Randy Zimmerly ’85, the superintendent of Westview School Corp. in Topeka, Indiana, has been named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for District 2 by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents.
Hans Weaver ’13 and Niles Graber Alvarez ’14, the makers of a commercial version of traditional Amish and Mennonite “meadow tea,” are now producing a line of seasonal teas in Lancaster County.
Dr. Thomas Sutter ’73, an occupational medicine physician in Bloomington, Illinois, spent six months at World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, as an occupational health and safety specialist responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Ryan Claassen ’94 is a political scientist at Kent State University and the author of a provocative new book called “Godless Democrats and Pious Republicans?” that seeks to explain the “God Gap” between the parties.
Lisa Guedea Carreño ’84 is director of Elkhart Public Library. She’s also an occasional singer, host of a weekly radio show and a member of too many committees.
Ken J. Nafziger ’63 made 11 trips to Cuba in four years, guest conducting the country’s leading orchestras and choirs, teaching master classes and participating with musical colleagues in a number of joint projects.
Goshen resident JoAnne Yoder ’59 shares memories of her time in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the days following the arrival of Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago.
Rafael Barahona ’96, director of the Hispanic Pastoral and Leadership Education office of Mennonite Education Agency is retiring October 31, 2015.
The hires include Lindsey Mason ’09, development officer; Saralyn Murray ’13, American Sign Language interpreter; and Kate Swartley ’01, Spanish faculty.
LightBox, a new co-working studio overlooking Goshen’s bustling Main Street, is aptly named. Not just because the newly renovated historic space is painted brilliant white, or due to the sunlight cascading in from the lofty cathedral windows. More so, because the people who work there are all remarkably bright.