The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office.
’65 Charles Schuknecht (EHS), of Chilton, retired in 2001 from Chilton High School as a social studies teacher, but has continued to substitute teach English, math and social studies for the past 12 years.
’76 Daniel Sommerville (EHS), of Wheaton, Ill. , is an a associate professor of music at Wheaton College and president of the College Orchestra Directors Association. Last year the Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, under his direction, won third place in the 2012 American Prize in Orchestra Performance–College/University division.
’77 Paul Swanson (B), of Oshkosh, has been appointed by Sen. Ron Johnson as part of the Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission.
’80 David Jentz (LS), of Brookfield, is part owner of Exhibit Systems, a company that offers one-stop service for trade shows and events, specializing in face-to-face marketing solutions.
’84 Scott Bork (B) and ’03 (EHS), of Neenah, is in his first year as head basketball coach for the rockets at Horace Mann in Neenah.
’87 Judith Giebel (EHS), of Milwaukee, is involved in the arts and education communities in Milwaukee, learning and teaching health, well-being and the pursuit of harmony.
’87 Betsy (Reinke) Rozelle (EHS), of Neenah, works for an anti-poverty agency. She is a published author and previous community columnist for the Post-Crescent newspaper. She is writing a book about relationship-building called Adopted into Joy.
’89 Paul Russell (EHS), of Merril, ended his military career at the Merril National Guard Armory. He was one of three generations of his family that served the military in wartime. He is a lifetime member of the VFW in Madison and is getting more involved in the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program.
’93 Troy Stapelmann (LS), of Eau Claire, has been promoted to real estate supervisor with the Wisconsin Division of Transportation. He has worked for WisDOT since February 2001.
’93 Peter Stilp (B), of Greenville, has been named business development manager for Amerequip, a custom equipment manufacturer for lawn, landscape, agricultural and construction markets.
’95 Jill (Walker) Zitt (MSE), of Peoria, Ariz. , was recognized by the NOSCA (National Office for School Counselor Advocacy). She is being applauded for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of college and career readiness for all students.
’96 Kaye Shukosky (LLCE), of Appleton, shares her UWO family legacy, which includes her grandmother Vivian (Parsons) DelaHunt ‘15, mother Sylvia DelaHunt Moehn who attended in the 1940s, niece Molly (Hayes) Ceelen ’03 (EHS) and nephew Jonathon Lisowe, who is currently attending the university.
’97 Sara (Marcoux) Davis (LS), of Royse City, Texas, has been named Theorem vice president of global business development. She will be responsible for business development growth plans in all regions of the world.
’97 Tim Roehrig (EHS), of Kaukauna, has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship.
’99 Scott Burton (B), of New London, is the new Hayward postmaster. He has worked for the Postal Service for 32 years.
’02 Corey Baumgartner (EHS) and ’05 (MS), of Appleton, has been hired by the Kiel Area Board of Education as Kiel High School’s principal.
’02 Nathan Mielke (EHS) and ’06 (MS), of Port Washington, was published as a co-author in ASCD’s (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) March issue of Educational Leadership for a rubric on assessing the usage of technology in the classroom. The column is titled Power Up! / Technology skills every teacher needs.
’04 Joe Slyzelia (LS), of Neenah, has used his love for music to form a band called Sly Joe and the Smooth Operators. Averaging 150 gigs a year, he has decided to begin writing his own songs, which have been featured on NBC’s Friday Night Lights and Parenthood.
’07 Adam Noe (LS), of Milwaukee, recently wrote and illustrated his first book titled Captain Arnold and the Big Snow, a children’s book about the daily value of exercise, featuring a cast of adorable, friendly aliens.
’11 Jason Garland (B), of Greenville, joined Hawkins, Ash, Baptie in 2012. He works as an audit associate assisting in financial statement preparation for audits and agreed upon procedures for nonprofit organizations and credit unions. He is a certified public accountant and a certified management accountant. He also serves as a member of the Board of Finances for Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Appleton.
’12 Carlyn (Brown) Darrow (LS), of Belleville, launched the third blog for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources titled Livestock to Land and Everything in Between. The blog explores topics from manure management to what is happening in Wisconsin’s lakes and streams.
’12 Laura Delikowski (MSE), of Green Bay, is a student services specialist at UW-Green Bay.
’13 Kelsey Mauer (LS), of Sheboygan Falls, has been accepted into veterinary school and will begin at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in August 2013.
• AAS — Associate of Arts and Science Degree
• B — Business
• EHS — Education and Human Services
• LLCE — Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement
• LS — Letters and Science
• N — Nursing
• DNP — Doctor of Nursing Practice
• GMBA — Global Master of Business Administration
• MA — Master of Arts
• MBA— Master of Business Administration
• MPA — Master of Public Administration
• MS — Master of Science
• MSE — Master of Science in Education
• MSN — Master of Science in Nursing
• MST — Master of Science in Teaching
• MSW — Master of Social Work
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