Alumni Weekend 2013

The fifth annual alumni weekend was held Sept. 28, 2013.
 
Approximately 290 alumni, former faculty, spouses, and children attended the weekend, which included class reunions (for classes ending in 3 or 8), tours of the school, an evening banquet, children’s activities, and complimentary admission to the Bethany-Westview girls soccer game.
 
For class reunion photos, click on the year:
2013_58
 
 

Class of '58 at 2013 reunion. row 1: Dorothy (Hershberger) Hooley, Virginia (Hostetler) Wenger, Kathleen (Martin) Ortiz, Carolyn (Hershberger) Miller, Pauline (Kaufman) Borntrager, Alice (Yoder) Risser; row 2: Philip Dintaman, Ned Miller, Gerald Leinbach, Winifred (Miller) Lehman, Glenwyn (Bollman) Vos, Ruby (Bontrager) Wilden, Myrna (Miller) Kauffman; row 3: Larry D. Weldy, Phillip J. Sietz, Steve Kauffman, John Amstutz, Ruby Bontrager, Marcile (Kauffman) Miller 

2013_63
 
 

Class of '63 at 2013 reunion: row 1: Sally (Troyer) Miller, Leona (Troyer) Overholt, Janice (Troyer) Hostetler,  Joyce (Byler) Slaubaugh, Karen (Esch) Patrick, Fran (Slabach) Bingaman, Judith (Graber) Eash, Sherrill (Martin) Vardaman; row 2: Sharon (Delagrange) Mullett Eash, Lynette (Grieser) Slaubaugh, Rachel (Cross) Brenneman, Ardis (Summer) King, Sharon (Stutzman) Chupp, Thelma (Hershberger) Ramer,  Joyce (Cross) Miller, Arleta (Schlabach) Kilmer, Bonnie (Weldy) Miesel Violet (Hartman) Weldy, Karen (Garber) Troyer; row 3: Dwight Landis, Dan Miller, Ola (Bontrager) Cosby, Wealtha (Yoder) Helland, Barb (Anderson) Graber, Dennis Yoder, Delores (Hughes) Powers, Sharon (Miller) Pettifor, Verlin Troyer; row 4: Clare Eby, Wayne Hochstedler, Jim Chupp, Jerry Richards, Jerry Carpenter, Ruth A. Miller

2013_68
 
 

Class of '68 at 2013 reunion: row 1: John W. Yoder, Elroy Bontrager,, Dan Shenk, David Weldy, Anne Birky, Paul Hartman, Verton Troyer; row 2: Larry Yoder, Mickey (Sullivan) Bontrager, Carol (Miller) Hostetler, Brenda (Tyson) Buller, Peggy (Troyer) Garcia, Donna (Shrock) Quiring, Carol (Helmuth) Honderich, Jan (Riegsecker) Yoder; row 3: Gloria (Miller) Holub, Irene (Burkey) Hargrove, Mary (Bontrager) Lakner, Sharon (Yoder) Heatwole, Jane (Murray) Miller, Barbara (Helmuth) Albrecht, Martin Honderich; row 4: Charles Bontreger, Daryl Zook, Jeanette (Miller) Patches, Audrey (Gingerich) Miller, Wes Yoder, John Miller, Jerry Albrecht

2013_73
 
 

Class of '73 at 2013 reunion: Row 1: John Brenneman, Cindi (Slabaugh) Dixon, Joyce (Bontrager) Yoder, Danile (Stoltzfus) Martens, Carolyn (Horst) Heydon, Lynda Hollinger-Janzen, Patti  (Schrock) Miller; row 2: Paul Yoder, Steve Maust, Jon Yoder, Marcia (Mumaw) Jantz, Joan (Steiner) Vogt, Gary Miller; row 3: Norman Mast, Randy Troyer, Paul Newcomer, Bob Nunemaker, Enos Davidhizar, Larry Crilow, Gwen (Friesen) Hershberger

1978 no photo
2013_83
 
 

Class of '83 at 2013 reunion: row 1:  Betsey Zook, Karen Miller Rush, Don Carufel-Wert, Lynette Miller Clark, Darla Schumm; row 2: Karyn Mierau, Elaine Meyer-Lee, Nancy Chupp, Deb Smucker, Tina Birky, Bruce Hostetler; row 3: Becky (Troyer) Fontaine, Courtney Hess, Robert Beachy, Durrell Ramer, Dan Koop Liechty, Peter Burkholder

2013_88
 
 
Class of 1988 at 2013 reunion: Row 1: Shane Mullett. Carl Friesen, Tammy Beck, Carla (Miller) Thompson, John Troyer; row 2: Denise Diener, Amy (Birky) Mounsithiraj, Brett Sherman, Lyly (Beane) Rose, Sharon (Brugger) Norton, Ken Cross; row 3: Lisa (Helmuth) Liras, Devon Miller, Mark Claassen, Steve Longenecker, Rick Yoder, Jay Guengerich, Anthony Norris
2013_93
 
 
Class of '93 at 2013 reunion: Row 1: Jessica (Mumaw) Mast, Tim Hochstetler, Lisa (Guengerich) Detweiler, Renee (Brooks) Hylkema, Kris (Sommers) Shenk, Rachel (Yoder) LaPorta; row 2: Audra (Detwiler) Hoover, Heather (Graber) Potsander, Beth (Swartzendruber) Goertzen, Megan Miller, Lisa Miller, Tina (Gingerich) Showalter; row 3: Heather M. (Saupe) Hanes, Rachel Miller, Kevin Miller, Eric Risserm, Jeff Bontrager
1998 no photo
2013_03
 
 

Class of '03 at 2013 reunion: Row 1: Eric Diener, Maegan Schmidt, Simon Swartzentruber, Jenna Liechty Martin; row 2: Jared Clemens, Nathan Mast, Aaron Gnagey, Rebecca (Fath) Gnagey,Roelf (RD) Kuitse

2013_08
 
 
Class of '08 at 2013 reunion: row 1: Jay Mast, Calvin Graybill, Weston Troyer, David Eigsti; row 2: Kelly Snyder, Elizabeth King, Collette (Weaver) Troyer, Sara Alvarez, Callie Bontrager
(To download/save a hi-res copy, click on the year, then click on original, and then right click and select download/save).
 
Janice (Troyer) Hostetler reminisces with Bonnie (Weldy) Miesel and John Miesel during the alumni banquet.
Paul Yoder ('73) talks with Allen Peachey (F70-96)
Dan Bodiker (F64-) chats with Becky Zook ('83).
 
 
Members of Bethany's instrumental music program provided childcare during part of the afternoon and the banquet. The children enjoyed their own pizza supper and had opportunity to play games in the gym, use computers, and watch a movie.