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February 2024

Dewight “Ike” Riddle, ’77, retired after many years of pastoral work due to health issue stemming from working on fighter jets while serving in the Air Force many years prior to becoming a Christian. Ike previously pastored at First Baptist of Norco. He then felt led to plant a new church, Olive Branch Community Church, in Corona in 1988. During his seventeen years at Olive Branch, he was blessed to go on many mission trips, including twice to Uganda, once each to the Philippines, Macao, China, Mexico and South America. He also went to Israel three times, two of which he led tours there. Ike now lives in Texas with his wife and many of his family also reside there.

tomTom Hixson, ’78, recently retired from Gateway Seminary. He spent 40+ years (20 years in higher education and 21 years as President of the Northwest Baptist Foundation) working for Southern Baptists in the field of business and finance. He and his wife, Becky (Tillman) Hixson, ’77, have relocated to Prescott, Arizona.

 

 

 

AaronAaron Dishno, Ed.D., ’02, is the patented inventor of 3D internet browsing.  (USA Patent #9,940,404). Aaron is the CEO and founder of HTTP3D Inc. – WalktheWeb.

 

 

 

 

sandraSandra (Bennett) Hughes, ’05, and her husband, Anthony, welcomed their fifth baby, Isabella Michelle Hughes. Baby Isabella was born November 16, 2023.

 

 

 

 

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Kylee (Magby) Jones, ’12, was promoted to the position of Clinical Director at Indigenous Circle of Wellness at the start of February 2024.

 

 

 

 

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Anna (Megli) Barkman, ’14, and her husband Timothy Barkman welcomed daughter Opal Louise on January 18, 2024 in Lawton Oklahoma. (Photo Credit - Frozen Photography)

 

 

 

meghanMeghan (Iteen) Anderson, ’15, and her husband, Curtis Anderson, ’18, recently welcomed their second daughter.

 

 

 

 

Christian Valdivia, ’19, was called home to God on January 29, 2024. Christian had dedicated eight years of his life to serving as a classroom teacher and administrator for Highland Academy in Beaumont, CA. He leaves behind a wife and young daughter. Please lift up his loved ones in prayer as they mourn this tragic loss.

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Mauro Moreno, ’22, relocated to Oregon and works for a nonprofit that employs and supports people with disabilities. Mauro also married in December 2023 to Michelle Corona.

 

 

January 2024

bryantBryant Sinkler, ’79, traveled from the East Coast to enjoy A CBU Christmas concert. He then traveled to Beverly Hills for the city’s Centennial Celebration. As a former resident, Bryant was happy to be able to be there to celebrate this momentous occasion.

 

 

 

Wilson_MarkMark Wilson, ’84, graduated in December 2023 with a Ph.D. in Applied Theology – emphasis in Ecclesiology – from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. Mark has been privileged to serve as Lead Pastor of Sierra Baptist Church of Visalia, CA, for 30 years and is also a NAMB endorsed healthcare chaplain with Kaweah Health Medical Center in Visalia. Mark and his wife Valerie (Overstreet, ’86) have been married for 38 years and have four adult children (all CBU alums) and five grandchildren (future Lancers).

 

Keith Bacon, ’17, was recently named Vice President of Administrative Services for San Bernardino Valley College. Prior to this, Keith spent three years working as an executive in the K-12 public school system.

Analy (Garcia) Jarboe, ’18, was recently promoted to Senior Planning Specialist at Southern California Edison.

Lozano_AnthonyAnthony Lozano, ’17, is the Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach at Cal State East Bay in Hayward, California.

 

 

 

 

Aszterbaum_JoeyJoey Aszterbaum, ’22, and his wife, Keisha Campbell, have recently launched their real estate business, First Team Real Estate. They are also a part of an exciting new church plant in Oceanside called St. Brigid's. After a long hiatus from performing live music in front of strangers, Joey has begun playing local open mic nights in Oceanside.

 

 

Mueller_ColinColin Mueller, ’22, is an elementary band teacher for Rancho Christian School. The number of students in band has doubled since he first started working at the school, and he was able to start a brand new strings class this year. Colin is so thankful for this amazing opportunity God has given to him.

 

 

 

Estrada ToroGabriela Estrada Toro, ’23, and her husband, David, celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary in Costa Rica in December 2023. She works as an administrative assistant for Moreno Valley College. Gabriela notes that when she was obtaining her bachelors, “Going back to school with a fulltime job, two children, and a household to run is not easy, but CBU was there for me and made it possible to juggle it all.” She was recently accepted to the Organizational Leadership Master's program at CBU.

 

 

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