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Class Reunion, Homecoming/ Reunion Weekend, Oct. 6-8, 2006
Thomas S. Castro, Chicago, Ill., is senior editor, news and editorial operations, with STATS LLC, sports statistics, fantasy sports and sports publications in Morton Grove, Ill.
Jennifer Hicks Curtis is with Wellpoint Health Networks Inc., Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Representing the United States, Vail, Colo., resident Sandra J. Dukat competed in the downhill, super-G, slalom and giant slalom at the IX Paralympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. As a native of Canton, Ohio, she was featured in an article about her career in the Marion Star.
Rodrigo Dyer, Chaclacayo, Peru, is director of Acero Holding.
Victor J. Ferguson is an attorney in the Columbus, Ohio, office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, where he practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, and representation of tax-exempt organizations.
Peter F. Hanson is an IT programmer analyst with Progressive Insurance, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Alicia S. Holt, Tempe, Ariz., married Ian R. Pugh, Jan. 7, 2006.
In August 2005, Christopher W. Huffman received his Ph.D. in history from Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga. He is an adjunct professor in the history department at Reinhardt College, Waleska, Ga.
Christina Rohe Hurley, Whitman, Mass., is an accountant with Fidelity Investments.
Jeffrey H. Jones is the general director, Russia and CIS, for Dixon Valve and Coupling Co. He lives in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Kate Kingsley Lund received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in June 2005 and is now completing a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Hartford, West Hartford, Conn. She lives in Simsbury, Conn.
Jill Faulder McOwen, Cincinnati, Ohio, and her husband, Tom, announce the birth of Caleb Thomas on Jan. 17, 2005.
Heather Davis Scheid, Syracuse, N.Y., is a member of the Solvay High School physical education staff. She teaches high school APE and human development, and coaches soccer, volleyball and track and field.
Julia Fess Henkaline, a math/pre-algebra teacher at Piqua Junior High School in Ohio, was named its 2005-06 “Teacher of the Year.”
Kristina Perrault Holmes and her husband, Kenneth, announce the birth of Madilyn Grace, Sept. 21, 2005. Kristina is a designer of college level textbooks for Pearson Education, Columbus, Ohio.
Mitchell A. Kittlaus, Chicago, Ill., is a business manager at Glenbrook Hospital, Glenview, Ill.
Josef S. Prexl, Margate, Fla., is a SAP HR business analyst with Southern Wine and Spirits, Miramar, Calif.
Andrew H. and Amy Raishart Sargent ’96 live in Hagerstown, Md. Andrew handles leasing assignments and identifies commercial investment opportunities for Randall Hagner Inc.
Stephanie Bisko Skordeles, Strongsville, Ohio, and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of Julia Bisko Skordeles, Feb. 3, 2006.
Laura L. Sponseller received her master of divinity degree from the School of Divinity at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., May 22, 2006. She is pursuing her M.D. at the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Andrea Shagory Strudeman, Chicago, Ill., is a marketing manager with Fellowes.
Brooke Hague Trottier is an attorney practicing in South Royalton, Vt.
Christopher A. Aretz, Jeannette, Pa., is manager-field technology initiatives with American Eagle Outfitters, Warrendale, Pa.
On Nov. 15, 2005, Lucas Grant was born to Ellen Lucas Bickford and her husband, Josh. They live in Fairfax, Va., where Ellen teaches with the Fairfax County Public Schools.
Erin Fulk Bosca is human resource manager with Waltonen Engineering Inc., Warren, Mich.
Kristin Sholl Colony is a research librarian at BT Safety, Berwyn, Ill.
Amy Mortimer Combs is an imaging specialist with Modern Medical Inc., Lewis Center, Ohio.
In September 2005, Todd C. Gailar of Cincinnati, Ohio, married Jessica K. Gahl. Todd, a sales representative in the commercial equipment financing division of National City Bank, is pursuing his M.B.A. at Xavier University.
Melissa Grean Jennison is associate director of the Bristol Family Center in Vermont.
Kimberly Yandora Matthews of Clayton, N.C., and her husband, Mark, announce the birth of Andrew Augustus, July 14, 2005. Kim is a biologist with ARCADIS, Raleigh, N.C.
Clay M. and Stacie Riviard Pedigo announce the birth of Drew Martin, Oct. 24, 2005. They reside in Stratford, Conn. Clay is an assistant golf course superintendent at Fairfield Country Club.
Corey I. Rossen is portraying Zoe with Sesame Street Live, Elmo’s Coloring Book, which is touring the eastern United States. Corey lives in Lakewood, Ohio.
Joshua J. Tirey of Dublin, Ohio, is with the Columbus Metropolitan Library.
Vic C. and Amy Foster Whitney live in Delaware, Ohio.
Jeannette Wise, Rosslyn, Va., is with Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Washington, D.C.
Megan A. Collins is a manager/instructor with Dive Key West Inc. in Florida.
Brian C. and Margaret Ferguson Gehler live in Loveland, Ohio. Brian is a sales representative with the Clermont Distribution Co. Margaret is a counselor with Child Focus Inc.
Michelle West Gilbert is a registered nurse in labor and delivery at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
Ryan B. Hathaway is a senior consultant with BearingPoint Inc., New York, N.Y.
John E. and Hope Simonsen Paes ’96 live in Westerville, Ohio. John, a physician with Doctors Hospital, presented findings of a study about policy-directed cardiology management of acute myocardial infarction at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. As a member of the hospital’s ethics committee and its medical education standing committee, John also served as a liaison for the medical interns and as co-chief of internal medicine residents.
H. Layne Schwier is with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Ryan C. Smalley, Upper Arlington, Ohio, is vice president of corporate lending with WesBanco Bank.
Anne I. Swainbank, Newmarket, N.H., and Peter T. Ellis were married July 30, 2005. Anne is an assistant principal at Portsmouth Middle School.
Heather Sinden Swanson, Rockford, Ill., teaches third grade at the Meehan Elementary School in Belvidere, Ill. Heather, who was honored with the Golden Apple Award, credits the education department at Wittenberg for her success.
Jennifer Quilter Tran is a proofreader with GSD&M Advertising, Austin, Texas.
Malika Bartlett is a policy analyst with the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus, Columbus, Ohio.
Laura C. Beckwith, Philadelphia, Pa., owns Meadowbank Designs Inc., a residential interior design firm in Wayne, Pa.
Brian M. and Jaime Jurgens Beeler live in Batavia, Ohio. Brian is president of TechnologyGuide.com, the parent company of several Web properties in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Kelly J. Blanton, Indianapolis, Ind., is a human resources representative with Speedway SuperAmerica LLC.
Christopher A. and Jill Marcussen Hedges ’97 announce the birth of Caden Allen, Dec. 3, 2005. They live in Sanford, N.C.
Jason P. Kuhnle, North Ridgeville, Ill., and wife Kathryn announce the birth of Drew Patrick, March 14, 2006. Jason is an investment product manager with NatCity Investments, Cleveland, Ohio. has opened an American Family Insurance Group office in Springfield, Ohio.
Taffy Jordan Leslie has opened an American Family Insurance Group office in Springfield, Ohio.
Chadwick M. Minnick is a permanent placement recruiter with Adecco-Financial in its Puget Sound financial office in Seattle, Wash.
In January 2006, Jonathan S. Morgan received his M.A. degree in journalism from New York University. He produces the Web site for The New York Times.
Sarah Kuss Shivler, Springfield, Ohio, is a media coordinator with the National Aviation Hall of Fame, Dayton, Ohio.
Ashley Paflas Waterfield is with Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP, Chicago, Ill.
Elizabeth B. Beirise is a gallery manager with Sands of Time Antiquities, Washington, D.C.
Matthew A. and Elizabeth Hagen Beversdorf ’01 live in Tempe, Ariz. Beth is with Arizona State University in the School of Life Sciences.
Deborah J. Cassell has been named managing editor of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, a trade magazine owned by Stagnito Communications in Deerfield, Ill. Deborah resides in Evanston, Ill.
Ryan C. and Christin Beatty Christman live in Lavergne, Tenn. Ryan has been promoted to terminal manager with Eagle Transport. Christin received her master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Phoenix in Arizona. She teachers first grade at Cedar Grove Elementary School in Smyrna, Tenn.
Kathleen Hanses Duncan, Brookfield, Ill., and her husband, Tom, announce the birth of Campbell James, April 16, 2006. Kathleen, who teaches third grade in La Grange, Ill., received her master’s degree in teaching and learning from Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Ill., in December 2005.
Russell I. and Megan Laubaugh Gould are teachers at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Fla.
Andrea E. Lenzo lives in Boulder, Colo.
Mathias E.V. and Amy Pearson Lindstrom live in Garner, N.C. Amy teaches first grade at Aversboro Elementary School.
Heather Beckert Miceli, Hilliard, Ohio, is a credit analyst with Bank of America.
Shane M. and Amy Bixel Moran live in New Albany, Ohio. Shane is a financial adviser with Morgan Stanley, Columbus, Ohio. Amy is an investment officer/investment project manager with the Huntington Investment Co.
Melissa C. Novak, West Springfield, Mass., is a collection specialist with the American Red Cross.
As assistant director of education with the Sylvan Learning Center in Missoula, Mont., Lydia M. Perry teaches students who are residents of area group homes. She and her husband, Courtland, are therapeutic foster parents in Clinton, Mont.
Ayinde N. Rudolph received his M.Ed. and Ed.S. in 2003 from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He has been appointed principal at the school of math, engineering, technology and science at Olympic High School, Charlotte, N.C.
Mandy Sears married Jason M. Bartel, Sept. 15, 2004. They live in Wyoming, Ohio. Mandy is a scientist with Hull & Associates Inc., Mason, Ohio.
Jessica S. Barnes, Alexandria, Va., is with Fossett & Brugger, Greenbelt, Md.
Sebastian Cardenas is a commercial director with Alfaseguros, Quito, Ecuador.
Bradley C. Crall, Norwood, Ohio, married Sharon M. Molony, Nov. 27, 2004. Brad is a manager with the FACS Group, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Michael H. Dusenbery, Savage, Md., is with the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Malinda C. Fix is an associate product structure control analyst, ERIG, with International Truck and Engine, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Christopher S. Hobbs, Dayton, Ohio, is a major account executive with IKON Office Solutions, Fairborn, Ohio.
Mary Wilson Ogdahl, Coopersville, Mich., is a research assistant with Annis Water Resources Institute/Grand Valley State University, Muskegon, Mich.
Alison M. Porterfield and Matthew B. Allen ’01 were married Oct. 15, 2005. They live in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Alison is a manager of sales analysis on the Minute Maid team with Coca-Cola Enterprises.
Elizabeth Kramer Pratt, Round Rock, Texas, is a global services consultant with I.B.M., Austin, Texas.
Jennifer Douglass Ramage and her husband, Jeremy, announce the birth of Alison on May 28, 2005. They live in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Rebecca L. Richards is the assistant director of health sciences in the educational outreach program at the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
Brandy Watts Schillace is a professor of technical writing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she is pursuing her Ph.D. in 18th and 19th century English literature. She lives in Euclid, Ohio.
Leah Doerfler Senese of Springfield, Ohio, is a GED teacher with the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
Frederick W. VonDerLage is a database coordinator with Grubb & Ellis, Washington, D.C.
Abigail Perin Boyd, Missouri City, Texas, is a certified personal trainer and aquatics instructor at Memorial Hermann–HBU Wellness Center, Houston, Texas.
Jamie R. Brafford, Cincinnati, Ohio, is with TriHealth, Bethesda North Hospital, Montgomery, Ohio.
D. Jason Campbell, Jamestown, N.C., is an account manager with Siemens Medical Solutions, Greensboro, N.C.
Erin M. Coy, Hoboken, N.J., married Kevin J. Anderson, Nov. 6, 2005. Erin is an internal auditor with the Bank of New York.
Timothy J. Daoust has been named defensive line coach for the football team at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Beth Biasella Dowell, Twinsburg, Ohio, is a recruiter with Torch Group Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
Greta A. Guhde, Balch Springs, Texas, married Tyler Dean, Dec. 17, 2005. Greta teaches chemistry with the Forney Independent School District.
Bryan A. and Lauren Jones Heft live in Alexandria, Va. Lauren is an analyst with the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, D.C.
Kathryn C. Heinmiller and Andrew T. King were united in marriage Dec. 17, 2005. They live in Holt, Mich., where Kacy is pursuing her Ph.D. in higher education at Michigan State University and works in academic support at student-athlete support services.
Andrew M. Jalbrzikowski is an engineering geologist with DLZ Corp., Columbus, Ohio.
Stewart A. Jones, Columbus, Ohio, is with Aetna Insurance.
Wesley M. and Kristen Litke Long ’00 announce the birth of Mackenzie Rose, June 23, 2005. They live in Gap, Pa.
Karl E. Miller has been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award, the Washington, D.C., version of the Tony, in the category of outstanding lead actor, resident play, for his role as Eric Harris in columbinus.
Abigail Martin Purdy is a self-employed writer in West Carrollton, Ohio.
Omer S. and Valentina Dimitrova Qureshi ’04 live in San Francisco, Calif. Omer is senior group manager with Microsoft, Redmond, Wash. Valentina is a senior credit analyst with Bank of America.
Sarah L. Radford is a sales representative with Altana Pharma, Chicago, Ill.
Jason A. Shepard and Caylin E. Wharton were united in marriage June 25, 2005. They live in Columbus, Ohio. Jason is a financial accountant with American Signature Inc.
Shaina Spieler teaches Montessori primary with the Denver Public Schools in Colorado. She received an elementary endorsement from Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison to receive her state teaching license and is pursuing the assistants to infancy Montessori training.
Apryl M. Walker, Landover, Md., is the program associate for the Arca Foundation in Washington, D.C. Arca is a small family foundation that grants funds to non-profits, which strive to change public policy and support social justice and equality.
Earl A. Walker is co-president of REBL Productions LLC, Columbus, Ohio.
Nathan M. Walsh, New Albany, Ohio, is a territory account manager with Quest Software Inc., Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Jennifer Dimbath Ward, Chester, Va., is a special education teacher at James River High School.
Megan L. Buchholtz married Ryan Greer on Oct. 30, 2005. They live in Arlington, Va. Megan is a registered nurse at the George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C. Ryan is a research engineer for Cardinal Systems and Analysis.
Matthew L. Burke is an associate director with Robarts Interiors and Architecture, Shanghai, China.
Courtney Smith Chung is an adjunct professor at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Mich.
Ross L. and Amanda Smith Gibson live in Atlanta, Ga. Ross is a designer with Jenkins Creative, Amanda is an account executive with Trone.
Christopher T. Hemmig is with the Elkhart Community Schools in Indiana.
Jennifer L. Hoch, Dublin, Ohio, and Ashan Butt were married July 16, 2005. Jennifer teaches kindergarten in Powell, Ohio.
Marcie E. McClintic received her J.D. and M.B.A. from West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.V. She is specializing in traditional legal work, business consulting and government affairs at Baker & Daniels, a law firm in Washington, D.C. Marcie is living in Alexandria, Va.
Timothy A. Nave, Springfield, Ohio, and Susie R. Copas were married Jan. 7, 2006. Timothy is a respiratory therapist at Bellbrook Rehabilitation Center.
Anthony J. Pellettiere, Gurnee, Ill., is a GIS account manager with the Sidwell Co., St. Charles, Ill.
Erin M. Thomas and Nick Brodine were united in marriage July 30, 2005. They live in Springfield, Ohio, where Erin is a contract manager with the Clark County Department of Job and Family Services.
Matthew G. Warndorf received his master’s degree in biology from American University, Washington, D.C., in December 2004. He is attending Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of M.
Jesse D. Calhoun is an auditor in quality assurance with the Assurant Group in Springfield, Ohio.
Tiffany Keller Cocklin, Massillon, Ohio, teaches first grade with the Northwest Local Schools, Canal Fulton, Ohio.
Todd F. Dillon is an account executive with the Riverfront Times, St. Louis, Mo.
Bethany J. Dourson is a preschool teacher at the Compass School in Cincinnati, Ohio.
John C. Hauser, who is pursuing his master’s degree in adult education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill., has been named an assistant coach of its football program.
Army second lieutenant Timothy J. Horn graduated from the U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is a platoon leader assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
Morgan E. Joffe, Beverly Hills, Calif., is a mortgage broker with Wells Fargo Bank in Los Angeles, Calif.
Erin L. Karshner, Springfield, Ohio, is a kindergarten special education teacher with the London City Schools.
Curtis M. and Michelle Correll Mears, Southern Pines, N.C., announce the birth of Tobias Michael, March 5, 2006. Curtis is an operations research analyst with the U.S. Army.
Rebecca J. Meers, Moline, Ill., is with the Geneseo Community School District #228.
Lucinda R. Morgan is employed by the Amity Foundation through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She teaches English to university students at Jiangsu Institute of Education in Nanjing, China. She also volunteers at the Nanjing Orphanage.
A theater manager at AFI Silver Theater, Katherine S. Osborne of Silver Spring, Md., also designs props at other area theaters.
Joshua H. Podvin is a management intern in the student development offices at Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.
Hannah G. Powell, Springfield, Ohio, is associate director of education programs with k.i.d.s. (Keys to Improving Dayton Schools.)
Anna L. Saaranen and Curtis M. Lundgren were married Feb. 19, 2006. They live in Tacoma, Wash., where Anna is a substitute teacher. Curtis is serving with the U.S. Army at Fort Lewis.
Angela D. Shedlock teaches biology at Everett High School in Pennsylvania. She lives in Bedford, Pa., where she serves as vice chair of the Renaissance Foundation.
Sarah E. Spaid is a teaching assistant with the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
R. Jeff Tansing, Westminster, Colo., is a truss designer with Keymark Enterprises LLC, Boulder, Colo.
Jessica A. Villalta designs pages, researches art and photographs and finds illustrators for middle school and high school textbooks with McGraw-Hill in Columbus, Ohio.
Nicholas A. Wenzel, Findlay, Ohio, has been named head varsity softball coach at McComb High School.
Jennifer L. Brill and Mark A. Crago were united in marriage Nov. 26, 2005. They live in Columbus, Mont. Jennifer is a substitute teacher with the Absarokee and Laurel Schools.
Laura L. Drinkwine is a press assistant in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. senator, George V. Voinovich.
Natalie L. Hess, Breckinridge, Colo., is a pet sitter with The Dog House, Denver, Colo.
Stephen D. Moore is a fund accountant with BISYS, Columbus, Ohio.
On Dec. 10, 2005, Erin K. Mowrey received a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from the Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She is assistant human resources manager with General Mills, Wellston, Ohio.
Rebecca Rotella Oberdorfer, Pensacola, Fla., is with Saltmarsh, Cleveland and Gund.
Erin J. O’Toole, Willowick, Ohio, is a middle school teacher at Hope Academy.
Jaime H. Palumbo is a ruehl denim design coordinator with A&F Home Office, New Albany, Ohio. She lives in Dublin, Ohio.
Alison M. Preisch, Worthington, Ohio, is a referral manager with Extendicare, Arbors East.
Roberta Rowland Raybold is director of music/organist at West Presbyterian Church, Binghamton, N.Y.
Kelli M. Slezak is a program associate with Great Lakes Regional AFSC.
Charles A. Steed, Franklin, Ohio, is a probation officer with the Warren County Common Pleas Court.
Elizabeth M. Drake is a UCS client manager with Twenty First Century Communications, Columbus, Ohio.
Jennifer M. Fleming, North Bethesda, Md., is with Secondary Life Capital LLC, Washington, D.C.
Greer E. Illingworth is a legislative correspondent in the office of Representative John Campbell in Washington, D.C.
Reed C. Koehler is a founder of the Motorsports Country Club, an organization for go-kart racing near Cincinnati, Ohio. Reed oversees the daily operations of the club, which opened in July 2006.
Lindsay A. Mikal serves as director of communications for the Senior Executives Association, the professional association for career federal executives in Washington, D.C.
Jonathan D. Newcomer has been appointed assistant chief of District VII with Beta Theta Pi General Fraternity. He will focus on chapters at Carnegie Mellon University and Washington & Jefferson College. Jonathan, who lives in Mars, Pa., is an assistant swim coach for a Pittsburgh high school, a server for Max and Erma’s Restaurant and a laborer for a local landscaping company.
Crystal M. Polk, Franklin, Ohio, is with The Limited, Kettering, Ohio.
William R. Quayle is a staff assistant in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Representative, Mark Souder.
Paul J. Redman, Huber Heights, Ohio, is with CH Robinson Worldwide Inc., Dayton, Ohio.
Ana K. Steinbaugh, Naples, Fla., is a sales and advertising assistant with The News-Press, Bonita Springs, Fla.
Alison M. Stockholm is an intervention specialist at Belle Aire Elementary School, Washington Court House, Ohio.
Sarah E. Woodford, Miamisburg, Ohio, announces the birth of Acelynn Renae Givens, Jan. 20, 2006.
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