By Andrea Schrock ’82 Wenger, Director of Advancement

(L to R) Elwood Yoder, Chad Seibert, and Laura Hershey Herr

After 33 years of teaching history and Bible classes at EMS, Elwood Yoder is moving on to write a Virginia Mennonite history book. Family who joined a May
3 recognition were: Philip ’10, Elwood and Joy, Maria ’06 and Aaron Billings, and grandchildren. Son, Nathaniel ’04, lives in Kansas with Maggie and their children. Read more about Mr. Yoder’s contributions at easternmennonite.org/news

Chad Seibert transitioned away from teaching PE and coaching boys varsity basketball. He led the team to three consecutive Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) state semi final appearances, finishing as state runner up in 2019 and 20. The 2019-20 team won the Division II Virginia Independent Conference (VIC) championship. More at easternmennonite.org/news

Laura Hershey Herr will focus on full-time motherhood after six years teaching mathematics and, the last two years, as middle school team leader.