Horizons - Winter 2018

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Class Notes

December 17, 2018

WEDDINGS William F. (Bill) Barlow ’75 and John Davis, Atlanta, Georgia, July 26, 2016. Jay and Lani Hefel ’08 Craig, Grimes, Iowa, Dec. 14, 2016. Shane ’06 and Marilyn Everett, Houston, Texas, Nov. 19, 2017. Joe ’10 and Nichelle Closson...

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The hive is alive.

December 17, 2018

Yellowjacket success is widespread, as many of our athletes competed at the national level. CROSS COUNTRY Competed at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Cross Country National Championships Nov. 18, 2017, held in Vancouver, Washington, Kami Tabor Sophomore Peculiar, MO...

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We are Graceland – In the Middle of Everywhere

December 17, 2018

WE ARE GRACELAND In the middle of EVERYWHERE Lamoni, Iowa, is just 250 miles from the actual center of the continental U.S. It’s not far off to say Graceland is literally in the middle of the country — but Graceland’s reach...

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Setting the Stage

December 17, 2018

Updated April 13, 2018: Haley Johnson, assisted by Andrew Dipoto, is the winner of the Irene Ryan Scholarship Contest - first nationally of over 2,000 contestants! She has also won an internship with the National New Play Network & is the...

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Working Toward Wholeness.

December 17, 2018

WORKING TOWARD WHOLENESS This is a celebration. Who wouldn’t be proud of the accomplishments of the Graceland graduates featured here? And what I find even more exciting is that this is only the beginning of what we predict for their...

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Graceland graduates make the world a better place

December 17, 2018

Christine Trewhitt ’14 is no stranger to the impact a nurse can have on one person — patient or otherwise. Trewhitt has known the value of nursing since she was young; ever since she watched nurses in her home attend...

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Forward Thinking

December 17, 2018

One of the challenges that Graceland has faced courageously and creatively is to identify what every student needs to be successful in today’s world, even amidst an array of personal and career goals. How to communicate effectively, analyze and evaluate...

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From the President

December 17, 2018

This issue of Horizons celebrates the accomplishments of several young alumni who are making the world a better place. Graceland encourages the development of values — learning, wholeness and community — for the enrichment of lives and the betterment of the world. Celebrating the accomplishments of...

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Making History: The Road to Nationals

December 17, 2018

On March 5, the Graceland men's basketball team made history in a packed Closson Center, claiming their first Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament crown with a 95-68 victory over Peru State College. In front of a standing room only crowd, Graceland...

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Homecoming ’17 – Alumni Awards

December 17, 2017

GRACELAND AWARD OF RECOGNITION The Graceland Award of Recognition salutes those who have supported Graceland and its programs in an exceptional way. Gretchen Booz has shared the Graceland spirit with all. In 1984, she began a 12-year tenure on the...

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