Schaffer received a bachelor of arts in history. Sweitzer received a Master of Science in Nursing. Botticelli received a bachelor of arts in international studies, graduating cum laude. While a student at Southern, Botticelli was inducted into the Alpha Mu Gamma honor society. Coates received a Master of Science in Nursing.
Home to more than 3,300 students, Southern Adventist University is a graduate and undergraduate coeducational accredited university located near Chattanooga.