Elizabeth Esther Schuetze

Elizabeth Esther on June 20, 2016 to Melody (Irish) 01 and Gregg Schuetze , joining Shylee

Samuel David Cook

Samuel David on May 12, 2016 to Andrea (Mattei) 04 and Seth Cook 06, joining Alex, Asher and Sadie

Sadie Grace Marie (6/28/07) and Aubree Hope Cornelia (3/8/09) adopted Botts

Sadie Grace Marie (6/28/07) and Aubree Hope Cornelia (3/8/09) adopted on April 8, 2016 to Sarah (Hughes) 02 and Michael Botts , joining Owen and Everett

Maura Julianna Elisabeth McCall

Maura Julianna Elisabeth on March 30, 2016 to Katie Dwello 07 and Peter McCall , joining Taleena Mackenzie, Killian Creed

Elizabeth Rose Hunt

Elizabeth Rose on February 23, 2016 to Faith (McCulloch) 13 and Bryan Hunt 13

Elizabeth Rose Black

Elizabeth Rose on October 21, 2015 to Joanna (Vanderpool) 07 and Jeremy Black

Myka Janette Eilers

Myka Janette on July 23, 2015 to Shelley (De Boer) 04 and Erik Eilers 04, joining Kaleb

Caleb Ryan Hubbard

Caleb Ryan on March 3, 2015 to Andrea (Souza) 05 and Daniel Hubbard

Chelise Ann Moore

Chelise Ann on October 28, 2013 to Tami (McCoy) 99 and Ben Moore , joining Bretton and Teegan

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Stevi and Michael Nichols

Stevi (Knight) 12 and Michael Nichols on December 30, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas

Libby and Aaron Reimers

Libby (Wensel) and Aaron Reimers 07 on September 3, 2016 in Boise, Idaho

Mathee and Isaac Carter

Mathee (Songla) and Isaac Carter on June 16, 2016 in Caldwell Idaho

Emily and Jacob O'Donnell

Emily (Doane) 16 and Jacob O'Donnell on June 6, 2016 in Boise, ID

Jessica and Tyler Heath

Jessica (Rine) and Tyler Heath 06 on April 30, 2016 in Lodi, California

In Memory

Juanita Hubbard -16-
on September 27, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Rev. Dave Jacobsen -93-
on May 23, 2016 in Parma, Idaho

James "Jim" Wilcox -74-
on May 25, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Neil Read -74-
on May 18, 2016 in Pendleton, Oregon

Janice Jahn -73-
on May 4, 2016 in Beaverton, Oregon

Nancy (Bergstrom) Elder -64-
on July 11, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Marjorie Carpenter -60-
on December 14, 2015 in Pleasant Hill, California

Wayne Larson -55-
on May 29, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Leona Massengale -54-
on May 19, 2016 in Moses Lake, Washington

Rev. John Wesley Bullock -53-
on September 6, 2016 in Tempe, Arizona

John Dale Rankin -53-
on September 27, 2016 in Flint, Texas

LaJuana Cross -53-
on October 18, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Lila Fosbenner -52-
on September 2, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Hubert Hendrix -52-
on December 4, 2015 in Twin Falls, Idaho

Betty Masters -49-
on August 18, 2016 in Carmichael, California

David Blum -49-
on September 9, 2016 in Tillamook, Oregon

Phillip Steigleder -49-
on August 23, 2016 in Arcadia, California

Lillian Harris -49-
on September 14, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Kathryn (Helliwell) Furtwangler -49-
on April 2, 2016 in Albany, Oregon

Rev. Eldon Shields -49-
on September 20, 2016 in Boise, Idaho

Walter Edgar -48-
on August 17, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona

Frances Mayhew -48-
on June 23, 2016 in Prosser, Washington

Geraldine (Taylor) Eppes -46-
on October 11, 2016 in Arlington, Washington

Dr. Paul Mangum -42-
on August 17, 2016 in Nampa, Idaho

Ruth Williamson -40-
on June 27, 2016 in Beaverton, Oregon


Weldon Wood -16- made a recent visit to Nampa to be inducted into the Nampa High School Hall of Fame, representing the class of 1956. Woody lettered in Football, Basketball and Track.

Antonio Plascencia -14- has joined the firm as an Architect-in-Training II. He will be involved with various commercial and retail projects for numerous clients including Lithia of Pocatello and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Antonio recently worked at a local firm as an Architectural Designer where he collaborated with a team to design and coordinate construction documents for multi-million dollar commercial and public buildings from inception to completion. In 2014 he received his Masters of Business Administration from Northwest Nazarene University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business, Language & Culture, Information Systems Minor from the College of Idaho in 2006 and his Associate of Applied Science in Drafting Technology from Boise State University in 1998. Antonio is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council Idaho Chapter and has spent time volunteering with the United Way of Treasure Valley and One Stone (helping to make students better leaders).

Joshua Reams -13- has graduated from Willamette University College of Law, and is now a Court Certified Law Clerk through GCHLaw, LL.

Ben Boeckel -07- graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Ph.D. in Old Testament. He and his wife Lynsey will stay in Dallas as he serves as an Associate Pastor for Richardson Church of the Nazarene.

David Hall -06- has joined the Meridian Commercial Banking team for Washington Trust Bank as vice president and commercial real estate relationship manager.

Scott Nelson Foster -05- has been granted tenure and appointed to the rank of Associate Professor of Creative Arts at Siena College in Loudonville, New York. Professor Foster teaches classes in drawing and painting within an interdisciplinary arts program. Known for his meditative paintings of the suburban landscape, Scott’s work has been exhibited throughout the northeast, as well as in the American West. His portraits and liturgical art commissions have also garnered praise. During his sabbatical in the spring of 2017 he will create new work focusing on societal divisions evidenced in the landscape. Examples of his work are visible on his website, Professor Foster is represented by the Carrie Haddad Gallery of Hudson NY, and lives in Albany with his wife Katria.

David McFadyen -04- Has been chosen for this year's "Accomplished Under 40" by the Idaho Business Review.

Danielle Silvers Richert -00- will be the literacy coach and teacher-librarian at the American International School of Johannesburg-Pretoria, South Africa starting in the fall of 2016.

Tami (Tamara) McCoy Moore -99- Ben (MNU & NTS Alum) and Tami Moore unexpectedly resigned from the Boise State University Campus Ministry known As "Crosswalks Campus Ministry". They relocated to Ridgefield, Washington on March 27, 2016, to become the lead pastor and family at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene. Tami opened a new location for "More & Moore Communicating, LLC" (A Speech-Language Pathology private practice - est. 2010) in Washington and is now officially serving pediatric clients in both Idaho and Washington. Ben and Tami now have three children, Bretton (10), Teegan (8), and Chelise (3).

Nathan and Beckey Beckey (Wornell) Mason -99- (Nathan graduated with class of '99 and Beckey '00) We will be moving with our five children in 2017 to Papua New Guinea to work at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital. Nathan will work as a family physician in both inpatient and outpatient medicine and will be preparing to take over the treatment of children with clubfoot when Dr. Andy Bennett retires. Beckey will homeschooling our kids and helping at the hospital as needed.

Brian Westcott -97- was recently named St. Alphonsus Heart Institute - Employee of the month. Brian has worked for St. Als for about two years as a health records abstractor.

Toby Hazen -97- On May 1, Toby Hazen of the Boise office of Eide Bailly LLP, a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm, was accepted into the firm’s partnership. This brings the total number of partners at Eide Bailly to 238. “Toby truly represents the Eide Bailly difference,” said Dave Stende, Eide Bailly managing partner/CEO. “He takes the time to understand our clients and connect them to the solutions and opportunities they need to make confident business decisions. I look forward to seeing his continued accomplishments as he deepens his industry knowledge and leadership skills.” Hazen is a CPA with more than 18 years of public accounting experience providing clients with income tax compliance and tax advisory services, as well as reviews and compilations of financial statements. He serves a variety of clients including closely-held businesses and their owners, family limited partnerships, small business corporations, consolidated corporations, multi-state corporations, estates, trusts and high net-worth individuals. Hazen has expertise in a variety of industries but specializes in manufacturing, dealerships, retail, health care and professional services. He also provides tax and consulting services to closely held businesses in the areas of business entity choice, passive activity issues, executive compensation, business succession planning and estate and gift tax planning. He has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho.

Edith Discoll -87- Elected as Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, Santa Cruz County California. She is the county's Chief Fiscal Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Randy Newcomb -82- received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws in June 2016.

Eric Forseth -82- Has just published a book "Holding Together: Courage for Life's Pain and Struggle." It is available on Amazon.

Rhonda Weber Stickney -82- is the manager and senior loan officer for the Eugene and Coos Bay, OR offices of Guild Mortgage Company. Her husband, Scott Stickney (Dec '82) has authored his first book, In The Dark: A Memoir of Religious Initiation, Doubt, Rebellion, and Discovery. His book was named as a top ten finalist in the 2015 New Look Writing Contest and is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Brett Eshelman -71- has published a book titled Talk Story. This book will bring laughter, tears and will open up a multicultural experience teaching experience. The book is available on Amazon.

Joyce Erickson -56- Just retired from substitute teaching at 2 high schools. She is still very active volunteering in her community church at Great Falls, Montana.