The Bethel College Alumni Association will honor two alumni and the Bethel Deaconess Hospital/Bethel College Nursing Alumni Association will honor an alumnus at the annual Alumni Banquet on May 23.
J. Harold Moyer, North Newton, will receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award. He graduated from Bethel in 1949 with a major in music and a minor in education. Moyer is a music educator, composer and arranger, primarily in the area of church music, and is professor emeritus of music at Bethel.
Howard L. Brenneman, Lenexa, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award. He graduated from Bethel in 1963 with a degree in finance and business administration. Brenneman has been an entrepreneur and a leader in business and financial services in industry, the Mennonite denomination and beyond.
Gregg Schroeder, Goessel, will receive the Outstanding Nursing Alumnus Award. He received a nursing degree from Bethel in 1992. Gregg is a clinical nurse, clinical educator, in-service educator, consultant and researcher, and was on the Bethel nursing faculty from 1992-2008.
The Alumni Banquet is at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23, in Memorial Hall. Discount price is $17 per person if paying by May 8, $19 May 11-13. To make a reservation, visit or phone Thresher Bookstore in Schultz Student Center at (316) 284-5205. Payment or credit card information is required when the reservation is made. Those attending receive a personalized nametag at the door, which serves as their banquet ticket.
The banquet is part of Alumni Weekend, May 22-23, during which the Classes of 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964 and 1969 celebrate anniversaries with other special activities. Class members who did not receive information at the end of March may contact the alumni office at (316) 284-5251 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.bethelks.edu/alumni/events/weekend.php.