Alumni Spotlight

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MEI’s history is one that is characterized by tradition, perseverance, and resilience, and our alumni are serving and contributing meaningfully in communities around the world.


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Your testimony (both highlights and hurdles welcomed), shared authentically will serve to inspire and connect our alumni community.

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Alumni & Parents Mark & Tammy Brandsma

As we briefly share with you our experiences as alumni from 1991 and ’92, and now as parents of three children who have been at MEI since Kindergarten and are currently in grades 5, 7 and 9, we want to highlight the role MEI played in our past and present, particularly as it pertains to God using it to build us into people who are braver, who want to be engaged global citizens, and who are willing to go where God asks us to go. Read More…

Serving with Himalayan Life

Submitted by Heidi (Wiebe) Epp, MEI Alumnus (Class of 1996)

I sat on the carpeted backless risers in band class and Mr. Nickel stood at the front and diverged from music lessons, instead teaching this, “If you want to help the world, get skilled.” I heard it. I believed it. And then I made it my own by adding, “If I want to help the world, I will find skilled people and help them.” Read More…

MEI Alumni Business Startup: Oh Sew Baby

MEI Schools Class of 2004 alumnus Jackie (Dick) Gutjahr’s connections to MEI date as far back as the late 1980’s when she modelled as a toddler in a school fashion show! Beginning in grade 8, she took sewing lessons all the way to grade 12, a skill she would later find invaluable when she launched her business. Jackie is the owner and operator of Oh Sew Baby, currently the most affordable, Canadian owned, handmade ring sling and wrap company. Read More…