Class Notes

1957: Dad’s Chevy Coupe and A Few Good Friends:
It’s not the cast of Riverdale, or Dobie Gillis — these tailgaters seems to be enjoying a Denison football game, and plugging their sororities and fraternities. If any of you recognize yourself or anyone else in the photo, let us know at We’d also like to know if the whole gang arrived together in the same car.

Dad’s Chevy Coupe and a few good friends


Joan Wormick Rost, of Aptos, Calif., has retired as a realtor.


Dan Doeppers, professor emeritus in the department of geography and Southeast Asian studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has received the Philippine National Book Award in history for his book, Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850-1945, which was published by Madison: University of Wisconsin Press in 2016.

David Garrecht, of Keene, N.H., is a retired clergyman, and he and his wife have moved from their Vermont home to a “senior” apartment in Keene, N.H.

Jim Knapp, of Santa Rosa, Calif., is a retired ophthalmologist.

Tex Robertson, of San Antonio, retired from the U.S. Air Force.


In Minneapolis, Ken Ackerman is chairman emeritus and senior advisor with Gallagher.


George Linn, of Mount Pleasant, Wisc., is director of North American Sales for EMBA MACHINERY, Inc.


Jane Baldwin, of Bexley, Ohio, was recently inducted into the Professors Hall of Honor at Capital University, from which she had retired in 2009. Her Bexley (Ohio) high school classmates surprised her with donations in her honor made to the Bexley Education Foundation and a paver in Bexley’s Alumni Piazza, thanking her for her effort in keeping track of their classmates and organizing reunions.


Bruce Bailey and his wife, Gail, of San Diego, together with Don Higgins and his wife, Peg, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., write that in November, 2019, they “departed on a five week sojourn to the Middle East and Asia.” The trip began with a few days in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, followed by a cruise, which lasted 21 days. This was Don’s first cruise since the Navy. “He was delighted,” they write, “as he didn’t have to stand watch or shoot big guns. Bruce, being an Air Force guy, kept looking for the pointy end of the ship without success. Fortunately, Gail was able to explain everything to him.” The cruise included port calls in India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand and finally, Singapore. “We experienced wonderful sights, outstanding food and marvelous people,” they write, adding that “Singapore was a perfect spot to finish the trip and spend time enjoying the city-state. Don and Peg spent many years living in Singapore back in the ’80s and ’90s and were able to share their love of the area. Don is still a member of the tanglin and cricket clubs in Singapore. They write that the local food and hospitality was outstanding. “One of many highlights,” they remark, “was watching an international soccer tournament on the Singapore Cricket Club grounds. The world is a big place with lots to see and do and the Baileys and Higgins families highly recommend that all who can, get out there and explore. Bruce and Gail (in San Diego) and Don and Peg (in Charleston, S.C.) welcome our traveling classmates and hope to see you in our respective cities.”


Sue Snodgrass Ernst has retired from PNC Financial Services Group, Akron, Ohio.


Bob Kabel, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., has retired as an attorney.

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Jon Munson has retired from Generator Systems, Inc., Akron, Ohio.

Nelson Rupp has retired as a circuit court judge for Montgomery County, Maryland, after 26 years on the bench. He presided over the Adult Drug Treatment Court he designed and founded in 2004. He and his wife, Mary, continue to live in Chevy Chase and enjoy traveling and spending time with their three children and three grandchildren.

Nancy Dowding Trau, of Pittsburgh, writes, “Graduation was just the start of a big year for Chuck (Chuck Trau ‘69) and me. We married in August and moved to Philadelphia. It was the beginning of several moves for us, all related to Chuck’s career. We loved living in Oakland, N.J.; Hudson, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; and finally Pittsburgh, where we have been firmly planted for 30 years. We have three children and six grandchildren all in the Pittsburgh area. I retired after loving every minute of 25 years as an elementary school librarian in the Upper St. Clair School District. Retirement was an adjustment, but it didn’t take long to settle happily into a new life. Without my Denison experience I would not have a husband of 50 years, children I love, and friends I cherish. Crawford second floor was very good to me! Joan Kuechle, now Hewins, a roommate for four years, was a remarkable gift. To paraphrase, if you don’t get old, you can’t have old friends!”


Dick Bodorff, an attorney and partner in the law firm of Wiley Rein LLP, Washington, D.C., was recently elected to the board of directors of MPT Foundation, Inc. (which supports Maryland’s six PBS television stations), has been appointed by Maryland Governor, Larry J. Hogan Jr., as a member of the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission, and has been elected chairman of the board of governors of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, Md.

Tom Cooksey writes, “After 45 years in sales, Susan and I retired in October, 2019. Presently, we are fulfilling a 50-year-old challenge from Dr. Secor in French Civilization class to travel and live in Provence and Languedoc, France. We have been here since November and will return in May. In addition, I wish to issue my own challenge to the Delta Upsilon Class of 1971, now that the date for our 50th Reunion has been set. Attention Crouse, Dimitruk, Langhorst, Shouvlin, McNeil, Hamilton, Keebler, Zinsser, Ross, Markward, Siehl, Heston, Gilgis, and the Honorary Brad Quicksall: you have plenty of time to oil up your walkers and plan for us all to reunite and see one another one last time in June 2021 … Looking forward to seeing everyone.”

Dick Irvin retired as a mental health clinical counselor with New Horizons Mental Health Services, Lancaster, Ohio, in March 2016. He and his wife, Cindy, moved to Harris County, Georgia, to be closer to their son and granddaughter.

Doc Jernigan writes, “After 40 years of both private medical practice and academic practice, I retired from East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine as of August 1, 2019, as professor emeritus. During my time in practice as an obstetrician and gynecologist, I delivered approximately 5,000 infants. While in the department of OB/GYN at Quillen COM, I was chairman of the department three times, medical student clerkship director twice, and residency program director. I also served as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the COM from 2011-2017. During my teaching career with medical students and residents, I received numerous teaching awards awarded by both medical students and residents. As I received a Master of Arts in history in 2005 from ETSU to complement my Bachelor of Arts in history from Denison University, I will be writing books about my family from World War II and the American Civil War during retirement. Johnson City, Tenn., will continue to be my home.” 

Rob Levin, of Burnsville, N.C., is an internationally known glass artist who lives and works in the mountains of western North Carolina. Visit his website for more information:

John Tanner writes, “I retired from the active practice of law after 36 years with the justice department and 10 years of solo practice — mainly voting rights. I now serve as the principal assistant nanny for Ella (3) and Lily (9 months), who live nearby here in Washington, D.C. I also write John Tanner’s BBQ Blog (google it), which actually covers all types of food in the U.S., the Caribbean, and Europe as Nancy and I travel about –– and which occasionally features fellow Denisonians.”


Yasue Aoki Kidd, of Murrieta, Calif., spent three years at Denison as a transfer student from Japan. She has self-published her memoir, My Life, This Time Around, recounting her life, including the years at Denison. The book is available on Amazon.

Greg McIntire and his wife, Thene Murphy McIntire ‘73, of Niantic, Conn., writes that they “are retired in southeastern Connecticut where they are renovating a 1940s ranch house with a view of the ocean. We expect to be in for most of the summer. Their youngest son, Bryce McIntire ‘07, lives close by and they see all their grandchildren by FaceTime in these times of coronavirus. Greg consults in the laboratory testing industry and Thene supervises the home construction. Best wishes to all DU grads.”


Kevin Brown, of Englewood, Colo., successfully defended his final dissertation for his doctorate in business administration from Metropolitan State University in March 2020. His dissertation is entitled, “Demographic Subgroup Health Insurance Coverage 2013 versus 2016 through the Affordable Care Act: The Effect of State-Level Medicaid Expansion and Exchange Methodology Decisions.”

Nick Carlozzi and his wife, Catherine Bader Carlozzi ‘75, have moved to their Santa Fe, N.M., home after 35 years years in northern New Jersey. He continues as a fixed-income portfolio manager at Tocqueville Asset Management.


In Minneapolis, David Aquilina, owner of the Strategic Storyteller, writes that after 20 years, “it’s been a good run. I’ve decided the time has come to call the run done.”

John Daly, of Chelsea, Mich., has released his second book (and first novel), Tool & Die, about Fairlane Tool and Manufacturing Company thriving despite competing with huge publicly traded automotive parts suppliers, the conflicts that threaten to destroy the collaborative corporate culture when a new executive joins the team, and how work life becomes an everyday struggle. The book is available in Kindle and paperback editions via Amazon.

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Sho Hatano, of Chiba, Japan, writes that he has “finally retired after 43 years of work in the ocean transportation biz. Still connected with frat bros (ATO) and seeing them every year for a weekend gathering in the USA. Visited Denison in Oct, 2018.”

Jeff Ireland, a founding partner of the law firm Faruki Ireland & Cox PLL, Dayton, Ohio, was recognized by his peers in the Ohio Super Lawyer pool and was listed in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “state litigation star.” He is currently the firm’s managing partner.

Jeff Johnson, of Bonita Springs, Fla., has officially retired after 41 years of trial practice. Jeff spent 37 years at Dickstein Shapiro in Washington, D.C. and the last 4 years with Blank Rome (who acquired Dickstein in 2016). Jeff and his wife, Colleen, recently sold their family home in Maryland and moved to the sunny west coast of Florida where they are busy reinventing themselves. “Living by the watchword, he writes, “that every day is a gift. Still get together with my SAE brothers in Granville on a regular basis for golf at the Denison Golf Club and a few adult beverages. Wishing all my classmates good health and joy on the journey forward.”


Jonathan Barns, of Westmoreland, N.Y., is a farmer.

Steven Forrest, of Elmira, N.Y., has been named supervising judge, city courts, for the Sixth Judicial District, an area that covers 10 counties. 


Tim Barnard, aka T Barny, of Healdsburg, Calif., writes that a virtual celebration of T Barny’s 40 years of sculpture was held on International Sculpture Day on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

Tim Ficker is executive director of Cypress Cove at HealthPark in Florida, Fort Myers, Fla.


In Tampa, Rebecca O’Dell Delaney is an appellate attorney with the Dutton Law Group, PA.


Rebecca O’Dell and Gregory Delaney, March 21, 2020.


Charlie Bourland, of Coral Gables, Fla., is chief executive officer of Antegrade Holdings.

John Haynes, an associate professor in the department of geology and environmental science at James Madison University, spent the Spring 2019 semester on sabbatical in Italy, from mid-February into early July, as a visiting professor of geology at the University of Camerino, in the Marche region, about equidistant from Rome and Florence. He writes, “I taught a course in sedimentary petrology, collaborated with faculty and graduate students on research that resulted in a paper in August 2019 being published in the journal Marine and Petroleum, and traveled extensively around the region from the Apennines to the Adriatic. Marche is NOT on the main tourist routes, but it has outstanding scenery, and some of the best food and wine you’ve never heard of! In early April, my wife, Maribeth Mallon Haynes, joined me, and she stayed until mid-June. Maribeth and I traveled beyond Marches as well, with trips to Venice, Florence, Matera, Pompeii, and Sorrento, and our time there greatly exceeded all expectations!”


Bob Hughes is president of R.K. Hughes, Inc., Nutley, N.J.

Courtney McLennan Myhrum, of Pittsburgh, was recently appointed to the U.S. Golf Association’s executive committee.

In New York, Brian Walter is vice president of Regulat.


Kathleen Walsh Pringle is chief executive officer and principal of Kathleen Pringle Group, Inc., Pittsford, N.Y.


Tim Householder, who teaches photography at Edison State Community College, has started Proscenia Film Society, a non-profit organization that promotes film education for audiences and opportunities for filmmakers to learn their craft and display their movies. He also hosts the From The Proscenium podcast as part of Proscenia Film Society, and was elected vice president of the board of trustees for Troy (OH) Main Street. He was also selected to be on the board for the Piqua Arts Council and is the owner and editor of the Art Around Town Dayton, a forum to keep the visual arts creators and audiences connected.

In Austin, Marty Jones is studio director of Austin Studios with the Austin Film Society.

In Boston, Holly Kantor is clinic director and doctor of physical therapy at Motion PT Group.


Brett Roubinek, of Westerville, Ohio, is president and chief executive officer of Transportation Research Center, Inc.

In New York, Ben Tuttle was recently promoted to senior vice president of commercial marine for Tokio Marine America Insurance Company.


In Washington, Courtney Dunakin (Bergeron) is Senior Director of Development for the Governance Studies research program at The Brookings Institution.

Deidra Brown Reese is Director of AFSCME, Worthington, Ohio.


In New York, Mike Biedermann is associated with Global Talent Acquisition for American Express.

Windy Campbell, principal owner of Campbell Communications, Richmond, Va., writes, “In 2020, I am serving as president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Richmond chapter in Richmond, VA. I am leading a board of 20+ peers and an organization of 325 PR professionals throughout central Virginia.”

Annabel Robertson North is executive director of United Against Poverty, Vero Beach, Fla. The organization operates UP Centers in Indiana River County, St. Lucie County, and Orlando that serve more than 10,000 low-income families daily.


Beth-Anne Blue is a licensed psychologist and assistant director of the personal assistance service at Duke University.

Mills Buxton, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., is president of Buxton Development Group.

Ann Brandenburger Fouke, of Urbana, Ill., writes, “I recently resigned from my home health physical therapy job after 4 years. I am currently taking some time to think of my next move in the therapy realm.”

In New Orleans, Kent Lambert is managing shareholder of a law firm called Baker Donelson.

In Boston, Jen Goss Spring is an office manager and volunteer coordinator at Beacon Hill Village.


In Chicago, Tiffany Apple Owen is associated with River North Counseling Group.

Anne Swartz Peer, of Alpharetta, Ga., just celebrated 20 years working with executive search firm Spencer Stuart, where the focus is on recruiting board directors in the biopharma, medical device and healthcare sectors. She and her husband, Thom, spent New Year’s skiing in Keystone, Colo., with Jamie Anderson and his family, from Devon, Pa.


In Los Angeles, Jen Buell Goodfriend is beginning her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in psychoneuroimmunology and pediatric health psychology. Her clinical practicum will be in the field of pediatric health psychology as well.

In New York, Erik Kleinbeck has rejoined the firm of Third Avenue Management LLC as head of business development.

Chad Lehner, who earned a master’s in international finance from Thunderbird, writes that he has established an agribusiness in Cambodia, Hillview Ltd., after a 17-year career with investment banks in the USA and Asia. The business includes a farm and facility that makes fresh juices, jams and candy. “Business adheres to sustainability practices including a circular farming method utilizing waste and by-products, crop rotations, no-till farming and making fertilizers and compost,” he writes. The farm is chemical free, supplies various sales channels in Cambodia including hotels, supermarkets and a home delivery platform. The brand is called “Toom,” which means “ripe” in the local language.

Lisa Hotovy Williams, is chief executive officer at West Michigan Community Mental Health System (WMCMHS), Ludington, Mich.


In Fort Lauderdale, Sean Greene is chief executive officer of Bambino Technologies, Inc.


Sean Greene and Rebecca Somach, Aug. 5, 2018.


Rebecca and Sean Greene, a daughter, Adeline, Oct. 5, 2018.


In Nashville, Amanda Peltier is an associate professor of neurology and medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


Missy Wiesmore Lutz is vice president North America with IGM Resins, Charlotte, N.C.


Kris Anderson, MD, FAAOA of Middlebury, Vt., was recently elected a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

In Dallas, Michael Haspel is a landman with Haspel Land & Petroleum, Inc.

Dan Stoner is a DevOps engineer with Infinite Energy, Gainesville, Fla.

Wout Wynants, of Nuremberg, Germany, is a freelance illustrator, musician, and wind instrument restorer.


Simone Poindexter Drake, chair of the department of African American and African studies at The Ohio State University, is the 2020 recipient of the Larry M. Lewellen Award for Distinguished Service.

Kara Kostiuk, was recently awarded tenure and has been promoted to associate professor at Wesleyan College where she served as business and economics department chair.


In New York, Yelena Antipova’s law practice is focusing on resolving federal income tax issues for U.S. and foreign businesses and individuals. She handles tax-planning, tax controversy with IRS, audits, entity selection and formation, tax due diligence, foreign bank accounts disclosures, private letter rulings, and contract drafting and negotiation.

Ed Black, prosecuting attorney for the Alpena County in Michigan, was recently appointed to the 26th Circuit Court of Alpena County by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

In Boston, Shannon McCarthy is New England director of marketing with Cushman & Wakefield.

Jefferson Navicky, of New Concord, Ohio, won a 2020 Maine Literary Award for Poetry Short Works with his manuscript Other Fathers.


Shannon McCarthy and Samuel Brown, Oct. 6, 2018.


Samuel Brown and Shannon McCarthy, a son, Benjamin McCarthy, Dec. 6, 2019.


In Paris, Ricardo de Guimaraes Pinto is a programme specialist with the United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO). After 8 years representing UNESCO at the United Nations headquarters in New York, in January 2020, Ricardo has moved back to UNESCO headquarters in Paris, where he is now managing the organization’s Inter-Governmental Programme, Information for All.

In Portland, Keinya Smith Kohlbecker is a Montessori educator with Harmony Montessori School, and writes, “In 2019, I organized and served as the coordinator for the Montessori for Social Justice 6th annual conference in Portland, Oregon. Over 350 Montessorians, social justice advocates, and parents convened in Portland for several days attending workshops for dismantling systems of oppression and professional development centered on anti-bias/anti-racist education. Also, I was honored with the 2019 Oregon Montessori Association’s Outstanding Dedication Award for my efforts to make Montessori education more equitable for families.”


Stuart Wyeth is director of development for Pintail Capital Partners, Greenville, S.C.


Sarah Warren Howarth, of Southampton, N.J., is a chemistry teacher at Shawnee High School.

In New York, Tami Henderson Sainz is an Interior Designer with Huntsman Architectural Group.


Thomas and Sarah Warren Howarth, twin sons, Hunter Thomas and Carter James, Sept. 27, 201

Carter and Tami Henderson Sainz, a son, Clark Henderson, 2017.



Joshua and Margie Maeder Amos, a son, Conlan Rowan, April 2019.

Erin Blake Elefante and Pete Elefante ’06, a son, Christopher James, June 17, 2019.


Bethany Clevenstine Shocki is director of marketing & creative services for Market Enginuity, a Phoenix-based company that manages sponsorship sales for mission-driven media entities nationwide, including PBS, NPR and the PRX podcast network.


James and Meghan Roach Eirkson, a son, Warren Lawrence James, Aug. 4, 2015, and a son, Samuel Patrick Charles, Sept. 2018.


Jeff Boykin, of Culver City, Calif., is director of Global Learning Products with 2U, Inc.

Shiv Chadha, of Miami Beach, Fla., is senior vice president with HSBC….

Tom DeCarlo, along with Meredith McGriff, started the Hoosier Films Annual Festival, Bloomington, Ind. The new film festival will premier March 19-22, 2020, in downtown Bloomington with most of the festival’s screenings taking place at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, and additional events taking place at nearby venues, such as the Bloomington Academy of Film and Theater. The festival is limited to films made in Indiana and/or by Indiana filmmakers. Three feature-length films, one for each evening, have been selected. The 38 short films selected for the festival come from a wide variety of genres and will be shown in themed blocks: “Facets of Family,” “Purpose and Persistence,” “Life and Death,” “Adventure and Friendship,” and dark and horror themed short films. For more information see the website: Tom is also the chief executive officer of DeCarlo Animation.

Eric Silvera, of Bronx, N.Y., writes that his feature film, In Action, premiered at three film festivals in spring 2020. The film won awards at each festival, including Best Film, Best Action Feature, and The Audience Choice Award. Silvera co-wrote, co-directed, and co-starred in the film.

Less than 36 hours after his sports medicine clinic in Falls Church, Va., transformed into a coronavirus first-response center, John Tabacco was putting on his surgical gown, an N95 respirator mask and two pairs of gloves. He headed out to the parking lot to meet a frightened woman who had a fever and back pain and feared she had the virus. Being an internist for the Washington Redskins, he was accustomed to working in and around obstacles in chaotic locker rooms and knew how to communicate with injured players while diagnosing ailments on a football field. He asked the man in the car with the woman to get out of the passenger seat so he could climb in and give her an abdominal exam. Just a month prior, he was tending to young teen athletes with concussions and elderly retirees with aching knees at PMA Health, an immediate care facility that specializes in sports injuries. Now doing his part on the front lines of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, he joins other sports doctors across the country who are applying their skill sets in ways they never would have imagined. He determined the woman in the car had a kidney stone and not coronavirus, and felt that he had contributed to the cause in some small way. He offered her immediate care to keep her from an emergency room bed that was becoming a dwindling commodity for virus-stricken patients. Tabacco also served as a team sports physician at George Washington University.

Emily Teitelbaum is an associate director for student involvement at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.


Shiv Chadha and Christine “Danee” Shows, Nov. 10, 2015.


Amanda Heironimus and Jeff Boykin, a daughter, Gwendolyn Josephine, Jan. 2020.


In New York, Evan Johnston is a video editor with BANDIT Editorial.


Pete Elefante and Erin Blake Elefante ’03, a son, Christopher James, June 17, 2019.


Emily Dicke Miran is associate general counsel with the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.

Laura Moss Polaski, of Steamboat Springs, Colo., is an account executive with TeamSnap.

Chelsea Mikula Tomko, an attorney with the law firm of Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio, was recently elected to the firm’s partnership.


David and Emily Dicke Miran, a son, David Earl III, Nov. 21, 2018.

Nicholas and Laura Moss Polaski, a daughter, Meredith Blair, Nov. 8, 2017.


Jena Pugh recently earned her doctorate of education in educational studies (higher education and student affairs) from The Ohio State University. Her dissertation title was “Career Development Needs of First-Generation College Students Studying Business.”


Drew Goodman and Abby Puskar Goodman, a son, Grant, May 15, 2019.

Paul Silvestri and Bethany Wharrie, a son, O’Dell Lawrence, Jan. 4, 2019.


Chinmoy Bhatiya, managing principal of the Capital Markets Company (CAPCO) in the Washington D.C. area, was recently recognized as one of The 2019 Rising Stars of the Profession by ALM’s Consulting Magazine.

In Cleveland, Ilona Jurewicz is a high school engineering and science teacher. She works as an environmental education consultant and has been awarded a fellowship grant to travel to Zambia in 2021, where she will study elephant rescue and community outreach while working with Game Rangers International at Lilayi Elephant Orphanage. She is also educator and department chair with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.


Stewart Mills Guderian recently earned her JD degree from the University of Nebraska.

In Cleveland, Drew Hanna has joined the law firm of Frantz Ward as an associate attorney in its nationally-recognized Construction Practice Group.

Ben Hobbs, who is a special assistant to the President’s Domestic Policy Council, was the Alliance (Ohio) Area Chamber of Commerce Keynote speaker at their annual dinner on Feb. 20, 2020.

Lindsey McLaughlin is an artist in Santa Monica, Calif.

Teresa Young Pinheiro is assistant director of transfer admissions at Augusta University.


Emily Julian and Robert “Bobby” J. Hogan, Jan. 4, 2020.


Dan Crawford earned his doctorate of optometry in May 2019 from the Ohio State University. He is an optometrist at Target Optical, Columbus, Ohio.

Lauren Sabo-Crawford, of Columbus, earned a JD and Master’s in Public Policy in 2018 from the Ohio State University. She recently wrapped up the Greif Fellowship in Juvenile Human Trafficking providing legal representation to juvenile victims of human trafficking. She is an attorney with Albeit Weiker LLP, doing education and special education work.

Adam Shaw is a peace and justice advocate with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, Seoul, South Korea.


Dan Crawford and Lauren Sabo-Crawford, a daughter, Charlotte Aspen, June 8, 2019.


Owen Beamer is assistant technical director for the Michael D. Eisner Center at Denison University.

Sarah Stahl, a microbiologist with NASA, received a NASA Silver Achievement Medal in recognition of her DNA sequencing work with ISS astronauts to provide real time on-orbit microbial monitoring capabilities. The medal is the 10th highest recognition given by NASA to contract personnel “for a stellar achievement deemed to be extraordinarily important to NASA”.


Lee and Christy Fayette Howley, a son, Finn Peter, Feb. 21, 2020.


In New York, Michelle Clark is an acute care physician assistant with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Usman Gul, co-founder and chief executive officer of Airlift, Lahore, Pakistan, is one of the top CEOs in Pakistan 2020, says PakWired.

Megan Ziske is a 2nd-year physical medicine and rehabilitation resident at Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, Mich.


Caitlynn Biro is an event coordinator with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

In Seattle, Caleb Bower and his high school sweetheart eloped in Seattle’s beautiful Volunteer Park. They are enjoying settling into married life and spending time with their rambunctious cat, Aki. They’re also planning many weekend trips in their ‘92 Integra around the Pacific Northwest.

In Chicago, Audrey Gaughan is an asset servicing control specialist with Citadel LLC.

In Ann Arbor, Marisa Hanson is an operations coordinator with SkySpecs.

Katherine Palms, of Suttons Bay, Mich., has joined the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities’ advisory council. Katherine is also on the staff for Young Life in Leelanau County, is an instructor at Yoga4 Wellness Center, and serves as secretary for the HP Family Foundation.


Caleb Bower and Victoria Bledsoe.


Alfonso Henderson earned a master’s degree in social work in 2019 from Boston College.

In Cleveland, Kai Kyles is an intake specialist with Preterm.

In Washington, Zoe Walpuck Mason is an ad operations manager with Industry Dive.

In Cleveland, Jaime Weinfeld is an audience services assistant with the Cleveland Playhouse.


Zoe Walpuck and Sam Mason, Oct. 5, 2019.


Natalie Nites is director of Upper Keys Services with AmeriCorps VISTA, Key West, Fla.

Kyle Rose, of Dublin, Ohio, is a science teacher at Triad High School.

In London, Antrim Ross has co-authored a report that was published by the G15, an organization which represents the largest housing associations in London. Antrim works for one of the housing associations as a research & public policy officer. The report, “Homes for Heroes,” proposes a new housing program that would see 100,000 low-cost homes constructed over the next five years reserved for essential workers, as a way to recognize and begin to compensate them for the sacrifices they’ve made during the pandemic. Antrim says, “this report is a call to action to ensure that the people risking their lives are treated like the heroes they are, reminiscent of the treatment of WWI soldiers who inspired the original homes for heroes. Importantly, it proposes a way to provide these homes without decreasing the number of affordable homes available to non-essential workers.”


Kyle Rose and Mary Unkovic ’17, Dec. 7, 2019.


In Denver, Ani Metzger is a senior business development representative with Autodesk.


Mary Unkovic and Kyle Rose ’16, Dec. 7, 2019.


Ryan Drumm, of San Antonio, is a manpower analyst with the U.S. Air Force.


Ryan Drumm and Erinn Henry, May 20, 2020.


Anamay Agnihotri is a graduate student in data science at George Washington University.

In New York, Alexandra Asselta is an account manager with TransPerfect Translations.

In Chicago, Mallory Cheng is a residency program coordinator with Urban Gateways.

Sophie Vanden Bosch, co-founder of Revolin Sports, Holland, Mich., and her friend, Greta Davis, along with Greta’s brother, Hugh Davis, were winners of a Victoria’s Secret Pink, a subsidiary of L Brands, second annual GRL PWR Project. The initiative provides funding for young female “leaders, trendsetters and go-getters” ages 18 to 25 and includes $52,000 to “help power their dreams and jump-start their futures,” the brand said.

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Published January 2021