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Luann (Jones) Branch
Drumright, Okla., is a
retired vocal music and English teacher. She has
written and is directing a centennial musical for
Drumright, which began as an oil boom town.
Joy (Henson) Primoli
San Antonio, Texas, has
returned to San Antonio after living in Trier,
Germany. Joy and her husband, Chip, both
serve in the United States Air Force.
Columbia, Mo., is the new
marketing coordinator for the Columbia Daily
Tribune. She recently moved home from Texas.
St. Louis, Mo., is a publishing
representative with the math and science team for
Pearson Sales Region-Central.
Columbia, Mo., is teaching art
at a school in Columbia.
M.Ed. ’12, Wichita, Kan., is
the director of residential life at Newman
University in Wichita.
New Florence, Mo., married Ross
Timmerberg in August 2012. Abbey works at
Hermann Area District Hospital as a personal
trainer and nutritionist. Ross is employed at
Timmerberg Farms and Loutre Valley Seeds.
St. Louis, Mo., teaches health
to middle school students in Affton, Mo.
Fulton, Mo., is the new
marketing and public relations assistant
at The Callaway Bank.
Mexico, Mo., celebrated her
daughter's (Jessie Applebee) wedding May 29,
Jessie ’13 is a current WWU student, and
her husband, Eric Perrigo, is in the U.S. Army.
Current WWU students in the wedding party were
Mexico, Mo., and
Dr. Joyce Ryerson
M.Ed, Versailles, Mo., is
the new superintendent of Morgan County R-II
MBA, Jefferson City, Mo., is
relocating to Pensacola Beach, Fla., to operate
a vacation rental company, S & S Surfside
Properties, founded in 2010 with his sister, Susan.
M.Ed, New Madrid, Mo., is a third-
grade teacher for the New Madrid County Central
MBA, Moberly, Mo., has joined
Commerce Bank as a real estate loan officer. He
has 12 years of banking and lending experience.
M.Ed, Palmyra, Mo., is Highland
High School’s new principal.
M.Ed, Craig, Mo., is the new Craig
M.Ed, Liberty, Mo., is Ellis
Elementary School’s new principal in the
Clinton County R-III School District.
M.Ed, Portageville, Mo., is
Portageville School District’s new high school
principal and varsity football coach.
M.Ed, Summersville, Mo., recently
became principal of Liberty High School.
M.Ed, Linn, Mo., is the newest
member of the Symphony of the Lake Board.
He has taught band in schools for many years
and played in symphonies across Missouri.
M.Ed, Lewiston, Mo., joins Knox
County R-1 High School as the new band director.
Trina (Klise) Cookson
MBA, Quincy, Ill., has
been promoted to associate quality enhancement
director at Missouri Department of Mental Health
Division of Development Disabilities.
M.Ed, Macon, Mo., is the new
principal of Macon R-1 High School.
Caroline (Harper) Shadforth
Md., married Major Scott Gregory Shadforth in
June 2012. Caroline is an early childhood
educator in Maryland, and Scott is serving in
the U.S. Marine Corps as a helicopter test pilot.
Debbie (Darling) Groves
Beaverton, Ore., visited
the WWU campus for the first time in 35 years with
her husband, Bill, WC ’69, followed by a visit to
Pam (Riggs) Hagerty
and her husband, Bryan,
WC ’70, in Boulder, Colo. From left: Bryan and
Pam Hagerty, Debbie and Bill Groves.
Kimberly (Brixey) Barnes
Fulton, Mo., has been
named president of The Callaway Bank. She also
serves on The Callaway Bank Board of Directors
and as chief operations officer for the bank. Barnes
is the first woman to hold any of these titles for
The Callaway Bank. In October, she received the
Alumni Service Award at the Fulton Colleges Board
of Associates annual dinner.
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