Stanley Coates

“His spirit seems impervious to defeat and discouragement.”
– Derek Metcalf

University Bound

Attending MidAmerica Nazarene University

Favorite Class

All the sciences
“I like learning about what is in the world and how God’s creation works.”

Degree Path

Majoring in Ministry, possibly also Biology

Advice for WA students

“Make the most of what you can right now. These are memories you are going to cherish forever.”

Caitlin Dugan

“She is strong but gentle…a leader beyond her years.”
– Dr. Matt McIntosh

University Bound

Attending Hillsdale College in Michigan

Favorite Class

Greek
“We struggled over really hard passages, and there was a real bonding.”

Degree Path

Majoring in Classics or Greek with an interest in Bible translation

Favorite WA Quote

“All good things
come in threes.”

– Mr. Laney

Rylie Jackson

“She is loyal to those around her, to those without a voice, and to those whom she mentors.”
– Jessica Evans

University Bound

Attending Missouri State University

Favorite WA Activity

Soccer
“I loved playing alongside all those girls; we built strong friendships.”

Degree Path

Majoring in Elementary Education

Advice for WA students

“Don’t take for granted what wonderful teachers and mentors Whitefield has.”

Winifred Kapple

“Her passion for understanding things on the deepest level is beautiful and inspiring.”
– Sarah DeConink

University Bound

Attending Kansas State University

Favorite Lower School Memory

“…having my mom as my 5th grade teacher.”

Degree Path

Majoring in Secondary Education and would like to teach English or History

Quote from Wini

“I am grateful for all the books I had to read in Bible and Humanities that have challenged me to think.”

Cozette Leroy

“She is gentle but strong, and has an infectious laugh that can fill a room.”
– Dr. Matt McIntosh

University Bound

Attending Truman State University

Favorite Class

Art History
She liked the “connection between important events in history and art.”

Degree Path

Majoring in History

Favorite Upper School Memory

Leaving the last winter retreat, “I realized how much I will miss all the things I do at Whitefield and all its people.”

Matthew Lettow

“The word that comes to mind when I think of his academic record and character is ‘brilliance.'”
– Sarah DeConink

University Bound

Attending the University of Oklahoma

Favorite WA Activity

 Sophomore year’s Nutrition elective, Just Desserts

Degree Path

Majoring in Biochemistry with an interest in medical research

Favorite upper school memory

During the retreats at Heartland, he particularly enjoyed that they “went hiking in the fall, had snow in the winter…and played on the frozen creek.”

Lacie Kazmaier

“The attribute of God I see most clearly reflected in her is mercy.”
– Jessica Evans

University Bound

Attending MidAmerica Nazarene University

Favorite WA Activity

Class trips
“In Bermuda, we stayed in the same house and our class really bonded.”

Degree Path

Majoring in Ministry with a minor in Counseling

Advice for WA students

“Your classmates are your best friends. They’re going to be with you through everything.”

Isabelle Peterson

“Her faith in Christ is deep, reverent, and thoughtful. She delights in God’s Word and possesses a sincere and earnest wish to know and become like Him.”
– Derek Metcalf

University Bound

Attending the
University of Kansas

Favorite WA Activity

Second Best Coffee with Dr. Mac, Mr. Appling or Mr. Metcalf

Degree Path

Majoring in
Architecture and Design

Favorite Class

Bible
“We had so many deep discussions…they were so helpful to me in my growth in faith.”

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