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MVPs Together Again

John Evans (left) and Aaron Thornburg during their Hornet soccer days

During their K days, Aaron Thornburg ’02 and John Evans ’02 were often together. After all, both majored in psychology, and both played on the Hornet men’s soccer team, where they shared MIAA championships (three) and team MVP honors. This … Continue reading

Second Generation Peace Corps

Anna Williams ’10 is a Peace Corps volunteer who began her two-year commitment this past June. Her title is Education Volunteer, and she will live and work in a community in the West African country of Togo to encourage critical … Continue reading

Bike Pilgrimage Becomes Book Basis

An illustration by Elayna Snyder ''''''''09 for a proposed upcoming book, Temple by Temple, which will based on her second bicycle pilgrimmage in Shikoko, Japan

Elayna Snyder ’09 is gearing up to again bicycle an ancient pilgrimage route to 88 temples in Shikoku, Japan. The 900-mile route takes a circular path around Shikoku. Snyder is one-half of a writer-illustrator team that is working on Temple … Continue reading

Last Look Back

2013 Graduates on study abroad in Spain

Graduating seniors of the Class of 2013 completed an anonymous survey titled “First Destination.” As the name implies most of the questions look forward. But at least one looked back: “What was your most meaningful or transformative experience at K?” … Continue reading

From Kalamazoo to Kyrgyzstan

Britta Seifert ''12 knows she can do this, because she already has.

Britta Seifert ’12 is headed to the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan for a 27-month assignment with the Peace Corps. She has no idea where she’ll be living or what she’ll be doing, but she couldn’t be happier. “There’s something intriguing about … Continue reading