D. Timothy Reed ’72, political science, is a retired Evansville police sergeant living in Wadesville, Indiana. He is now a writer and has a new book titled Wings Held Up By Hope.
Stanley Covey ’74, elementary education, was honored as one of the finalists for the Indiana Academic Coach of the Year elementary division. He got involved with the Science Bowl because of his interest in hands-on experiments. Stan was also part of the NASA Teacher in Space Program.
Brent Johnson ’83, civil engineering technology, is a rolling division manager at Alcoa Warrick Operations in Newburgh, Indiana.
Lillian Hardin Kahre ’86, social science teaching, is a high school Spanish teacher at Lutheran South Academy in Houston, Texas.
David Hogan ’88, marketing, has taken the position of senior vice president/chief risk and analytics officer at Springleaf Financial Services.
Stacey Dunn Sharples ’96, French/German, was promoted to director of admissions at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota in Bradenton, Florida.
Jennifer Mortis Preston ’97, communication, has been named development director for Mesker Park Zoo in Evansville.
Tara Black Lucas ’99, physical education, is the director of admissions and administration at Evansville Christian School in Evansville.
Jason Hudnall ’00, communications, has taken the position of crop insurance consultant for CGB-Diversified Services in Jacksonville, Illinois.
Jeff May ’01, finance, ’06, Master of Business Administration, has been appointed vice president of commercial lender for First Security Bank in Newburgh, Indiana.
Sara Bigger ’02, elementary education, was promoted to assistant principal at Krisle Elementary School in Springfield, Tennessee.
Kira Crowdus Vaal ’03, communications, has joined Reitz Memorial High School as director of admissions and enrollment management in Evansville.
Tiffany Horn ’04, health services, ’09, Master of Health Administration, has taken the position of manager at Deaconess Comprehensive Pain Center in Evansville.
Jennifer Childress ’05, communications, has joined Lampion Center as a development director in Evansville.
Mary Doerner ’06, Master in Nursing, has joined the faculty at USI as an instructor in nursing.
Melissa Burgin ’07, radio and television, is an account executive with Time Warner Cable in New York, New York.
Rebecca Batterman ’08, psychology, was promoted to program manager at the Little Star Center in Carmel, Indiana.
Chelsey Burton ’09, elementary education, is a fourth grade teacher at Willard Elementary in Winchester, Indiana.
Cody Fulford ’09, imaging sciences, is a structural heart territory manager at Saint Jude Medical in Houston, Texas.
Wade Franchville ’10, marketing, is an account manager for Aerotek in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Lynette Moeller Logan ’12, social work, is a program director for Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center in Newburgh, Indiana.
Engagements & Marriages
Christine Butler '07, public relations and advertising, and Scott Doll, September 22, 2012
Samuel Kirtman ’09, computer information systems, and Laura Lamkin, ’09, psychology, July 9, 2011
Jessica Terrell ’12, nursing, and Brandon Doebler, September 8, 2012
Births & Adoption
Jamie Sterling Hooten ’98, elementary education, and Tye welcomed Tucker Sterling, July 20, 2012
Jennifer Harrington Bontrager '06, radio and television, and Jordan
Bontrager '07, business administration, welcomed Jonathan Michael,
October 4, 2012
Ernie Griffin '11, secondary education, and Natalie welcomed Ella Nichole, August 11, 2012