Terilyn Johnston Huntington, granddaughter of Helen Johnston, Rush City, defended her dissertation for her PhD in Political Science from the University of Kansas on July 15, 2016, and was hooded in ceremonies on May 14, 2016. She has accepted a professorship at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio, and has moved with her husband Paul and sons Bennett and Declan to a 150 year old home in the historic district. She graduated from Worthington, MN, High School and has a BA from Bethel University and a Masters in Theology from Bethel Seminary. She has a Masters in International Relations from Denver University Korbel School and a Masters in Political Science from Kansas. She is the daughter of Rev. Dr. Terry L. and Lynda Johnston, Alexis, IL.