Coyotes in the News 2012 -13

Coyote Headlines:

AZCentral restricts access to those without a subscription after a certain number of views, but our Coyotes are highlighted in a number of 2012 articles.

> 2013-14 Basketball Preview on 6.4.13: Our own Kris Lamberson is one of Richard Obert's Top 30 boys basketball players in the class of 2014

> ALA math chairman and teacher, Mark Steiner, has been selected by the College Board's Advance Placement Program (AP) and Educational Testing Service as an AP Calculus Reader for the third consecutive year. He is one of 425 high school teachers selected for this honor and will attend the reading in June 2013.

> Dec. 21, 2013: U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar (R - AZ) released his nominations to the United States Service Academies. Included in the list is Bryan A. Dude, who received a congressional appointment to enroll in The United States Military Academy at West Point.  
Read the statement from Congressman Gosar. 
Read the article from the Apache Messenger.

> Dec. 2012: Our own Alfred Erives is the AZ Republic Small School Football Player of the Year!

> 2012 basketball player to watch: Kris Lamberson

Girls Basketball team is ranked 3rd (preseason)

> Boys basketball is ranked 1st (preseason)

> Fall Cross Country recap mentions Josh Hoskinson

> Sept. 2012: One of our Cross Country runners was featured in print and on AZcentral on 9.28.12, prior to competing in the Desert Twilight sweepstakes race, reserved for the elite runners and teams in the state.

> August 2012: One of our Coyote runners is included in the "Watch List." Scroll down to read his interview and especially his final answer.

> August 2012: One of our Coyote Volleyball players is included in AZ Central's Fall Volleyball "Players to Watch". See the caption under photo 23 of 60.

> August 2012: AZ Central's Arizona high school football 2012 section preview of Division V, Section II

> Fall 2012: AZCentral's 2012 football team preview, complete with Coach Indahl interview.

> The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as “The Nation’s Report Card,” is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas. How are students in our Lutheran schools doing? Read the article.


In Review: 
Coyote 2011-12 news


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Coyote Alumni in the News:

Calle Solie, ALA Class of 2009, continued her volleyball career as a setter at Mid-America Christian University and received numerous honors, including being selected as an All-American:

2009: All-Region NCCAA
2010: NCCAA All-Central Region, All-Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) (Honorable Mention),
2011: All-SAC (2nd Team), NCCAA All-Central Region (2nd Team), NAIA Scholar Athlete
2012: Capitol One Academic All-America (3rd Team), Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete, All-SAC 
(2nd Team), Capitol One Academic All-District VII

Read the MACU News article 12.10.12

Bethany Unkefer, ALA class of 2011, is featured as Wisconsin Lutheran College's Warrior of the Week

Kristen Schulz, ALA class of 2010, is a returning started for the Wisconsin Lutheran College women’s basketball team. The team has been unanimously selected to win its fifth straight Northern Athletics Conference Division Championship, according to the 2012-2013 preseason coaches’ poll that was released by the league office. Read more in the WLC sports report.


Hannah Gray, ALA class of 2008, is doing her student teaching at Mesa Mountain View in Phoenix's east valley. She is in her last semester as a music education major and is assisting the director with the 5 different orchestras at the school. She will be conducting almost half of the pieces at the October 2 concert at Mountain View.

Sam Gray, ALA class of 2012, has been chosen as one of the four Associate Concertmasters at Drake University in DesMoines Iowa. Each of the four will take their turn at being concertmaster throughout the year. Sam will be the concertmaster for the first performance this year.

Pictured here is the Gray family, including four ALA alumni, in May 2012.

Angelica Burk, ALA class of 2010, along with several of her Martin Luther College classmates, traveled to Provo, Utah in the summer of 2012 to share Jesus with Mormon students at BYU as a part of a Truth In Love Ministry outreach and media campaign. Angelica is featured about 6:25 into the video.


Nathan Caulk,   ALA class of 2004, serves as a registered nurse in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.  He currently holds the position of Assistant Regulatory Management Officer at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  He is pictured with RADM Boris Lushniak, Deputy Surgeon General, at the 2012 FDA Commissioned Corps Promotion Ceremony.  The “junior most” officer, LTJG Caulk, and the “senior most” officer, RADM Lushniak, share the knife in the time-honored cake cutting tradition. 

Nathan also recently published an article in the Arizona Nurse (see page 8) regarding public health nursing.


Ian Meshay, ALA class of 2011, was inducted in April 2012 into Arizona State University's Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-
Medical Honors Fraternity. He was also chosen as Pledge of the year and received a Princeton Review MCAT Course Scholarship.


Ryan MacPherson, Ph.D., ALA class of 1993, and professor at Bethany Lutheran College, recently published two books. Both are for sale, but please note that the author receives no royalties; all net proceeds support the nonprofit mission of the Hausvater Project.

The Culture of Life: Ten Essential Principles for Christian Bioethics

Studying Luther’s Large Catechism: A Workbook for Christian Discipleship


Billy Walters, ALA graduate and ASU student, and three of his ASU classmates created G3Box, a non-profit organization focused on converting steel shipping containers into medical grade clinics that can be shipped to different areas around the world. 

In December 2011, G3Box won Entrepeneur Magazine's College Entrepeneur of 2011 award!

Read the December 23 AZ Republic article.  |  Read the Ahwatukee Foothills article.   |   Read the StatePress article.   |   Find them on Facebook.

 In Feb. 2013, the G3Box team was featured on the front page of Arizona State University's website (shown below) promoting ASU's new entrepenuerial Startup Bowl.


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