Class Notes • Heritage Class

For several decades Austin Lamberts ’36 divided his time between his two passions: medical services and marine zoology. His passion for marine zoology took him many places, from which he assembled a private collection of coral. He donated the collection to the University of California-Berkeley.

Carl Sinke ’49 is a Kids Hope tutor for elementary school children. He teaches adult church school at East Paris Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., and sits as treasurer and board member of ECCES, which provides scholarships for minority students in the Grand Rapids Christian Schools. Cora Waanders Sinke ’54 volunteers as a library assistant at Dutton Christian School and at Global Gifts, a store that sells artifacts made in third-world countries.

Donald Oppewal ’50 volunteers for Worldwide Christian Schools, working to both collect and distribute donated educational equipment for the benefit of Christian schools in places like Nigeria, Kenya, Honduras, the Dominican Republic and Belize. He continues to be on the advisory committee of Friends of Hilltop University in Mkar, Nigeria, and sends money, educational materials and volunteers there to assist this struggling sister Reformed college.

William Stob ’52 currently serves as interim pastor for Sunlight Community Church (CRC), Port St. Lucie, Fla. He is also an adjunct professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the School of Communication and Media, and will lead a group of Calvin students to study religions and cultures of the Pacific this January.

Matthew Du Pree ’52 was presented with the Lifetime Service Award by the Democratic Party of DuPage County. DuPage County is the second largest county in Illinois, with a population of almost one million.