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Winter 2006 | Volume 29, Number 1 | Footnotes


Class of 1956

PAMELA MCCASLIN BROWN is a retired special education school nurse who has made two CDs of songs she wrote for piano and vocals. She has also written choral music and directed a church choir. Her husband, HAROLD BROWN ’54, died in 1994. Pamela resides in Columbia, California.

GENE BURRIS, who lives in Cloverdale, California, served as pastor in nine parishes — both Presbyterian and United Church of Christ denominations — in the Northern California counties of Marin, Sonoma, and Napa. He is now retired from work as a deputy probation officer in Marin County.

RAYMOND COLLINS retired in 1992 after 38 years of working with the Boeing Company. He is active in his church, and he and his wife, Alice, are the parents of two daughters, one of whom is deceased. They have three grandchildren. Raymond and Alice make their home in Seattle.

FRANK CRANSTON retired as a supervisor for elementary schools for the Seattle School District. He has also served on the SPU Board of Trustees and the SPU Alumni Board, and as chair of the Warm Beach Camp Board for 17 years. He lives in Shoreline, Washington, where he is the organist and facilities coordinator for Shoreline Free Methodist Church.

MARJORIE CROFTS served with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Brazil from 1960 to 1985, and as a translation consultant in Central and South America from 1975 to 1988, and again in five Asian countries from 1990 to 2000. She is now retired seven months out of the year in her hometown of Washougal, Washington, but works as a translation consultant in India and Indonesia for five months out of the year. She has consulted in more than 20 countries and taught translation principles to students in the United States and Singapore. “I loved my two years at SPC,” she writes, “especially A Cappella Choir.”

WES DENISON now cares for his wife of 47 years, BERNICE GREGORY DENISON ’58. “She took care of me for 40 years,” he writes. “It’s my turn. I love her more and more each day. SPU marked our lives for all eternity!” The couple lives in Kent, Washington.

BEVERLY ERNST served with Wycliffe Bible Translators, in Mexico and Brazil. She now lives in Seattle.

JOHN FERRELL retired from his position as vice president of Central Christian College in McPherson, Kansas. He and his wife, CLAUDINE LUDWICK FERRELL ’54, make their home in McPherson.

JIM GILSON is president of Quality Schools International (QSI), an organization comprising 31 schools in 25 countries whose mission is to provide quality education to expatriates. In December 2003, QSI’s headquarters were moved from Yemen to Slovenia. Jim’s wife, MARGERY CARPER GILSON ’57, is the organization’s executive secretary. The couple now lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

WILLIAM HART JR. and his wife, RUTH CLEMENT HART ’55, make their home on Vashon Island, Washington. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September with their children, GREG HART ’78, and his wife, CAROL EVENSON HART ’78; BRAD HART ’81; and LISA HART RANSOM ’83. Their granddaughters now attend SPU: juniors AMY HART and MICHELLE MARIE HART, and freshman KATIE HART. William retired from Digital Equipment Corporation in 1993.

VIRGIL IVERSON writes that he is “available to read classical Greek for all former members of Dr. Winifred Weter’s classical Greek class” who requested his help 50 years ago. He is a retired pastor and Army chaplain, and he sings in his church choir. Virgil and his wife, Norma, live in Longbranch, Washington.

EARLE JOHNSON has worked for 46 years for the U.S. Navy or its contractors, with the last nine and a half years on a part-time schedule. He and his wife, Darylene, welcomed their first grandchild in August.

MARVIN MAYHLE has retired from his position as principal for the Highline (Seattle) School District. Marvin and his wife, KATHLEEN BLAIR MAYHLE ’58, reside in Seattle, where they attend First Free Methodist Church. Marvin is a member of Evergreen Model A Ford Club and the owner of a 1930 Model A Coupe.

RAY MILLER retired from the Puget Sound Educational School District in 1982. After retirement, he was an education consultant for 11 years and since 1994 has contracted as a school psychologist. He and his wife, MARLA HALL MILLER ’58, live in Federal Way, Washington, but spend several months out of the year in Arizona.

WALTER NELSON is professor emeritus at the College of Education, California State University-Northridge. He and his wife, Sharon, will celebrate their 50th anniversary in June 2006. They have three children, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Walter and Sharon reside in Desert Hot Springs, California.

GILBERT OLSON is the academic dean of a Scripture school in Boise, Idaho. Prior to that he was in missions to Sierra Leone, West Africa, from 1962 to 1973; in pastoral ministry from 1973 to 1979; and in missions to the Philippines from 1984 to 1996. He and his wife, BEVERLY PEDERSEN OLSON ’57, live in Meridian, Idaho.

LARRY THOMAS and his wife, MARILYN JOHNSON THOMAS ’57, live in Allyn, Washington. They have four adult children and nine grandchildren, all of whom live in the Seattle area.

BOB WARREN makes his home in Bothell, Washington, and writes that he retired “for a time” after 33 years of teaching. He is currently substituting in three districts for band directors and “enjoying it immensely!”

EDDIE YOSHIDA and his wife, Yoko, write from their home in Scarborough, Ontario, that they have two daughters and a son “all serving the Lord in their respective churches.” Eddie and Yoko are active as a pastoral team at Wesley Chapel Japanese Church near their home.

Class of 1961

JONNA CHRISTMAN AXELSON and her husband, PHILIP AXELSON ’59, retired from full-time ministry with the Evangelical Church in 2002, last serving in Anchorage, Alaska. Since then, they have spent time with family in Washington and in Rhode Island, where their three children and six grandchildren reside. They now live in Barrington, Rhode Island.

RUTHE COOKE AYERS retired in 1998 after teaching school for 35 years. For the last five years, she and her husband, Wendell, have owned and operated Brier Patch Jams. Ruthe and Wendell live in Corbett, Oregon.

JERRY BARTLETT retired in 1999 after 33 years in academic pathology. He writes that he’s “glad to be back in the Pacific Northwest near three ‘kids’ and six grandkids and extended family.” Jerrry and his wife, KERRY BUSH BARTLETT ’66, reside in Marysville, Washington.

RICHARD BEDDOE has been the pastor of First Christian Church in Red Bluff, California, since 1993. His wife, JOANN HARKNESS BEDDOE ’60, is retired from teaching first grade. They have an adult daughter and son. Their son recently returned from serving in Iraq.

LUCY PICKTHORN BRIGGS writes that she “retired to the lovely mountain town of Payson, Arizona, in 2002.” She is active at Mountain Bible Church, participates in a writers’ group and neighborhood outreach, and edits the High Country Garden Club Newsletter.

JOYBELLE JOHNSON-ERIKS has been “happily married for eight years” to Paul, a retired Lutheran pastor. She writes that she is grateful to Dr. Kendrick, former SPU French professor, who said, “Never be afraid of the word ‘liberal.’” Joybelle says she loves retirement and her grandchildren. She and Paul live in Seattle.

VIRGINIA GRAVETT practiced nursing until 1996 in various cities where her husband, Stan, ministered. Virginia and Stan are currently pastoring in Atlantic, Iowa, where they live. They have five daughters and one son. “All are serving God, praise the Lord!” she writes.

KEN GREGERSON, and his wife, Marilyn, have made Albuquerque, New Mexico, their “home base” after 40 years spent mostly in Southeast Asia. Marilyn taught anthropology at Seattle Pacific College in 1961 and 1962. The couple continues to consult with teams doing language and culture research and Bible translation in Asia. They have two children and three grandchildren.

Alumni Couple Travels the Open Roads of North America in a Motor Home

Retiring after 30 years teaching elementary school students, JACOB “JACK” GROSS ’61 and his wife, ANNETTE UNGER GROSS ’57, loaded up their 1985 Southwind 27-foot Class A motor home. “When you’re a teacher, you want to go see the things you’ve been teaching about,” he explains.

Logging 85,000 miles between 1991 and 1999, Jack and Annette started their adventures from their home base in Edmonds, Washington. During several long trips, the couple reconnected with friends and family, and visited sites throughout the continent. Ping-ponging across the United States and Canada, they made stops in Montréal, Ontario; Miami, Florida; Fairbanks, Alaska; New Orleans, Louisiana; and elsewhere. “In 1999, we went all the way to Cancun by motor home,” says Jack, adding that in Alaska, they visited Mt. McKinley.

Still a teacher at heart, he didn’t miss important historical locations he’d once taught students about in the Edmond School District. In Boston, the couple visited the famous Old North Church, now dwarfed by nearby modern buildings. They visited President Eisenhower’s burial site in Kansas, and President Lincoln’s burial site in Illinois. “We stopped at Quincy, Massachusetts, to visit the homes of our second president, John Adams, and the sixth president, John Quincy Adams,” he says. “And we went down with 45 other rigs to Mardi Gras. I think that was as memorable as anything.”

Yet the Grosses’ next trip will be close to home, says Jack: “We’re going to come to our class reunion for sure!”

DONALD HOFFMAN retired in 2003 after 42 years of pastoral ministry in the Free Methodist Church, the last 33 years in Chillicothe, Missouri. He and his wife, Virginia, have one daughter and one grandson. Donald is now serving as part-time minister of pastoral care in the Cameron (Missouri) United Methodist Church. He and Virginia live in Cameron.

DONNA CANUEL JOY retired in June 2005 from her work at Texas State University (TSU), and her husband, GLENN JOY ’63, completed his 40th year of teaching philosophy at TSU. The couple lives in Austin, Texas.

JANET SEYMOUR OLSON retired from teaching kindergarten and first grade in the Wenatchee (Washington) School District. She and her husband, LEWIS OLSON ’59, live in Wenatchee and have two married daughters and five grandchildren. They participate in Bible Study Fellowship, care for their grandchildren, and enjoy trailer camping, traveling, and gardening. Janet and Lewis attend Wenatchee Free Methodist Church.

JOYCE PRANTE retired from teaching and is now devoting herself to full-time volunteer work, mostly at the Park of the Pines Church Conference Center in Kent, Washington. She attends Doxa Church (formerly Grace Community Church) in West Seattle and lives in Kent.

WILMA NOTTER ROBINSON retired in November 2004 after 41 years working among Native Americans — 17 years providing health education at a school on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, and 24 years providing mental-health services on Ute Mountain, Ute Reservation in Colorado. She is now taking time to travel, enjoy her home, and “be a grandma.” Her husband, GERALD ROBINSON ’63, died in 1985. Wilma lives in Dolores, Colorado.

BOB ROCHELLE is a land investor and supporter of SPU basketball. He has six grandchildren “who will soon be applying to SPU,” he writes. Bob, who lives in Banning, California, is active in Kiwanis.

ROGER SCHOENHALS is the owner and CEO of a publishing company in Edmonds, Washington, that produces monthly newsletters and books for gift-planning professionals. He also writes a daily inspirational column for an Internet prayer network. Roger and his wife, SANDRA QUANTRELL SCHOENHALS ’67, reside in Leavenworth, Washington.

JEANIE SUPER SMITH and her husband, Gordan, who has terminal prostate cancer, “thank God” for their eight grandchildren. Jeanie and Gordon live in Auburn, Washington.

RUTH WARNER STAMPER retired from teaching in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1996. She now lives in Cosmopolis, Washington, with her husband, Spencer.

KATHY MARTIN MURPHY STURM, after 13 years of retirement, has “really retired” with her husband to Moses Lake, Washington. There they hold swimming, fishing, and hunting “camps” for their children and nine grandchildren.

WRAYBURN “WRAY” WHITESELL is a Free Methodist pastor who has served in churches in Lexington, Kentucky (where he attended Asbury Theological Seminary); and Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. Prior to attending SPU, he and his wife, Nola, served for nine years as officers (ministers) in the Salvation Army in Eastern Canada. Wray also spent more than 33 years as a vocational rehabilitation specialist in Washington state, where the couple’s son, MARK WHITESELL ’82, and daughter, JOCELYN WHITESELL PETERSONS ’75, and their families reside. Wray retired from the VA Medical Center, Seattle, as a case manager and vocational rehabilitation specialist. “I loved this vocation,” he adds, “and never realized God would choose such a wonderful second calling for me.” Wray and Nola live in Seattle.

Class of 1966

ANDREW BISHOP and his wife retired after serving as missionaries focus-ing on relief and development in needy areas all over the world. They live in Lynden, Washington, and continue to consult for international programs.

MADELINE POST BISHOP retired in 2004 from teaching high school French. She travels and spends time drawing and oil painting. She and DAVID BISHOP ’66 divorced in 2001, and he died in May 2004. She is now married to Greg Abbott, and they reside in McMinnville, Oregon. Madeline has two grown children, including daughter JULIA BISHOP ’95.

SYLVIA ROTH CARDWELL, who earned a master’s degree in education from SPU in 1973, is a retired teacher and librarian. She makes her home in Corvallis, Oregon.

VIKI SCHRADER DRAPER works at Centralia (Washington) College in a family literacy program and teaches adult-based education. Her husband, DAVID DRAPER ’65, retired in January 2005 after 24 years as a superior court judge in Lewis County, Washington. He now does some work as a pro tem judge. Viki has been on the local school board for 18 years. She and David live in Rochester, Washington, and have two sons.

ROBERT FOLKESTAD lives with his wife, MARJORIE FLESHER FOLKESTAD ’67, in Bend, Oregon.

CLELLA ILES JAFFE is a professor and chair of the Department of Communication at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon. She writes that she is revising her public speaking text and has a new college speech text on oral interpretation of literature. She and her husband, JACK JAFFEE ’63, are building a cabin along the Santiam River in Oregon. They make their home in Newberg.

CHERYL BECKER MINDELL is celebrat- ing her 25th year as a physician assistant. She and her husband, Ken, have two children and six grandchildren. Cheryl and Ken reside in Coppell, Texas.

LINDA NORQUIST REEDER retired from the Highline (Washington) School District in June 2005, where she was most recently an elementary literacy coach. She and her husband, Tom, live in Seatac, Washington, where they enjoy gardening. The Reeders also spend time at their beach house on Whidbey Island, Washington. Linda and Tom have two children and two grandchildren.

JERRY ULSUND retired in December 2004 after 41 years of management with J.C. Penney. He and his wife, Sandi, live in Hansville, Washington, and write that they enjoy Hood Canal and spending time with their granddaughter.

KATHY HOFF WILLSON has been an adjunct professor at SPU since 1999, when she retired from teaching in the Kent (Washington) School District. She was honored as the 2004–05 SPU College of Arts and Sciences “Adjunct Professor of the Year” for teaching excellence. She and her husband, JOHN WILLSON ’66, who is currently director of maintenance and transportation in the South Whidbey (Washington) Public Schools, make their home in the town of Clinton, Washington.

JEAN OSGOOD WRIGHT is retired from her work with the Children’s Services Division of the Department of Social and Health Services. She now serves on the Pierce County (Washington) Committee of Child Evangelism Fellowship. She also tutors students in math during the school year and participates in camera- club shows and competitions. Jean, who resides in Gig Harbor, Washington, says she enjoys gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Class of 1971

ROSE GAIN BROWN has lived in The Dalles, Oregon, since graduating from Seattle Pacific. For the last 10 years, she has worked in the Dufur (Oregon) School District, where she is teaching all-day kindergarten; in the past she has taught home economics, high school and elementary art, and pre-kindergarten. Her husband, Richard, has worked for The Dalles Furniture Company for the past nine years. They have two grown children and one grandchild.

SYLVIA BOEHI FRAGNER is a nurse supervisor for the Whatcom County, Washington, Health Department. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.

MARYBETH BAUMGART FOX is a middle school counselor for the Highline (Washington) School District. She and her husband, Tom, who works for the Boeing Company, have three children and make their home in Seattle.

FLOYD FRY is the principal of Hopi Mission School in Kykotsmovi, Arizona, 90 miles northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona.

ROSALEE TRUEAX GALBRAITH is employed at Ford Cleaners, a drapery-cleaning company in Redmond, Oregon, where she makes her home. Rosalee attends Redmond Free Methodist Church and teaches Sunday school there.

WALLY HACKETT works in customer service for American Airlines in Los Angeles, California. He says he is looking forward to retirement after 32 years in the airline industry. Wally resides in Los Angeles.

SYLVIA WIGHT MEYER is an elementary music teacher at Mill Street School in her home town of Chico, California. On the board of the Mt. Lassen Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, Sylvia is a frequent visitor to SPU for summer music workshops. She plays the viola with local string quartets in Chico and with the Paradise Symphony in Paradise, California.

RICHARD MICHALSEN is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in La Crescenta, California, where he makes his home. Richard specializes in working with children and families.

EFREN PALLORINA has served with Open Doors International, a ministry for Christians who are persecuted for their faith, since 1999. He is the Southeast Asia regional director for development. Efren and his wife, Josie, who have two adult daughters, live in Valenzuela City, Philippines.

CATHY JEWISON POMEROY served in the Peace Corps in Belize, Central America, from 1973 to 1975. In July 2005, her son began serving with the Peace Corps in Jamaica. Cathy lives in Billings, Montana.

DAWN CLARK ROOF is now working in home-health nursing after more than 30 years of employment in hospitals. “I love it!” she writes. Dawn, who has three adult daughters and three young grandchildren, makes her home in Vista, California.

RUSS ROWLEE is a business strategy manager for Connexion by Boeing. His wife, KAREN ROWLEE, is a graduate student at SPU, now in her second year of the Marriage and Family Therapy program. The Rowlees have six adult children and four grandchildren. They live in Des Moines, Washington.

KEN SMITH became pastor of First Baptist Church in Sand Point, Idaho, in February. He and his wife, JEANIE KIMBLE SMITH ’73, who works as a labor and delivery nurse, have three children, including RYAN SMITH, who attends SPU. They live in Sagle, Idaho.

KEN THORNBERG and his wife, Sylvia, are in their 14th year with Freedom Encounters Ministries, a Christian nondenominational ministry. “God is sending us to more nations and continents every year,” he writes. Ken and Sylvia reside in Boise, Idaho.

BRUCE TRAUB began working in financial services in 1999 after 24 years in Christian higher education. He helps his clients, who are Christians, develop “principled stewardship solutions.” Bruce makes his home in Fresno, California.

MIKE VERBARENDSE and KATHY FLORIAN VERBARENDSE live in Boise, Idaho, and have one son, STEVEN VERBARENDSE, who is a sophomore at SPU. Mike is a pilot with Horizon Airlines, and Kathy is a realtor and teaches women’s Bible studies.

DEBORAH WITTIG has been a missionary with OMS International for 31 years. She now lives in Indonesia, where she teaches seventh-grade math, junior-high English, and Spanish I and II at Wesley International School in Malang, East Java, Indonesia. The area, she writes, was “not affected by the December 2004 tsunami.”

DONNA DEALEY WHITE graduated in 2004 from Mars Hill Graduate School in Bothell, Washington, with a master’s degree in counseling. She is in private practice in south King County, Washington, and lives in Federal Way, Washington.

Class of 1976

LAUREL MILLER BOYD is a physical therapist with the Highline Hospital Home Health and Outpatient Clinic in Olympia, Washington. She and her husband, Gary, have three children. In 2005, the family went on a mission trip to Costa Rica. The Boyds live in Burien, Washington.

SARAH GUNTER CANEZ co-owns a full-service insurance agency, where she specializes in employee benefits. Her husband, Dan, travels frequently as the international business development manager for Old Dominion Freight Lines. Sarah and Dan have two grown children and live in San Antonio, Texas.

KRISTEL SELLMAN CARTER and her husband of 25 years, Rick, have three children. “Our two daughters are on the SMU [Southern Methodist University] soccer team,” she writes. Kristel and Rick live in Arlington, Texas.

PATRICIA BURTON KREMENSEK and her husband, Bradley, have two grown daughters and a grandson. “We moved to Sheridan, Wyoming, in 1982, and God is still using us here,” she writes. “We’re excited for what he has planned.”

LINDA LIVINGSTON MATTFIELD works in disability services at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. She homeschooled her children for 14 years and taught first grade in a private Christian school. Linda lives in Eugene.

BETH MCCLEERY lives in Redmond, Washington, where she is an executive assistant at Microsoft, following several years working in the travel industry. Her daughter is now a freshman at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

DONALD MILLS recently joined Smith Barney Citigroup as a financial consultant, after six years of employment with A.G. Edwards. From 1981 to 1999 he was a Presbyterian minister. Donald lives in Seattle.

JANE NEWTON lives with her teenage daughter in Seattle, where she is a registered nurse and works in the Intensive Care Unit at Seattle’s Northwest Hospital and Medical Center.

CINDY ANDERSON RODRIGUEZ is the staff development coordinator and quality advocate at Cascade Valley Hospital. She and her husband, VICTOR RODRIGUEZ ’75, who is a pastor at Marysville Free Methodist Church, live in Marysville, Washington, and have three sons and one granddaughter.

DEBRA WALZ SMERAGLIO took a weeklong vacation last summer with her former Seattle Pacific roommate, DENISE AMSTUTZ GREGORY ’76, and family. Debra’s husband, George, woks part-time as a colonel in the Oregon Air Guard and also works for MetLife. Debra and George live in Portland, Oregon, and have two college- age sons.

ROBIN “ROB” SHULER is the vice president of finance and administration at Qualis Health, a nonprofit organization in Seattle. He and his wife, ELLEN TARR SHULER ’77, who is attending graduate school at Mars Hill Graduate School in Bothell, Washington, have two sons. Robin and Ellen live in Kirkland, Washington.

AMY REX SMITH is an associate professor at University of Massachusetts in Boston. She recently received a spiritual director certificate from the Shalem Institute in Maryland, and she coordinates the health ministry at International Community Church in Boston. Amy lives in Reading, Massachusetts.

PETRA ANDERSON SPENCE has worked at World Vision for eight years. Her husband, JOHN SPENCE ’76, died from ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in May 2005. She has three daughters and lives in Tacoma, Washington.

ROBERT STAPP is a human resource associate at Antioch University in Los Angeles, California, and a professional member of the Pacific Choral. He lives in Long Beach, California.

NOYURI TSUCHIYAMA WATANABE is the director of Christian education at Senboku Newtown Church, United Church of Christ in Japan. Her husband, Toshio, is the church’s pastor. The couple reside in Sakai/ Osaka, Japan.

Class of 1981

CINDY DYMOND CORUM is the single mother of two boys and the director of a single-mom support group. A registered nurse at Providence Newberg Hospital in Newberg, Oregon, Cindy is also a member of ASCENT, a Hebrew worship group that uses dance, flags, timbrels, and sign language to teach about and worship Messiah Y’shua (Jesus). Cindy lives in Newberg.

JIM COURSON, after 15 years of directing an orphanage for handicapped children in Mexico, now lives with his family in Tigard, Oregon, where he is a pastor at Solid Rock Fellowship.

SCOTT HALVERSON is the director of finance for the Mount Hermon Association — a Christian camp and conference center near Monterey Bay, California — where he has worked since 1992. Scott and his wife, Lynne, celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary this year. The couple has two teenage children and make their home in Mount Hermon, California.

BRADLEY HART writes that he and his wife, Bev, have five children. Bradley teaches history at Highline High School in Burien, Washington. The Harts live in Des Moines, Washington, where they attend Des Moines Gospel Chapel.

JOHN HART and his wife, Margaret, have five children and live in Bothell, Washington. John is a fifth-grade teacher at Christ Church Academy in Kirkland, Washington; a worship leader and home group leader at Christ Church in Kirkland; and a published musician with Hosanna! Integrity Music, a Christian music label.

INGER HORNE HERMAN and her husband, Steven, have three children and live in Fall City, Washington. She writes, “Days go by too quickly caring for family, homeschooling/school activities, church ministries, clients, and squeezing out time for hobbies.”

ANDREA GOODLUND HOEY completed her master of science degree in nursing from Gonzaga University in April 2005. She is a family nurse practitioner at Columbia Valley Community Health in Wenatchee, Washington. Andrea was an SPU adjunct professor for the University’s nursing trip to Costa Rica in 2003 and 2004. She makes her home in Wenatchee.

KATHY HURWITZ HOFRICHTER and her husband, JOEL HOFRICHTER ’80, live in Overland Park, Kansas.

ELISABETH HUSTON LE LION has been a homemaker, but is now returning to the workplace to “help pay for college for the first of three teenagers.” She adds, “France has been my second homeland now for 26 years!” Elisabeth and her family live in Le Temple de Bretagne, France.

PATRICIA CARVER MCRAE, a United Methodist minister, has served the inner-city multiethnic church Chollas View United Methodist for 14 years. Her husband, Riley, also a United Methodist minister, serves at First Presbyterian in San Diego, California, where the McRaes make their home. Patricia was recently part of a Boston University School of Theology project, and was awarded a study grant to explore ministry hindrances for ethnically diverse women.

HEIDI GREEN MICHAELIS is a stay-at-home mom to her four children. Her husband, Jim, is a control engineer. Heidi and Jim are active at Northview Bible Church in Spokane, Washington, where they makes their home.

From SPU to England, Globetrotting Alumnus Lives a Life of Song

When KEITH MONTGOMERY ’81 joined the faculty of Cairo American College in Egypt in 1988, he assumed he’d stay about two years. “I ended up staying for 13 wonderful years!” he says. “The travel and the international lifestyle sank into my pores and made it difficult to return to the United States.”

With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education — and a travel bug — Keith traded Egypt for England in 2001. He began teaching choral music and chairing the Department of Performing Arts at The American School in London, a multicultural private school. “My teaching load involves five choral music classes of varying ages and ability levels,” he says, adding that London also offered him more opportunities to perform.

When an opening arose, Keith, a bass, joined the London Symphony Chorus, which accompanies the London Symphony Orchestra when its repertoire requires voices. “One of the biggest thrills of my life as a musician was the opportunity to sing Bernstein’s ‘Mass’ last spring,” he says. “It is rarely performed, as the requirements are huge, and the chorus parts are wickedly difficult.”

Keith says two Seattle Pacific University music faculty members shaped him dramatically: former Dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts and piano instructor Marcille Mack, and Professor of Music Education Carol Scott. “Any successes I have enjoyed can be attributed to those two great ladies,” he says. And he and David Anderson, director of SPU’s Concert Choir, sang together in choirs while students at Spokane Falls Community College.

Keith sends “hellos” to the Class of 1981 and his former Hill Hall floormates, and says, “Sorry I haven’t visited; I’ve been out of town!”

RICH MOREY is a psychologist in Atascadero, California, where he makes his home. He and his wife, Denise, have four children. Each summer, Rich meets for a mini-reunion with three other former Moyer Hall residents: RICH PUENTE ’81, ERIC EGELAND ’82, and GARY FAUBION ’82.

DEANNE BOWMAN OLSON is the vice president for fixed income administration for Reams Asset Management Company. She and her husband, Steve, have two children, and the family attends Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin. They live in Delafield, Wisconsin.

SCOTT PETERSON received a master of divinity degree from McCormick Seminary in Chicago, Illinois, in May 2004. He is now pastor at Cooper Mountain Presbyterian Fellowship in Aloha, Oregon. Scott makes his home in Newberg, Oregon.

R. TIMOTHY RUE and his wife, SANDRA STEVEN RUE, live in Columbia City, Indiana, where they homeschool six children. Timothy is a software consultant for his own company and is “exploring ways to reach the church-aversive,” by developing new worship ideas.

LAUREL LEWIS RUSHING and her husband, Nathan, live in Gardner, Kansas. Laurel homeschools their children and works part-time for a CPA firm.

JENNIFER TOWNLEY SIDEBOTTOM and her husband, Daniel, recently left the mission field. They now live in Denver, Colorado, with their daughter.

LAURIE CARDOZA SMITH is resuming teaching piano after a three-year stint as church office manager at Grace Community Church in Flagstaff, Arizona, where her husband, Mark, is senior pastor. Laurie and Mark reside in Flagstaff.

KENDRA BEARDSLEE ST. JOHN works part-time as the associate director for Tauck Foundation, a charitable giving organization. Before that, she worked for 18 years in the travel industry with Tauck World Discovery. She has a stepson and a young son with husband Ed. The family makes their home in Bethel, Connecticut.

LINDA CARLSON UHRICH teaches full-day kindergarten at King’s School in Seattle. Her husband, STEVE UHRICH ’79, is an electrician and recently earned his 25-year pin from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Linda and Steve have three children, including a son attending Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. The Uhrichs reside in Kenmore, Washington.

DOROTHY CARLSON VAN NESS lives in Kirkland, Washington, with her husband, Larry, and their two sons. She teaches kindergarten at Bellevue Christian School. “My older son hopes to attend SPU someday!” she writes.

BRUCE VAN SICKLE is associate pastor at Grace Fellowship in Overland Park, Kansas. He also serves with Heart of America United in Prayer. Bruce and KAREN BOSCHULT VAN SICKLE ’80 have three children and reside in Olathe, Kansas.

GLENN WELK lives in Anacortes, Washington. He has worked for the Washington State Ferries for the past 29 years, the last 17 years as a terminal supervisor in Anacortes. He is now part of the team that is redesigning the Anacortes Terminal.

Class of 1986

SUSAN BAILEY has been a teacher in the Kent (Washington) School District Special Education Integrated Program for 21 years. She and her husband have two daughters and enjoy RV- traveling, camping, and ATV-riding. The Baileys make their home in Ravensdale, Washington.

LAURA SINCLAIR CHASE and her husband, Bill, live in Olympia, Washington, with their seven children, whom Laura homeschools. The Chases are actively involved in their church, Calvary Chapel, in Olympia.

JANET KALSO CHRISTIANSEN plans to move to India in Spring 2006 to work in a school. She now lives in Seattle.

JENNIFER JONES CORMIER is a part-time counselor and homeschools her two children. She also helps her husband, Willie, run their small business, “Savannah’s Café,” in Seattle. The couple lives in Shoreline, Washington.

ANN DEIBERT is a pastor in Louisville, Kentucky, where she is in her 10th year of ministry with Central Presbyterian Church. She recently took a sabbatical enabled by a Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Grant that she and her church were awarded. “I traveled through the Canadian Rockies, spent time on Cape Cod, and enjoyed a creative writing class taught by SPU professor Doug Thorpe at the beautiful Blakely Island Field Station,” she writes. “A year later I am still practicing many of the life-giving habits that I learned during sabbatical.”

LINDA LOMMERS HIEMSTRA and her husband, Larry, own L & L Construction and build custom homes. Linda does the bookkeeping, works parttime at Zillah (Washington) High School, and is job-shadowing and subbing as a school nurse after being at home for nine years. “I have enjoyed getting back to nursing,” she writes. Linda and Larry have three children and live in Zillah.

SHERI WILLIAMS KEAHEY is attending Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, where she is working toward a master’s degree in nursing. She teaches maternal-child health at Centralia College to R.N. and L.P.N. students. She and her three children reside in Centralia, Washington.

DANIEL KOUGH is president and owner of Paradigm Shift Worldwide Event Marketing, which specializes in creating publicity events for clients such as Disney, Fox, DreamWorks, Warner Bros., and Paramount. Daniel lives in Studio City, California.

KARL LAMBERT and his family make their home in Wenatchee, Washington. For eight years, Karl has been a nurse practitioner in an urgent care clinic. He and his wife, MARIAN LEONE-LAMBERT ’84, have three children and are preparing to adopt a child from China.

ALAN LANGER and his wife, JILL RYOPPY LANGER, live in Seattle with their two sons. Alan is the controller at Long Company, and Jill is a homemaker.

PAM PETERSON is director of Vantages West, a vacation club that helps people travel to nationwide destinations without buying a second home. She resides in Portland, Oregon, with her three children.

CAROL LYNN RIDENHOUR is a charge nurse in the Orthopedic Clinic at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center. She has also served as a major in the United States Air Force Reserve for 19 years. Carol and her husband, JOSEPH RIDENHOUR ’95, live in Shoreline, Washington, with their teenage daughter and son.

HELEN BENOIT SCHULTZ owns The Krayola Factory, an agency that provides nursing consulting, placement, and assessment for adult family homes. Helen lives in Edgewood, Washington.

KIM MCMANUS WILKOWSKI and her husband, JAMES WILKOWSKI ’85, recently celebrated their 20th anniversary with a trip to France. Their daughter graduated from high school in June, and their son will graduate next year. Kim is working as the nurse manager in a pediatric office, and Jim teaches junior high. The Wilkowskis make their home in Woodinville, Washington.

Class of 1991

STACIE BECKER and her husband, Don, live in Renton, Washington. She writes that they, “are enjoying being first-time parents at ‘40-something’ to our 2-year-old daughter, who is our joy and blessing.”

MARCY SMITH BRIGHTON and her husband have four young children. She is a homemaker, and her husband works for AOL Wireless as a software engineer. The Brightons live in Seattle.

DON DALZIEL is the director of athletics for the Shoreline (Washington) School District. He and his wife, Mindy, have a young son and live in Brier, Washington.

ERICA SCHWARTZ DODD works as an aide for Mesa (Arizona) Public Schools in special education. She and her husband, Kevin, attend Mesa’s Central Christian Church, where Erica works with special-needs children, and Kevin works with “junior-highers.” They have a 9-year-old daughter and live in Mesa.

RUTH HARRISON EASTERLING holds a master of divinity degree from Asbury Seminary and is a pastor in the Free Methodist Church. She and her husband, Shane, have two children and reside in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

BRENDA CULVER GONYER and her husband, Mark, live in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with their six children.

STEPHEN KELLER is a seventh-grade social studies teacher. His wife, KATARINA LINDBERG KELLER ’95, is an assistant professor of economics at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. The Kellers reside in Selinsgrove.

JENNIFER FEDDERN KENNEY is the director of undergraduate admissions at SPU. She writes she “is waiting to admit her classmates’ kids.” Her husband, DON KENNEY ’96, is an associate broker with Windermere Real Estate. They live in Seattle with their beagle, Soda.

SUE STEVENS KING is pursuing ordination as a deacon in the Nazarene Church. Her husband, Donavon, is working toward a master’s degree in religion at Northwest Nazarene University while employed at Honeywell in Redmond, Washington. Sue and Donavon live in Kirkland, Washington, with their two daughters.

DAWN BRAMBLETT KRUGER works for the U.S. Postal Service. She and her husband, Wheat, have been married for 15 years and have two pre-teen children. They reside in Clarkia, Idaho.

KIM JOHNSON LOPEZ and her husband, CHRISTOPHER RICHARD LOPEZ ’92, make their home in Edmonds, Washington, with their four children. Kim is a substitute teacher at King’s Elementary School in Seattle. Chris is a loan consultant for Washington Mutual.

DEBORAH LOGAN LUKENS and her husband, CRAIG LUKENS, write that they love living in “sunny” Wenatchee, Washington, where they have two children and run an insurance agency. Craig is the drummer for the contemporary Christian band One 2 Live 4. Writes Deborah, we “are involved in our community and richly blessed by our awesome church family.”

BLAIR MCCLOUD and his wife, JACQUELINE SMITH MCCLOUD ’89, have four young children. Jacqueline is a stay-at-home mom and homeschools. The McClouds live in Wheaton, Illinois.

JAMES MILLER and his wife, MAIJA MILLER, live in Santa Barbara, California, with their daughter and twin sons. James is director of Storybook Theatre, the children’s theatre division of Ensemble Theatre Company, in Santa Barbara.

JONATHAN MITCHELL, his wife, JANA BURRIS MITCHELL ’92, and their two young daughters have moved from Walla Walla, Washington, to Princeton, New Jersey, where Jonathan is attending Princeton Theological Seminary. He is scheduled to graduate in May 2006 with a master of divinity degree and will be eligible for ordination in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Jonahan hopes to return to the Northwest and receive a call to serve there.

SUSAN SORENSEN POTEMKIN lives in Seattle, where she teaches special education for the Seattle School District.

RENEE RUE SCHERTZER is the finance director of Children of the Nations (COTN), a nonprofit organization based in Silverdale, Washington. The organization serves hundreds of orphans in the Dominican Republic, Sierra Leone, and Malawi. Her husband, DAVID SCHERTZER, has been COTN’s resource manager since 2001. Renee and David live in Silverdale.

KATHLEEN MCAULIFFE STURGES is an Episcopal priest serving at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Ivy, Virginia. She and her husband, Michael, have three children. The Sturges make their home in Barboursville, Virginia.

SARAH THOMSON has been a member of the L’Arche Tahoma Hope Community in Tacoma, Washington, for the last seven years. L’Arche is an international faith-based organization that creates homes for people with disabilities and those who come to share life with them. She writes, “L’Arche has been an extraordinary experience of joy and hope in my life.”

JENNIFER PIPKIN VAUGHAN and her husband, Geoffrey, are living in Cambridge, England, with their two children for the duration of Geoffrey’s six-month sabbatical from the University of Maryland. The family resides in Baltimore, Maryland.

MICHAEL VESBURGH earned a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling two years ago, and he is now a rehabilitation specialist. Michael and his wife, Judy, are planning an upcoming move to the California central coast. They currently call San Diego, California, home.

JANE COLLIER WERTENBERGER teaches math at Spanaway Lake High School in Spanaway, Washington. She and her husband, Jeff, have three daughters. The family makes its home in Puyallup, Washington.

Class of 1996

SUSAN BANGS-THOM works as a registered nurse at Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center. She and her husband have two small children and live in Seattle.

SARA BICKERSTAFF returned to work at Westminster Chapel in Bellevue, Washington, after living in Northern Ireland for nine months. She is now the minister of care to junior high and high school students for Westminster.

ROBERT BROOKE is in his eighth year as guidance counselor at Sequim Middle School in Sequim, Washington. He was recently honored as one of 10 recipients of the Peer Mediation Program Coordinators Award of Merit by Peninsula Dispute Resolution Center in Port Angeles, Washington. Robert lives in Sequim.

SHERYL ROSENOW BULLARD is a stay-at-home mom to her two daughters. She and her husband, PHILIP BULLARD ’95, are also foster parents. Philip works at Microsoft and enjoys playing soccer. The Bullards make their home in Snohomish, Washington.

JENNIFER ESSMAN-ANDERSON is an accounting manager for Eastside Construction Company. She and her husband, Joe, live in Duvall, Washington.

ANITA MEERDINK CHIDDIX, after working at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for almost 10 years, returned to school and recently completed a master’s degree in elementary education. She and her husband, JOHN CHIDDIX ’98, reside in Seattle.

JASON DOMER and his family recently moved to Forest Grove, Oregon. He and his wife, Sherry, have three young children. He writes, “I love being a dad!”

BEN DYKSTRA and his wife, TAMMY BOUMA DYKSTRA ’97, have moved back to the Seattle area after living in Denver, Colorado. Ben has a woodworking and custom-furniture business. Tammy works at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital as a pediatric nurse practitioner after receiving her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center. The couple lives in Seattle with an infant son.

ABBEY HUGINS FLINT is a stay-at-home mom to two young sons and works part-time as a substitute teacher. She, husband Ken, and their children reside in Durango, Colorado.

REBECCA STARR FULLER works at a small public accounting firm in Seattle. Her husband, Brady, is a civil engineer in Bellevue, Washington. The couple lives in Seattle.

APRILLE NEWTON GIRARDOT and her husband, Brian, a small-business owner, have a young son and daughter. “I am a contented stay-at-home mom,” she writes. The Girardots live in San Jose, California.

PEGGY BERGSTROM GIBSON is a fourth-grade teacher in Portland, Oregon. She and her husband have four young children and reside in Portland.

DREW GOODMANSON and his wife, Heather, have a young son and make their home in San Diego, California. Drew serves as a pastor at Kaleo Church in San Diego, writes a weekly column for the San Diego Reader, and is president of Monk Development, a Web site development company.

ANDREA HORVATH GROENINK and her husband, JASON GROENINK, are parents of two young daughters. Jason is the associate pastor of teaching and visitation at Santa Barbara Free Methodist Church. The Groenink family lives in Santa Barbara, California.

AMY KELLY HARRIS is a stay-at-home mother of two. Before having children, she taught for seven years in the Mukilteo (Washington) School District. She and her husband, JON HARRIS ’94, live in Bothell, Washington.

HEATHER MCCARTNEY HUGHES received her master’s degree in neuroscience from the University of California- Irvine in 2001. She now plans to attend veterinary school at the University of California-Davis. Heather lives in Sacramento, California, with her husband, Bill, who is a dentist.

HEATHER HOUSER HUNT and husband BILL HUNT are living and working on the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University, in San Diego, California. Bill is a resident director of a dorm, and Heather is a stay-at-home mother to their 1-year-old daughter. “We love our ministry with the students,” writes Heather. The Hunts live in San Diego.

AMY FIDDELKE JOHNSON was a full- time special-education teacher “before children.” Now she is a stay-at-home mom to her two small children. The Johnson family makes its home in Lakeland, Florida.

AMY NEWTON MAJESKI writes that she is the “proud mommy of three wonderful children.” She and her family live in University Place, Washington.

CHRISTY WIRTH MANSFIELD and her husband, BRYCE MANSFIELD, have a young daughter. Bryce is in his last year of a doctoral program in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, and Christy is teaching part-time. The Mansfield family makes its home in Seattle.

TRAVIS MARSH is completing an administrative internship while teaching at Marysville (Washington) Junior High. He and his wife live in Lynnwood and are expecting their second child.

JOHN MCGALLIARD and his business partner have started a film production and talent management company. Previously, John worked for six years in the entertainment industry. He and HOLLY KLOCKE MCGALLIARD ’97 live in Los Angeles, California.

MAGGIE MONTGOMERY worked for six years with before joining the Microsoft Network (MSN) as a producer. She lives in Seattle and serves with the college ministry of Antioch Bible Church in Redmond, Washington.

HEATHER HANSON MOUW teaches physical education at a school for students with dyslexia. She and her husband take their toddler camping, hiking, salmon-fishing, traveling, and exploring. In late July, Heather reached the summit of Mt. Rainier with her brother and two friends. She writes that they saw amazing views, and the weather cooperated. “It was a successful trip because we all came down safely,” she adds. The Mouws live in Anchorage, Alaska.

MAUREEN PIETROMONACO lives in Seattle and is a first-grade teacher at Roxhill Elementary School in West Seattle. She also coaches the Seattle SCORES soccer/writing team. “I love both my jobs,” writes Maureen.

ERIN LUNDIN ROCHA and her husband, ABRAHAM ROCHA ’97, have two children. Erin works at Tacoma General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Abraham is an attorney, working for the Washington Department of Information Services. The Rochas live in Olympia, Washington.

DAVID ROTTRUP works at Safeco Insurance in Redmond, Washington, where he is a unit manager of a group of claims adjusters. He writes, “I started with Safeco last December, but I’ve been in insurance for nine years now. Time flies!” He and his wife, Beth, have two young daughters. They live in Snoqualmie, Washington.

CARSTEN SEILER received a master of divinity degree from Fuller Seminary in 2004. He is now awaiting ordination as a priest in the Charismatic Episcopal Church. Carsten lives in Altadena, California.

KISHA THOMAS works for Early Head Start as a home visitor, helping families with resources and parent education. She and her 13-year-old son make their home in Port Orchard, Washington.

LORI REAGER THOMPSON lives near Fort Worth, Texas, with her husband, Cliff, and 2-year-old daughter. She is a full-time, stay-at-home mom, and Cliff works at the University of North Texas as an administrator in the International Office.

NANCY KONSMO WOODS and her husband, Tim, live in Redmond, Washington, with their 3-year-old son.

TARYN MYUNGJOO YANG and her husband, Ryan, have a son. Taryn works at Kenworth Truck Company in Kirkland, Washington, and teaches piano part-time. The Yangs live in Bothell, Washington.

HEIDI SHILLINGSTAD ZEIGLER and her husband, Glenn, have four children. She is a stay-at-home mom, and he is an FA-18 pilot in the U.S. Navy, stationed at the Naval Air Station Lemoore. The family lived in Tokyo, Japan, for three years, and now lives in Hanford, California.

Class of 2001

SHARON THORP ANDERSON teaches kindergarten in the Edmonds (Washington) School District. She makes her home in Bothell, Washington.

SARAH WILLIAMS BORSHEIM is a labor and delivery nurse at Auburn Regional Medical Center. She and her husband, Jeffrey, live in Covington, Washington.

HEATHER HALE CERVANTES and her husband, Ricardo, live in Weed, California. The couple started a car electronics business, Alarm n’ Sounds, in December 2003. They welcomed their first child in March 2004.

JACKIE ESTEPHAN received her master’s degree in education in 2004 from Loyola Marymount University and teaches elementary ESL in the Bellevue (Washington) School District. Her son was born in December 2003.

Alumna Puts Her Sociology Degree to Work With Children of Prisoners

KATIE HAGSTROM ’01 lives in a New York county with a dubious distinction: It’s ranked 11th in the nation for childhood poverty. The county also includes 7,000–13,000 children with a parent in prison. The neighborhoods are tough, and youth-on-youth violence is common. “But we’re going into those neighborhoods, and I love it!” says Katie.

While earning a master’s degree from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2003, Katie interned at Bethel Christian Fellowship, a large multicultural church. When the church received a grant to implement Project COPE (Children of Prisoners Embraced), she was hired as the program’s full-time social worker for the program.

The daughter of counselors, Katie laughs now to remember that as a child she vowed not to follow in her parents’ career footsteps. But at Seattle Pacific, her classes with Assistant Professor of Social Work JoEllen Watson, and a campus visit from the group Evangelicals For Social Action, convinced Katie to put her sociology degree into action. Watson suggested Katie enter the master’s degree program in social work at Roberts Wesleyan. She did, and moved to Rochester, New York.

Today, Katie remains in Rochester coordinating Project COPE. Unable to return for her SPU class reunion because of the distance, she’s regularly visiting families who have a parent in prison. Her plan is to enroll 100 kids in the program. “We’re up to 64, and I enrolled six kids tonight!” she says.

Once children sign up, they meet regularly with a mentor for fun and support. Together, they play sports, do crafts, explore the city, or participate in projects such as flower-planting. High school kids have also been taken on college visits. “There’s something special about this program,” says Katie.

HEATHER HILL resides in Dover, Delaware. She is a social worker at Milford Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit in Milford, Delaware.

HEIDI GOEHNER HILL teaches fifth grade in Cashmere, Washington. Her husband, JOSHUA HILL, works in the title and escrow business and just began an online history tutorial. They live in Cashmere with their baby.

PATTY HILLIARD-WOOD completed a master’s degree in administration, and is now working on superintendent certification coursework. She is seeking a position as a principal. A small-business owner for nearly four years, Patty is a single mother of two boys. She and her sons live in Flora, Illinois.

CHARLES HITZ is author of Through the Rapids: The History of Princess Louisa Inlet, which includes a history of Young Life’s Malibu Club. He makes his home in Kirkland, Washington.

JESSICA KEIGAN received her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in December 2004. She now lives in Denver, Colorado, where she teaches high school English.

SHERRI DE FISSER KRUPIN and her husband, Vladimir, enjoy camping, hiking, and living in the Northwest. Sherri teaches at an elementary school in the Northshore (Washington) School District. She and Vladimir live in Bothell, Washington.

SARAH ARMSTRONG LANGIN and her husband, Clif, live in Renton, Washington. She teaches environmental science to kindergarten through fifth graders in Tacoma, Washington.

LAURA NIELSEN MORRISSEY, husband MAYSON MORRISSEY ’99, and their baby daughter live in Vienna, Austria, where they are missionaries at Vienna Christian School. Laura is an English teacher, and Mayson is a network administrator.

PHILIP RAMEY is in the process of applying to graduate schools in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area, where he and his wife, Emily, reside. Philip is pursing a master’s degree in education. The Rameys are expecting their first child in December.

CASEY ROBINSON-PIERCE EVANS and her husband, Carlos, relocated from Jacksonville, Florida, to Washington state in late 2005. Carlos is a Navy E P-3 pilot and will be stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Station for the next three years. While in Washington, Casey will complete her master of divinity degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. The couple resides in Burlington, Washington.

CHRISTY EARP SCHWENKE teaches at The Bear Creek School in Woodinville, Washington, and her husband, TROY SCHWENKE ’02, teaches at Everett High School in Everett, Washington. The couple lives in Everett.

SARA WALKER is enrolled in SPU’s master of arts in teaching program. Upon graduation in June 2006, she plans to move to Florida to be closer to family. Sara lives in Seattle.

TAMI NESTING was named 2003 Milken Family Foundation National Educator of the Year. She recently began her administrative internship. Tami lives in Everett, Washington.

ANNETTE PATTERSON teaches in the Seattle School District. She resides in Seattle.

KRISTEN DUGGER PERRY moved to Madison, Mississippi, after graduation from SPU. In Madison, she worked in regional mental health as a school-based therapist. In late 2002, Kristen became a vocational rehabilitation consultant. Since March 2004, when her daughter was born, she has been a stay-at-home mother.

CALISTA YATES is a missionary nurse/instructor at the nursing school at Bethesda Hospital in Indonesia. She lives in Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia.

RINA YORK resides in Tacoma, Washington, and teaches 10th-grade science, and anatomy and physiology, at Bonney Lake High School.

JEAN WESSEL works in a rural Indian Health Clinic serving an Indian community. She also travels to Haiti once or twice a year as a volunteer nurse. Jean lives in Arlington, Washington.

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