James Stanley Christen

James Stanley on July 7, 2016 to Kim (Berberick) 08 and Sean Christen

Connor Steven Galloway

Connor Steven on December 11, 2016 to Meghan (Miller) 06 and Tristan Galloway 06

Ava Mae Knutson

Ava Mae on April 6, 2018 to Jenna (Cypert) 08 and Kevin Knutson 07

Leeland Kekoa Nelson

Leeland Kekoa on May 3, 2018 to Jordan (Hazen) 16 and Lani Nelson 14

Taiya Marie Alexandria Lubiens

Taiya Marie Alexandria on May 5, 2018 to Jamie (Campbell) Lubiens 05 and Trevor Lubiens , joining Kellom

Emily Irene Snell

Emily Irene on May 26, 2018 to Karen (Faucette) Snell 07 and Jason Snell , joining Abigail

Canyon Mae Ballard

Canyon Mae on May 30, 2018 to Stacie (Martin) 11 and Brad Ballard

Reese Olivia Reimers

Reese Olivia on June 8, 2018 to Libby (Wensel) and Aaron Reimers 07

Hansen Hardy

Hansen on July 17, 2018 to Reisa (Fessler) 12 and Nick Hardy 13

William Xander Costello

William Xander on August 3, 2018 to Amy Parsons 00 and Alex Costello 00, joining Jameson

Jeremiah James Wunder

Jeremiah James on September 12, 2018 to Lacey (Bruner) 11 and Jeren Wunder , joining Josiah

Melia Marie Merizema

Melia Marie on October 31, 2018 to Christina (Smith) 09 and Schadrac Merizema

Hazel Claire Gould

Hazel Claire on November 17, 2018 to Courtney and Anthony Gould 05, joining Jackson and Isaiah

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Jenna and Cole Logemann

Jenna (Smith) 18 and Cole Logemann 18 on June 2, 2018 in Ashland, Oregon

Lindsey and Cody Pyell

Lindsey (Mason) 17 and Cody Pyell on June 16, 2018 in Nampa, ID

Esther and William Mills

Esther (Heath) 02 and William Mills on July 28, 2018 in Hoonah, AK

Calli and Greg Smith

Calli (Knight) 18 and Greg Smith 18 on July 2, 2018 in Nampa, Idaho

Jordan and Lani Nelson

Jordan (Hazen) 16 and Lani Nelson 14 on August 1, 2015 in Star, Idaho

Ashley Little and Jonathan Little

Ashley Little (Egger) 11 and Jonathan Little on July 30, 2017 in Puyallup, WA

Angela and Scott Pence

Angela (Babbitt) and Scott Pence 13 on August 5, 2017 in Shoreline, Washington

Christina and Jordan Dyk

Christina (Ciampi) 15 and Jordan Dyk 15 on July 28, 2018 in Salem, OR

Mandi and Herb Partsch

Mandi Dick 10 and Herb Partsch on June 30, 2018 in Tacoma, WA

Dorothy and Ed Butler

Dorothy (Ackerman) 13 and Ed Butler on October 26, 2018 in Arlington, VA

Jenna and Andrew Fillmore

Jenna (Whitney) 17 and Andrew Fillmore 17 on May 12, 2017 in Meridian, ID

Kristin and Andrew Constantinescu

Kristin Gould 09 and Andrew Constantinescu on June 29, 2018 in Portland, OR

In Memory

Donald Rosenbaum --
on March 9, 2019 in College Place, WA

Caroline (Landis) Neal --
on May 31, 2005 in Tillamook, OR

W. Warren Patterson --
on September 16, 2018 in Salem, OR

Eleanor M. (Ernest) Vance -44-
on January 14, 2019 in Cherokee, Iowa

Wendell Bartlow -46-
on September 16, 2018 in Nampa, ID

Jack Clayton Hawthorne -49-
on April 22, 2019 in Knoxville, Tennesse

Esther (Cockerham) Muffet -49-
on March 12, 2019 in Parma, ID

Ida (Beeman) Westland -50-
on May 30, 2018 in Colorado Springs

Robert Anderson -50-
on December 31, 2018 in Beaverton, OR

Peter Burkhart -50-
on August 1, 2018 in Nampa, ID

Rev Volney Johnson -51-
on October 18, 2018 in Meridian, Idaho

Pauline (Rinehart) Kunkel -51-
on May 5, 2018 in Urbana, IL

Erlene Fivecoat -52-
on November 4, 2019 in Newberg, OR

Dewey Johnston -54-
on August 29, 2016 in Marion, Indiana

Pearl (Wilcox) Bellamy -57-
on May 20, 2018 in Goldendale, Washington

Roxie (Hull) Miller -58-
on September 26, 2017 in Nampa, ID

Donald Crawford -58-
on February 15, 2019 in Bonney Lake, WA

Janette (Pease) Dean -60-
on February 3, 2018 in Chandler, Arizona

Lowell Welker -62-
on June 27, 2018 in Renton

Wesley Woolbright Sr. -64-
on December 28, 2018 in Kennewick, Washington

Linda (Jacobson) Thompson -65-
on March 11, 2019 in Tacoma

Kathy (Mosteller) Loeber -65-
on February 17, 2019 in Richland, Washington

Ralph Nichols II -66-
on April 28, 2019 in Seatac, Washington

Ken Carter -66-
on May 30, 2016 in Tipton, IN

Cecil Wilson -68-
on December 5, 2018 in Caldwell, ID

Denton Jakobitz -68-
on May 16, 2018 in Bellevue, WA

Brian Fitch -79-
on October 12, 2018 in Eugene, Oregon

Larry Hawn -83-
on November 7, 2018 in Anchorage, AK

Megan (Renton) Wiedmeier -89-
on January 20, 2018 in Meridian


Richard Etulain -59- Dick Etulain's recent book "Ernest Haycox and the Western" has just been named the book of the year 2017-18) by the Western Literature Association. Etulain is the author or editor of more than 50 books, with two volumes on Billy the Kid forthcoming and another book on Abraham Lincoln and Mount Rushmore in the works.

David Christofferson -78- David recently retired from AXA Life Insurance in NY City, and moved full time to Cairo, NY at the base of the Catskil mountains. He's working on a new drone photography business, and continuing video editing projects for real estate, construction markets. He's also writing some comedy and just started my first screenplay. He's never married, however he has been with a domestic partner, Ava, for 19 years. He spent 32 years at AXA, and now he enjoys golf, driving his truck and tractor on their 17 acres on Catskill creek in the town of Cairo, NY.

Teresa Brackett Carroll -81- Teresa Brackett ('81) took a position at Christian Copyright Licensing International as their Global Customer Service and Sales Manager.

Kim (Corbett) Andersen -82- Kim (Corbett) Andersen -82- was presented Boise School District's Red Apple Award, April 2018, for outstanding service to education. Kim currently teaches third grade and recently completed her 36th year of teaching. During her career, she has taught kindergarten through third grade. In addition to her B.A., Kim holds a master's degree in curriculum and instruction.

S. Michael Nishimura -82- S. Michael completed 20 years of Active Duty service as an Army Chaplain this year. Currently serving at Ft. Bliss, TX with the largest maneuver area in the US Army as the Senior Community Chaplain charged with oversight responsibility for all religious support activities to include 27 weekly worship services, religious education and auxiliary groups activities. This Installation Chaplain's Office serves over 178,000 Service Members, Dept. of Defense Civilians, their Family members and retirees.

Amy Hagemeier Ackley -96- Amy completed her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Northwest Nazarene University in May of 2019. Amy will continue her position as an assistant professor in NNU's Graduate Education Department.

Tamara (McCoy) Moore -99- Tamara (McCoy) Anderson is now the lead Pastoral family for Pleasent View Church of the Nazarene in Ridgefield, WA. She has her own private practice, More & Moore Communicating, LLC & is in the process of expanding it to include a non-profit therapy center. Until the new company is up & running she is providing online speech therapy services to schools in Idaho through Presence Learning.

Jubilee Bales Carr -00- After joining Wycliffe Bible Translators in 2016, Jason and Jubilee Carr (Bales) along with their six children are serving in support roles to Bible translation in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea. Jubilee is currently teaching grade one students of five different nationalities at the Ukarumpa International School.

Jas Krdzalic -03- Jas Krdzalic is the President of Vitalize, LLC and leader of its three subsidiary companies:, Verity Brands, and WeMotivate. During the last 20 years of his professional career, Jas has established his expertise in strategic planning, corporate development, and operational execution. He has spent a better portion of his career in the technology sector leading teams in development and implementation of new business models. As an amateur bodybuilder, Jas has been a part of the health and fitness industry for many years. It was only natural for him to couple a professional career with his passion for fitness by joining the Vitalize team. Jas holds a Bachelor’s degree in business from University of Idaho and an MBA from NNU.

Matthew Chitwood -04- Matt Chitwood ‘04 began a two-year fellowship with the Institute of Current World Affairs in December 2017. He lives in a remote village (350 people!) in the tea mountains of Yunnan, China and is writing about the transformation of Yunnan Province.

Melissa (Prather) Gentry -05- Melissa was recently named CEO of the Nampa Boys & Girls Club. Melissa has been serving at the BGC for more than thirteen years. In 2018 the BGC served 1323 youth.

Jedediah Kuhn -05- Completed his Ph.D. in American Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington in June 2018. He will join the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2018.

Scott Nelson Foster -05- Scott Nelson Foster, M.F.A., has been elected Chair of the Department of Creative Arts at Siena College. Professor Foster previously earned tenure in 2016. He recently completed a portrait of abolitionist and publisher Stephen H. Meyer for the Underground Railroad History Project, and co-authored an article on community engaged scholarship in the visual arts in the 2017 edition of the Journal of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities. He lives in Albany, NY with his wife Katria and son Ethan.

Tristan Galloway -06- Tristan Galloway (2006), Greg Galloway (1976), Barb Galloway (1980), Tyler Layne (2006) and Melanie Layne (2005), all NNU alums, recently attended a dental mission trip to Guatemala.

Derek Sepe -12- Derek is a sound designer and re-recording mixer of Academy nominated short film, Lalo's House. He is an active union member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors, Audio Engineering Society, and IATSE.He also was nominated for a Golden Reel (MPSE) for achievement in sound design.

Justin Reynolds -13- After working with agriculture for 15 years, Wilcox Fresh has recently appointed Justin Reynolds as the company's new CEO. As the CEO, Justin will be working with the owners and executive team to build synegy across the departments and divisions of the family business. He will be responsible for finding new opportunities for growth as the company pushes forward.

Onjoli Martelly -14- Onjoli Martelly has started a new position as the Associate Producer Rights and Clearances at Desus & Mero.

John Eaton -16- John has a planned DPT graduation May, 2020 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.