Welcome to the Cougar Pride!
Welcome to the official page for Grace Cougar Alumni! For over twenty years, Grace has continued to educate, equip, and encourage students through their educational journey—preparing them to be influential servant leaders for Christ in their respective degrees, careers, and relationships after high school graduation.
Alumni Relations at Grace exists to honor the investment and legacy of our GCS families by serving as an extension of Christ’s love and support to you. We recognize that the fruit of Christ-centered education is manifested through the ongoing lives of our graduates, and therefore hope to highlight the Lord’s continued work in and through you and your family.
As more generations come and go from the halls of GCS, we hold fast to God’s Truth in Psalm 33:11, “The plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.” Onward and upward, Grace graduates!
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See Where We Go
Grace proudly sends graduates throughout the state and across the globe in pursuit of God’s calling on their lives. Check out a few of our alumni highlights this year, as well as where Grace alumni have chosen to continue their education after graduation.
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Where Are They Now?
After graduation from Grace, Uzo attended Texas A & M, majoring in biomedical sciences before earning his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. “Since I can remember I had always wanted to become a doctor,” stated Uzo, “I never really thought about anything else and the Lord was so faithful in seeing that through.” The past three years he has completed his residency, ending as Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital. Uzo finds fulfillment in medicine because he “loves meeting people and not only do I get to meet so many wonderful people but I also get to take care of them in what is usually a very vulnerable time for them and their families.”
When asked if he thinks Grace Community helped prepare him for his professional life, Uzo exclaimed, “Absolutely! The biggest thing was sowing a seed of the Word in my life. That changed everything! I also think my involvement in extracurricular activities helped develop my interpersonal/leadership skills.” Uzo says his memories of being at Grace are deeply held and valued; “Overall, what I remember so fondly about Grace are the people and friends that I made. I was so blessed to make THE most amazing friends. . . It’s been so neat to walk with them through college and some even through medical school; even more special now to be involved in weddings and to see children being born. I could go on and on forever; short version is Grace and the people there will always have a very special place in my heart.”
Bethany graduated from Oklahoma State University Honors College, after winning numerous research awards, including participation in the OSU Scholar Development Program at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, England. “GCS helped me because when I headed off to college I felt very prepared.” She adds, “I was ready academically and grounded spiritually. The time management skills were also clutch.” She then earned her Juris Doctor, from SMU’s Dedman School of Law in May, 2010. While there Bethany participated in the European Court of Justice Summit, Luxembourg, as well as being a semi-finalist in the NYU Immigration Law Moot Court Competition.
Today, Bethany practices law at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Office of Legal Affairs in Dallas. Bethany explains her choice, “After deciding to go to law school, my primary professional goal was to practice healthcare law at a hospital system or university.” She further explains, “More often than not when people seek an attorney it is when things have gone bad. Lawyers have the opportunity to help their clients navigate the legal system with compassion and integrity.” She enjoys the fact that she truly does learn something new every day. As she explains, “The law is always changing, particularly in healthcare. The daily problem solving is also something that keeps me on my toes.” She also serves as a mentor to young law students.
When not working, Bethany is grateful to be very plugged in with her local church where she serves as a home group leader for single women. As she says with a smile, “I work a lot, but I do promise I have a real life outside of work!