Wittenberg Magazine P.O. Box 720 Springfield, Ohio 45501-0720
Phone: (937) 327-6141 Fax: (937) 327-6112
1996 - 2002
Toby Dogwiler received his Ph.D. in geology from the department of geological sciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia in August 2002. An assistant professor of geoscience at Winona State University, he resides in Dakota, Minn.
Timothy Gunn married Annmarie Laforet ’96, Jan. 4, 2003. The couple resides in Bay Village, Ohio.
Karen Larson is currently in the Peace Corps serving in Lugoj, Romania.
Tom Pairan received his M.A. in Christian education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., in May 2003.
Lisa Ann White Thomas was chosen as one of the highest nationally rated, new, young research investigators in psychiatry. She has been nominated for the A.P.A. Bristol-Meyer-Squibb Fellowship in Public Sector Psychiatry. She is currently a child psychiatrist at the University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
Jennifer Lewis-Thornton and her husband Rudy announce the birth of their second child, Rameses Dwight Carl, Oct. 18, 2002.
Sean McGlone joined the law firm of Bricker & Eckler LLP as an attorney practicing general law. Prior to joining the firm, Sean served as an executive assistant to former Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives Jo Ann Davidson and the House Republican Caucus.
Alison Warford completed her family practice residency in June 2003 and was awarded the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Resident of the Year Award. She is currently pursuing her M.P.H and is an adolescent medicine fellow at the University of Minnesota.
Dianne L. Frank Wil ms, professional flutist and recording artist, released her third solo CD recording titled Lovesong in August 2003. The instrumental album features Williams’ critically acclaimed flute performance of love songs and romantic melodies from diverse genres and cultures.
Bethany Young married Joseph Hardy, June 15, 2002. Bethany is press secretary for the Partnership for Public Service, a Washington, D.C.-based, non-profit organization, which recruits talented people into the federal workforce. The couple resides in Washington, D.C.
Michelle Ennen married Kevin Boggs, June 22, 2002, in the Bahamas. Michelle is an environmental science teacher. The couple resides in Oceanside, Calif.
Bradley Fout is an anatomy and high school biology teacher as well as a varsity soccer coach at York School District. He and his wife Meagen reside in York, S.C.
Erin Gartley married Jeffery Wright, April 20, 2002. The couple resides in Chicago, Ill.
James Houston was recently promoted to Banking Office Manager of the Worthington office of Huntington Bank in Columbus, Ohio.
Jeffrey MacMillan was promoted from sales to product manager of latex rubber sales in June 2003 for Thermodyn Corp. He resides in Toledo, Ohio.
Erika Rasmussen is the service director for City Year Seattle/KC. She resides in Seattle, Wash.
Jonathan Ray is a fly-fishing guide for Hawkins Outfitters on Lake Ann, Mich. He resides in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Kara Olson Sanford and her husband David announce the birth of their son Zachary Warner, September 2002.
Kathleen Atkins Woodry and husband Stephen announce the birth of their son, Stephen David, May 9, 2003. They reside in Birmingham, Ala.
Erin Dasler married Neal Shah, Aug. 3, 2002. Erin is a record services specialist at Indiana University. The couple resides in Bloomington, Ind.
Krista Dorsett married Jim Giunchi, May 18, 2002. The couple resides in New York City.
Kristin Evans married Travis Freeman, June 9, 2002. Kristin is an Atlanta History Museum educator at the Atlanta History Center. They live in Woodstock, Ga.
Neal Franzer lives in Jacksonville, Fla., and is working as an applications specialist for Cardinal Health, where he installs Pyxis equipment in hospitals and medical facilities throughout central and northern Florida as well as southern Georgia.
Rachel Gallogly Watson and her husband Iain announce the birth of their daughter Madeline Elyse, April 14, 2003. Rachel is an optometrist. The family resides in Columbus, Ohio.
Eric Gray completed his M.A. in geography from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is now the residence coordinator for Tower Hall and the Polis House at Wittenberg. He and his wife welcomed their son, Marcos, Nov. 23, 2002.
Todd and Tracy Joseph Logan announce the birth of their son, James Boyd, Sept. 18, 2002. Todd is a judge advocate with the JAG Corps. at Luke Air Force Base. They reside in Phoenix, Ariz.
Cindi Combs Lorenz and her husband Brian ’96 welcomed a son, Evan Robert, June 2, 2003. They reside in Germantown, Md.
Nicole Montgomery McLaughlin and husband Scott, announce the birth of Brennan David, May 31, 2002. They reside in Liberty, Mo.
Heather Ann Morrell married Dustin Thomas Bates, June 1, 2002. They honeymooned in Paris, France, and now reside in Lexington, Ky.
Stacia A. Rastauskas is working on her master’s in public administration at George Mason University. She is also a volunteer reading tutor and participates in the Everybody Wins! mentoring program. She resides in Arlington, Va.
Ashley E. Schomburg married Jason M. Hill ’01, Sept. 2, 2002. Ashley is teaching music at Reid primary and middle schools in Springfield, Ohio, while pursuing a master’s in music education at Capital University. Jason is an intelligence analyst with the National Air Force Base while pursing a master’s in electrical engineering at Wright State University.
Matthew A. Beversdorf married Elizabeth Hagen ’01, July 6, 2002. Matthew is currently working on a master’s in environmental science from Miami University. He and Beth reside in Blacksburg, Va.
Joe Cistolo and wife Lisa Romanini Cistolo ’99 are proud to announce the birth of Lena Frances, March 13, 2003. Joe is in sales for a family business, and Lisa is teaching and attending graduate school.
David Dzurick is attending New College of California in San Francisco, Calif., where he is pursuing his M.F.A. in writing and consciousness studies, while recording and producing music with Savage Robot Records.
Kathleen Hanses married Thomas Duncan, Nov. 23, 2002. Kathleen teaches third grade at Cossitt Elementary School in La Grange, Ill.
Laura Munson is an associate attorney at Rendigs, Fry, Kiely & Dennis, focusing on general litigation.
Lydia Perry married Courtland Perry, Dec. 28, 2002. Lydia is a Learning Lab Director for Missoula Youth Homes. She and her husband reside in Clinton, Mont.
John Porter is a new attorney at the law office of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A. He will be working in the credit union representation department of the Cleveland office.
Anastasia Sofranac is currently a project assistant for NCCJ, a national human relations organization dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry and racism in America. She works in the organization’s regional office in Portland, Ore.
Tanya Stephans was deployed overseas to Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Military Police Corps in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from August 2002 through March 2003.
Aric Thomas is the head varsity baseball coach at Beechcroft High School. He was also the assistant soccer coach, and the freshman basketball coach for the 2002-03 school year.
John Bodin received his J.D. with cum laude honors from the University of Toledo and will be joining a Dayton law firm.
NyCola Darnold married Craig Ahlers, Aug. 11, 2002. NyCola is pursuing a master’s degree in social work. She is currently employed with Erie County Job and Family Services as a social services intervention specialist. She and Craig reside in Sandusky, Ohio.
Adam Eskew works for Dole Fresh Vegetables as a financial analyst. He resides in Springfield, Ohio.
Sarah Hauer is working as a teacher at a Charter School called the Life Skills Center where she works with 16- to 22-year-old students who have dropped out or have been expelled from other schools. She resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Melissa Hofmeister married Keven Hensel, Nov. 16, 2002. Melissa is a fourth-grade teacher at Washington GT Magnet, which is the No. 1 magnet school in the nation. She and her husband reside in Cary, N.C.
Leigh Houston is teaching first grade and working on her master’s in reading at Lesley University. She resides in Boston, Mass.
Doug MacGilpin is attending the Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. He resides in Nashville, Tenn.
Jason Moon married Samantha Neifer ’02, May 29, 2002. Jason is a clinical research associate for Medpace. They reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Aubrey Ludwig married Felix Stump ’00, June 22, 2002. They live in Greenbelt, Md.
Rebecca Richards is working as an applications scientist in the Life Sciences for Applied Precision L.L.C. She resides in Seattle, Wash.
Traci Rusk married Christopher Fillmore ’01, Sept. 14, 2002. They reside in Westerville, Ohio.
Allison Dey Schreiber completed her master’s degree in genetic counseling at Virginia Commonwealth University in May 2003. She is currently employed as a genetic counselor and research coordinator at VCU in Richmond, Va.
Jennifer Taylor is currently working toward a master’s in the history of international relations at the London School of Economics.
Joel Carey married Diane, April 12, 2003. Joel is a loan officer for consumer financial consulting. The couple resides in New Albany, Ohio.
Amee Rohrer Dewitt is in her third year of teaching third grade and is in the process of getting her master’s in teaching and learning, specializing in curriculum and instruction.
Aaron Edsall is a social studies teacher at Circleville High School in Circleville, Ohio.
Emily Kelechi is employed by Fifth Third Bank as a marketing production communications specialist. She resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sean Kelley is director of instrumental music for the Hillsboro City School District in Hillsboro, Ohio. He resides in Fairborn, Ohio.
Melodi Mann spent a year as a volunteer with the Lutheran Volunteer Corps working in an inner-city church. She is now a youth minister at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wis.
Sarah Rose is an admission counselor at Albright College in Reading, Pa. She lives outside of Philadelphia.
Steven McNelley, Chicago, Ill., accepted a position in the front office of the Kane County Cougars Minor League Baseball Team in March 2003. The Cougars, a Class A Midwest League affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, are located in Geneva, Ill.
Mark Schultz married Trisha Jenkins, July 6, 2002. Mark is in regional sales for Environment Control. They reside in Springfield, Ohio.
Jennifer Stevens married Michael Cavey ’99, Aug. 3, 2002. Jennifer is a third-grade reading teacher, and Michael is a coach. They reside in Willowick, Ohio.
Kirstin Wallace is teaching K-12 students with special needs at Harvest Preparatory School. She resides in Hilliard, Ohio.
Susan Welker has accepted the position of project administrator for the Freeman Foundation grant at Wittenberg. She spent this last year teaching English in Japan through Wittenberg’s Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.
Wittenberg Magazine P.O. Box 720 Springfield, Ohio 45501-0720
Phone: (937) 327-6141 Fax: (937) 327-6112