The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office:
’60 Bonnie (Hedrich) Schultz (EHS), of Fond du Lac, taught in Mauston and Fond du Lac school districts before retiring in 1994.
’61 Ronald LaPoint (EHS) and ’69 (MST), of Oshkosh, published a book titled OSHKOSH-The Way We Were: Remembering People and Places.
’64 Ramona (Tellock) Danke (EHS), of Clintonville, has retired as a middle school teacher for West Allis, Oshkosh, Sun Prairie and Tigeton School Districts after 40 years.
’67 James Abbs (LS), of Madison, recently retired and is now board president of Habitat for Humanity.
’68 Joseph Prohaska (LS), of Duluth, Minn., was elected as a 2014 fellow of the American Society for Nutrition.
’69 Marvin Lindberg (EHS), of Racine, has published Andy Falcone, a story of a hitch-hiking student in the 1960s.
’70 Clifford Christl (LS), of Green Bay, has been named team historian by The Green Bay Packers.
’72 Peter Drahn (MBA), of Arbor Vitae, was inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame.
’73 Bruce Woods (LS), of Madison, joined MSA Professional Services as its first professional landscape architect.
’74 Patrick Dowling (LS), of Winneconne, has a new dentist office with his father G. J. Dowling on east main street in Winneconne.
’74 David Nelson (LS), of Fox Point, has been elected president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.
’76 John Close (LS), of Charlotte., N.C., former sports editor at the Daily Jefferson County Union, has published his third book, Life In The Fast Lane As A NASCAR Spotter. He has spent the last 30 years covering professional motorsports.
’78 Kristine (Begun) Rappe (LS), of Milwaukee, has been elected to serve on the board of directors at Waterstone Financial.
’80 Terry Wepner (EHS) and ’80 (LS), of Berlin, owner of Wepner Chiropractic has been teaching for the Gonstead Methodology Institute for 20 years. In November, he was invited to lecture at the 15th -Annual Gonstead Seminar in Sargans, Switzerland.
’82 Steve Boettcher (LS), of Mequon, a five-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker released his latest film called The Frozen Chosen. The documentary follows two families’ sturgeon-spearing rituals on Lake Winnebago.
’82 Neil Bricco (EHS) and ’85 (MSE), of Bozeman, Mont., has been a therapist at Gallatin Psychotherapy in Bozeman since 2011.
’85 Mark Wolfgram (LS), of Neenah, joined the Special Olympics Wisconsin-Fox Valley Region 4 Team as the regional director of sports.
’86 Tracy (Liermann) Shilobrit (LS), of Waukesha, is the president of StrateVantage Communications.
’87 Michael Heller (LS), of Waunakee, radio host of “The Mike Heller Show”, was invited to guest host on the ESPN radio talk show “The Dan Patrick Show”.
’88 Patti Wohlfeil (N) and ’07 (MPA), of Almond, was appointed by the Waushara County Board as public health officer 11 years ago.
’90 Timothy Costello (LS) and ’01 (MBA), of Oshkosh, joined the Boys and Girls Club of the Tri-County Area as the new chief executive officer.
’91 Jillayne (Salter) Halverson (LS) and ’99 (MBA), of Menasha, has been named the assistant professor of business by the Office of Professional and Instructional Development of the UW System-Fox Valley.
’91 Vinh Vu (LS) and ’95 (MS), of Oshkosh, completed his accreditation process in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
’93 Kirsten Kelln (LS) and ’01 (MPA), of Campbellsport, was promoted to corporate food safety/quality trainer at Sargento Foods.
’94 Allison (Darragh) Pottinger (LS), of Eden Prairie, Minn., represented the U.S. in curling at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
’95 Lawrence Borgard (MBA), of Oneida, was promoted to president and chief operating officer of Integrys Energy Group.
’96 Beth (Schallie) Boehnlein, (N) of Menasha, joined Catalpa Health as a psych-certified advanced practice nurse prescriber.
’97 Paula Hella (EHS), and ’05 (MSE), of Appleton, has been hired at Calumet County UW-Extension as a family living educator.
’97 Jason Mansmith (LS), of Ripon, was named the new executive director of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
’98 Andrew Mugerauer (B), of Oshkosh, has been named a shareholder of Schenck SC.
’99 David Kritz (LS), of Lincoln, Calif., is scheduled to graduate this summer from Walden University with a doctorate in business administration. He also is an active duty officer in the U.S. Air Force, serving as the director of operations for the 306th Intelligence Squadron.
’01 William Bradley (B), of Sherwood, joined Bank First as vice president of business banking.
’01 Tyler Lloyd (LS), of Oconomowoc, is the new market analyst at Palmyra-based Standard Process.
’03 Sarah Anderson (B) and ’08 (MBA), of Oshkosh, joined Origami Owl Custom Jewelry in October 2012 and was promoted to executive team leader after one year.
’05 Jonathan Fleischmann (MS), of Waukesha, was named Rotary Teacher of the Month by the Beloit Rotary Club in November 2013. He also earned an Instructional Academic Staff Excellence in Teaching Award from UW-Rock County, where he teaches engineering courses.
’06 Luke Kalteux (LS), of Sherman Oaks, Calif., graduated with a degree in radio-TV-film and married ’07 Andrea (D’Alessio) Kalteux (LS) last June in Los Angeles. Andrea was promoted to production coordinator on the TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which recently won two Golden Globe awards.
’07 Christian Jensen (LS), of Green Bay, was chosen for Press-Gazette Media’s annual Person of the Year honor.
’08 Shawn Drake (LS), of Pleasant Prairie, Ill., is a violin instructor and has become a mentor to Georgie Rae Mussared, a young fiddler rehearsing for the Grand National Old Time Fiddlers Contest.
’08 Anissa (Chikowski) Kramer (EHS) and ’11 (MS), of Berlin, is a second-grade teacher at Clay Lamberton Elementary School and was a past recipient of the Berlin Community Scholarship Corporation.
’09 Christina Brozak (MBA), of Pulaski, has been named director of marketing for Unity Hospice in Green Bay.
’10 Amanda Betts-Regina (LS), of Appleton, won the Future 15 Young Professional Award. She is the marketing director at Stellar Blue Web Design.
’10 Kimberly Krejcarek (LS), of Green Bay, was promoted to creative services producer at WLUK Fox 11 in Green Bay. She also was named Employee of the Year for 2013 at Fox 11.
’11 Megan Kok (LS), of Brandon, joined Schaefer Behnke Group as the business development and marketing manager.
’11 Tanya Krueger (LS), of Menasha, was born with spina bifida and congenital scoliosis. She has used her life-threatening conditions to educate others through motivational speaking.
’13 Eric Mueller (B), of Oshkosh, has joined PTR Insurance Services. His association with PTR allows him the opportunity to offer insurance products through Rural Mutual Insurance Company.
’13 Ceev Sue Xiong (B), of New London, is employed by Werner Electric Supply as a contract coordinator.
’14 Ben Sanderfoot (EHS), of Appleton, finished student teaching at Appleton North High School and was hired as a long-term substitute for the Appleton Area School District and Appleton East High School.
• 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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