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15 with Sarah Schriner…on ministries for mothers, Nicaragua, and lasting impressions of BHS

Interview by Sophia Marcum
With all the busy-ness of midterms, spring-break, and Easter holiday, we were lucky enough to get a hold of Sarah Schriner as she returned from a service immersion experience in Nicaragua. She graduated from Bluffton High School in 2014 and shares below what she’s been up to since then.
Where do you attend school now and what are you studying?
Franciscan University, studying social work. 
How would you describe Franciscan University to someone who has never heard of it?

15 with Landon Cluts...on Mennonite community, human zombies, and the food/brain connection

Interviewed by Sophie Marcum
Landon graduated from Bluffton High School in 2014. We caught up with him in between his time spent in research labs, Raising Cane’s, and textbooks.
Where are you attending school and what are you studying?
I’m at Ohio State University studying Neuroscience with a minor in Clinical Psychology and Individual Difference. I am also taking the pre-med track.
What led you to this field of study?

15 with Nicholas Slinger…on his observations as an RA, intriguing historians, and lessons learned from high school band

 Interview by Sophie Marcum
Over winter break we had the chance to catch up with Nicholas Slinger. He graduated from Bluffton High School in 2013 and has shared some great insights from the perspective of a college upperclassman.
Where do you attend school and what are you studying there?
Ashland University studying Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. 
What led you to choose this major?

15 with Adel Sommers…on inspiring children to reach their potential and the perks of a liberal arts education

Interview by Sophie Marcum

As one of Bluffton High School’s most recent graduates, Adel has been immersed in her freshman year. She is at Grace College and Seminary, Winona Lake, Ind., and is majoring in Elementary Education. We had the opportunity to ask her about life since graduating. Here’s what we learned…

15 minutes with high school principal Marc Shaner

15 minutes with Marc Shaner

What year did you graduate from Bluffton High School?

It's been quite a while since we've talked last. Update yourself, please. 
My wife, Heather, and I live in Bradley, Ill.. Bradley is approximately 50 miles south of Chicago. I have lived here for the last 16 years (since I graduated from college).

15 with Hannah Chappell-Dick…on living in the moment, her running career, and visions for future society

Interviewed by Sophie Marcum

Hannah graduated from BHS in 2012 and will graduate college this spring. She took the time to reflect on her experiences in college and share her ambitions for the future with us.

Where do you attend school and what are you studying?
I go to Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. I am a Biology major with minors in Exercise Science, Coaching, and Honors.