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Kelvin Adams '09 and Jamee (Phipps) Adams '09, Slater, Iowa, a girl, Jordyn, born Oct. 26, 2012.
Dr. Sean Burton, associate professor, and his wife Shannon Sallards, Sioux City, a boy, Samuel Emery, born March 15, 2013.
President Beverly Wharton and Jim Wharton's granddaughter, Hazel Elizabeth Giese, born to Bob and Laura (Wharton) Giese, March 15, 2013.
Dr. Stephanie Bell, assistant professor of psychology, and her husband, Adam, a boy, Blake Chris, born on April 10, 2013.
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Lyndsie (Holmes) Carlson '11 and Austin Carlson '11, Quimby, Iowa, were married, April 14, 2012.
Joe Handlos '74, Milford, Kan., is the principal of Fort Riley Middle School, which was recently named 2012-2013 National Middle School of the Year.
Mary Lincoln '78, Omaha, Neb., was named one of the 2013 Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award Winners.
Jeannette Loutsch ’83, Chickasha, Okla., has been promoted to associate professor of biology and granted tenure at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. She also was named Regent's Outstanding Teacher. Jeanette continues to promote cancer awareness and women in science. She serves on the Board of Directors for Chickasha Community Theatre.
Susan Nees '84, Watkinsville, GA, and Scholastic Inc., launched the first book in her new series of children's books, Missy's Super Duper Royal Deluxe.
Jill Knapp Dwyer ’88, Pflugerville, Texas, was hired as Queen of Culture at Yodle, an internet marketing company in Austin, Texas.
Ryan Fuger ’00 and his wife, Amy (Hatch) Fuger, reside in Kansas City, Mo., where Ryan is a teacher in the Advancement Via Individual Determination program at North Kansas City High School.
Amy (Jones) Benson ’06 and Trevor Benson ’09 were married on Aug. 2008. Amy recently accepted the position as head girls’ soccer coach at Glenwood (Iowa) Community High School.
Marc Smith '06 was hired as the Grain Merchandiser for The Scoular Company in Omaha, Neb.
Bubba Malenosky ’08 and Megan (McMillen) Malenosky ’08 recently moved to Rock Valley, Iowa, where Megan teaches second grade and is head volleyball coach at Boyden-Hull. Bubba holds a master’s in special education and is a special education teacher and head baseball coach also at Boyden-Hull.
Samantha (Kube) Kurth '09, Omaha, Neb., graduated from University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Physician’s Assistant (PA) Program and is a PA at Lakeside Orthopedic, Omaha.
Derek Christoffel '09, Hinton, Iowa, graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in December 2012 and is now the Park Ranger for Plymouth County Conservation.
Catherine (Feye) Gruhn '09, Kasson, MN, married Dan Gruhn on May 25, 2013.
Tricia Rogers ’10 was hired as an admissions representative for Briar Cliff University.
Kay Ross ’11, Denison, Iowa, was hired as social worker, bereavement and volunteer coordinator at Crawford County Home Health, Hospice and Public Health in Denison, Iowa.
Kaila Antisdel ’12 is a sales manager for the TV Store in Atlantic, Iowa.
Matt Collins ’12, Sioux City, is an internet sales and leasing specialist at Rick Collins Toyota in Sioux City.
Maddie (Essig) Peschong '12 married Jeff Peschong on June 22, 2013, they currently live in Le Mars, Iowa.
Maddie (Essig) Peschong ’12 is the social media specialist at Wells Enterprises, Inc. in Le Mars, Iowa.
Rob LaTourelle ’12 is a sales consultant at Ricks Collins Toyota in Sioux City.
Dusty Pick ’12 is the teller supervisor for Great Southern Bank in Sioux City.
LaVerna B. (Olson) Soiset ’31, Matthews, N.C., passed away, Nov. 10, 2012.
Royal Wentworth ’81, Mason City, Iowa, passed away, Sept. 10, 2012.
Joyce L. (Klein) Oyen '70 of Liberty, Mo., passed away, April 16, 2012.