On June 5, 2022, Calvary recognized our recent high school and college graduates. Cake was served after the worship service in their honor.
The graduates we recognized are Sophia Eastman, Brenna Nutter, John Benhart, Katelynn Judy, Sabrina Long, Jackson Sturrock, Max Theiss, and Dominic Umbaugh.
Sophia Eastman graduated from Homer Center High School on June 2. She was a member of Youth and Government, Eco Club, cheerleading, and track & field. She was a 2021 IRMC Summer Intern, and a member of the Conference Current Events team and Quiz Bowl team. She will be working as a camp counselor at Camp Lutherlyn this summer in Butler, PA. Sophia will be attending Smith College majoring in Biochemistry. Her future plans are to attend medical school and hopefully practice medicine.
Brenna Nutter graduated from Indiana Senior High School on June 3. While there she was a member of Marching Band, Portfolio club and lettered in Track and Field in the 100-meter hurdles and pole vault. She also participated in the Senior Internship program where she shadowed the art teacher at the junior high school. During her time in high school she was an All Star cheerleader and competed on the National level in Ohio, New York and Florida. She is currently a shift manager at Dunkin’ Donuts and will be teaching gymnastics at Sharon’s School of dance and gymnastics. In the summer she will be helping with Vacation Bible School. Brenna will be attending IUP in the fall majoring in Art Education. She hopes one day to become an art teacher.
John Edward Benhart IV graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics from Waynesburg University in December 2022. I have accepted a Fellowship to attend North Carolina State University to pursue a PhD in Operations Research in the Engineering School and will move to Raleigh, North Carolina this Fall.
Katelynn Judy, Calvary’s organ scholar.
Sabrina Long is one of Calvary’s choral scholars. A native of Loysburg, she earned a BFA in Music Performance. She recently became engaged to Gabby Miller. Next year, she will work towards a Master’s degree in Music at IUP.
Jackson Sturrock, one of Calvary’s choral scholars, graduated from IUP with a degree in Social Studies Education. Originally from Reynoldsville, he plans to work in the area as a history teacher. He was a member of Calvary’s Choir and enjoys being active in his community.
Max Theiss, one of Calvary’s choral scholars.
Dominic Umbaugh, Calvary’s Director of Youth Music and choral scholar, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education, earning Summa Cum Laude honors. While at IUP, he was a member of the university’s Chorale and Chamber Singers choral ensembles. He also enjoyed participating in IUP’s Musical Theater and Opera productions.