LCS ALUMNI – What’s new?
Do you have a new address or email that needs updated? Be sure and contact us with your new information. LCS desires to stay in touch so that you can be informed about life at your Alma Mater as well as upcoming events for Alumni. Send an email to email@example.com with your name (including maiden, if appropriate), graduation year, address, email and cell #. We would love to hear from you!
Homecoming – February 17
Join us at 6:00 PM for the girls varsity basketball game and 8:00 PM for the boys varsity basketball game. Between games will be the Homecoming Court Presentation and Combination Choir will sing the National Anthem. During the girls halftime the 2016 Girls Varsity Soccer Final Four banner will be presented and during the halftime of the boys game Parker Jamieson, Golf State Champion, will be acknowledged.
Free admission for alumni and alumni parents. Pick-up your sports pass from the alumni table in the media center. We look forward to seeing you at Homecoming on February 17!
Special Reception for the Class of 2007 at Homecoming
Join us at 5:30pm for light refreshments in the Media Center to celebrate your ten year anniversary. Please RSVP to Cathy Bytwerk.
Distinguished Alumni Award – 2017
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes loyalty to LCS through contributed time, talent, or donations; a high standard of personal integrity and character; community involvement and professional achievement. To nominate someone for the 2017 award, Click here for the nomination form.
The 2016 recipient was Randy Hebden.
The 2015 recipients were Jeremy Van Antwerp (Class of ’90) and Bob Isenga (Class of ’63), the 2014 recipient was Rock Campbell (Class of ’69), the 2013 recipients were Heidi DeVries and Buck Hagy (Class of ’84), the 2012 recipient was Chad Mcree (Class of ’80) and the 2011 recipient was Cathy (Bowden) Bytwerk (Class of ’69).Contact
Cathy (Bowden) Bytwerk firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Alumni In the News:
Elizabeth Perkins Invited To United Nations Sports And Social Impact Summit
Hope College’s Elizabeth Perkins is grateful for a prestigious opportunity to learn about other cultures and how athletics impacts their lives. For more information, click here.
Class of ’86
Calvin Peters, class of ’86, was recently featured in the Lansing State Journal.
His God journey has taken him in to career paths that have eventually led him in to a career of serving God as an Orthodox monk in Williamston, MI. Click here to read about his story.
Cal is the son of former Superintendent Richard Peters and former Art teacher Janet Peters.
I’m looking forward to serving you so be sure to email or call with any updates or stories of your life. You can connect with me at email@example.com or 517-882-5779 x302
Cathy Bowden Bytwerk ’69
Henderson ends senior water polo season, graduates from Grove City College
Leaves with the 2nd most career assists in program history
Ashley Henderson, Class of ’12, recently graduated from Grove City College (GCC) in Grove City, PA, where she played an influential role on the varsity women’s water polo team.
Henderson is a four-year letter winner and started every game over four years for GCC, including the 2013 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) D-III Championship Game. As a senior and co-captain, she led the Wolverines with 35 assists to finish with 106 for her career – the second-most in program history. She also finished ninth in program history with 180 career points and ninth with 163 career steals.
An entrepreneurship major, Henderson was twice named to the CWPA “Scholar-Athlete Team.”
At Lansing Christian, Henderson helped establish a co-op varsity water polo program with Williamston and Haslett High Schools. She lettered all four years and earned recognition to the Lansing State Journal’s “Dream Team” in 2011 and 2012.
Bytwerk ends collegiate athletic career, graduates from Spring Arbor University
Kayleigh Bytwerk, Class of ’12, recently graduated from Spring Arbor University where she competed four years in varsity athletics, two with basketball and two with volleyball.
As a senior last fall, Bytwerk had a stellar season for the Cougar volleyball team. She appeared in 93 sets, registered a team high 306 digs, earned 17 assists and served 8 aces. She received Crossroads League All-Conference Honorable mention honors and was selected as a NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
Bytwerk played basketball her freshman and sophomore years, appearing in 14 and 13 games those seasons. She switched to volleyball her junior year and appeared in 70 sets that season.
A psychology and social work major, Bytwerk is the daughter of Wayne and Diane Bytwerk . She married in June to Mr. Tyler Baker of Grand Ledge.
Bytwerk lettered in volleyball, basketball and soccer at Lansing Christian.
Memoriam of LCS family that have recently passed away:
Marker Years of Graduation
1963 = 54 years (first graduation class. One graduate living; Rod Bytwerk); 1967 = 50 years; 1972= 45 years; 1977 = 40 years; 1982 = 35 years; 1987 = 30 years; 1992 = 25 years; 1997 = 20 years; 2002 – 15 years; 2007 = 10 years. If any of you are celebrating before the year ends be sure to send pictures and updated contact information. Contact Cathy Bytwerk firstname.lastname@example.org, Alumni Coordinator.
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