Samuel, the son of Craig and Jill Gilbert, attended Leighton Elementary and is a firefighter with the Oswego Town Volunteer Fire Department. He is an Eagle Scout and Scout Leader for Troop 888. Samuel was active in the Oswego High School Marching Band and a volunteer intern at Grace and Glory Ministries, as well as a volunteer counselor at Camp Foundations.
Claire, the daughter of the Rev. Verlyn and Carla Ratzlaff, attended elementary school in Horseheads, NY. She is a scholar athlete, participating in varsity basketball and soccer. Claire was an active member of the Interact Club, as well as a children’s church director and a volunteer counselor at Camp Foundations. Claire also participated in mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Washington, DC.