Ethan James Kramer, 17, was born on January 28, 2000, to Dennis and Michelle Kramer. He has one older sibling, Hannah Kramer. Ethan began attending Temple Christian School in the middle of his seventh grade year. He was the goalkeeper for Temple’s 2017-2018 varsity soccer team. Ethan says his favorite part of high school is the three o’clock bell. Ethan Kramer enjoys listening to WBCL on 88.1 FM. His favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
After high school, Ethan Kramer plans on joining the United States Coast Guard as a search and rescue pilot. When asked what celebrity or famous person he would want to spend a day with, he said, “Nikola Tesla.” Ethan aspires to become a helicopter pilot and fly an AH-12 Viper. His advice to the underclassmen is to “learn to like the taste of coffee!” Ethan says the change in atmosphere from his last school has affected his life the most.
Congratulations, Ethan, and may God bless you in everything that your future holds!
Abigail Faith Johnston, 18, was born on November 18, 1999. She is the daughter of Joyce and Don Johnston. Abigail is commonly known in school as “Abby.” She has two siblings, Kenley and Natalie, who have also attended Temple. Abby has been enrolled at Temple Christian for twelve years. At school, Abby is involved in many things. She is a member of the National Honors Society and has participated in every drama since Temple performed “Music Man.” Abby also takes dance lessons at Lyn’s Academy of Dance, where she has danced for sixteen years. Her favorite part of high school is getting to make new friendships that will last forever.
Abigail Johnston currently attends Lima Baptist Temple. Her favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 1:17-19, “that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding[a] being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power.” After high school, Abby plans to major in political science or philosophy. She also wants to go to law school to work in juvenile court, practicing criminal law. Her dream is to become a juvenile court lawyer and be able to get her Masters in social work. When asked what celebrity Abby would like to spend a day with she said, “Chance the Rapper.” Abby’s advice to the underclassmen is, “Know that high school ends eventually.” Abby says, “I’ve learned so many things about myself and how the body of Christ works as we all try to figure out what God has for us.”
Congratulations, Abby, and good luck in your future! We can’t wait to see God work through you!
Kayla Mueller, daughter of Dorthea Mueller, was born on May 1, 2000. She is the only child in her family. Kayla has attended Temple Christian School for six years. She is a member of the volleyball team and Temple’s National Honors Society program. She also had a role in the school’s drama “Hello, Dolly!” Her favorite part of high school is having the opportunity to hang out with her friends. Kayla currently attends Lima Community Church. Her favorite Bible verse is Galatians 5:5-6, “For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love.”
After high school, Kayla is looking to go to college and earn a nursing degree. She dreams of becoming a pediatric nurse. When asked what famous person or celebrity Kayla would like to spend a day with if she could, she answered, “Rosa Parks: just to see what it was like living during that time.” Kayla’s advice to the underclassmen is, “Enjoy your time with your friends while you can.” Kayla says that chapel has helped her grow spiritually, along with the teachers being so willing to answer her questions.
Congratulations, Kayla! We are so excited to see what God has in store for your future!
Paul Johnathan Holloway, 17, was born on April 5, 2000. He is the son of Thomas and Melisa Holloway. He has two siblings, Jacob and Jessica Holloway, who also attend Temple. Paul has attended Temple Christian for twelve years. He played a role in “Safely Home” and “Fiorello.” He also plays on the high school soccer and baseball team, along with being a member of the pep band. Paul takes art, plays on the Praise Team, and is a member of the Student Government. Paul says his favorite part of high school is hanging out with his best friends every single day and making memories with them.
Paul currently attends Crossroads Church of God. His favorite Bible verse is Hebrews 4:12, “For the Word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” After high school, Paul plans to attend Ohio Northern University for mechanical engineering. His dream is to be happily married with wonderful kids, a husky, a golden retriever, wild cats, and to play music for the rest of his life. Paul said he would like to spend a day with Robin Hood if he had the option to be with any famous person he wanted.
Paul’s advice to the underclassmen is, “Do your homework the night before and always over-prepare for Mrs. Stoodt’s tests.” Paul said, “Growing up surrounded by such a great group of people has definitely influenced my life the most. The friendships and relationships that I have made here will have a lasting impact on my life.”
Congratulations, Paul, on your outstanding academic career! We are excited to watch you grow in Christ throughout your future.