Plate discipline is something Erik Hisner ’05 carried into the batter’s box with him as a player and it’s a concept he teaches his hitters as head baseball coach at Whitko High School.
Alex Childers ’09, who in his fifth season as head coach for the Maple Leafs, wants his athletes to be adaptable, students of the game and above all else — students. After all, GC is a highly-ranked institution of higher learning.
Lisa Koop ’99 an immigration attorney, and Mara Weaver ’13, a paralegal, are providing legal services to immigrants in Goshen.
When Marlette Gomez graduated from Goshen College in 2013 with a degree in social work, she knew she wanted to focus her career on giving back to the immigrant or Latino communities. She now works as the college prep coach at Goshen High School, helping first-generation students make their college dreams a reality.
Goshen Stars president Millard Graber ’82 talks about the future for Goshen Stars Soccer program. Story by Karina Flores ’17.
It’s been two-and-a-half years since Ken ’83 and Sue ’84 Hochstetler moved from the 300 block of Highland Avenue in Souderton to Goshen, but that’s not the end of the connections that were built in the homes on the street. Yellow ribbons at each of the homes on the block honor Hannah (Grieser) Hochstetler ’13, Ken and Sue’s 26-year-old daughter-in-law who was killed in an automobile accident in which her husband, Caleb ’13, Ken and Sue’s son, was injured.
Melia Watkins ’16 reflects on technology and community in a speech she gave at the 2016 conference, Leading into the common good: An Anabaptist Perspective.
Benjamin Kelly knows that it’s not easy to get into professional baseball. Entering his fourth season as the radio play-by-play voice of the Northwest Arkansas Royals (Double-A Texas League), graduate of Lakeland High School (2009) and Goshen College (2013) is enjoying the ride.
Nicole and Adam Nafziger thought they didn’t like biking. The mountain bikes Nicole, 41, and Adam, 40, rode were clunky leftovers from college days and less than ideal for pulling a Burley. But when the Nafziger’s oldest child got placed into kindergarten — one too far away to walk to but too close to make loading two small children into a minivan reasonable — they decided to reconsider biking.
“The more I’ve been in it, the more I realize that people with wealth have a need to partner with people to achieve the things that the world needs. Everyone has a need to do something outside themselves, and to be able to work with people in that sacred space of helping to make, underwrite important work is a real privilege. It is really about being a resource to people to achieve the things they are trying to achieve: Sometimes it’s philanthropic, but many times it’s actually spiritual.”