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Recapping September 2014

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Shellie Schwanke ’87
Director of Alumni Relations

Dan Barth '82

(a) Dan Barth ’82

Brian '99 and Elaine Flores '00 Welch

(b) Brian ’99 and Elaine Flores ’00 Welch

J.D. McQueen '06

(c) J.D. McQueen ’06


Dan Barth ’82 (a) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of STEM Education at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Dr. Barth was recruited from Mt. San Jacinto College in San Jacinto, CA, where he served as Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Physics and worked with the Upward Bound Program. Dr. Barth’s work in low-cost science, efforts in international teacher training, and best-selling science fiction works have been cited by UNESCO, Amgen, and other organizations. He plans to extend his work in these fields to help Arkansas accomplish its state-wide goal to improve STEM education across the state.


Brian ’99 and Elaine Flores ’00 (b) Welch announce the birth of their daughter, Hadassah Flores Welch, born on March 28, 2014. Sister Keziah is 2. They live in Bloomington, IL.


J.D. McQueen ’06 (c) is the pastor at the All Saints’ Episcopal Church in San Diego, CA.

Korte Knoblauch ’10 graduated from Midwestern University in August 2014 with a Masters in medical science as a physician assistant.

Kristin Diller ’11 is working at the Phoenix International Raceway. She is living in Avondale, AZ.

Jamie Johnson ’13 is travel and accommodation coordinator for Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Jamie lives in Zion, IL.

In Memoriam

  • Irmgard Rosenzweig Wessel ’47 (11/12/1925–9/20/2014)
  • Marie Harrison Dyar ’48 (12/10/1929–8/8/2013)
  • Nancy Stevenson Harrod ’61 (6/6/1939–9/6/2014)
  • Robert Koengeter ’62 (2/17/1936–9/13/2014)
  • Helen Richards McGuire ’84 (10/3/1935–9/2/2014)

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