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Hannah Mielke ’13 will be a seventh-twelfth grade language teacher at Vida Abundante Christian School in La Unión, Honduras. Amanda Milliken ’13 will pursue a Master of Public Health degree in health behavior and health education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Keenan Moore ’13 is attending Boston College for the advanced standing graduate school social work program. Josh Mugford ’13 is a highway construction manager for the East Montpelier, Vt., agency of transportation. Shannon Mullen ’13 is a medical assistant at Eyes to See Pediatric Ophthalmology in Zeeland, Mich. Meghan Munoz ’13 will purse a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Valparaiso University. Emily Neevel ’13 will be a bilingual elementary teacher in Chicago for Teach for America. Gaby Olaguibel ’13 will be attending Baylor University in Waco, Texas, in the HESA (higher education and student affairs) program. Charles Patchak ’13 has moved to New York City for a summer internship in Costing at Coach. Adam Peplinski ’13 will be joining the 2013 Teach for America Corps in Detroit, Mich., teaching science. Benjamin Pollock ’13 will pursue a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Audra Pretty ’13 will be pursuing a master’s in student affairs administration and higher education at Ball State University. She will have a gradate assistantship as a resident director for Ball State’s residential life department. Kelsey Prins ’13 will be moving to Tucson, Ariz., and working as a K-5 resource teacher at Ocotillo Ridge elementary school. Aleesa Ribbens ’13 is a child care specialist fellow at Jill’s House, a respite care facility for children with special needs in McLean, Va. Wesley Rieth ’13 will be teaching high school English/Language Arts in southeast Kentucky (Appalachia) through Teach for America. Joel Rietsema ’13 is a personal trainer for MVP sports clubs. Elena Rivera ’13 will be teaching Spanish for Teach for America in the Northeast Ohio-Cleveland region. Dane Roach ’13 will pursue a master’s in exercise science at Oakland University. Nicholas Rodriguez ’13 is a patient care assistant at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. Magdaline Rohweder ’13 will be interning with It’s Your Move, Internal, a community development program in Detroit, Mich. Andreana Rosnik ’13 will be conducting theoretical chemistry research in Barcelona, Spain, for nine months on a Fulbright full grant beginning in September. Upon returning to the States, she will pursue a Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley. Joshua Roth ’13 will be student teaching upper-level English at West Ottawa High School. Johnathan Ryan ’13 will pursue a master’s in sports management at the University of Michigan. Matthew Rybar ’13 will be a controls engineer at Dematic in July. Therese Sammarco ’13 will pursue a master’s in biostatistics at Drexel University. Sarah Schmidt ’13 will pursue a master’s in forensic psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Cory Schmidt ’13 will be attending the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Haili Schneider ’13 will pursue a master’s in counseling psychology at Western Michigan University. Rebecca Schuh ’13 will be taking part in The Fellows Initiative in Raleigh, N.C. Amanda Schuiling ’13 will pursue a master’s in biostatistics at Grand Valley State University. Shelby Schulz ’13 will be teaching first grade at Turman Elementary in the Harrison District 2 school district in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kyleigh Sheldon ’13 will pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and will be doing research on children’s anxiety and school refusal. Daniel Simpson ’13 is working at Lean Logistics. Rebekah Skinner ’13 will be student teaching in the fall. Anna Slemp ’13 will be attending the Indiana University School of Optometry. Shelby Smallbone ’13 will be nannying and tutoring for two years in Chicago, Ill., for two children, ages four and 9 starting in July. Joe Soderberg ’13 is an auditor at Capin Crouse LLP in the Wheaton, Ill., office. Allison Springett ’13 is the wraparound program coordinator for Ottawa County and will also be pursuing a Master of Social Work degree at Grand Valley State University. Andrew Stevens ’13 will be an assurance associate with PwC in San Jose, Calif., starting in September. Hannah Stewart ’13 will be interning at Maadi Community Church in Cairo, Egypt. In the fall she will be teaching dance classes at Wilton Dance Studio in Wilton, Conn. Kyle Sutton ’13 is a staff accountant at Plante Moran in Southfield, Mich. Donald Thomas ’13 will be teaching fifth grade at Fox Lake School District 114 in Fox Lake, Ill. Wayne Titus ’13 is working for Dow Chemical Company in the commercial development program for six months and then will move into an account management role. Claire Triner ’13 will be the Spanish immersion teacher at Rockford Christian School. Samuel Tzou ’13 will pursue a master’s in health care management and policy at the University of Michigan. Michael Van Laan ’13 is an auditor at Plante Moran in Grand Rapids, Mich. Michelle VandenBerg ’13 will pursue a Psy.D. in clinical psychology at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Nicholas VanderLaan ’13 will pursue a Master of Music degree in viola performance and literature at the University of Illinois on a full scholarship. J. Davis Vanderveen ’13 will pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Luke Vanderzouwen ’13 will pursue a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at Central Michigan University. Steven Vanhoven ’13 is working at Amway North America as an associate financial analyst. Kara VanOordt ’13 is a youth treatment specialist at Wedgwood Christian Services in Grand Rapids, Mich. Erin Vanover ’13 is a social worker at Medilodge of Milford. Shawna Vite ’13 is working in sales at Universal Forest Products. Justin Warren ’13 is working for Teach for America as a Jacksonville Corps member. Emily Weber ’13 will pursue a master’s in counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. David Webster ’13 will pursue a Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering with a focus on systems and controls at Purdue University. Erik Westenbroek ’13 is a software engineer at Egemin Automation. Erin Wilhelmi ’13 received a Fulbright award to teach English in Argentina. Katie Wilkie ’13 will pursue a master’s degree in education in the learning and behavior specialist 1 certification program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign campus. Alicia Wojcik ’13 will be a staff accountant with Plante Moran in the Grand Rapids, Mich., office in January. Shelby Wyant ’13 will be a management trainee at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Grand Rapids, Mich. Hannah Yancey ’13 will be attending the physician assistant program at University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Brian Wiese ’11 was awarded with a “CATSPY” for his service to the University of Kentucky athletics program on Monday, April 22. The award he received (Bill Keightly Award) is named after the long-time equipment manager of University of Kentucky basketball. The award is given to “the individual who understands and exemplifies the pride, respect and the positive attributes associated with being a part of the Kentucky basketball program.” Brian has been an athletic training graduate assistant with the University of Kentucky athletics and football program for the past two years. Dec. 8, 2012, Zeeland, Mich. John Molenhouse ’08 and Ruth Hagan ’09, June 16, 2012, Traverse City, Mich. Christopher Erickson ’09 and Kathleen Rose, April 6, 2012, Palos Heights, Ill. Yuliya Ganenko ’09 and Tyler Rae, Oct. 6, 2012, Holland, Mich. Alissa Gigler ’10 and Caleb Tollefson, May 26, 2012. Maggie Blaich ’12 and Michael Myers, Aug. 4, 2012, Crawfordsville, Ind. Patrick Aron ’13 and Sarah Kirkland ’13, May 18, 2013. Kelly Lepley ’13 and Kara VanOordt, June 1, 2013. New Arrivals Paul Osburn ’78 and Barbara Arneson ’80 Osburn, Yednekachew Isaac Osburn, born 1997, adopted 2012. Yednay grew up in the same orphange as their previously adopted children from Ethiopia, Dawit and Aster. Nathan Gambino ’98 and Deborah Paterik ’99 Gambino, Victor Marcus, Aug. 19, 2012. Kristin Kelley ’98 Sumner and William Sumner, Elizabeth Frances, Nov. 26, 2012. Ross Baldwin ’00 and Rachel Baldwin, Fiona Freeman, Dec. 15, 2012. Paul Vander Heide ’00 and Amanda Nelson ’01 Vander Heide, Lauren Elizabeth, May 17, 2012. Cathleen Jaworowski ’00 Wolff and Ray Wolff, Sophia Grace, Oct. 10, 2012. Adrienne (AJ) Cameron ’01 Dilling and Ben Dilling, Benjamin Samuel, July 2012. Maggie Schakel ’01 Hirt and Nicholas Hirt, Marian Magdalena, April 14, 2013. marriages Marlys Gortmaker ’63 Koens and C. Orville Kool, Nov. 17, 2012, Rochester, Minn. Alfred Medendorp ’81 and Mary Botkin, Jan. 23, 2013, Port Washington, N.Y. Craig Toomayan ’93 and Jeanmarie Chudzik, March 23, 2013. John Nowak ’94 and Jenn Garrett, March 23, 2013. Megan Jewell ’04 and Jonathan Mensink, May 2012. Abby Rogers ’04 and Liam Doyle, Sept. 8, 2012, Valley Forge, Pa. Joe Mendenhall ’05 and April Beasley, Dec. 8, 2012, Smithfield, N.C. Heather Lam ’06 and Jason Ramsey, June June 2012 2013 27

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