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Welcome to the Alumni Association Class of 2017

Graduates of the class of 2017 wait to receive their diplomas at Commencement.
Many members of the Hesston College Class of 2017 shared their future plans at the New Alumni Dinner hosted by the Advancement Division, which includes Development, Alumni and Church Relations and Marketing and Communications. Congratulations Class of 2017 and best wishes as you go everywhere! This list includes the plans shared by those who chose to respond, and does not represent the entirety of the exciting places the Class of 2017 will go.
Glenda Allen, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Tim Ambrose, McPherson, Kan.
Work as a flight instructor
Kelsey Anderson, McPherson, Kan.
Work as an RN
Cheri Baer, Apple Creek, Ohio
Service
Wyatt Baer, Marshallville, Ohio
Bluffton (Ohio) University
Annie Baggett, Council Grove, Kan.
Work as an RN
Christine Bak, Seoul, South Korea
Work as an RN
Scott Baldwin, Clarence Center, N.Y.
Work as a pilot
Megan Ballinger, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Jayden Banks, Dry Creek, Okla.
LeTourneau University (Longview, Texas)
Billy Bass, Yoder, Kan.
Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.)
DaShouna Beals, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Rebekah Bell, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Madeline Black, Newton, Kan.
Hesston College RN to BSN program
Laura Blosser, Hesston
Work as a traveling RN
Kathryn Bolstad, Hillsboro, Kan.
Work as an RN
Cassidy Bontrager, Wellman, Iowa
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU)(Harrisonburg, Va.)
Sarah Booth, Goessel, Kan.
Bethel College
Micah Boyer, East Earl, Pa.
EMU
Joel Brejda, Lincoln, Neb.
Kansas State University (Manhattan)
Rachel Brown, McKinney, Texas
University of the Virgin Islands – St. Croix
Erin Brubaker, Goessel, Kan.
EMU
Dillon Buchanan, Boerne, Texas
Texas State University (San Marcos)
Elena Buckwalter, Fulks Run, Va.
Service with Mennonite Mission Network
Renee Buckwalter, Wellman, Iowa
Goshen (Ind.) College
Chris Buerge, Garden City, Mo.
Work as a pilot
Amanda Byington, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Abby Byler, Harrisonburg, Va.
EMU
Tori Byler, Belleville, Pa.
Work as a nanny
Fabby Castillo, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Michelle Cole, Andover, Kan.
Work as an RN
Olivia Copsey, Goshen, Ind.
Goshen College
Anastazia Cox, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Sami Cypert-Williams, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Mikiala Dean, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Amanda Draznik, North Newton, Kan.
Work as an RN
Silas Driver, Harrisonburg, Va.
EMU
Halie Duerksen, Peabody, Kan.
Work as an RN
Krystal Duerksen, Peabody, Kan.
Work as an RN
Eva Dwyer, Goshen, Ind.
Bethel College
Allison Ebersole, Lafayette, Colo.
Goshen College
Nicholas Eichelberger, Geneva, Neb.
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Charles Elam, Spring Hill, Kan.
William Jewell College (Liberty, Mo.)
Karily Fiske, Baldwin City, Kan.
Missouri State University (Springfield)
Fred Flores Cano, San Pedro, Honduras
EMU
Teresa Foltz, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Byron Franz, Mountain Lake, Minn.
Culinary school
Kyle Good, Harrisonburg, Va.
EMU
Emily Griffioen, Belmond, Iowa
Bluffton University
Lauren Guhr, Newton, Kan.
Work as an RN
Ciera Gurley, Andover, Kan.
Work as an RN
Caleb Harris, Dayton, Ohio
Kent (Ohio) State University
Candace Heinz, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Ashley Herrman, Park City, Kan.
Work as an RN
Carter Hohn, Gardner, Kan.
University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff
Adele Hofer, Greenwood Village, Colo.
Northwestern College (Orange City, Iowa)
Manisa Howell, Park City, Kan.
Work as an RN
Leslie Hunsberger, Hollsopple, Pa.
Slippery Rock (Pa.) University
Jared Hurst, Sharon, Pa.
Bluffton University
Mandy Hurst, Maize, Kan.
Work as RN at Good Shepherd Hospice
Luke Husbands, Lancaster, Pa.
Mennonite Voluntary Service
Chanhee Hwang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Bluffton University
Becky Jensen, Topeka, Kan.
Work as an RN
Kayleigh Johnson, Smithfield, Utah
Utah State University (Logan)
Paige Johnson, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Jacque Jones, Goddard, Kan.
Work as an RN
Kelia Jones, Newton, Kan.
Work as an RN in a critical care unit
Samantha Jones, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Christy Kauffman, West Liberty, Ohio
EMU
Cierra King, Cochranville, Pa.
Millersville (Pa.) University
Riley Kingsley, North Newton, Kan.
EMU
Dmitriy Kiselev, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Amy Klassen, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Evelyne Lazaro, Andover, Kan.
Newman University (Wichita, Kan.)
Morgan Leavy, Telford, Pa.
University of the Arts (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Alma Luevano, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Reph Lukadi Mbuyi, Democratic Republic of Congo
University of North Texas (Denton)
Isaiah Martinez, Crowley, Texas
Southwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford)
Nelson Martinez, Cantano, P.R.
Hannibal (Mo.)-LaGrange University
Abraham Mateo, Fort Myers, Fla.
Working in ministry in Kansas City
Mika Matsuda, Kyoto, Japan
Emporia (Kan.) State University
William Mendez, Houston, Texas
Texas State University
Joshua Merrill, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Anna Miller, Millersburg, Ohio
Bluffton University
Hannah Miller, Parnell, Iowa
Goshen College
Darrian Mosqueda, Newton, Kan.
Work as an RN
Ujunwa Munonye, Lagos State, Nigeria
Goshen College
Jessanna Nebel, Hesston, Kan.
Tabor College (Hillsboro, Kan.)
Ann Nguyen, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Bailee Nichols-Clary, Wichita, Kan.
Friends University (Wichita, Kan.)
Tyler Nissley, Elizabethtown, Pa.
Work as a flight instructor
Misato Oka, Kashiwa, Japan
Work in Japan
Trevor Oyer, Hubbard, Ore.
EMU
Bailyn Piecewicz, Spokane, Wash.
University of Rochester (N.Y.)
Chantel Purcella, Albuquerque, N.M.
Newman University
Anya Ray, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
D.J. Reyes, Wichita, Kan.
Work in law enforcement
Kristen Rimer, Bel Aire, Kan.
Work as an RN
Jayro Rivera Ballester, Mayaguez, P.R.
Barber Scotia College (Concord, N.C.)
Kati Robertson, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Kathryn Roth, Wauseon, Ohio
Bluffton University
Guershon Safari, Kashiwa, Japan
Work in Japan
Trevor Oyer, Hubbard, Ore.
Boise (Idaho) State University
Jake Salinas, Rockwall, Texas
Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Duran)
Janelle Schmucker, Los Fresnos, Texas
Bluffton University
Emma Schrock, Lakewood, Colo.
Goshen College
Beth Schurz, Phillipsburg, Kan.
Work as an RN in a critical care unit
Kaitlyn Shaw, Newton, Kan.
Work as an RN
Jonah Short-Miller, Bellingham, Wash.
EMU
Lori Sidebottom, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Jessica Smith, Hutchinson, Kan.
Work as an RN
Graham Stauffer, Hesston, Kan.
EMU
Zach Stauffer, Belleville, Pa.
Work for City of Hesston Fire/EMS
Ally Steiner, Peoria, Ariz.
University of Northern Colorado (Greeley)
Jordan Stoltzfus, Shipshewana, Ind.
Work as flight instructor
Logan Swartzendruber, Goshen, Ind.
Goshen College
Lilian Trifena, Tangerang, Indonesia
Hesston College BSN program
Kristin Troyer, Shickley, Neb.
Goshen College
Sheridan Vasquez, Hutchinson, Kan.
Work as an RN
Ally Vogt, Hesston, Kan.
John Brown University (Siloam Springs, Ark.)
Ashton Vogt, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Andrea Voth, McPherson, Kan.
Work as an RN
Ashley Weaver, Hesston, Kan.
Work as an RN
Megan Webb, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
Paige Winget, Wichita, Kan.
Work as an RN
April Withers, Lawrence, Kan.
University of Kansas (Lawrence)
Laura Wright, Norwich, Kan.
Hesston College
Naomi Wright, Calhan, Colo.
University of Northern Colorado
Darcy Yadon, Council Grove, Kan.
Work as a travel RN