It’s been a crazy last couple of days. Hearing the gun shots in my kitchen that afternoon, I shook my head at whoever that silly hunter was out there. “Someone’s hunting too close to town,” I said to myself. Then…the text message that Hesston College was on lockdown, the sirens, the people running past my house. I was motionless, in disbelief.
Amya Miller ’89 gave up her crisis management company and left her family behind almost five years ago to volunteer in the town of Rikuzentakata after it was virtually wiped out by a tsunami on March 11, 2011.
Robert S. Brunk ’63 reflects on his experience studying with Mary Oyer ’45 at Goshen College and the impact it made on his life.
Madeleine Yoder ’15 is an Advocacy Program Assistant at Building Community Voices and MCC SALT participant.
Kathy Meyer Reimer ’83 is a Goshen College elementary education professor, and her enthusiasm for education and literature is infectious.
Since spring 2015, Benito Miller, a graduate of Goshen (Ind.) College, has been serving as one of two house coordinators at La Casa, a guest house where women and children recently released from family detention centers can find food, a place to rest, clean clothes, a place to shower and time and space to figure out what comes next.
Aaron Sawatsky-Kingsley ’97, Goshen’s urban forester, writes about Merry Lea Director Luke Gascho’s urban food forest in his column “The Naturalized Mid-American.”
While a student at Goshen College in Indiana, she was an NAIA Cross Country Nationals qualifier and also made it to nationals for track in the 800, 1K, relay and 5K. She placed fifth out of 1,919 women in the Pittsburgh Marathon in 2013.
“He taught me a lot of things, but the most important thing is to pay attention.”
Katie Sowers ’08 worked with Charlie Weis and other NFL icons coaching wide receivers during the East-West Shrine Game in January. She has been playing semi-pro for eight years now, most recently as the quarterback of the WFA Titans.