the church, and this year she will continue to lead a single young adult Bible study and be involved with outreach.
AMY ROBERTS received her master of library and information science degree from the University of Washington in June 1998. She is currently the children's librarian at the Asotin County Library in Clarkston, Washington.