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Class Notes April 2021


Richard Edwards wrote a book, "Building a Strong Foundation – Fundraising for Nonprofits," published by NASW Press.


William Moorcroft retired after 50 years of following his dream of focusing his professional endeavors in the area of sleep.


Claire Kennefick Crawford is the director of the Geneseo Public Library District.


Michael Laval-Lindley published a book, "Riding Currents of Change: Inspiration from the Chicago River Triumph."


Cindy Bell Anderson wrote a book, "My Walks with Remi," a Christian devotional inspired by the images she sees in nature when she walks her Portuguese Water Dog, Remi.

Cindy Anderson

Cindy Bell '81 Anderson

Rik Baier is CEO at Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, a private physician practice with offices located in Schaumburg, Bartlett, Elk Grove and Buffalo Grove, Ill.


Michael Van Anrooy joined the Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln Center, Ore. He is an orthopedic surgeon.

Lawrence Prabhaker

Lawrence Prabhaker '88


Lawrence Prabhakar is director of specialty physician practices at OSF Medical Group, Northern Region, in the Rockford, Ill., area.


Kevin Werner will be chief officer of finance and operations, effective July 1, for District 155 in Crystal Lake, Ill.


Dawn White Ridge is a managing director, Brand Strategy Practice at Sextant Marketing.

Jennifer Woodruff

Jennifer Woodruff '92

Jennifer Woodruff wrote a book, "Christian History in Seven Sentences."


Jennifer Webster Miller was appointed as a district court judge in Iowa.


Lisa Farran Shover is an account technician for the Athletics Business Office at Northern Illinois University.


Matt DeBari was promoted to chief product officer at SpotHero, Chicago.


Joseph and Alyssa Nikides Papuga had a son, Holden Stergios, in June 2020.

Kaitlyn Zehr son

Seager Zehr

Allie Glazer

Allie Matuszewski '10 and Matthew Glazer 

Kate Principe daughter

Margaret Stella Principe

Mark and Kaitlyn Schultz '11 Zehr had a son, Seager, on July 8, 2020.


Allie Matuszewski married Matthew Glazer via a backyard Zoom ceremony on June 20, 2020. She started a private practice for speech-language pathology in 2018 and leads Learn With Less® enrichment classes for children and their parents.


Kate Dempsey Principe had a daughter, Margaret Stella Principe, on June 22, 2020 (Jimmy).

Kaitlyn Schultz Zehr and Mark Zehr '09 had a son, Seager, on July 8, 2020.


Jack Cullen is the Rock Island downtown director through the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce. He began working for the chamber in 2018.


Notices received as of April 2, 2021

George Kulles ’49 on Nov. 8, 2019.

George Kean ’50 on March 25, 2021.     

Howard Black ’54 on Aug. 7, 2016.    

Forrest Hayes ’54 on Feb. 24, 2021.    

Kenneth Anderson ’55 on Feb. 3, 2021.    

Sarah Basich ’56 Vadasz on Jan. 15, 2021.    

Roger Nyquist ’57 on Nov. 29, 2020.    

Earl V. Walker ’59 on March 14, 2021.

Mary Ellen Carlson ’62 Meade on March 7, 2021.

Avis Nelson ’63 Paulson on March 11, 2021.

Karen Bunas ’66 Siepmann on March 16, 2021.

Steven Larson ’69 on March 25, 2021

Robert Coleman-Derr ’70 on March 3, 2021. 

Diane Pierce ’70 Stock on Feb. 28, 2021

Jean Youngren ’71 Whitaker on Oct. 13, 2018. 

James Johansen ’74 on March 13, 2021.

Christopher Kopp ’74 on Feb. 2, 2021. 

Susan Anderson ’80 Molenda on Dec. 15, 2018.

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