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Recapping December 2014

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Shellie Schwanke ’87
Director of Alumni Relations

John Barberis '90

John Barberis ’90

Nancy Scott '94

Nancy Scott ’94

Shaun '07 and Jaci Cross '06 Manning

Shaun ’07 and Jaci Cross ’06 Manning

Devin Frendreis '14

Devin Frendreis ’14

Ella Stewart '15 (7th from left 1st row)

Ella Stewart ’15 (7th from left 1st row)


Bruce Darnall ’66 has written an article titled “Wooten Finds Positive Influencers in Milwaukee” on Milwaukee Brewer relief pitcher, Rob Wooten. It was published on-line by Athletes in Action, the sports ministry for Campus Crusade for Christ. It tells about his life and his Christian faith.


John Barberis ’90 was sworn in as Madison County’s newest circuit judge. Barberis becomes just the second Republican in the past hundred years to be elected circuit judge in Madison County. Before his election, he served as attorney for the city of Collinsville, and corporate attorney for the Gateway Convention Center. He was also a zoning officer for the village of St. Jacob.

Jeff Reents ’92 coached the Wilmington IL High School Football team to a state championship. Wilmington is the 2014 3A State Champions.

Nancy Scott ’94 retired from the Eureka Public Library after 25 years on Dec. 12, 2014.


Shaun ’07 and Jaci Cross ’06 Manning announce the birth of their 2nd son, Cruz Lee, born on July 4, 2014. They reside in Peoria, IL.

Devin Frendreis ’14 has extended into another semester of her internship with The Walt Disney World Company as a Photopass Photographer at Magic Kingdom.

Nolan Gibson ’14 is a business analyst for Diebold, Inc. He resides in North Canton, OH.

Ella Stewart ’15 named Eureka College’s 2014 Lincoln Laureate.

In Memoriam

  • Bill Patterson ’60 (1/19/1938 to 12/13/2014)
  • Joe Elias ’11 (5/16/1971 to 11/26/2014)
  • Dr. Joseph Hafele (7/25/1933 to 11/15/2014), Professor of Physics from 1985 to 1991
  • Dr. Owen West (1/18/1926 to 12/15/2014), Professor

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