Big Picture of Ministry

August 23, 2016

Legendary physics, engineering and woodworking teacher Tom Allen is retiring from Auburn Adventist Academy after 32 years. His Research Physics class, with a field trip to Loma Linda University, served as a catalyst for many students to pursue a career in medicine.

In 40 years of Adventist education, Doug White has congratulated 39 graduating classes in Washington Conference. His education career includes 32 years at Kirkland Adventist School and Puget Sound Adventist Academy, one year in Spokane, and seven years at Skagit Adventist Academy.

The written and artistic creativity of Washington Conference elementary students continues to be displayed in the double award-winning "The Wave" student newsletter. View the 13-issue archive at