Max Heeb ‘50 published an article in the October 2011 edition of the Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association titled “End of Life Counseling,” which stressed the positive aspects of preparing to die from incurable cancer.
Mayme (Trantham) Hull ’54 resides in Texas and celebrated her 80th birthday in September.
Addison Lawrence ‘56 completed a 10-day tour of Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia this past summer. During the tour, he gave seven lectures to more than 300 farmers on shrimp farming; feeds and nutrition emphasizing the importance of soybean meal, oil and lecithin in shrimp feeds; and production methods to produce more than one million pounds of shrimp per acre of footprint water per year.
John Arb ‘58 retired from Arb’s Insurance Agency. He and his wife, Nancy, have been married 56 years and have four sons and three grandchildren.
Derrill Heiland ‘60 is the clinical associate professor and director of Orthodontics NCEF Pediatric Dental Center Residency Program for the University of Florida.
Jane (Roberts) Boyle ‘62 taught for seven years at Parkway Central High School before working at St. Louis Community College as manager of federal grants for unemployed individuals. She is now enjoying retirement by being active in her community and going to her granddaughters’ activities.
Beverly (Deuser) Bridger ‘62 taught for several years in the Marquand-Zion School District where she met her husband, Gailen. They have two children, Jennifer and Christopher. Beverly now lives in Jefferson City, Mo., with her sister.
Frank Burch ‘62 enlisted in the USMC officer candidate program following graduation. He then earned the Marine Corps Commission as 2nd Lieutenant. After active duty, he worked in sales and sales management until retiring in 2003.
John Crowell ‘62 taught in the Ritenour School District from 1962-78 and was the assistant superintendent from 1978-1998. He also taught at Webster University from 1973-1988. He and his wife, Katie, have four children and are enjoying their retirement.
Edward Deuser ‘62, moved to the Akron/Cleveland, Ohio, area after receiving his MBA from the University of Missouri in 1963 and raised his two children, William and Kari. He held various management and executive level positions and served and chaired on various service boards. Edward retired in 2006 as vice president of Ohio CAT and now lives in Florida with his wife, Marie.
Beverly Hart ‘62 received her master’s degree from Webster University and also won the Crystal Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. She taught French for 20 years and is now doing children’s’ portraits and some writing. She and her husband have four grandchildren.
Donald LaFerla ‘62 began working for Emerson Electric Co. in St. Louis, Mo., following graduation. In 1973, he was offered the position of corporate data processing manager at Leggett and Platt, Inc., where he worked for 27 years. After retiring in 2001, Donald won the “Partner in Progress” award.
Paul Massey ‘62 has worked several jobs throughout his life. Among them are teaching at Fort Zumwalt School District, driving a tractor trailer for Yellow Freight Systems, and serving with Missionary Associate Helpers in Antiqua and in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Africa. He is currently enjoying retirement in Wentzville, Mo., and occasionally playing golf.
Margie (Schmerbauch) Murphy ‘62 taught history and social studies at New Bloomfield, Mo., before marrying Stanley Murphy ’62 in 1964 and moving to Sikeston, Mo., where she was a guidance counselor until they moved to Farmington, Mo. Stanley attended law school at the University of Missouri and had a private practice in Park Hills, Mo. He served as judge of the 24th Judicial Circuit Court from 1976-2001. The couple has two children and one grandson.
Robert Poinsett ‘62 attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, after graduation. He then taught at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and was the Christian College Administrator for Oakland City University in Indiana. Bob is now a wedding officiant.
Madge (Bierbaum) Wiesner ’62 was honored by the Lindbergh School District Alumni Association as a “Distinguished Educator,” the first elementary teacher to be selected for this award. She started the gifted program in 1981 and helped begin the Program for Exceptionally Gifted Students (PEGS) in 1991, which involves students from districts in St. Louis and Jefferson counties.
John Thurston ‘62 taught high school for five years after earning a master’s degree in history and political science from the University of Missouri. For the next 30 years, he worked as an organizational specialist for National Education Association (NEA). He and his wife are now retired in St. James City, Fla.
Reda (Vaughn) Ford ‘63 recently toured Scotland where the guide showed a video of the 2008 Edinburgh Military Tattoo. She was surprised and delighted when the announcer said, “This band is from Southeast Missouri State University of Cape Girardeau, Mo.” Reda proudly cried, “That’s MY school!”
Linda (Hose) Lawrence ‘65 is enjoying her retirement by living in a small beach house in San Diego, Calif.
Ruth Ann (Nyhoff) Salater ‘65 and her husband enjoy volunteering at their church and in their community. They also travel, play golf, and enjoy genealogy in their spare time.
Gary Turner ’65, is a retired U.S. Army Reserves lieutenant colonel and is pleased Southeast has an ROTC presence on campus. He is a retired civil engineer and is still doing part-time consultant work. He and his wife have nine grandchildren with another one on the way.
Earl Young ‘66 is retired after spending four years as a naval officer, 20 years as a transportation executive in Miami, Fla., and Nashville, Tenn., and 20 years as owner of a real estate company in Dexter, Mo. He and his wife, Rosemarie, have two sons and three granddaughters. They now travel extensively around the United States and overseas.
Shelton Smith ‘67 recently represented Missouri at Princeton, N.J., in writing the new national superintendent exam. He is also on the state board of directors for the Missouri Professors of Educational Administration.
Morris Hahn ‘68 just celebrated the birth of his 14th grandchild, Chloe, and learned of the pending birth (May 2013) of his 15th.
Sandra (Wilmesher) Hechst ‘68 is working at Grant’s Farm in St. Louis, Mo., from mid April through October and substitute teaching November through April.
Carolyn (Herwig) Helderman ‘69 is enjoying retirement on her farm in Cape Girardeau County.
Lewis Hux ‘69 is the new director of the Education Renewal Zone at Arkansas State University (ASU). His wife, Annette (Hessling) Hux ‘98, is assistant department chair and professor for Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Special Education at ASU.
Delores (Armbruster) Poulos ‘69 is the owner and trainer of Ernie Poulos Racing Stables Inc. in Palatine, Ill.
Jerome Roth ‘69 retired in June and plans to play golf, hunt, try his luck at poker, travel and spoil his five grandchildren. His wife, Linda (Ruebsam) Roth ‘69 retired from the Plano Independent School District in June 2010.
Robert Guth ‘70 is currently serving as the director of labor relations for Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Ariz.
Susan (Koeln) Koch ‘70 retired in June from Simi Valley Unified School District as principal of a 2012 California Distinguished School.
Larry LeGrand ‘70 retired after 28 years with the company now known as U.S.Foods. Larry and his son, Jason LeGrand ‘97 celebrated with a trip to Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
Carl Nelson ‘70 received the Dr. Richard T. Miyamoto Fellowship Award from the Carmel Lions Club in June.
Rosemary (Morrey) Gianelli ‘71 traveled to the Iguazu Falls in Argentina. The trip was a prize awarded by the Today Show for being its “Fan of the Week.”
Robert Mosher ‘72 spent four years with Northrop Grumman Technical Services and the U.S. Army’s training program. He is now working at IDS International as a consultant and subject matter expert. His position involves both working during the exercise scenario design phase as well as during the actual exercise execution.
Joseph Pappas ‘72 enjoys teaching part-time at Southeast Missouri State University and Jefferson College. He is also the owner/publisher of JPM Music Publications. Joe and his wife, Cheryl, enjoy traveling and spending time with their five grandchildren.
Reva (Bennett) Schwan ‘72 retired a year ago and has been spending time at her property on the Eleven Point River in Pocahontas, Ark.
Catherine (Daugherty) Blase ‘74 taught art and language arts for 35 years and started a full-time art program. She now co-owns a framing design business with her daughter. The Studio Corner offer art classes to those age 6 and older.
Leonard Compton ’74 announces the release of his new book, Treadwell, A Novel of Alaska Territory.
Margaret (Brooks) Fuller ‘74 retired in May 2012 from teaching first grade in the Piggott School District in Arkansas for 38 years. She was selected as a 2012 “Hero of Hope” by the American Cancer Society and tells her story at events throughout the year.
Lois (Kaatman) Kessler ‘76 retired after 34 years as a high school teacher in St. Louis County. In 2001, her class was featured in Chef Educator Today magazine. In 2002, she was awarded the Missouri State Skills USA Advisor of the Year. During her years as an educator, she served and advised numerous local, state, and national committees. In 2010, she was the Wisconsin Cheese Recipe Contest winner. She now enjoys family, friends, traveling, gardening, and decorating her 1844 historic home.
Kenneth Rosenauer ‘76 has co-authored a college journalism textbook titled The Journalist’s Handbook for Online Editing.
David Conley ‘77 returned to his hometown of Cape Girardeau in July to become the senior pastor of Centenary United Methodist Church.
Vickie (Ray) Nunnery ‘77 worked for Emerson Electric for 27 years as an industrial engineer in Kennett, Mo. She is now working for Baker Implement Co. of Kennett. Vickie and her husband, James, have been married for 32 years and live on 40 acres on Crowley’s Ridge in Arkansas.
Fernando Contreras ‘78 lives in Miami, Fla., and is director for business development projects in Latin America at Iblesoft.
Russell Cook ‘78 works for the Tennessee Secretary of State Office. He assists libraries in the Clinch River region with their technology needs, providing hands-on assistance with computer hardware, software and training.
Peggy Ellis ‘78 was named the dean of Lindenwood University’s planned Nursing and Allied Health Sciences program, slated to open in fall 2013.
Kim (Barton) Heise ’78 is a retired veterinary surgeon and practitioner in Van Buren, Mo. She enjoys the outdoors, music, meeting people, and of course, animals of all kinds. Kim and her husband, Monty Heise ‘73, observed their 34th wedding anniversary in May and have two grown sons.
Mark Mullins ‘78 announces the release of his new book, Street Smart Disciplines of Successful People: 7 Indispensable Disciplines for Breakout Business Success
Michael Aehle ‘79 retired after 32 years of teaching. He taught at Three Rivers Community College from 1980-1983 and St. Louis Community College from 1983-2012.
Robert Brown ’79, after 27 years in journalism and six years as a substitute teacher, is now a fifth-grade social studies, science and mathematics teacher.
Erik Ketcherside ‘80 is the communications manager for the ASU Foundation, a nonprofit organization that coordinates and directs all major fundraising campaigns on behalf of Arizona State University.
Karim Mansouri ’80 and his wife, Olga, welcomed their second child, Hasan Lorenzo, in June.
Steven Brazil ’81 was promoted to district manager for northern Kansas in 2011 after 24 years as an agent for Farmer Insurance Group of Companies in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He resides in Manhattan, Kan.
Luke Cano ‘81 climbed Mt. Rainier in June and spent three weeks in China teaching English to Chinese English teachers.
Louis DesPres ’81 is semi-retired after providing anesthesia services to Southeast Missouri Hospital for 26 years. He is now anesthesia locum tenens for various hospitals throughout Missouri. Louis has four grandchildren whom he visits often.
Mary Ann Farmer ’81 was recognized by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) as the 2012 PPAI Woman of Achievement award recipient at PPAI’s Women’s Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., in July. The award recognizes an individual who has led the way in the advancement of women in the industry, exhibited outstanding leadership and made significant contributions to the industry and her community.
Bryan Hollerbach ’83, after two decades, has relocated from St. Louis back to his hometown of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., to become the community editor of the weekly Ste. Genevieve Herald.
Shirley (Lee) Moore ‘83 is the domestic adoption supervisor for Love Basket, Inc., a licensed Christian adoption agency located in Hillsboro, Mo.
Ricky Lewis ’84, after 27 years in the IT business supporting General Motors globally, decided to take early retirement in August.
Bryan McGraw ’84 was promoted within National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to access coordinator – St. Louis and director, National Archives at St. Louis. He is responsible for the second largest archive operation in the U.S. with public holdings of over 600,000 cubic feet of personal-date-series records, including military and civilian records, selective service records, Army Courts Martial files and others. He will oversee the efforts to standardize all web content and associated applications for archival operations within the National Archives. He has been employed with NARA since 2004. He has spearheaded efforts to construct replacement facilities in St. Louis and successfully moved over 4.5 million cubic feet of records and 800 employees.
Catherine (Florich) Villhard ‘84 started her new job at The Center for Head Injury Services in St. Louis in July as their director for Social Enterprises. It is her job to direct a social enterprise designed to train, employ, and advance the lives of people with head injuries and other cognitive learning conditions.
Mark Welker ‘84 Mark is married to Pamela (Herron) Welker ’84. Their daughter, Chelsea, is attending Southeast Missouri State University on the Regent’s Scholarship and will complete her undergraduate degree in communication disorders in spring 2013.
Jerry Estes ‘85 is the manager of a plant that manufactures Starbucks Frappuccino.
Paula (Hemminghaus) Schwartz ‘86 and her husband, Ron, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary this year.
Bernard Teyssier ‘86 retired in June 2011 after 25 years of service as a special agent/resident agent in charge with the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In May, he opened Vino e’ Vita Wine & Accessories in Bridgeport, W.V.
Patricia (Newbem) Colon ‘87 has worked for the Cape Girardeau County Juvenile Office for more than 20 years as a chief deputy juvenile officer.
Greg May ‘87 was named a Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science. May is a senior research manager for Pioneer, a subsidiary of DuPont.
Mary Mattivi ‘87 was appointed to the 3rd Judicial District of the State of Kansas. She previously presided as the 3rd judicial district judge pro tem, served as the city of Topeka municipal judge pro tem and served as the city of Maple Hill’s prosecutor.
Anne Cook ‘88 is an assistant principal at Eisenhower MIddle School in San Antonio, Texas.
Karie (Hall) Hollerbach ‘89 was promoted to professor in the Department of Mass Media at Southeast Missouri State University in June. She is also the advertising option coordinator for the department’s advertising sequence.
Christine Rountree ‘89 is teaching American History and Psychology at Heritage Christian Academy in Mt. Juliet, Tenn. She and her husband, Clyde, have five children.
Scott Horace ‘90 coached the Daniel Boone AA American Legion Baseball team this summer, finishing second in the state.
Teresa (Frisby) Kresse ’91, after 11 years working in the Mason City Community School District, relocated four years ago to Perry, Iowa, to teach in the Perry Community School District. This is her 24th year teaching French and third year working with talented and gifted secondary students.
Brian McCuten ’92, ’95 is the superintendant of Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Dover, Tenn.
Stephanie Deneke (Borders) Murphy ‘92 and Ken Murphy ‘87 have been married for 17 years after meeting through their Greek organizations, Alpha Xi Delta and Sigma Chi. They have remained in Cape Girardeau and are now parents of three children. Deneke is the director of children’s ministries at Centenary United Methodist Church, and Ken is the manager of Starbucks.
Laura Filiatreau ‘93 is the national sales assistant at CBS Radio St. Louis. She is also a photographer, and her photos have been on display at various outlets including the St. Louis Artist Guild.
Ivan LaGrand ‘93 was promoted to captain in the Cape Girardeau Fire Department in 2011 and appointed to the position of fire inspector in 2012. His duties include fire inspections, public education, and fire investigations in the city.
Brent Lyon ’93 was promoted to international sales manager at Greene Tweed & Co., leading a multinational team of technical sales professionals with the goal of enabling drilling companies to reach new depths in gas and oil exploration. He and his wife, Diane, live in Houston, Texas, with their four children.
Jeffrey Davis ’94 was elected to the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity General Council, the organization’s board of directors in August. He will serve a two-year term as reporter of the board. He and his wife, Tiffany (Ruland) Davis ’96, live in Jefferson City, Mo., with their daughters, Micah, Mackenzie and Mayson.
Tammy Miller ‘94 received her MBA from Missouri Baptist University in May.
Kenneth Sills ’94 and his wife, Syndi, were married September 22, 2012, and honeymooned in South Africa.
Robert Pool ’95 completed his doctorate in higher education leadership at Indiana State University in May.
Dan Schoeneberg ‘95 was recently hired as the senior educator for interpretation at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Ill.
Jefferson Slinkard ‘95 is the owner of Gateway Pest Control, which serves the greater St. Louis, Mo., area.
Victoria (Weissert) Thurman ’95 was promoted to director of student support at Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS) in July.
Ellen (Armbruster) Josephsen ‘96 and her husband, Justin Josephsen ’96, welcomed twins, Katherine and Evan, on May 12, 2011. They also have two older sons, Bradley and Matthew.
Stephen Owen ‘96 is the professor of criminal justice at Radford University in Radford, Va. He received the 2012 Radford University Foundation Distinguished Creative Scholar Award.
Christopher Wicker ’96 and his wife, Kimberly, were married May 19, 2012, in Santa Monica, Calif.
Steven Reimann ’96 joined Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. as a neuroscience – ADF account manager in July. His area of focus is speciality pharmaceuticals for the treatment of schizophrenia.
Christopher Sherer ’97 has become a member of the Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes, P.C. law firm. He joined the firm in 2004 as an associate attorney. He concentrates his practice in litigations matters including family law, municipal law, election law, commercial litigation, both at the trial and appellate court levels. He and his wife, Melanie, live in Hillsboro, Ill., with their three daughters. He has served as a member of the Hillsboro city council since 2007 and a member of the Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department since 2003.
Marissa (LeClaire) Weaver ‘ 98 completed her doctorate in education leadership (Ed.D.) at the University of Missouri – Columbia in July. Her dissertation research focus was “An Organizational Culture Study of Missouri State Faculty/Staff in Relation to the University’s Public Affairs Mission.”
Eddie Hendrix ‘99 and his wife, Jennifer (Stakenas) Hendrix ’02, have two children, Cole and Reece, and reside in St. Charles, Mo.
Andrea Staton ‘99 received a Master of Science in occupational therapy from Colorado State University in 2011. She works in adult inpatient rehabilitation at Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital.
Cynthia (Pigg) Boehlke ‘00 is working at Jacksonville Public Library as the youth services librarian. She and her husband, Chadwick Boehlke ’99, recently celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary.
Carson Heady ‘00 has accepted the role of market manager-St. Louis with T-Mobile USA. He has also authored Birth of a Salesman. He resides in St. Louis, Mo., with his daughter, Madison.
Lesley McDaniel ‘00 is site administrator at Bollinger Mill State Historic Site with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. She received the Arthur H. Mattingly Award in Historic Preservation in April.
Tim Wenckel ‘00 was named Bishop LeBlond’s head boys basketball coach in St. Joseph, Mo.
Carole Wright ‘01 completed her Master of Arts in English in 2008 while teaching high school English in Farmington, Mo. She is now the English department chair at Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo.
Jason Butler ‘02 joined the Esse Health Office of Drs. Byrne & Launch as a board-certified family nurse practitioner. He resides in St. Louis, Mo.
Kelly (Lambing) Finke ‘02 was recently promoted to a senior audit manager at AT&T in St. Louis, Mo.
Joshua Hester ‘02 and his wife, Rebecca (Fields) Hester ‘04, were recently appointed as senior pastors of the Dudley Church of God.
Jeremy Wells ’02 is an assistant professor in the graduate historic preservation program at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island.
Grant Bowen ‘03 is working for Custom Insurance Services Inc. in Crystal City, Mo., as an insurance agent/producer. He and his wife, Natalie, reside in Festus, Mo., and have one child, Parker.
Rachel Eldridge ‘03 moved to London, England, in August 2011 to complete her MBA from Hult International Business School. After completing the degree in August of this year, she accepted a position with Amazon in its European office and relocated to Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scott Haney ‘03 recently celebrated his fifth anniversary with Wood and Huston Bank. He and his wife, Teresa (Layton) Haney ’05, reside in Cape Girardeau with their daughter, Miriam.
Jennifer Hanks ‘03 was promoted to research scientist at Pioneer Hybrid, a subsidiary of DuPont. Jen is one of three Southeast graduates, including Lisa Newman ‘95 and Greg May ‘87, who work in leadership positions in the lab.
Mindy Hoffman ‘03 is the human resources supervisor for Vail Resorts at Vail Mountain.
Jessica Leggett ’03 was recently named graphics coordinator for the Office of the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs at the University of California, Irvine.
Kristin (Lumsden) Libby ‘03 and her husband, Matthew Libby ’03, welcomed their daughter, Elizabeth Rose, on April 10, 2012.
Heather (Jones) Meng ‘03 married Qi Meng ‘12 in December 2011. She is working as assistant director for international admissions at Southeast Missouri State University.
Mitchell Ogles ‘03 accepted a position in July with Cape Urology Associates in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Mitch recently completed his medical residency at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, Miss. He and his wife, Julie (Hogan) Ogles ‘03, have two children.
Mary Christina (Manning) Pratt ‘03 graduated from Ball State University with master’s degrees in historic preservation in 2010 and anthropology–historical archeology in 2012. She works as a historic archeology laboratory analyst and cataloger at the Indiana State Museum
Daniel Craig ’04 and his wife, Julia (Hanson) Craig ‘05, met while attending Southeast Missouri State University and have been married since Nov. 5, 2005. They have two sons, Henry and James. Daniel is working as a sports performance trainer at the Sports Medicine and Training Center and is finishing his master’s degree in education with his certification areas being in physical education and health. He has continued playing competitive racquetball since graduating from Southeast along with playing three seasons of semi-pro football with the Missouri Cyclones, during which time the team won two Great Midwest Football League (GMFL) Championships (2009, 2011).
Katharine Mankus ’04, after working in different radio markets for seven years, began working in the business department at Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Company in January.
Erin (Corkery) Risk ‘04 was recently promoted to associate project manager for Maritz Inc. She works on employee incentive programs for their hospitality clients. Erin and her husband, Jacob Risk ’05, celebrated four years of marriage this year.
Brian Whitehead ’04 was awarded the Individual Volunteer of the Year in September for his service with three programs in Yosemite National Park. He began his summer volunteering with the Yosemite Conservancy as an information assistant in Yosemite Valley and then moved to Big Oak Flat, where he developed five new interpretive programs. On his days off, he volunteered to help with wildlife research, wilderness restoration, and other projects in the Resources Management and Science Division. Brian will continue his volunteer service in Yosemite Valley this winter.
Erika (Todd) Baptist ‘05 and her husband, Matthew, celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in October. They have two children, Rhyan and Beckett. Erika works at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill., while training young athletes with Elite FT soccer/fitness company.
Andrew Corcoran ’05 completed his residency in pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in June and began a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., in July.
LeShae (Simmons) Hann ‘05 and her husband, Jamie, have been married for three years and have one son, Jonah.
Garret Kremer-Wright ‘05 is employed as an archivist at the Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando, Fla. In November 2011, he received his Certified Archivist certificate from the Academy of Certified Archivists.
Terra (Buesking) Edwards ‘06 finished her master’s degree in health care administration at Lindenwood University in May.
Sarah (Fowler) Ezell ‘06 is the marketing director for SEMO Health Network.
Mark Fiala ‘06 has been a senior researcher at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis, Mo., since 2007. He married Kellisa (Humphreys) Fiala ’04, in 2008.
Diane (Holder) Klocke ‘06 and her husband, Robert, welcomed their first child, Gwendolyn, on August 25, 2012.
Mitchell Newhouse ’06 recently joined Edward Jones as compliance counsel at its headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. He was previously engaged as a civil litigation attorney with two St. Louis firms.
Matthew Ciolek ‘07 participated in his first 5K (The All-Star Game 5K in July) and moved to Kansas City, Mo., in August.
Marcus Cuff ‘07 graduated in 2011 from the University of Missouri-St Louis College of Optometry. He is working in private practice in the Illinois communities of Edwardsville and Swansea.
Amy (Meyer) Earl ‘07 and Jeffrey Earl ‘09 were married July 7, 2012, on a family farm in Hillsboro, Mo. They reside in Jefferson City, Mo.
Shandi Greves-Penrod ‘07 is the administrative assistant and communications coordinator for Congregation Shaare Emeth, a Jewish synagogue in Creve Coeur, Mo. She is also completing an apprenticeship in organic farming with Earth Dance Farms.
Diane Riley ’07 will be joining the staff at the United States Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. as an exhibits specialist in November.
Susan Elana Rousan ‘07 is teaching English for the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. She is teaching 11-14 year olds in an immersion program as well as adults in the TESOL certification program in a village outside of Daegu, South Korea.
Mary Woll ‘07 is working with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company as the assistant costume designer for their 19th season. It is a resident-ensemble theatre bringing the works of Shakespeare and other classic plays to life.
Muriel Anderson ‘08 worked for three years as curator of the National Orphan Train Museum in Concordia, Kan., before returning to Missouri this past spring to become curator at the Missouri State Museum in Jefferson City.
Kristen Bilyeu ‘08 completed a master’s degree in corporate and organizational communication from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in May, She is employed at Richland Community College in Decatur, Ill., as an employment and training specialist.
Stephanie Black ‘08 graduated in May from the Southern Illinois University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. She has accepted a position as an assistant state’s attorney for Madison County in Edwardsville, Ill.
Rissa Crozier ‘08 is the new head of wardrobe at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.
Matthew Knickman ‘08 and his wife, Candice, were married October 20, 2012, in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is employed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Melinda McCarthy ’08, ‘11 is working as a field archeologist for URS Corp, a major engineering, construction and technical services company.
Lindy Lebonick-McGuire ‘08 and Paul McGuire ‘09 were married May 12, 2012. Lindy works at St. Charles Community College as a learning specialist.
Francisco Perez ‘08 and his wife, Erika (Upchurch) Perez ’08, live in Houston, Texas. Francisco is a portfolio manager and equity analyst at Woodway Financial Advisors.
Kathryn (Ebers) Rednour ‘08 and her husband, Donald, were married June 2, 2012.
Amy (Daller) Schebaum ‘08 and her husband, Tyler, welcomed their first child, Lane Everett, on August 4, 2012.
Emily (Binger) Stahr ’08 and Justin Stahr ‘08 were married June 2, 2012, and reside in St. Louis, Mo.
Jacquelyn Bauch ‘09 is a clinical dietician at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Travis Eakin ‘09 graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2011 with an M.A. in history. He is currently studying for his Ph.D. in history at the University of Missouri, with 19th-century Germany as his main emphasis.
Nicole (Bussman) Foster ‘09 moved back to Washington after graduation where she met her husband, Ryan. She is a marine machinery mechanic for DoD-Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
Sonya Fuemmeler ‘09 graduated with a Master of Science in physical education, emphasis in athletic training, in May from the University of South Carolina.
Hallie (Fieser) Hearnes ’09 and David Hearnes ’11 were married April 14, 2012.
Rita Jo (Dirnberger) Horan ‘09 and her husband, Chris, were married September 8, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. The couple is relocating to Charleston, S.C., where Rita Jo is pursuing a career in organizational development with The Boeing Company.
John Howell ’09 and Natalie (Kaiser) Howell ‘10 were married June 11, 2011, at the St. Louis Botanical Gardens. They welcomed their first child, Heston, on May 19, 2012. John, who was an active member of Delta Chi, is a regional sales manager for Burrus Seed. Natalie, who was an active member of Alpha Xi Delta, is a newborn photographer for Memorial and St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Carol (James) Michel ’09 and her husband, Jeffrey, were married March 31, 2012.
Ashleigh (Powell) Middleton ‘09 and Sean Middleton’10 were married May 25, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nev. They welcomed their first child, Sean Middleton, Jr., on August 19, 2012.
Hannah (Jokerst) Scanlon ’09 and Steven Scanlon ’11 were married September 15, 2012.
Patrick Tankersley ‘09 graduated in May from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kan., with a Master of Divinity.
Logan Wagoner ‘09 is in his second year of law school at Saint Louis University..
John Wright ’09 completed his qualifying examination for admission to doctoral candidacy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in May. He is now officially a doctoral candidate in the Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology theme of the Graduate Biomedical Science Ph.D. program and permitted to begin dissertation research.
Kelly Keene ’10 is an administrative assistant for Audrey Lee Anderson, Attorney At Law, in Nashville, Tenn.
Amanda (Hondel) Kruse ‘10 completed a master’s degree in 2011 and was married in May.
Lauren (Pollien) Lucchesi ‘10 accepted a position as the design arts curatorial coordinator at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in June.
Amy Nickless ‘10 graduated in May from the University of Missouri with an Master of Arts in information science and learning technologies with an emphasis in library science.
Timothy Nowak ‘10 works as a corporate relocation consultant for Amazon and Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide. He lives in Denver, Colo.
Erin Parks ‘ 10 graduated from Vanderbilt University’s Graduate School of Nursing in 2011. She worked as an acute care nurse practitioner at Centennial Heart in Nashville, Tenn., for one year before relocating to St. Louis, Mo., where she is a nurse practitioner in St. Anthony’s H.E.A.R.T. Unit.
Paul Davidson ’11 is teaching social studies at Campbell Senior High School in Campbell, Mo.
Kelly (Shaner) Dean ’11 and Andrew Dean ’10 were married May 25, 2012.
Molly McMurphy ’11 is an archivist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District.
Megan Atzert ‘12 is the executive director at Main Street Blytheville in Arkansas.
Marylyn Dickens ‘12 is a recent graduate of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Academy. She has been assigned to Zone 9, which encompasses Montgomery County in Missouri
Kaitlin Rapone ’12 is teaching social studies at Waynesville Middle School in Waynesville, Mo.
Emily Speidel ‘12 is teaching social studies at Sikeston Senior High School in Sikeston, Mo.
Whitney Tankersley ‘12 is teaching social studies at Scott City Middle School in Scott City, Mo.