Ways to stay involved...

Whether you graduated two years ago or 20 years ago, you are a cornerstone of our school’s future. We want to stay connected...

Send an update when you change your email, phone or mailing address. This will help us to let you know about events, reunions, and news that may interest you. Email or fill out our simple form.

Refer a student: Send names of students K-12 (or their parents) who you think would find EMS to be a good fit. Email

Make a gift. Donations from alumni and friends make an EMS education accessible to more students.

Volunteer: Let us know if you would like to speak in chapel, help with grounds keeping, serve on the alumni board, the board of trustees or help with events.

Pray for our students, teachers, and staff. View news articles or our strategic plan for specific ideas.

Alumni Association Board

  • Caitlin Helmuth '05 Tice, President
  • Virgil Miller '74, Vice President
  • Annette Loker '96, Secretary
Members at large:
  • Myron Blosser '79
  • Everett Brubaker '10
  • Mattias Clymer '06
  • Ann Eberly '64
  • Joy Kingsley-Ibeh '93
  • Eric Martin '72
  • Ramona Steiner Rios '94
  • Khampha Stempel '17
  • Eliot Swartz '01
  • Ethan Zook '05
  • Trisha Maust '95 Blosser
  • Andrea Schrock '82 Wenger

Alumni News

Celebrating Alumni Stories: Justin Weirich ‘06, DO

August 23, 2021

This article is part of our annual Homecoming Weekend focus on celebrating alumni stories. Read about past award winners and alumni stories here. Eastern Mennonite School will recognize and celebrate Dr. Justin Weirch ‘06 during Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 15-16, 2021. Like countless other health care professionals, Weirich was among those who went the “extra mile” to serve clients during the height of a COVID-19 outbreak last year. A family medicine practitioner at Lutheran Health Physicians in Fort Wayne, Ind., Weirich and his colleagues observed a…

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Your Gifts Matter!

Alumni help us make an EMS education possible for people from a variety of traditions and backgrounds. It's a blessing to see our alumni's gifts used in your work and service, and also in how you give back to your learning community.

The cost of tuition covers only about 80 percent of the cost of a student’s year at EMS. Please consider how you might empower future leaders of integrity by making a gift to:

We also invite you to consider a legacy gift by joining our 1917 Circle planned giving program. Bequests from donors are a cornerstone of EMS financial aid.

With gratitude,

Paul Leaman, Head of School


Paul Leaman, head of school

Paul Leaman
Head of School