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Recapping June 2016

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Shellie Schwanke ’87
Director of Alumni Relations


Eric Buerkett ’88

Pinkham copy

Thomas Dewey


Nicholas ’09 and Samantha Poterek ’08 Knoblauch


DT Thornton ’13


Eric Buerkett ’88 is returning to the head-coaching ranks in boys high school basketball for the Lutheran Crusaders.


Loretta Paladeau Pinkham ’08 and her husband Matt announce the birth of their son, Thomas Dewey, born May 20, 2016.

Nicholas ’09 and Samantha Poterek ’08 Knoblauch announce the birth of their daughter, MacKenzie Jane, born on Aug. 22, 2015. Nick shared, “What a whirlwind being a first time parents can be! Samantha (Poterek) and I are blessed everyday to have MacKenzie in our lives!”

DT Thornton ’13 is playing for the Bloomington’s Edge football team this season.

Kirstin Meyers ’15 is an administrative assistant at Bradley University, Smith Career Center.

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