Featured Alumni Stories


Sheri Lopez

Class of 1979

After graduating from King’s in 1979, Sheri Lopez went on to graduate from the University of Washington with a BA in Society and Justice. In 1984, Sheri joined the Washington State Patrol as a Communications Officer and fourteen years later accepted a position as an Enforcement Officer for the Washington…

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Bob Sarvis

Class of 1959

Bob Sarvis (’59), with wife Julie, and granddaughters Kanoelani (12) and Trinity (15). Bob started at King’s in the 5th Grade, was Senior Class Treasurer, and graduated with a class total of 69 students in 1959. Bob has three sisters that also attended King’s: Judee (’61), Lois (’63), and Barb…

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Captain Sandy Bendixen

Class of 2001

Captain Sandy Bendixen first saw a ship come into port when she was four years old and knew then she wanted to be a Captain someday. After graduating from King’s High School in 2001, Captain Bendixen went on to attend Maine Maritime Academy, completing a B.S. in Marine Transportation Operations…

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Joe Richards

Class of 2009

Joe Richards began attending King’s in 2003 as a seventh grade student in the Junior High. Throughout his time at King’s, Joe was an athlete in the football, basketball and track programs. He was also a Link Crew leader his senior year. While in high school, Joe remembers Ms. Amble…

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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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