Tara McCourry and Stephen McFarren

Tara (McCourry) ’12 and Stephen McFarren ’13 on October 12, 2013. Tara works in Accounts Receivable at Shearers Foods in Massillon and is an independent jewelry distributor of Premier Designs Jewelry. Stephen is the Music/Media Director at Perry Christian Church in Canton. Stephen sings in the Canton Hall of Fame barbershop chorus and is vice president of marketing and public relations for the group.

Abby (Skiba) and Nate Netti

Abby (Skiba) ’11 and Nate Netti ’12 on June 2, 2013. Nate is an admissions counselor at Malone and Abby is an SEO & Content Coordinator and Social Media Specialist at SiteLogic. The couple lives in North Canton.

Paula (Trippe) and Ryan Slezak

Paula (Trippe) ’11 and Ryan Slezak were married on December 28, 2013 in Akron, Ohio. The couple currently lives in Ashland, Ohio. Paula is a 3rd grade teacher for Clearfork Valley Local Schools and Ryan is a 2nd and 3rd grade general music teacher for North Ridgeville City Schools.

Rachael (Hyde) and Ben Phipps

Rachael (Hyde) ’11 and Ben Phipps ’11 on June 9, 2012. Ben is an associate pastor and is attending Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. The Phipps live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rachael is a social worker in the city.

Hannah (Hartzler) and Benjamin Alderfer

Hannah (Hartzler) ’13 and Ben Alderfer ’12 on June 1, 2013.  Ben is the Materials Coordinator for Mercy Medical Center in Canton. Hannah is a Fitness Specialist at Concorde Therapy Group and a Personal Trainer at Iron Fitness. The couple lives in Dover, Ohio.


Kaylyn (Chase) and Michael Joseph Garwood

Kaylyn Marie (Chase) and Michael Joseph Garwood ’12 on December 14, 2013 at East Richland Friends Church in St. Clairsville. Kaylyn is a senior at Malone University majoring in Music Ministry and teaching in the Piano Pedagogy program. Michael is employed by Malone University as the Instructional Technology Specialist. The couple lives in Canton.

Michael and Kaylyn both come from a long line of Malone alumni. Michael’s father, Dave ’88, and older brother, David ’11 are Malone graduates and his brother Charley is a freshmen. Kaylyn’s brother and sister-in-law, Brian ’05 and Amy (Ball) ’06 Chase, and her sister and brother-in-law, Bethany (Chase) ’08 and Eric White ’11, M.A., are all Malone alumni.