In This Issue
ROOTED IN SOCIAL JUSTICEA commitment to community engagement brought Moises Hernandez ’17 and Viridiana Carvajal ’15 together; in Kalamazoo, they found a place to call home.
IF YOU SEEK A PLEASANT MICHIGAN BREW, LOOK ABOUT YOUK alumni are bringing their own brands of craft brews and sustainable eats to happy customers all across the mitten state.
THE PATIENT ADVOCATE
A childhood disability inspired Amy Houtrow ’96 to become a leader in pediatric rehabilitation medicine and a champion for accessible healthcare.
A TENDENCY FOR TENACITY
Whether starring as Mae West in her K senior project or appearing as a “turkey meatball lady” on TV, Deb Snyder ’82 has built a steady career playing quirky characters and clowns.
DRAWN TO HER CAREERPam Marsden ’78 traces her animation roots back to K theatre.
LESSONS FROM THE PARKFor Vinay Sharma ’12, the lessons learned at LandSea would shape the course of his life.
THE RIGHT INGREDIENTSWith entrepreneurial spirit, Alexis Leverenz ’97 has dabbled in bonds, pastries and everything under the kitchen sink.
THE WRITE STUFFWriter Joe Tracz ’04 explores coming of age through the lens of fantasy and a twist of technology.
THE POETICS OF SURPRISEFor Aaron Coleman ’09 study abroad sparked a fascination with languages that started a pathway to poetry, translation and teaching.
ARCHAEOLOGIST DIGS INTO K-PLAN LIFE INFLUENCESBaseball, babysitting, Rome, classical studies and an extraordinary professor have contributed to the “below-ground” life of Terry Brock ’04.
ENERGY EXPERTA class reunion inspired Larry Banta ’73 to invest his energy in K’s infrastructure.
POCKET CONTENTSBarbara Meierhusby ’68 has a unique connection with Abraham Lincoln that still brings chills.