Kathryn Foust ’09 has been named Director of Grace and Peace Missionary Fellowship in Barahona, Dominican Republic. Kathryn was the supervisor of operations at Grace and Peace from 2012 to 2016. Prior to moving to the Dominican Republic, she worked as an I & R Specialist (Bi-Lingual) for the Foreclosure Prevention Helpline at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Mary Scibiur ’10 is working at Grace House in Vanuatu with Marine Reach Ministries, a Youth With A Mission (YWAM) base in New Zealand. The ministry runs Pacific Hope medical ship and Discipleship Training Schools. Grace House is a hospitality house for outreach teams from YWAM bases, Scripture Union, and other Christian organizations. Grace House also hosts individuals and families that are traveling in Vanuatu. For more information go to mrmdts.org.
Ruthie Trigg ’78 is a 2012 graduate of Ashland Theological Seminary, a Provisional member of the East Ohio Annual Conference, and in process toward elders orders in the United Methodist Church. She is serving the Rittman United Methodist Church, in Rittman, OH. Ruthie is married to Don Trigg ’77, pastor of the Seville United Methodist Church, in Seville, OH, and chairperson of the East Ohio Commission on Archives and History.
Noelle (Hone) Beck ’01 is the founder and executive director of First Glance. a youth center in Akron providing a safe environment for students to gather. The outreach ministry started with 22 students but quickly grew. Today, First Glance has two buildings, hosts 11 programs and has served thousands of teens and young adults. Noelle graduated with a master’s degree in arts and religion from Trinity International University (IL) in 2003. Read more about First Glance here.
Kristen Moore ’04 has been named a Magistrate with the Stark County Court of Common Pleas. Kristen earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron Law School and joined the law firm of Day Ketterer, Ltd. in Canton. She is a member and Fellow of the Ohio Bar Association. Kristen serves on the Jackson High School Community Advisory Board and Emerging Leaders Board of Akron Children’s Hospital. She served on the Malone Young Alumni Community Board of Directors and as president from 2012-2013.