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Jon Hall
, Chesterfeld, Mo., and
Buddy Smith
’03, MBA ’05, Kansas City, Mo., opened a Web
hosting and design company named Zen
Computing, LLC. Their website is
Todd Vodnansky
, Juneau, Alaska, was named
advertising director for the Empire Online
Newspaper and the Capital City Weekly
Newspaper. He is responsible for advertising
and marketing strategies.
Myra (Belshe) Hall
, Jacksonville, Ill. married
Randy Hall April 26, 2008. Myra is an outreach
athletic trainer for Passavant Hospital, and
Randy is the men’s and women’s soccer coach
and associate athletic director at MacMurry
Emily (Hall) Hutton
, Oklahoma City, Okla.,
married Patrick Hutton June 14, 2008. Emily is the
director of communications and marketing for
the Oklahoma State School Board Association
and Patrick is the president of FitCare Corporate
Wellness, Inc.
Jennifer Huggins
, Columbia, Mo., is in her
second year of teaching at Moberly Middle
School and coaching the seventh grade girl’s
basketball team.
Angela Wallace
, Memphis, Tenn., is the senior
program director and director of community
relations and marketing for the YMCA of
Millington, Tenn.
Amy Geeding
, Centralia, Mo., is the owner of
a full-care, 40-acre equine facility, Geeding
Fibbens Koranteng
, St. Louis, Mo., is an attorney
with Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C. He
received his law degree from the University of
Missouri-Columbia School of Law.
Tamara (Woodring) Brinley
, M.Ed. ’07, Wellsville,
Mo., is the new 9-12 principal at Wellsville-
Middletown R-1 and also serves as the special
education director.
Misty Phillips
, Columbia, Mo., is the new special
project coordinator for the division of adult
higher education at Columbia College.
Michelle Schaper
, M.Ed. ’08, Columbia, Ill., is
Briar Cliff University’s new softball coach.
Carissa Biele
, Millington, Tenn., is the business
development coordinator at Memphis
Motorsports Park owned by Dover Motorsports,
Inc. At the NASCAR Dodge Dealers 250, held at
“sister” track Gateway International Raceway,
she sang the national anthem.
Brittany(Darnell) Pursifull
, Wentzville, Mo.,
married Brandon Pursifull Jan. 14, 2008. Brittany
is an investigator for the Missouri Children’s
Division, and Brandon works at
True Manufacturing.
Trent Decker
, Tulsa, Okla., married
’07 on June 14, 2008. Attending the bride
Jessica Swearingen
’07, Mexico, Mo. and
Ashley Windmiller
’08, Salisbury, Mo. Trent is a
repair mechanic for NORDAM, and Samantha
is a special education teacher for Tulsa Public
Kathryn Devenport
, Moberly, Mo., is a frst grade
teacher at North Park Elementary School.
Abby Funderburk
, M.Ed.’08, Columbia, Mo., is
the new volleyball coach for Stephens College
in Columbia.
Stephanie A. Strother
, Fulton, Mo., is a
secondary art teacher at South Callway R-II
High School.
Danielle Anderson
, Kansas City, Mo., teaches
third grade at Center School of Kansas City.
Andrew Arizpe
, St. Louis, Mo., is the manager
for SchoolTube, a company conceived by
his father, Carl, and developed by Andrew.
Students, for free, can upload and show off
videos they’ve created for school after a
teacher has registered on the site. SchoolTube
has partnered with educational groups,
Channel One and the National Association of
Elementary School Principals. It is also used for
student audition videos for the U.S. Army’s
All-American Marching Band.
Genevieve (Jimenez) Lindner
, St. Charles, Mo.,
married Michael Lindner.
Lauren Ortego
, Columbia, Mo., is an interior
designer for IO Metro.
Phillip Stubley
, Leeds, England, married
Courtney Miller
’07 May 12, 2007, in Seaside, Fla.
Jessica Swearingen
, Mexico, Mo., teaches frst
grade at Hawthorne Elementary in Mexico.
Ashley Adams
, Starkville, Miss., is in the master of
science degree program at Mississippi State. As
a teaching assistant, she teaches biology 1 lab
along with three comparative anatomy labs.
Ashley will be conducting genetic lab research
Marijo Kent-First
’79, Starkville, Miss.
Sarah Anderson
, St. Louis, Mo., is a paralegal
with the law frm, Zevan Davidson Stewart in
St. Louis.
Megan Bornhouser
, St. Louis, Mo., is now the
retail sales representative of First National Bank
of St. Louis.
Victoria Leibman
, West Harford, Conn., is on
assignment with the Peace Corps in Costa Rica.
Matt Mueller
, Hazelwood, Mo., is a data analyst
at Vi-Jon Laboratories in St. Louis.
Matt Nachreiner
, Mexico, Mo., teaches social
studies at Mexico Middle School.
Norm Gerhart
, Fulton, Mo., and his wife, Nancy
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on
June 21, 2008. Norm was the vice president of
fnance for William Woods for 20 years.
Rob Gordon
, Marshall, Mo., has accepted a
position at the University of Missouri- Columbia in
the Regional Professional Development Center.
Gordon has taught graduate courses during the
past 12 years for William Woods.
Harold “Hal” Laydon
, Mansfeld, Pa., was
named interim provost at Mansfeld University.
For 15 years he served as vice president for
academic affairs at William Woods. He was
president of Lake Erie College until his retirement
in June 2005.
Paige Scott
, MBA, Lee’s Summit, Mo., is now
senior vice president of retail banking at
Metcalf Bank.
Stacy Pitts
, M.Ed., Odessa, Mo., teaches second
grade at McQuerry Elementary School.
Kristi (Shepard) Shinn
, M.Ed., Ed.S., Bowling
Green, Mo., is principal of Main Street
Elementary School. She is also an adjunct
professor at WWU.
Jana Becker
, M.Ed., Meadville, Mo, is K-12
principal at Tina-Avalon R-II schools in Hale, Mo.
Jana is currently working toward her specialist
degree in education at William Woods.
Rebecca Eifert
, M.Ed., Cole Camp, Mo, teaches
frst, ffth and sixth grades at Lincoln R-2 schools
in Windsor, Mo.
Don Wilburn
, M.Ed., La Plata, Mo., is
superintendent of Brashear Schools in Knox
County, Mo.
Lee “Par” Pitts
, M.Ed., Odessa, Mo., teaches
physical education, weight lifting, and is the
new head football coach at Odessa High
William “Billy” Cannon
, M.Ed., Fulton, Mo.,
married Shelli Ann Lehmen May 31, 2008. Billy is
employed with Fulton Public Schools.
Shu-Ping “Hope” Liu
, MBA, Columbia, Mo.,
opened the second location of Lollicup Tea
Zone in Columbia.