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Class Notes

Notices received as of April 2, 2018.


David Fleming is chairman of Town Hall Los Angeles.


Joe Tomczak was appointed chief financial officer of St. George Logistics (STG).


Karen Erickson married George Briggs on March 9, 2018.


Jay Hatch is the new head coach of the girls’ basketball team at Riverdale High School in Port Byron, Ill. He is a 2014 inductee into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Linda Weiss '88
Linda Weiss '88 volunteers on a shark tagging crew.

Linda Weiss is director of member services for the National Cooperative of Health Networks. She also is a volunteer shark tagging crew member with the Guy Harvey Research Institute at Nova Southeastern University.


Kevin Waden joined US Foods Corp. as senior vice president and corporate controller in December 2017.


Lyle Burgoon has written an article called “Weapons of Automated Destruction and the Moral Duty to Protect Warfighters” for the Small Wars Journal. He leads military research in artificial intelligence and ethics, data science and toxicology at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. He earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from Michigan State University.


Katie Gwost Grover had a son, Mason Benjamin, on Jan. 6, 2018.

Vanessa McCamant was hired by Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge for its Grand Rapids office. She has been specializing in malpractice defense, health care professional licensing defense and health law for 14 years, representing health care professionals and health care facilities. She earned her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.


Spencer Sweet and his wife had a daughter, Hadley Mae Sweet, on Jan. 5, 2018. He was promoted to the rank of major in the United States Marine Corps on Feb. 1, 2018.


Katie Ballinger Padiak and Nick Padiak had a daughter, Milo Dean.

Henry Thomas
Amy Hultquist '09 Carter's son, Henry Thomas


Amy Hultquist Carter and Andrew Carter had a son, Henry Thomas, on Nov. 28, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.


Jennifer Zullo Gutierrez and her husband, Jonathan, had a son, Jonathan Daniel, on Jan. 13, 2018.

Jonathan Daniel
Jennifer Zullo '10 Gutierrez' son, Jonathan Daniel

Elizabeth Stigler earned her Ph.D. with honors in women, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Kansas.


Stephanie Loconsole earned a Master of Science in College Student Personnel: Higher Education Leadership from Western Illinois University. She has been working at Western Illinois University–Quad Cities as an admissions counselor since October 2016.


Notices received as of April 2, 2018

Charles Bergstrom ’45 on March 2, 2018.

Lois Johnson ’46 Bergstrom on July 31, 2017.

Dorothy Gildea ’47 Cunnick on March 20, 2018.

Marilyn Kurth ’48 Frost on March 12, 2018.

Richard Hansen ’48 on June 4, 2012.

Ruth Harms ’49 Mehuys on March 12, 2018.

Dale Miller ’49 on March 7, 2018.

Dorothy Holder ’50 Johnson on Feb. 28, 2018.

Harvey Johnson ’50 on Dec. 14, 2015.

Anita Koenig ’50 Murrens on Feb. 27, 2018.

Margaret Carlson ’51 Bagge on March 4, 2018.

Richard Hoare ’51 on March 27, 2018.

Gladys Voetmann ’53 Stavely on March 22, 2017.

Sylvia Bengtson ’54 Carsen on July 23, 2016.

Barbara Carlson ’54 Greenland on Jan. 26, 2016.

Marilynne Ericson ’54 Isenberg on July 6, 2016.

Leroy Axelson ’55 on Jan. 3, 2014.

Ann Lundquist ’55 Lindholm on July 3, 2017.

Beverly Borre ’55 Lingwall on Feb. 13, 2018.

Susan Herbert ’57 Hammond on Feb. 19, 2018.

Donna White ’68 Osbourne on March 5, 2018.

Deborah Shipp ’76 Battey on March 23, 2018.

Richard Ross ’76 on March 4, 2018.

Stephen Brinn ’78 on March 22, 2018.

Kenneth Moreen ’88 on March 5, 2018.

Jeffrey Wermers ’05 on Feb. 26, 2018.


Debbie Blaylock, 309-794-8979

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