Featured Alumni Stories


Joclyn Kirton and Dionna Leach (Kirton)

Class of 2010

During their time at King’s the Kirton sisters were super students, super athletes and super gals. Now they are back on the King’s campus but this time as employees! Dionna Leach (Kirton) and Joclyn Kirton both began attending King’s High School in 2008 – Dionna as a transfer junior and…

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Barbara Bollinger Stoddard (Sarvis)

Class of 1981

Barbara Bollinger-Stoddard (Sarvis) is no stranger to the CRISTA campus. Shortly after graduating from King’s in 1981, Barbara began working in the beauty industry as a hair dresser. For five years, she owned a mainstream salon in the Northgate area and then made the move to manage a salon in…

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John Aydelott

Class of 1980

Our alumni often tell us that they still feel the impact of King’s Schools reverberating throughout different areas of their lives. Many went on to pursue ministry work after graduation, some met their future spouse on campus, and more still can trace their spiritual life to roots at King’s. Alumni…

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Sharon Kay Alexander

Class of 1959

Alumna Sharon Kay Alexander knows better than anyone that within 10 years of opening, King’s Schools already had a national reputation for excellence in Christian education. Growing up in South Dakota in the care of godly grandparents, Sharon’s world was changed when word of King’s Schools reached her family. Her…

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Dick McKinley and Karl Beals

Class of 1981

Dick McKinley (top) and Karl Beals, (below) both class of 1981, spent time together as classmates at King’s in the late seventies and early eighties. They went 23-1 as members of the Knights basketball team in 7th and 8th grade; lapped up engaging Bible lessons together in Mr. McDonald’s Bible…

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Matt McKay

Class of 2006

King’s High School’s basketball program, renowned for its outstanding coaching, strong values and recurring appearances at the state championship, has also been known for graduating players who go on to play competitively in college. For the past decade, King’s alum Matt McKay has been representing the legacy of King’s basketball…

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Brittany Coulbert

Class of 1999

Brittany Coulbert was part of a group of six students who excelled through King’s from preschool through graduation. From her toddler years to her teenage years, Brittany has a long and special history at King’s. This history shaped her talents, her love for learning, and her relationship with God. “I’m…

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Dan Kieling

Class of 1979

Dan Kieling may have only joined the King’s community in his junior year of high school, but the impact of those short years have reverberated through his life and into the next generation. A Heart for King’s Dan knew public school was not for him. He dropped out his sophomore…

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Brey Noelle Nordtvedt

Class of 2004

Brey Noelle Nordtvedt is an actor, singer and model, splitting her time between Los Angeles and Nashville. But before spreading her wings in the entertainment industry, Brey was a King’s Knight. She spent some time talking about what her time at King’s meant to her and how it continues to…

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Gale Zickefoose

Class of 1986

At King’s, educators work each day to inspire hearts and equip minds; as a former King’s student, Dr. Gale Zickefoose has been returning the favor to his own students for the last 27 years. Gale joined the King’s family as a sophomore, jumping into sports and music activities and making…

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