Class notes


Martha (Doty) Harwell, BA ’75, and Douglas Harwell of Houston were married on the Catawba Peninsula, Lake Erie in Ohio. Her brother David, ’71, walked her down the aisle on July 12, 2008, and her brother Mark, ’69, officiated with other clergy. Martha and her husband reside in Pearland, Texas.


Anna (Ronsick) Norris, BS ’97, and her husband, Jay, welcomed a daughter, Heidi Grace, on Oct. 8, 2008. Heidi joins her sister, Sarah, who is 2.

Jennifer (Patterson) Keeton, BS ’99 and MLA ’01, and Kevin Keeton welcomed Aurelia Louise Keeton on Aug. 21, 2008. Aurelia joins Augustus “Gus” Keeton, who is 2.

Jason Koch, BS ’99, and Beth (Peer) Koch, BS ’99, announce the arrival of Jacob Carl Koch, who was born on Thursday, Aug.14, 2008.

Karlen Jones Haury, BBA ’00, MBA ’02, was recently named Director of the Office of Research Administration at Wichita State University.


Tara Kenney, BS ’02, and Charles Ammeen were married May 10, 2008.

Amy (Howard) Hunsaker, BS ’02, and Jerry Hunsaker, BA ’03, live in Gardner, Kan. Jerry recently earned his master’s degree in teaching through Mid-America Nazarene University. Amy works on her master’s through Baker’s SPGS program. Jerry is currently an eighth-grade history teacher at Spring Hill Middle School in Spring Hill, Kan. Amy is an accounting manager at
State Street in downtown Kansas City. Jerry and Amy welcomed a son, Jerry Allen Hunsaker III (Trey), on May 5, 2008. Trey is the grandchild of Laura Howard, BSM ’02.

Lauren (Brown) Taylor, BS ’03, and Andrew Taylor, BS ’03, were married June 21, 2008 on the grounds of the bride’s family home in Cleveland, Mo.

Beth Kroll, BSN ’04, received a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Beth accepted a position as a Nurse Practitioner in Pawnee City, Neb.

Heather (Simmons) Shaw, MBA ’04, welcomed a daughter, Riley Madison Shaw, on April 14, 2007.

Kaitlyn Hills, BS ’07, and Alexander Riester, BA ’08, were married by Ira DeSpain on Aug. 2, 2008 at Broadway United Methodist Church in Kansas City, Mo.

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