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Andreana Rosnik ’13 of Shelby Township, Mich., has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) after previously being recognized with honorable mention as reported in the June issue of News from Hope College . Also as reported in June, she has also received a highly competitive research award through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Through her Fulbright, she will spend the coming academic year at the University of Barcelona in Spain conducting theoretical chemistry research related to understanding quantum coherence effects in photosynthetic lightharvesting. In the fall of 2014, with the support of her NSF fellowship, she will begin pursuing graduate studies in the fi eld of physical chemistry Reese Brenna, April 6, 2013. Matthew Goupell ’01 and Sarah Goupell, Andrew Holland, May 25, 2013. J.R. Schmidt ’01 and Melissa Howe ’01 Schmidt, Andrew Craig, March 29, 2013. Diana Bray ’02 Albers and James Albers, Rory James, March 16, 2013. Christen DeVries ’02 Groenhout and Chad Groenhout, Elizabeth Grace, June 15, 2013. Jennifer DeVree ’02 Kloosterman and Kevin Kloosterman, Kelsey Hope, June 5, 2013. Samuel Martin ’02 and Colleen Corey ’03 Martin, Zachary Julius, June 1, 2013. Erica Fulmer ’03 Darragh and Matthew Darragh, Graham Michael, May 30, 2013. Katherine Ramsey ’03 and Eric Opalewski, Charles Frederick, June 27, 2013. Amy Sato ’03 Flessner and Christopher Flessner, Landon David, Aug. 26, 2011. Brenton Boersma ’09 and Caitlin Lamade ’09 Boersma, Vienna Mae, June 7, 2013. Katie Wieringa ’09 Bouwkamp and Ross Bouwkamp, Ailie Grace, June 7, 2013. Advanced Degrees Mary Beelen ’83, Master of Fine Arts in creative writing, San Francisco State University, 2013. Kimberly Oosterhouse ’86, Ph.D., in nursing science, University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2013. Susan Thompson ’87, Master of Social Work, University of Michigan, December 2012. Deborah Havens ’93, Master of Public Health, occupational and environmental medicine, University of Washington, May 2013. Corey Monsma ’99, Master of Business Administration with a specialization in computer science with special endorsements of SAP certifi cation I software and hardware technologies, Central Michigan University, December 2012. Mike Toburen ’99, J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, with honors, January 2013, and passed the Michigan Bar Exam. Daniel Frayer-Griggs ’00, Ph.D. in New Testament, Durham University (UK), January 2013. Wendy Schroeder ’05 Johnson, Master of Science in biological science, Michigan State University, August 2012. Greg Borst ’06, M.D., Loyola University Chicago, June 2010. Alexander Wood ’07, Master of Business Administration, Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business, June 2013. Kevin Formsma ’08, Master of Science in computer information systems, Grand Valley State University, April 2013. Dan Tobert ’08, M.D. degree, C olumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, N.Y., May 2013. Katie Bennett ’09 J.D., University of Texas School of Law, May 2012. Tiffany Fifer ’09, J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, May 19, 2013. at the University of California at Berkeley. Others receiving NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year were Elena Caruthers ’12 and John Patrick Lutz ’12 , with James Bour ’13 receiving honorable mention. Others receiving Fulbright awards this year, to teach abroad, were Tessa Angell ’13 , Rachel Elzinga ’13 and Erin Wilhelmi ’13 . Emilie Preseau ’03 Spalla and Daniel A. Spalla, Noelle McAvoy, Feb. 17, 2013 . Rosanna Stutton ’03 Van Wyck and Steven Van Wyck ’09, Abigail Grace, March 15, 2013. Abigail Kulick ’04 deRoo and Taylor deRoo ’05, Harris James, May 16, 2013. Jamie Klotz ’04 Mulder and Ryan Mulder ’04, Wyatt Stephen, April 10, 2013. Elizabeth Foster ’04 Steenwyk and David Steenwyk, Patrick David, April 25, 2013. Tara Mistry ’04 Weening and Clinton Weening, Felicity Catherine, Sept. 27, 2011; and Skylynn Elizabeth, May 25, 2013. Megan Jager ’05 Kelder and Michael Kelder, Treyton Lee, June 21, 2013. Kristin Myers ’05 and Neil Myers, Nolan Christopher, May 30, 2013. Stacey Lizzo ’05 Weatherly and David Weatherly ’06, Daniel Jacob, June 6, 2013. Kristin Zwart ’05 Ortmann and Joe Ortmann, Claire Elise, April 4, 2013. Bria Ebels ’06 DeBoer and David DeBoer, Jayna Jo, June 3, 2013. Joshua DeHaan ’06 and Tiffany DeHaan, Evelyn Ann, June 19, 2013. Andrew Essink ’06 and Sarah Essink, Simon J., June 24, 2013. Taryn Drost ’06 Yager and Mark Yager, Skylar Mac, May 14, 2013. Jacilyn Gazan ’07 Deiter and Brandon Deiter, Preston Jack, May 31, 2013. Jeffrey Mulder ’07 and Marci Mulder, Eleanor Grace, May 19, 2013. Alexander Wood ’07 and Sarah Klotzbach ’10 Wood, Ashford Thomas, May 31, 2013. Karly Leidig ’08 and Jonathan Leidig, Cora Jean, March 1, 2013. Matthew Sattler ’08 and Kristina Sattler, Shae Owen, May 16, 2013. Emily McConnelly ’09, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, May 2013. Andrea Firlit ’10 Griffi th, Master of Science in nursing, University of Detroit Mercy’s Family Nurse Practitioner program, graduating top of her class, May 11, 2013. Lucy Himes ’10, doctorate in physical therapy, Temple University in Philadelphia, May 16, 2013. Kristen Johnson ’10, Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, May 18, 2013. Aryn Pawloski ’10, Master of Social Work, New York University, May 2013. Deaths The college is often privileged to receive additional information in celebration of the lives of members of the Hope community who have passed away. Please visit the expanded obituaries we have made available online if you wish to read more about those whose loss is noted in this issue. John Beuker ’52 of Marshall, Mich., died on Thursday, April 25, 2013. He was 81. He was an orthopedic surgeon at Oaklawn Hospital until his retirement in 1999. Survivors include his wife, Carol Beuker; children, Kathy Beuker ’78 (Douglas ’80) VanDerMeulen, John ’80 (Mary Sue Campbell ’83) Beuker II and Melissa Beuker ’82 (Tom) Martin; 10 grandchildren, including Amy VanDerMeulen ’08 (Benjamin ’08) Smith, John Beuker ’09 and Katelyn Beuker ’10; and his sisters, Nan (Bob) Froelich and Carol (Jack) Krauss. Helena Gill ’53 Blackstock of Houston, Texas, died on Monday, April 29, 2013. She was 81. Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Blackstock; son, Clayton (Sherry Ryan) Blackstock; and one granddaughter. Clarence “Con” Boeve ’51 of Holland, Mich., died on Thursday, June 6, 2013. He was 83. A total of 282 seniors graduated with honors in May. Please visit the college’s website for the list. Follow Hope Sports Your Way To subscribe to the email Sports Report go to HopeAthletics @HopeAthletics 28 News News From From Hope Hope College College

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