Alumni Snapshots

Areas Our Alumni are Serving

Admissions Study 2015: Alumni

Business (construction, farming, service trade, industry) 16%

College/Seminary Student 7%


Homemaker 21%

Medical (nursing, physician’s assistant, etc.) 3%

Nonprofit Ministry (admin, assist, administrator, missionary, etc.) 8%

Pastor (all are bi-vocational) 4%

School Leader 5%

School Teacher 25%

Unknown 8%

Alumni Focus

Reuben Petersheim

Reuben and Patty Petersheim

Reuben (TAP 99) and Patty (TAP 03) Petersheim: (back) Heather, Reuben, Patty, Holly; (front) Kendrick, Jamie, Benjamin. The entire family is involved at Maranatha Christian School: Reuben full-time as administrator/teacher, Patty part-time as Elementary Principal, and their children as students.

Kevin Smucker

Kevin and Krystal Smucker

Kevin (GS 16) and Krystal Smucker, Ramonn, 11, Davian, 8, Alek, 5, Ravi, 3; photo taken at the theater in Amman, Jordan. The Smucker family family is transitioning from living and working in the Middle East to an opportunity to work among internationals in Houston, Texas. Kevin and Krystal have lived in Jordan for the past four and a half years and are grateful for the things they’ve learned from the host culture. As they move to an international community in America, the Smuckers especially look forward to using the language and knowledge of the Arab culture that they have been surrounded by.

Rhonda Zimmerman

Rhonda Zimmerman

Rhonda Zimmerman (TAP 21) graduated from Liberty University in May 2022 with a B.A. in T.E.S.O.L. She is employed by Substitute Teacher Services as a paraprofessional at Blue Ball Elementary School and has also been hired by the education service agency IU-13 Lancaster (Lancaster/Lebanon Intermediate Unit-13) as an English as a Second Language instructor for adult classes. She volunteers as an English teacher with Global Impact in Lancaster, PA.

Chad Stoltzfus

Chad and Kaylie Stoltzfus

Chadwin (TAP 11) and Kaylie Stoltzfus have two daughters: Ansley, 3, and Brighton, 1. They have moved to a new and larger house, which allows Chad to work from home again. They are also expecting their third child in July. Chad works out of a home office for LifeX Marketing and is the project manager for website development and Storybrand messaging. Chad and Kaylie are not currently involved in any ministries outside of our local church.”

Myron Brubaker

Myron Brubacher

Myron Brubacher (TAP 16) continues to serve as Grade 5 & 6 teacher and principal at Glad Tidings Christian School. Last spring, he graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelors in Science: Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Studies. Over the Christmas holidays, Myron moved into his own little apartment and also adopted Ezra, his precious cat.

Bettina Yoder

Bettina Yoder (TAP 07) is pictured with two of her nephews, Yanik and Elliot. She is working as an intern therapist at The Peacemaker Center and anticipates graduating this spring with an MA in Clinical Counseling with a concentration in Trauma Studies. Bettina has also been spending time navigating care for her aging parents, and last year, her family moved them off the ‘home place’ to a retirement community. Outside of work, Bettina enjoys singing with Oasis Chorale, hiking, and biking.


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