THE WOODS MAGAZINE SUMMER | 2013
MBA ’08, Longview, Texas, is the
new vice president and IT project manager for
Texas Bank and Trust.
Columbia, Mo., owns Columbia
Equestrian Center, which opened in 2005.
Fulton, Mo., has been elected to
serve as a board member of the Kingdom of
Callaway Chamber of Commerce.
Cathy Thornhill Richards
has been reelected Boone County’s public
Kirstyn M. Wentzel
Kansas City, Mo., has
opened K. Marie’s Pastries and Catering, serving
the Kansas City Metro area. Her email is
her webpage is
Plain City, Ohio, is the Ohio
Center for Autism and Low Incidence’s Early
Childhood grants coordinator.
Middletown, Mo., is practicing
traffic, criminal, family law, and estate planning in
MBA ’11, Jefferson City, Mo.,
married Lindsey Mireles June 2, 2012.
The groomsmen included
M.Ed.’10, Mexico, Mo.;
Mo.; and usher,
Daniel works with Jefferson County
Red Bud, Ill., graduated from
the University of Memphis Law School and is
now a practicing attorney in Red Bud.
Fulton, Mo., is a visual arts
teacher for Columbia Public Schools.
M.Ed.’12, Wichita, Kan., wed
Brian Walker April 6, 2013.
Erica Dyer Shippy
Odessa, Mo., was in the bridal party, and
many other WWU alums attended. LeaAnn is the
director of residence life at Newman University.
University City, Mo., participated
in the Alumni Speakers Series in April. Allie is
editor-at-large for “Saddle and Bridle” magazine,
a published author, and freelance writer.
Kacey Myers Studyvin
Bentonville, Ark., is
a graphic designer for R-Pac International, a
company designing for Walmart and Sam’s
MBA ’12, Columbia, Mo., has
completed his first year as a clinical instructor
of communications at WWU.
Brittany Welton Gum
Springfield, Mo., works
in the financing and accounting department at
Jennifer Doerhoff Bish
Jefferson City, Mo.,
is a new fifth-grade teacher and assistant girls’
basketball coach in Russellville.
Wildwood, Mo., married Kellan
Long April 6, 2013. The bridal party included
Fulton, Mo., and
Warrenton, Mo., wed
on June 16, 2012. Bridesmaids
Jennifer is an accountant and Bryan is a teacher.
Cassville, Mo., wed Joseph
Schmitz June 23, 2012. Serving in the wedding
Christine is a middle and high school art teacher
and he is an industrial arts teacher at Cassville
Austin, Texas, works as a therapeutic
child care specialist while pursuing her master’s
degree in counseling psychology.
Fulton, Mo., presented a program
as part of the Alumni Speakers Series, chronicling
his career to chief of detectives for the Fulton
Escondido, Calif., works with the
software company, Applications International
Corporation, in the international sales department.
Davison, Mich., is an
assistant trainer for Taylor Creek Stables.
Kansas City, Kan., is a systems
engineer for Cerner.
Tulsa, Okla., works with
Ebsco Spring Company.
Robin Richardson Gladback
Eldon, Mo., is
an early childhood teacher at South Elementary
School in Eldon.
Columbia, Mo., is a detention
aide 1 at the Robert L. Perry Juvenile
Minneapolis, Minn., works
at Gentleman Scholar as the interactive
Gastonia, N.C., is the
assistant trainer at Jon Walker Stables.
Jackson, Wyo., is a wrangler at the
Spring Valley, Ohio, is the new
assistant trainer/instructor for Cape Cod
St. Louis, Mo., has been accepted
to Saint Louis University’s School of Law.
Middelburg, Eastern Cape,
South Africa, is training saddlebreds with George
Borcherds, whom she met at the Saddle Seat
World Cup Competition.
Jefferson City, Mo., is pursuing her
physical therapy assistant degree at Linn Tech.
St. Louis, Mo., is an early
childhood teacher at the Goddard School.
Orange, Calif., is a graphic
design manager for Innovative Sales Group.
St. Peters, Mo., is a
member of the support staff with Community
Springfield, Va., was accepted into
the public administration master’s program at
George Mason University.
Scottsdale, Ariz., is the new
graphic designer/editor for The National