Brian “Cheng” Foster (Class of 1975) is a Sterling native. Born in the Sterling Community hospital, known better as the Sterling College Art Center, Brian has a long family history with Sterling College stretching all the way back to the 19th century—so attending himself seemed to be a natural thing to do.
I provide athletic training services for the volleyball and softball team. I am currently working on prerequisites in order to apply to physician's assistant school in the near future. I also enjoy jogging, watching movies, baking, shopping and rooting for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana Wesleyan University
In 2006, Kendra and her husband Joel made a decision to leave the big city lights of Dallas, Texas and follow God’s leading to accept a ministry position in Lyons at First Baptist Church. As they drove to their new home, she couldn’t help but admire the beautiful campus of Sterling College and knew that God had big plans for them here. In July 2013 Kendra joined the Sterling College Family as the Assistant Registrar. Kendra feels blessed to be surrounded by so much life and excitement in the student body.
After her mom went to Sterling College before her, Michelle could only picture herself attending Sterling as well. Fourteen years later, she is working for Sterling College and has been here for 18 years and loving every day! Michelle works as the Controller in the Business office. She loves the energy and the quality of students that are enrolled at Sterling College. She finds the Christian, caring, helpful,and encouraging work place to be just the ideal place to make you want to come to work every day. Michelle doesn’t currently have any hobbies—she claims to just work all of the time! She is married and has 2 children, both graduates of Sterling, and a dog, Nike.
Chase Hansen just completed his first season as Co-Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line coach.
Prior to coming to Sterling, Hansen served as Offensive coordinator at Bethel College for the 2010 and 2011 season, and was a graduate assistant at Bethel in 2008 and 2009. During his time at Bethel he coached ten players to All-KCAC recognition.
Director of Admissions for Sterling College Online
Piper is passionate about the non-traditional student, having been one herself. After being out of school for twelve years, Piper decided to go back to school and chose Thomas Edison State College – Online. She received her BA in Humanities in 2003. Piper grew up in SoCal where she was trained professionally as an actress/singer. She is on the board at Hutchinson Theatre Guild, performs and choreographs for The Family Community Theatre and enjoys performing with her fellow community members in the Sterling Theatre Troupe.
Kacie is very passionate about working with young people and is so excited to introduce students from all over to Sterling College. In the Theatre world, Kacie is passionate about acting, directing, painting and dancing. She also enjoys swimming, reading and spending time with her ridiculously musically talented husband, Matthew Hastings.
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries (Emphasis in Youth), Minor in Theatre from Sterling College
Originally from California, Naiya graduated from Sterling College in 2008. After graduation she served with an urban ministry in the heart of downtown Denver, Colorado. Her time in Denver helped prepare her for ministry and leadership with women. She has served as the Evans Hall Resident Director since fall of 2011 and enjoys living out daily life with the women of the dorm. Naiya enjoys laughter, hiking, missions, and learning about the world around her.