Class NotesFall 2015

Fall 2015 Class Notes: 2010s–1980s


Francesca Zappia ’15 released her first book, Made You Up, recognized by the Huffington Post as one of the 16 most anticipated Young Adult debuts in the first half of 2015.

Amanda Mason ’15 is the head coach for the Doane College women’s soccer team.

Craig Alan Jordan II ’15 is currently an instructional aide at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis. He also volunteers with the boy’s track and field team. He lives in Indianapolis.

Kelsey Hoefer ’15 is employed at the Indiana High School Athletic Association.

Amanda Reed ’15 is working at Columbus Power Elite Competitive All Star Cheerleading. She resides in Indianapolis.

Kayla M. Sullivan ’15 is a multi-platform journalist at WLFI in West Lafayette, Ind.

Kyle Nobles ’14 works in Austin, Tex., as the Spry Family General Manager. He also started his own business, Nobles Tax Service.

Tammie George ’13 is employed as the membership specialist at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, where she connects families and individuals within the community to programs that build healthy spirits, minds, and bodies. She lives in Plainfield, Ind.

Tricia Hensley ’13 ’15 is a contractor for championships and alliances in marketing at the NCAA. She lives in Fairland, Ind.

Theodore A. Scholten ’13 has been appointed president and CEO of Riverside Health Care in Ontario, Canada. He lives in Fort Frances, Ontario.

Stephanie Snay ’12 and James Figy ’14 were married on June 6. The wedding party included maid of honor Kelsey Jones ’12, bridesmaids Kaley Belakovich ’12 and Haley Drummond Kuehl ’11, and groomsman William Hockenbury ’15. Lang Brownlee, co-chaplain and assistant professor of philosophy and religion at UIndy, officiated the ceremony. Both former editors-in-chief of the Reflector, Stephanie and James work together in the Angie’s List newsroom producing consumer articles for the member magazine and website. They will move to Minnesota in August, where James will pursue an MFA in English at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Dr. Leslie Hillis ’11 has been promoted to clinic manager with Hopebridge Pediatric Specialists. She resides in Kokomo, Ind.

Nick Brattain ’11 owns Brattain Sports Performance and works with elite-level collegiate and professional athletes. BSP operates in New Orleans, La., for eight months out of the year and Los Angeles, Calif., for the remaining four months. He lives in Lebanon, Ind.

Erin Proskey ’11 is the principal at Culver (Ind.) Elementary. She also lives in Culver.

Ilya Preston ’11 has been selected to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors. She lives in Chicago.

Nathaniel Blank ’11 works with the travel youth basketball team in Vigo County. He lives in Terre Haute, Ind.

Justin T. McCuddy ’11 is an account manager at Dicor Corp. in Elkhart, Ind. He lives in Elkhart.

Hannah Dale ’10 has been appointed executive director of the Perry Township Education Foundation. She lives in Indianapolis.

Annmarie Schwarz ’10 ’11 has been selected to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors. She lives in Carmel, Ind.

Scott H. Sell ’10 has joined Bronson HealthCare Midwest Sports in Kalamazoo, Mich. He lives in Three Rivers, Mich.

Lauren K. Howard ’10 has been promoted to president of truckload operations at Celadon in Indianapolis. She lives in Indianapolis.

Ashley Fowler ’10 ’15 is working as a championships contractor in Championships Marketing and Ticketing group at the NCAA. She resides in Columbus, Ind.

Zachary D. Rhine ’10 has been selected to the Greencastle City Police Department. He resides in Cloverdale, Ind.


Ashley Summers ’09 has joined Hopebridge as a physical therapist at the Greenwood Clinic. In this role, she will help children improve their gross motor skills including the development of strength, mobility, balance, coordination, and endurance. She lives in Fishers, Ind.

Kelli Norton ’09 is a clinical manager at IU department of pediatrics. She lives in Indianapolis.

Sam Southworth ’09 and Darcy Miller Southworth ’08 welcomed a baby girl, Sarah Elizabeth, on March 27.  They reside in Indianapolis, where Darcy teaches and Sam is employed as a nurse.

Gretchen N. Huffman ’08 was recognized with the Community Outreach Award for the 2015 Indianapolis Star “Salute to Nurses.” She lives in Indianapolis.

Christopher Horty ’08 and Lindsey Fischer ’08 were married on June 20, 2015, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Indianapolis. They live in Indianapolis.

Bryan Allen ’08 has been named vice president of ETA International. He lives in Greencastle, Ind.

Carl A. Palma ’08 has been named by Community Health Network as Employee of the Year in sports medicine for 2014. He lives in Greenwood, Ind.

Kendra ’07 ’14 and Dan Rhoton ’07 are the proud parents of Roarke Michael born on June 10, 2015. The family lives in Greenwood, Ind.

Aaryn Lynch ’07 is employed with Reach for Youth. She lives in Indianapolis.

Amanda Hauskins ’07 is director of human resources at Mainstreet in Carmel, Ind. She lives in Plainfield, Ind.

Shelly E. Pfenninger ’07 has passed her Certified Association Executive accreditation. She is director of communication at Raybourn Group International in Indianapolis. She alsolives in Indianapolis.

Ivorye Long ’06 is the assistant track and field coach at Pike High School, where this year they were sectional, regional, and state champions. She lives in Indianapolis.

Allison Pozeznik ’06 ’10 has been selected to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors. She lives in Indianapolis.

Amy Staudigel Schlessman ’06 ’10 has published her first book, Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables. She is working as a physical therapist in school-based settings in Cincinnati.

J. Andrew Hammond ’06 and spouse Anne welcomed baby Jack Wyatt on April 9, 2015. The family resides in Indianapolis.

Joel M. Zawacki ’06, director of corporate sales and marketing for the Indianapolis Indians, was featured in a cover story of the Indianapolis Business Journal. Joel lives in Indianapolis.

Teresa Voorhees ’05 has been selected to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors. She lives in Bargersville, Ind.

Joaquin A. Hill ’05 is an accounting consultant at Resources Global Professionals in Indianapolis. He also lives in Indianapolis.

Elijah J. Hammans ’04 has joined Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP in Indianapolis as a partner in the private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and finance practices. He lives in Chicago.

Tracey Krell-Suchy ’04 is an art teacher at West Newton Elementary school, where she was involved in a year-long project creating three clay totems used as specialized learning tools highlighting Indianapolis, and art and music. She lives in Indianapolis.

Lisa A. Osterman ’03 ’08 was named a Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium at the organization’s annual meeting. She lives in Indianapolis.

Ryan Russell ’02 ’07 has been elected to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors. He resides in Indianapolis.

Steven R. Wilson ’02 is the new director of parking operations at the Indianapolis Airport Authority. He livesin Indianapolis.

Heidi Dodson ’01 is employed at Pro Care PT Aquatic Therapy. She lives in New Berlin, Wis.

John “Jeff” Whorley Jr. ’01 has been appointed group president for asset management and servicing at Navient. He lives in Indianapolis.

Jayson Boyers ’00 has been named president of Cleary University in Howell, Mich.


Stacey D. Davis ’99 died June 30, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Craig P. Davis ’98. She was a teacher’s assistant at Greenfield Central School, Harris Elementary for the past two years. She lived in Greenfield, Ind.

Quentin D. Law ’99 is chief financial officer at Orchard Software in Carmel, Ind. He resides in Columbus, Ind.

Trevor Vance ’97 has been promoted to senior vice president at Bose Public Affairs Group. He lives in Indianapolis.

Tara Dalby ’95 and Kevin Cusimano ’96 were married on May 17, 2014. The couple resides in Indianapolis.

Ellen Lowe ’95 has been named chair of the Institute of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, Calif., where she coordinates all physical therapy programs at the Institute. She lives in San Marcos.

Larry W. Meade Jr. ’94 has been promoted to director of business development at Franciscan Alliance. He lives in Columbus, Ind.

Beth L. Mast ’93 died April 8, 2015. She lived in Indianapolis.

Juanita L. Starika ’92 died June 21, 2015.  She is survived by her daughter, Sheli L. Starika ’96, and husband, Wayne. She lived in Coatesville, Ind.

Michael D. Ehrat ’92 is the new CEO at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, Ind.

Jennifer S. Lents ’92 has been honored as the Great Lakes Region Distinguished Teacher of the Year by the National Catholic Education Association. She teaches language arts at St. Louis Catholic School in Batesville, Ind. She lives in Batesville.

June A. Rigney ’90 was inducted into the Great Lakes Valley Conference Hall of Fame in May 2015. She coaches the varsity volleyball team at Greensburg High School. She is a specialty teacher at Greensburg Elementary School. She lives in Greensburg, Ind.

L. Scott Hainey ’90 is on the Footlite Musicals board of directors in Indianapolis. He lives in Indianapolis.


Dr. Suzanne (Herrick) Walker ’86 is the associate dean for undergraduate education at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. Her husband, Jeff Walker ’87, is an adjunct professor in the Department of Communication. He also works with at-risk undergraduates at Marietta College. The Walkers have lived in Marietta for 16 years.

James H. Barrett ’84 died March 31, 2015. He lived in Frontenac, Miss.

Kathy Taylor Remsburg ’83 has been promoted to full professorship at Franklin College. She is a professor of athletic training, is the athletic training program director, and is the chair of the education division. She lives in Franklin, Ind.

Sue B. Workman ’81 is the CIO and vice president for information technology services at Case Western Reserve University.

Roxanne H. Martz ’81 died May 28, 2015. She lived in Indianapolis.

Scott L Vannatter ’81 published two more short horror stories. He lives in Middletown, Ind.

Richard S. Gladish ’80 is the new director of school improvement, assessment, and technology for the Northeast Dubois (Ind.) School Corporation. He was principal at Northeast Dubois High School for 15 years. He also resides in Dubois.

Jon Maxwell ’80 just completed 35 years in education and is a science teacher near Houston, Tex. He lives in Jersey Village, Tex., with his wife and six children.

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