Who We Are
Class of 2012
Amber M. Wilson (B.S.) was awarded a full scholarship for a five-year Ph.D. program in genetic research at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Class of 2009
David Baur (B.A.) is in the cast of the hit stage musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast that is on a national tour.
Helena Traner (B.A.) served as an extern for an international war crimes tribunal in The Hague in the case of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, who was sentenced to 50 years in prison. Traner, who was on a team of Case Western Reserve students and professors, matched physical and documentary evidence with testimony.
Class of 2007
Aaron Friedrich (M.S.), a geologist employed by Conestoga-Rovers & Associates in Indianapolis, IN, presented "Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System Design, Installation, and Testing"—which covered the remediation of the vapor intrusion pathway at a daycare facility with elevated indoor air impacts—at the Eighth International Conference of Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds in Monterey, CA.
Class of 2006
KJ Hippensteel (B.F.A.) plays the understudy for the lead role of Fiyero in the touring company production of the Broadway show Wicked.
Class of 2005
Avinash Konkani (M.S.) was awarded the “Michael J. Miller Scholarship” by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Foundation, one of only two such scholarships awarded nationwide.
Class of 2002
Catherine “Katy” Crosby (M.P.A.) was appointed executive director of Dayton’s Human Relations Council. The council investigates discrimination complaints and works to boost participation in contracting with the city by minority-owned companies as well as women-owned and small businesses.
Ryan Singer (B.A.), a Los Angeles-based comic, was named by Rolling Stone magazine as “Comedians Who Should Be Big.” His debut album was selected as one of Punchline magazine's Top 10 comedy CDs of 2010.
Class of 2001
Macarthur Drake Jr. (M.D.), a radiologist, was appointed to the medical staff at Nyack Hospital in Nyack, N.Y.
Class of 1997
Kellie Warren (PSY.D.) was named CEO of Phoenix, AZ-based Florence Crittenton, a nonprofit organization that provides shelter, education, counseling and support to at-risk girls.
Class of 1991
David Gunter (B.S.) was hired as Product Manager for Everris Ornamental Horticulture, a Dublin, OH-based company specializing in ornamental horticulture, turf and amenity, and specialty agriculture.
Class of 1989
Lynne Brown (B.S.) was appointed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to be an Administrative Patent Judge on the Board of Patent Appeals.
Class of 1988
N. Gemini Sasson (B.S.Ed.) (M.S.) has written The King Must Die, a book set in 1326 England that revolves around King Edward and Queen Isabella.
Class of 1987
Amy Twarek (B.S.B.), treasurer at Upper Valley Career Center in the Mad River Local School District in Piqua, OH, has been named treasurer of Princeton (OH) City Schools.
Class of 1981
Tyeis Baker-Baumann (M.S.), president and CEO of Rebsco, Inc., a Greenville, OH-based design/build contractor and custom fabrication company, was named 2012 Chamber Citizen of the year by the Darke County Chamber of Commerce.
Class of 1979
Joni Shives (B.S.) (M.Ed.) retired as a teacher in the Tri-Village School District in New Madison, OH, after a 34-year career teaching kindergarten and first-grade students.