From CIA Graduates

Our Alumni

David Reischach

(Class of 2013) David graduated from Walla Walla University in May, 2017, and married his beautiful bride, Maddie, in August, 2017. They are now living in Orlando, Florida, where David is in the Doctoral program for Physical Therapy at The Adventist University of...

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Kelsey Tachick

(Class of 2014) Kelsey, a senior at Olivet Nazarene University, in Bourbonnais, IL,  shares: “I can't believe I am in my senior year of college! Where has the time gone? It seems like I was a freshman not too long ago. I am a Biology and Zoology major. This semester I...

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Stephanie (McNutt) Pahl

(Class of 2006) “My husband, Michael, and I both graduated from Grace College in Winona Lake, IN. We have lived here since.  We have 2 beautiful babies and one coming in January. Olivia is 3 (4 in January), and Jackson will be 2 at the end of September. Michael is the...

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Katie (Zimmerman) Skinner

(Class of 2004) Katie shares, “I graduated in 2004 and went to massage therapy school in 2005. I met my husband, Ben, in June of 2007, and got married August 8th, 2008. I have 4 kids: Ashten-13 (step son), Brayden-8, Ava-6 and Jaxxon-4 months. We lived in Alaska until...

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DJ Millay

(Class of 1981) Was in 5th grade the year CIA opened. With my wife of 30 years, Dori Millay, and our 2 beautiful granddaughters, Cora and Freya!    

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Becky Dwinnell

(Class of 1979!!) Becky shares, “I am a 1979 graduate of CIA ( 2nd graduating class), started working there, teaching preschool in 1989, retired in  2016. I then went traveling to Texas, Bahrain, Russia, and Canada. I am now at SOAR International Ministries and...

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Dawn (Knepper) Hay

(Class of 1978!!!) Dawn shares, “Well, I (Dawn Knepper Hay) go back as far as grads can go...first class 1978! I married the love of my life (Chris Hay) 35 yrs ago. We moved to IN where he finished seminary and we have been in the pastorate for about 30 years. We've...

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Kristen (Zimmerman) Gregoire

(Class of 2001) married Joe Gregoire in 2007. Kristen shares, “I graduated in 2001. (I know, I know, it's impossible. I don't look a day over 21.......... right?:)😉I married my handsome, hard-working, able to build anything husband in 2007. We currently live in Eagle...

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Brittany (Leiter) Freeman

(Class of 2001) married Robert Freeman in 2004. Brittany shares, “We've added a few monsters to our family since then,  and have lived wherever the military has taken us: So far Maryland, Ohio, Alaska, Washington D.C., Florida, and now California. We're excited to see...

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Sharon (Lindow) Tieaskie

(Class of 2008) married Will Tieaskie, who also attended CIA off and on, and finally married him in Maui in 2010, after first meeting as 7th and 8th graders at CIA! Their beautiful daughter, Endsley, was born in 2016. They presently live in Kenai. Sharon gets to stay...

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Alyse (Cialek) Harris

(Class of 2006) married JT Harris in April 2017. All together, they have 6 crazy kids and they have a home in Nikiski, Alaska. Both Alyse and JT are firefighter/paramedics, and Alyse is currently a phlebotomist at Central Peninsula Hospital.

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