Whitworth alumna Jessica Shawley, ’03, was named the 2012 National Teacher of the Year for Middle School Physical Education by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). Shawley, who teaches at Moscow Junior High School, in Moscow, Idaho, was selected in 2011 as the Northwest District Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the national award.
Noted author and scholar Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, will lead the 37th annual Whitworth Institute of Ministry July 9-13. WIM provides clergy, laity, and their spouses and children a week of spiritual encouragement, equipping for ministry, and inspiring worship.
Whitworth Trustee Linda Cunningham lost her brave battle with cancer on June 4, 2012. A memorial service for Linda will take place on Sunday, June 10, at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., in Spokane.