2010s

2010s

What have your classmates and friends been up to? Browse the following Class Notes to find out. Class notes will be updated on a regular basis and removed from the site one year after being posted.

2010
  • Kelsey (Owens) and Jeffrey Wittstruck live in Omaha, Nebraska.  Kelsey is an Administrative Assistant for Keller Williams Realty.  Kelsey and Jeffrey were married on April 10, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Submitted 2/5/16)
  • Katherine Hamilton lives in Omaha, Nebraska.  Katherine is the Strategic Engagement Coordinator for the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. (Submitted 6/14/16)
  • Kevin Ellerbee see Myste Shryack '12
  • Jessica (Thompson) Elmshaeuser has been commissioned as a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State. Jessica, husband Noah '10, and family are happily serving their first post in Bridgetown, Barbados. (Submitted 11/20/16)
  • Robert and Lea (Searl) '10 Bredin of Omaha, Nebraska, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Beckett Thomas (pictured), born July 30, 2016. (Submitted 11/22/16) 
2011
  • Chris and Brittany Hollister live in Hastings, Nebraska.  Chris is a Second Grade Teacher at Sandy Creek Elementary School at Fairfield, Nebraska. (Submitted 1/25/16)
2012
  • Nate Stepp lives in Seward, Nebraska.  Nate received his Ed.S. Degree in School Psychology from Valparaiso University in May 2015, and is now employed as a School Psychologist for ESU 6. (Submitted 2/8/16)
  • Jeremy and Bailey Aupperlee live in Grand Island, Nebraska.  Jeremy is an Account Manager for the American Red Cross. (Submitted 3/23/16)
  • Bailey (Eldredge) and Greg Grundhoffer live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bailey received her Masters of Social Work, Clinical Practice from New Mexico Highlands University on May 12, 2016.  Bailey and Greg have two children, James (2-1/2) and Hunter Gregory (pictured), born May 31, 2016.  Hunter weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz., and was 20 inches long. (Submitted 6/21/16)
  • Brianne Kethan lives in Houston, Texas.  Brianne is working at The Joy School, a private school specializing in special education. (Submitted 9/25/16)
  • Rebecca (Smith) and Joe Christensen (pictured) live in Omaha, Nebraska. Becca and Joe were married June 11, 2016. (Submitted 9/26/16)
  • Myste Shryack and Kevin Ellerbee '10 live in Hastings, Nebraska. Myste and Kevin welcomed their son, James Owen Shryack Ellerbee (pictured), on September 11, 2015. (Submitted 9/26/16)
2013
  • Autumn Conley lives in Bloomington, Illinois.  Autumn is the ESPN3 Broadcast Producer for Redbird Athletics at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. (Submitted 1/21/16) 
  • Briget Heidmous lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Briget is an Assistant Curator for IDEA Space at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. (Submitted 6/13/16)
  • Beth Wilkins lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Beth is an Office Assistant with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in Lincoln. (Submitted 6/27/16)
  • Taylor Powers lives in Denver, Colorado.  Taylor is the Marketing Coordinator for W.E. O'Neil Construction in Denver. (Submitted 8/22/16)
  • Jackie Stickley (pictured) lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  The Fayetteville Animal Protection Society (FAPS), Cumberland and Hoke Counties' only state-licensed, no-kill, non-profit animal shelter, has recently announced Jackie's appointment as its Executive Director. (Submitted 9/16/16)
  • Helene Flaxbeard lives in Washington, D.C.  Helene received her Master's Degree in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University-Purdue University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on May 15, 2016, and is a Field Fundraising and Marketing Resources Associate for the American Red Cross. (Submitted 9/23/16)
  • Rubea Stouppe lives in Bloomington, Indiana.  Rubea is a Graduate Student at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs. (Submitted 9/25/16)
  • Jensyn (Rudolph) Bell see Kyle Bell '14
  • Jessica Hazelton lives in New York, New York.  Jessica completed her M.A. in Music Education at the Teachers College at Columbia University in October 2015 and works as a Student Success Advisor at The New School in New York City. (Submitted 9/26/16)
  • Jake Marvin lives in Arvada, Colorado.  After three years working in Bank Management, Jake decided to take some time off to travel the world, pursue possible entrepreneurship opportunities, and see what doors God might open for him.  Jake reports he went to Europe with an organization called News Release Basketball to hold basketball camps for children and spread the Gospel. Throughout the tour, the organization also played local professional basketball teams throughout Germany and France.  Through this opportunity, Jake has received a potential opportunity to play professional basketball in Germany, while serving as a youth pastor with a local church and helping coach youth basketball teams, beginning in the summer of 2017. (Submitted 9/28/16)
  • Kramer and Jamie (Beck) '14 Lyons live in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Kramer is an attorney with the Lincoln law firm of O'Neill, Heinrich, Damkroger, Bergmeyer & Shultz, P.C., L.L.O. (Submitted 10/10/16) 
2014
  • Kyle and Jensyn (Rudolph) '13 Bell live in Omaha, Nebraska.  Kyle and Jensen were married June 3, 2016. (Submitted 9/26/16)
  • Angie (Rickers) Blecha see Tim Blecha '15
  • Seton and Kaitlin (Johnson) '14 Bachle live in Omaha, Nebraska.  Seton and Kaitlin were married March 14, 2015. (Submitted 9/26/16)
  • Jamie (Beck) Lyons see Kramer Lyons '13
  • Doyle and Kelsey (Lane) '14 Hanshaw (pictured) of Franklin, Nebraska, were married December 19, 2015. (Submitted 11/27/16)
  • Michael "Keifer" and Molly (Cox) '15 Messersmith of Hayes Center, Nebraska, announce the birth of their daughter, Maya Blakely (pictured), born November 23, 2016. Maya weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 20 inches long. (Submitted 11/29/16)
  • Robbie Parker lives in Lamar, Colorado. (Submitted 11/29/16)
2015
  • Blake Bowland lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Blake is a Marketing and Sales Manager with FINAO (Failure is Not An Option). (Submitted 2/4/16)
  • Chris and Kaylee (Anderson) '15 Bartels live in Imperial, Nebraska.  Chris and Kaylee were married May 28, 2016, and are both employed by Chase County Schools in Imperial where Chris is a High School Math Teacher, and Kaylee is a 4th Grade Teacher. (Submitted 9/25/16)
  • Tim and Angie (Rickers) '14 Blecha (pictured) live in Tecumseh, Nebraska.  Tim and Angie were married June 25, 2016. (Submitted 9/25/16)
  • Molly (Cox) Messersmith see Michael Messersmith '14
2016
  • Greg Mol lives in Hastings, Nebraska.  Greg is the Finance Manager for Pacha Soap in Hastings. (Submitted 9/26/16)