TCS Alumni

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Please take a few minutes to update us on what you're doing now and what's been happening since graduation day.  Also, check out the updates and news below that we've received about other TCS grads.  (Updates in progress...thank you for your patience.)






Alumni News


Elizabeth Brack was recently named a Presidential Scholar by the University of Georgia.  The University encourages excellence in scholarship and gives recognition to students whose work is superior. To be named a presidential scholar, students must have achieved during the preceding semester a grade point average of 4.00, earned at least 14 hours (9 hours during summer semester) numbered 1000 or higher, and received no unsatisfactory or incomplete grades. She is a 2014 graduate of Trinity Christian School, Dublin, GA.

Jordan Mimbs, TCS Class of 2011, represented her sorority (Phi Mu) as their candidate for Homecoming Queen.  A senior majoring in Community Health, Jordan is recognized on campus as a Christian role model, a leader, and is featured as a “Legend Intramural Athlete” for most wins.  Along with family, friends, and a host of sorority sisters, other members of the TCS Class of 2011 (including Bess Couey, Chappell Claxton, and Blair McMichael, pictured) were on hand to support Jordan at Homecoming.  Jordan’s sister, Lauren, TCS Class of 2008, is a member of the Trinity faculty and coaching staff.

Elizabeth Coleman received standing ovations at each of the five performances for her lead role in the musical, Anything Goes, presented by the GCSU Theater and Music Departments.  Also a member of the TCS Class of 2011, Elizabeth, a senior Theater major, was one of two actresses nominated to compete nationally for the honor of performing at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and was also chosen by the theater department faculty as their nominee for the Dean's Medallion in Fine Arts. Elizabeth’s mother Mary Leigh Coleman teaches 2nd grade at Trinity.

Meanwhile, at Georgia Southern University, Anna Claire Knight, another TCS 2011 graduate, was recently recognized at Senior Night for women’s GSU Eagles Basketball, where she has received numerous athletic and academic honors including All So-Con, Student Athlete of the Week, First EVER triple/double at GSU, All Academic, NCAA Academic Senior Award, and President's List.  Her jersey is on display at the newly-opened Laurens County Historical Society Museum, and she is the all-time leading scorer at TCS with 3,101 points.

It’s great to see our alumni using the gifts God gave them and representing Trinity well!  Please share alumni news on the alumni page of our website ( or email 


Class of 2011
Mr. Andrew Eck:  In addition to his academic achievements, Andrew's athletic successes at Trinity earned him a wrestling scholarship with the Mercer Bears.  He was a Georgia state champion and contributed to the team's 7th Place finish at Nationals.  Andrew submitted a design that placed 2nd at the Engineering Expo.  He is also a member of the praise band for Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) campus ministry.  Andrew has been offered a position with Mercer Admissions and will coop this fall with Georgia Tech Economical Development here in Dublin.
Class of 2009
Mr. Kevin Eck:  Congratulations to Mercer's Outstanding Calculus I Student!  In addition to this prestigious award, Kevin was offered a teaching assistant position in the math department at Mercer for 2010-11.   He was also a first-place undergraduate presenter at the ASEE Southeastern Section's annual Conference (read more).
Mr. Dean Hester:  It's always exciting to see our Trinity grads achieving success, and God is blessing this University of South Carolina Gamecock in the classroom as well as on the golf course.  Congratulations, Dean!  SEC Freshman Honor Roll, Carpet Capital Collegiate Leader, Dean's USC Golf Profile
Class of 2008
Mr. David Cutler:  David has been an Atlanta Braves fan since early childhood and has aspirations of working for the Braves organization one day.  For now, he and his friend Casey Morris can be found on Facebook under the name "Tomahawk Dudes," a duo that has established quite a unique reputation for promoting the Braves.  All of their original songs can be heard on YouTube under the name "tomahawkdudes" as well as on iTunes.
Miss Laine Hobbs: Following a successful high school athletic career at Trinity, Laine was a two-year starter for the Middle Georgia College Warriors and helped lead her team to a state title in May of 2010.  She was fourth on the team in scoring.  Laine then transferred to Georgia Southern University and played one year for the Eagles.  After completing her undergraduate work, she plans to pursue her masters degree in Special Education.
Mr. Colby Jackson:  Rated the No. 10 fullback in the nation by ESPN and Player of the Year by Bigger, Faster, Stronger magazine, Colby joined the NC State Wolfpack as a linebacker and enjoyed success after knee surgery/redshirting his freshman year.  Player Profile, Article/, Article/
Mr. J. P. Mitchell:  JP is the founding president of the Mustangs Club Baseball team at Macon State College.  He was named Campus MVP in January 2010, and his team won its way to the NCBA World Series in May 2010!
Mr. Eric Shepherd:  After helping the Crusaders capture Region and State Championships during his senior year, Eric signed with the Brewton Parker Barons baseball team.  He was selected by his coaches to the Southern States Athletic Conference Champion of Character Team during his freshman year.
Miss Jorie Walker:  Not only was Jorie Walker a standout for the softball (back-to-back) state champion Lady Crusaders, she also played a key role for the basketball Lady Crusaders who posted a state title her senior year.  While starting short stop for Middle Georgia College, Jorie posted impressive stats with the Warriors.  She transferred to Georgia Southern in the fall of 2010 and was named to the Academic All-Conference Team the following spring.
Class of 2007
Mr. Andreas Ditges:  Andi came to Trinity as an exchange student from Mönchengladbach, Germany, and joined the class of 2007 when they were juniors.  After returning for his U.S. senior year and graduating from Trinity, he completed his German high school requirements and earned his diploma there in 2009.  He is currently pursuing his degree in sports management at the German Sport University Cologne and working for Adidas.
Miss Katie Mair:  Since earning her degree in psychology at Kennesaw State (2011), Katie joined a Cru ministry team (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) for a year of mission work in Bosnia.
Miss Bliss McMichael:  This TCS grad continued to demonstrate at UGA the leadership qualities she developed during her high school career.  During her sophomore year, Bliss was inducted into the Tate Society and was also selected to serve as an orientation leader.  As a senior, she was inducted into the Blue Key National Honor Society, chosen as a member of the Homecoming Court, and graduated in May of 2011 with a degree in public relations.
Mr. Christopher Rogers:  This placekicker for the Georgia Southern Eagles was named to the 2009 Southern Conference Academic All-Conference Team and 2011 GSU Male Scholar Athlete of the Year.  Chris graduated with his biology degree in the spring of 2011, earned his white coat that summer, and entered the Mercer Medical School in the fall to pursue a career as a surgeon.
Mr. Kolby Shepherd:  The Trinity Crusaders earned five consecutive state titles during Kolby's high school track and field career.  His impact as a member of the NCAA Division I Liberty Flames was immediate, and he has continued to be a vital part of the team's success throughout his college career.  Liberty Player ProfileFR Year - Qualified for Region, Big South Conference Athlete of the Week, Two-time Big South Title, Third Consecutive Big South Title, Breaks 17' for Personal Best, Ties School Record, First Liberty Vaulter to NCAA Finals, Fourth Consecutive Big South Title
Class of 2006
Miss Rebekah Byxbe:  Just after the first of January, 2010, Bekah started an 11-month journey spreading God's love in 11 different countries with The World Race.  Visit her blog to read about this incredible experience.
Class of 2005
Mrs. Chereese (Bedingfield) Rowe:  Chereese brought her speed and her work ethic to the Mercer basketball and cross country teams while she completed her undergraduate degree.  She finished her Mercer cross country career by earning the prestigious Atlantic Sun Conference Postgraduate Scholarship.  Chereese is married to Jonathan Rowe (Dublin native, Georgia Tech grad, and currently an engineer with Blake & Pendleton), and she is continuing her education at Mercer-Atlanta to become a physician's assistant.
Class of 2003
Miss Jessica Hobbs:  After maintaining the HOPE scholarship through her entire four-year college career and completing an internship at Sheridan Assisted Living facility in Dublin, Jessica graduated from Georgia Southern University in August of 2007.  While working at the Hobbs Sporting Goods family business, she answered God's call to The Gap Year with Score International in Costa Rica and graduated from the program nine months later.  After two more years working at the family store, Jessica accepted a position in Los Angeles, California as a nanny caring for a special needs child who contracted ecoli at age two.