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Nancy (McCaleb) Polette
, O’Fallon, Mo.,
continues in her teaching career at Lindenwood
University, St. Charles, Mo. She expects to see
the publication of two additional professional
books, and three children’s books: “Diagnosis:
Monster,” “The Petticoat Soldier,” and “The Spy
with the Wooden Leg.”
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Susan (Reese) Sellers
, Houston, Texas, is
the new president of P.E.O. (Philanthropic
Educational Organization), an organization that
promotes educational opportunities for women
through ownership of a two-year women’s college,
Cottey College, and programs that provide higher
educational assistance. The Reese family is rich
with P. E. O. heritage involving Susan’s mother,
Bonnie (Roper) Reese
’44, and sisters,
(Reese) Walters
Elizabeth Reese
Katherine (Reese) Terry
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Julia “Betsy” Wenzel
, New York City, N.Y.,
married Luis Anil Aug. 13, 2011, in New
York City.
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Carol O’Daniel
, Broken Arrow, Okla., retired as a
Lt. Col. (military police) after 20 years of service.
She has worked as a special education teacher, as
director of a sheltered workshop, and
is now serving as a community activist with
coalitions against substance abuse.
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Marsha (Wardlaw) Clevenger
, Little Rock, Ark.,
received the Safe Places Magic of Hope Award
Oct. 15, 2011. Marsha received this award for
her work that helps make her community safer
for children through the Project Safe
Childhood initiative.
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Allyson (White) Lewis
, Jonesboro, Ark., held
the national launch of “The 7 Minute Solution:
Creating a Life With Meaning Just 7 Minutes
at a Time,” in Jonesboro Dec. 27, 2011.
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Marilyn Gamm
, Madison, Wis., is in her
seventh year as pastor of Dale Heights
Presbyterian Church in Madison. Her
multicultural congregation has some 15
culture and language groups.
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Kim Brixley Barnes
, Fulton, Mo., senior
executive vice president and chief operating
officer of The Callaway Bank, has been named
to The Callaway Bank Board of Directors.
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Kristin (Harkison) Paulus
, Median, Ohio, is a
part-time social worker for the Pediatric Intensive
Care Unit at a local children’s hospital.
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Kathryn (Hamilton) Morgan
, Columbia, Mo.,
is an agent with House of Brokers Realty, Inc.
Additionally, Kathryn serves as the director
of the nonprofit organizations, Humanity for
Children and the Fulton-based Rwanda
Community Partnership.
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Andrea (Higgins) Paul
, Columbia, Mo., has
been the account manager of GFI Digital, Inc.,
Columbia, Mo., for three years.
Katie (Schaefer) Lawrence
, New Bloomfield,
Mo., was promoted to interlibrary loan library
assistant at WWU.
Allison (McIntosh) Carenza
, Blue Springs, Mo.,
opened her photography studio, Allison Carenza
Photography, with a grand opening Oct. 9, 2011.
Her husband is
Jon Carenza
Fibbens Koranteng
, St. Louis, Mo., has opened
Koranteng Law Firm, LLC, in Clayton, Mo.,
focusing on personal injury, immigration, and
estate planning.
Joe March
, Fulton, Mo., has been promoted to
assistant manager of the customer care team at
The Callaway Bank. His primary responsibilities
are to help manage the call center while
ensuring a high level of customer service. He is
also responsible for assisting business customers
with electronic banking services.
Stephanie Thruston
, Chicago, Ill., married
Cordy Pearson Aug. 12, 2011. Stephanie is
employed with the law firm of Andrew Hale and
Associates, Chicago, Ill. Cordy served with the
United States Navy SEAL Team One, and is
employed at Great Lakes Naval Training Center,
Great Lakes, Ill.
Barbie Banks
, Columbia, Mo., serves as the adult
enrichment coordinator at the Columbia Area
Career Center.
Lindsey Pace
, MBA ’10, Fulton, Mo., is working
at Veterans United Home Loans as a loan
processor. She has also been elected to the
Fulton City Council for a two-year term.
Nathan Reid
, M.Ed. ’07, Ashland, Mo., opened
an insurance agency with American Family
Insurance. Nathan is married to
(Campbell) Reid
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Left to right:
Carolyn “Cookie” (Cain) Hanson
Overland Park, Kan., and
Kaye Francis Miller
Kansas City, Mo., have owned Charlecote
Antiques, in Kansas City, Mo., since 1980.
It features antique English furniture
and accessories.
Left to right:
Kathy (Lukacek) Pfeil
, Millington,
Susan (Erdel) Atkins
, Mexico, Mo., and
Pat Clerkin
, Morristown, N.J., all Chi Omega
snowbirds, enjoyed catching up in Florida.
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