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NWCS FBLA Students Competing in National Conference

Northwest Christian Schools has five high school students representing Washington at the Future Business Leaders of America’s National Leadership Conference in June. Seniors Isabella Tibbets and Olivia Sandvik, along with junior Chloe Noller will be presenting our chapter’s Community Service Project. Senior Kostis Fexis will be competing in the Insurance...

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Gavin Vess

In Memory of Gavin Vess, Class of 1988

Gavin went home to be with his Lord in February 2021. Gavin’s father writes: In the beginning a very inquisitive child, in the end a man walking with the Lord…sensitive, caring, raising a family. The journey was long enough to ...
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Class Reunions

Class Reunions

At Northwest Christian Schools, our alumni plan their own reunions. However, we don’t expect you to do it alone.  We can: Provide you a list of classmates and their current contact information. Provide you with suggestions for your event. Post ...
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Rolf Veenstra, Class of 2017

Rolf Veenstra, Class of 2017

Rolf graduated from George Fox University in 2021 with a degree in Financial Planning.  On May 29th he married Daria in a beautiful outdoor wedding in Wilsonville, Oregon. Rolf is an analyst for AIM Wealth Advisory Group in Portland ...
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Conor Wedel

Conner Wedel, Class of 2017

Airforce Senior Airman, Conner Wedel, recently earned the distinction of Outstanding Maintenance Airman of the Quarter for January-March 2021. He serves our country as a KC-135 Crew Chief stationed at McConnell AFB in Wichita, Kansas. Conner joined the USAF the ...
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Josh Greenslade

Josh Greenslade, Class of 2004

Josh is currently a co-pastor at Peaceful Valley Church in Elk, Washington, and earning a degree at The Master’s Seminary.  He also furthered his Christian education by spending 18 months in Missouri receiving missionary training through Ethnos360. In 2012 Josh ...
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Adam Gaines, Class of 2015

Adam Gaines, Class of 2015

“This is my dream job!”  When Adam graduated from NWCS he knew that someday he wanted to come back and teach.  He earned a double major at Whitworth University with a BA in History/Social Studies and a BA in Secondary ...
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Deanna (Rhodes) Kreisher, Class of 1956

Deanna (Rhodes) Kreisher, Class of 1956

“How I praise God for the privilege of attending Northwest Christian for four years. Leonard Foster asked me to work at his store during the summer, then he paid the $150 a month to attend NWC. This was a miracle ...
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Carol (Bock) Jones, Class of 1957

Carol (Bock) Jones, Class of 1957

After graduation Carol attended Eugene Bible College and graduated with a Ministerial License in 1960.  She received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Clark College in 1963.  Carol spent most of her career as a Registered Nurse, caring for people ...
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Tom Harsh, Class of 1968

Tom Harsh, Class of 1968

After graduation Tom attended Whitworth College and then graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Business.  He married Gail Bronson in 1971, and a few years later started a family and was blessed with David, Amy, and Kayti ...
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Abigail Knudtson, Class of 2019

Abigail Knudtson, Class of 2019

Abigail is currently working for Travelers Insurance Company while attending Saddlery School.  She enjoys spending time with her senior horse, Danny ...
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Eric Bell, Class of 1999

Eric Bell, Class of 1999

Eric graduated from George Fox University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing and a Minor in History.  He is currently a National Strategic Accounts Manager with Stryker in their Craniomaxillofacial Division.  In 2001, Eric married Allyson ...
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Chloe (Crittenden) and Caleb Clark, Class of 2009

Chloe (Crittenden) and Caleb Clark, Class of 2009

Chloe and Caleb are busy parenting their two young boys.  They welcomed their firstborn, Joel, in November 2017.  Shortly thereafter, Gabe followed in May 2019.  We appreciate Chloe’s work on their 10 year class reunion. Learn more at  Alumni Update: ...
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Laura (Kenoyer) Gardner, Class of 1951

Laura (Kenoyer) Gardner, Class of 1951

Laura received her Registered Nursing degree from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing and had a career in nursing where she worked at Deaconess, Sacred Heart, and Holy Family Hospitals in Spokane. Laura raised five children; several of them attended Northwest ...
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Emily Baldwin, Class of 2017

Emily Baldwin, Class of 2017

Emily graduated from the University of Idaho in December 2020 with a degree in Communications and Organizational Science.  She is working with Cru on the University of Idaho campus.  Emily is excited to announce her engagement to Andrew Botterbusch!  ...
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Ray Ricks, Class of 1989

Ray Ricks, Class of 1989

Ray has joined the faculty as a professor at Bushnell University (formerly Northwest Christian University) in Eugene, Oregon.  He teaches education courses and advises graduate and undergraduate students who are candidates for their Oregon State teaching license. Ray’s roots at NWCS ...
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Bonnie Johnson Fite, Class of 1978

Bonnie Johnson Fite, Class of 1978

Bonnie was a teacher who became an author and blessed us by presenting her most recent book, Hearts Full of Thanksgiving, to the Northwest Christian Elementary students in October.  Graduating from NWC in 1978, she received her teaching degree in ...
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NWCS FBLA Students Competing in National Conference

NWCS FBLA Students Competing in National Conference

Northwest Christian Schools has five high school students representing Washington at the Future Business Leaders of America’s National Leadership Conference in June. Seniors Isabella Tibbets and Olivia Sandvik, along with junior Chloe Noller will be presenting our chapter’s Community Service ...
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Academic Awards 2021

Academic Awards Night 2021

On March 19, NWCS students, parents and staff met together to celebrate our 2021 Academic Award winners at a dessert banquet in the Upper Campus Activity Center. 39 Scholars were recognized for their achievements. Seven students received the Principal’s Award, ...
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2021 Spokane Scholars

NWCS Spokane Scholars – 2021

Since 1993, the Spokane Scholars Foundation has recognized excellence in academic performance by our regions' high school seniors by providing an annual venue for the community to bring these superstar scholars together top acknowledge and praise them for their achievements ...
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Kali Ramey Martin and Flowers

Kali (Ramey) Martin, Class of 2004

Kali is a mama, farmer's wife, and the writer and photographer behind the lifestyle blog Bird is the Word. Her first book, Potager: From the Garden to the Kitchen, was released in November 2020. Potager, a 220-page cooking and gardening ...
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Emily Raver Wedding

Emily (Raver) Smith, Class of 2017

On January 16, 2021 Emily married Ian Smith in a beautiful ceremony attended by family in Rockland, Maine.  Emily is working at Miles Memorial hospital and Ian is a Fireman/Paramedic.  They are in the process of buying their first home ...
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Learning in Love: An Educational Toy Drive

Learning in Love: An Educational Toy Drive

Thank you to everyone who donated STEM kits to our High School FBLA community service project “Learning in Love: An Educational Toy Drive.” On Friday, March 5th, some FBLA students and friends visited the Northeast Youth Center (NEYC Spokane) where ...
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NWCS Living History Museum 2021

Living History Museum 2021

Recently, NWCS 5th Graders participated in the annual Living History Museum! Students selected a Revolutionary War era figure, learned about their lives and achievements, and then became them for a presentation for their classmates and parents. Thank you Mr. Huseland ...
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NWCS FBLA Students Advance to State Competition

NWCS FBLA Students Advance to State Competition

Students in the Northwest Christian Schools High School Future Business Leaders of America Club recently participated in the WAFBLA Northeast Regional Conference. At the virtual event 16 NWCS students qualified to advance to the April State Business Leadership Conference. NWCS ...
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