NorthWood High School Principal David Maugel ’92 was recently named Indiana Association of School Principals’ Principal of the Year for District 2. District 2 comprises the counties of Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph and Starke.
Dr. Joseph Manickam has been appointed as the ninth president of Hesston College following a unanimous vote from the Hesston College Board of Directors and the Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) board. He will assume office on July 1, 2017.
Karen Kreider Yoder ’78, with help from First Mennonite Church of San Francisco, made 65 comforters for MCC for her 60th birthday.
Fred Longenecker ’87 has found a unique and fun way to ease kids into potty training with ‘The Potty Duck.’
Goshen has become a welcoming home for several international alumni families.
A Goshen farm that supplies produce for many of Goshen’s dining establishments might be moving closer to its customers.
Graham Shantz ’83 has been named president of Canada China Business Council. Graham served for over 25 years in Canada’s public service providing advice to Canadian governments, mainly on management of Canada’s relations with Asia.
A conference minister reflecting on a congregation’s search committee process where a number of potentially good pastors were passed over blurted out to me, “I would like to tell them ‘pastors don’t grow on trees!’” I laughed, but later it got me to thinking of where pastors do grow.
Emily Rodgers studied English at Goshen College. Other than a show on campus and a few solo gigs performing cover songs at The Electric Brew in Goshen and The Daily Grind in Elkhart, there is scant evidence of the musical career path Rodgers would embark on.
In addition to finding a path back to God in Goshen, Hedrick also developed a fondness for the American Midwest. So after the 25-year-old Pennsylvania native finished her graduate work at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, walking away with a Master’s of Divinity degree and a calling to the ministry, she decided that she wanted to return to the Midwest.