SUMMER | 2013
THE WOODS MAGAZINE
Barbara Morgan Lambert
Scottsdale, Ariz., met
with her roommate,
Marcia Roberts Campbell
Baton Rouge, La., for lunch during a visit.
Cathy Cusick Osburg
St. Louis, Mo., visited
with Professor Gayle Lampe at Mike Roberts'
Stables, where both have horses in training.
Deborah Bunn Rosen Hutchison
Calif., had her production, “The Improbable
Journey of Berta Benz,” selected for the 2013 Los
Angeles Women’s International Film Festival.
Dione Brooks Taylor
San Diego, Calif., is a
professor, having just completed her 14th year,
and director of the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)
program in the School of Education at Point Loma
Nazarene University in San Diego. The graduate
students in this program are earning their master's
degrees and the PPS credentials required by the
state of California to become public
Sarah Ledford Byers
Simpsonville, Ky., and
her husband, Rob, have been honored with the
Richard E. Lavery Professional Horseperson of
the Year and the Helen Crabtree Instructors of
the Year Award.
Smithville, Mo., won the
election to Clay County eastern commissioner.
Nancy Childress Baumann
Ballwin, Mo., is the
publisher for Stonebrook Publishing in St. Louis.
Nancy Worley Thompson
Gladstone, Mo., has been named Columbia, Mo.,
city attorney by the City Council.
Ava, Mo., an assistant attorney
general, has been appointed to serve as associate
circuit judge for Douglas County.
Karyn Smagacz Gramling
Los Gatos, Calif., is
completing her second year as president and
chairman of the board of CASA - Community
Against Substance Abuse, a non-profit alliance
of parents, school administrators, and local
government leaders whose mission is "Fostering
healthy lifestyle choices that help young people
resist alcohol and drugs."
Tricie Ludlam Loudon
Shawnee Mission, Kan.,
is the senior paralegal at the law firm of Husch
Blackwell in Kansas City.
Belleville, Ill., is a sales
associate for Olde World Jewelers in Fairview
Mary Margreiter Hediger
St. Peters, Mo.,
Gretchen Adams Chapman
Kelly Williams Pfister
Matuschka Lindo Briggs
St. Louis; and
St. Louis, for a
Nora Pullen Dietzel
Columbia, Mo., works for
Boone County in the Recorder of Deeds office,
and is an actress in Talking Horse Productions.
Gretchen Werremeyer Land
St. Louis, Mo.,
provides services of branding, graphic design, and
marketing to businesses through her
Elizabeth “Betsy” Webb
brought 10 of her riding students with her to visit
campus in October.
Oklahoma City, Okla., is the
director of community placement at Avalon
Correctional Services, Inc.
Jennie Kane Petterson
Fulton, Mo., has been
promoted to chair of the division of equestrian
studies and associate professor of equestrian
studies. She chronicled her career as an
award-winning equestrian student to equestrian
instructor as a participant in the Alumni
Jean Lansford Gruetzemacher
Mo., is vice president of Mercy Health
Simpsonville, Ky., and her
husband, Steve Wheeler, presented a clinic on
WWU campus to saddleseat students.
Washington, Mo., is the author
of “Everyone Can Drive a Horse & Buggy-How
to Drive a Horse for Fun.”
Kathy Noyes Bagby
Macon, Mo., retired from
Associated Electric Cooperative after almost
years at Thomas Hill Energy Center.
Fulton, Mo., was elected to be
Callaway County assessor.
St. Louis, Mo., is district sales
manager for Ecolab, a company specializing
in safe food, clean water, abundant energy, and
healthy environments in the hospitality and
Stark City, Mo., is the assistant
trainer at Shoal Creek Stables.
Moscow, Kan., is a P.E.
teacher for all classes in Moscow schools, along
with junior high computer and health classes.
Shawn coaches junior high football, high school
girls’ basketball, and high school baseball.
Las Vegas, Nev.,
Concierge at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas,
overseeing a team of 40 concierges. The
Cosmopolitan, which opened in December, 2010,
is the newest luxury resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
It boasts 3,000 rooms, 13 unique restaurants, three
pools, a nightclub, a full fitness facility including
tennis courts and a boxing ring, as well as the
Sahra Spa & Hammam.
St. Joseph, Mo., is vice president for
financial planning and administration at Missouri
Western State University.
Charleston, Mo., coaches
Charleston High School baseball, as well as
middle school football and basketball.
Louisville, Ky., is
the assistant trainer for Premier Stables.