Alumni News Updates

Read of life changes of fellow alumni and faculty/staff including marriages & anniversaries, birth of children, changes in ministry or work, and interesting facts. Besides getting caught up on the latest news, you might be motivated to share some of your blessings with your fellow classmates.

To do so, fill out our Alumni Update form. This list will be updated at least once per month.

Marriages & Anniversaries

  • Denise Vandermay (’82) and her husband Dr. H. Ronald Vandermay celebrate their 42nd anniversary on June 5, 2024.
  • Erin Rukes (’96) and Keith Schlueter on February 27, 2015
  • Mary Clater (’06) and J. Andrew Barclay on December 19, 2015
  • Katie Altman (’14) and Cole Waters on January 17, 2015
  • Roger Sabatini (’13) and Sarah Borenstein (’13) on August 2, 2013
  • Sharon Rose Enterline (’07) and James Patrick Williams on April 23, 2012
  • Joel Felten (’14) and Abigail Mauck on May 26, 2014
  • Matt Auchtung (’13) and Lydia Twigg (’13) on March 23, 2014
  • Jessica Wiedeman (’06) to John Graham on March 8, 2014
  • Joel and Rachel Fuller Good celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary on February 2, 2014
  • Jennifer Bolan (’08) to Ean Ulrich on November 30, 2013
  • Michael Hoeft and Kendall McGuire (’09) on October 12, 2013
  • Sara Brod (’09) and Michael Bettinger on July 29, 2013
  • Todd Wahlberg (’12) to Jenae Almas on July 19, 2013
  • Leah Patterson (’07) to Nathan Howard on July 13, 2013

Alumni Children

  • Adeline Grace on January 19, 2021 to Greg (’11) and Brittany Judy
  • Owen on January 15, 2019, and Ethan on March 16, 2017 to Greg (’11) and Brittany Judy
  • Heather Kathleen to Sharon Rose Enterline (’07) and James Patrick Williams on September 15, 2018
  • Dalton Andrew to J. Andrew and Mary Clater (’06) Barclay on May 5, 2018
  • Rose to Roger (’13) and Sarah Borenstein (’13) Sabatini on June 8, 2017
  • Timothy Alan to Sharon Rose Enterline (’07) and James Patrick Williams on May 27, 2016
  • Neal Abram to Jared (’07) and Kati (’08) Linebach on March 3, 2015
  • Cassidy Joy to Jason (’06) and Michelle Polanycia (’05) Herr (’05) on February 7, 2014
  • Clayton Ray to Bob (’94) and Christine Simmons (’94) Rossiter on January 19, 2015
  • Levi to Bryan (’03) and Amy (’02) Goebert on January 19, 2015
  • Makenna Brielle to Dale (’04) and Audrey Frost (’09) Brister on April 10, 2014
  • Saydie Quinn to Chad (’05) and Dayna Jessup (’05) Goebert on August 12, 2014
  • Annika Rose to James Patrick and Sharon Rose Enterline (’07) Williams on March 14, 2013
  • Jonathan Robert to Jonathan (’02) and Hope Doughty on June 13, 2014
  • Harper Ruth to Robert (’06) and Mallory Bortz Koechig on February 28, 2014
  • Zeke to Phil (’06) and Charity Kneblik (’06) Knight on February 21, 2014
  • Keegan Patrick to Dustin (’05) and Shannon Hitchcock (’05) Black on February 10, 2014
  • Johnathan James Dallas to Anthony (’04) and Jennifer Groschel (’04) Wilson on September 27, 2013
  • Cora to Philip (’06) and Jaimie Robinson (’09) Bowen on September 26, 2013



Daniel Moore (’12) has recently been hired to teach physical education and 7th grade science at his elementary alma mater Calvary Baptist Church Academy in Glen Burnie, MD. This is his first full-time teaching position. Prayers would be much appreciated that he would settle into this new career path and “impact eternity” in the spiritual lives of his students.

Clay Powell (’94) serves in the US Army Reserve and was pinned a Colonel on April 1, 2023. He is heading to joint training at the Air War College at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, AL.


Sandi Turton (’88) is blessed to announce her position as Vice President of Marketing for Barrister & Associates, in Richmond, VA.


Shea Burris Walter (’11) would appreciate prayers as she works to obtain National Board Teacher Certification. Currently, she is teaching exceptional children in rural North Carolina. She has two children, Wakelyn and Lorelai.

Denise Tart Vandermey (’82) met her husband Ron at the College through Ron’s sister Marion Cohen, wife of Dr. Gary G. Cohen (former CCC president). They were married on June 5, 1982. They celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary this year. They serve the Lord at Bethany Bible Presbyterian Church where Ron serves as the pastor. Denise recently retired from teaching Sunday school for 3-5 year olds. She is currently teaching an 8 year old who has Down Syndrome.


Alan Hedrick (’08) graduated with a MBA from Syracuse University.

Greg Judy (’11) was married to Brittany in 2011. He just finished his 8th year as a full-time public school teacher at Eastern Hancock High School in Charlottesville, IN. He teaches employability skills classes. Greg and Brittany have two sons, Ethan (3/16/17) and Owen (1/5/19).

Cyrus Andrew Perry (’02) is currently a captain in the U.S. Air Force and is stationed at Peterson AFB in Colorado Springs.

Diana Joss (’89) is in her 50th year of serving with Child Evangelism Fellowship International. She has written an autobiography which should be available in 4-5 months. She was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus of CCC at the 2011 graduation ceremony.

Joel Good (’97) is a senior engineering technologist with Duke Energy.

Erin Rukes Schlueter(’96) and Keith Schlueter live in Valparaiso, IN. Erin is in her 18th year of teaching high school English.

Roger Sabatini (’13) is currently employed with MAU for BMW.

Sarah Borenstein Sabatini (’13) is a stay at home mom working as an independent ambassador for Qsciences. The Sabatinis are living in Spartanburg, SC.

Marta Galdamez (’06) is a missionary and International Deaf Ministries Assistant with the International Partnership Ministries, Inc. mission board. She travels in the United States and abroad presenting the ministry in churches and to individuals.

Sharon Rose Enterline Williams (’07) blogs at and


Arthur Lawson is employed in the area of technology for Answers in Genesis in Petersburg, KY. 

Colin DeHate was accepted into the Masters of Public Health program at USF. 

Ashley Carpenter has joined New York Life Insurance Company in Tampa as a medical underwriter. 

Brennen Wede has been hired as a deputy recruit for the Pinellas County Sherriff’s Office and will be entering their police academy training in the near future. 

Matt Ferguson was hired to work on the lead origination team with Benchmark International, an international merger and acquisition brokerage firm headquartered in Tampa. 


Roger and Sarah (Borenstein) Sabatini live in Greenville, SC. Sarah is a private tutor and independent advisor. She requests prayer for her consideration of getting her masters in counseling at Liberty University. Her husband Roger is a shift lead at Walgreens in Greenville, SC. 

Samantha Tierney has taken a position as 2nd Grade teacher with the International Christian Academy in Nagoya Japan for the 2014-15 school year. 


Andrea Dobbs was recently hired as a Research Associate for Novavax, one of the nation’s leading producers of vaccines for treating a wide range of infectious diseases. She will be working on their RSV vaccine project. 


Lance Wild serves as pastor of outreach and youth at Coastal Community Church in Port Saint John, FL. 


Justin Wiedeman began a PhD in Cell Biology at the University of Georgia in August 2014. 


Leah (Patterson) Howard is a kindergarten teacher for the Polk County School Board in Lakeland, FL. 


Glenn and Pue (Sysoumang) Fisher live in Eddington, ME. Glenn is the headmaster of Penobscot Christian School in Bangor, ME. 

Jonathan Parron is a major in the United States Army and is currently stationed in England where he works in the area of intelligence with the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM). 


Bryan Goebert was ordained by Sun Coast Baptist Church in New Port Richey, FL on November 30, 2014. He began serving at Sun Coast as the Youth Pastor in 2002. In 2005, Sun Coast Baptist called him to serve as their Senior Pastor. He and his wife Amy (’02) have ministered at Sun Coast Baptist for just over 12 years. They have 3 children and one on the way (due in January 2015). 


Jerry Schwenke was named Department Administrator (Assistant to the Chair) in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Minnesota. 


Kevin Schafer is the youth pastor at Sanibel Community Church in Sanibel, FL. He and wife Stephanie have four children. 

Amanda Allington was recently promoted to Legal Entity Staff Accountant supporting Caterpillar Paving Products in Illinois. She is also currently pursuing the master’s of Accountancy and Financial Management with a CPA concentration with Keller Graduate School of Management. 

Joe Gilliam earned the Doctor of Ministry from Ligonier Academy in 2014. Joe serves as pastor of Grace Covenant Church of Virginia Beach, VA. 


Shane Smith is a franchise owner of JumpBunch of South Nashville, TN. 


Jody Dorris was named Teacher of the Year at the Hendersonville Christian Academy in Tennessee. Jody has been at the school since 2011 and teaches upper level English and Language Arts. 


James Hunt is the senior pastor at the First Southern Baptist Church in Guthrie, OK, just north of Oklahoma City. 


Sandi (Neuman) Butler is the lead respiratory therapist at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, GA. 


After many years of service, Bobby and Karen Williams have resigned their position at Camp Grace in Fairmont, NC and will assume a ministry in June at Camp Ta-Pa-Win-Go in Watauga, TN. 

Stephen Carlson moved to the Suncoast in May 2014 and started work in August as a math teacher at Imagine Schools North Port. He is also spending a lot of time in 12-step ministry through his church. 


After 29 years as Assistant Pastor at Delaware Bible Church in Delaware, OH, Jeff Slider resigned to train for and pursue clinical chaplaincy. After 15 months of training, he took a position as the chaplain for the Hospice of Morrow County in Ohio. 


Willie and Sally Means have relocated to Naples, FL. Willie is now a residential sales associate with Coldwell Banker. 

With the Lord

  • Dr. Robert Delnay on June 14, 2020 (former Bible professor)
  • Dr. Norman Spotts on April 7, 2015 (former dean of students; chair, division of biblical studies; associate professor of Bible: 1970-2002)
  • Barbara Wasem (’82) on March 31, 2015
  • Pam Woolfrey Rock on January 1, 2015 (former resident advisor/nurse)
  • James K. Roeder on June 3, 2014 (psychology professor)
  • Robert ‘Bob’ Hagberg (’75) on December 5, 2013
  • Dr. William Hopewell on March 19, 2010 (development)
  • Mrs. Catherine “Kitty” Anthony on February 23, 2014 (faculty 1995-2012)
  • Dr. James W. Munro on February 13, 2014 (senior vice president)
  • Dr. B. Robert Biscoe on February 12, 2014 (vice president for development)
  • Dr. Walter D. Grubbs on December 21, 2013 (vice president for student affairs)
  • Theo ‘Pat’ Shafer (’87) on November 18, 2013
  • Jaime Elizabeth (Taylor) Harper (’99) on December 8, 2013
  • Dr. Edward T. Oliver on March 18, 2013 (faculty 1977-2002)
  • Dr. Walter Dillard on January 6, 2013 (faculty)
  • ‘Aunt Bea’ Sawyer on January 4, 2013 (staff 1974-1996)
  • Dr. Duane White on August 22, 2012 (music professor)
  • Lila Hicks (’82) on March 30, 2012
  • Clem Boatright on October 23, 2011 (first choral director)
  • Kenneth L. Cooper (’83) on September 17, 2011
  • Dr. Lowell Easter on August 27, 2011 (board member)
  • Wilbur Eifert on July 9, 2011 (Bible faculty)
  • Don Lovegrove on May 16, 2011 (student services staff member)
  • Cliff Jenkin (’01) on April 1, 2011
  • Vicki Landis (’96) on March 19, 2011
  • Dr. Arthur E. Steele on March 2, 2011 (Founder)
  • Marlene Spotts on December 23, 2010 (wife of Dr. Norman Spotts)
  • Richard Farley (’98) on August 24, 2010
  • Gloria Kaser Olson on June 10, 2010 (former secretary to Dr. Steele)
  • Thomas O. Jones (’89) on May 30, 2010
  • Dr. Howard Mattice on January 17, 2010 (faculty)
  • Dr. Esther Oliver on January 8, 2010 (faculty)