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ATTENTION ALUMNI: FIRST DESTINATION SURVEY
Dominique Pen had an internship at the Cleveland Museum of Art in the summer of 2013.
David Silvernail is starting his MA in the History of Art and Architecture program at Boston University.
Kristen Cicak is teaching Social Studies at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio.
Lizabeth Disiena has been accepted to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.
Rachel Dukles served an internship with the Brunswick branch of the Medina Public Library during Spring Semester 2012.
Lauren Nichols is an Executive Assistant at DuneCraft, Inc.
Alyssa Purvis was honored at the White Rose Ceremony which took place on May 6.
Maureen Wallace is working for the Cuyahoga County Porbate Court as a deputy clerk.
Courtney Arena is employed by the law firm of Benesch Friedlander Coplan and Aronoff.
Kevin Gall is beginning his first year at the Capital University School of Law.
Nicholas Mays is in his first year of the Master’s Program in History at Kent State University with an Assistantship.
Robert Chiuchiarelli entered Norwich University’s Military History Graduate Program.
Sean Forester volunteered in Spain and Portugal through a program called World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) and worked on a farm/bed and breakfast acting as both a laborer and assistant guide for adventure sports such as climbing, trekking, kayaking, and surfing. He then took off overland to Western Africa and traveled through Morocco, the Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Senegal. Sean currently lives and works in Denver, CO as a temp for various state agencies.
Eric Hinkle is in his first year at Cleveland State University in the Adult Learning and Development Graduate Program. He has an Assistantship in Cleveland State's College of Business.
Tim Kovach is attending American University for his MA in Global Environmental Policy.
Daniel Tylicki is beginning studies for his MA in Public Administration at Cleveland State University.
Lacey Adkins Filkins is an Admission Counselor for the University of South Carolina Aiken.
Colleen Benoit is an archivist with a historical research firm "History Associates". During her first year on the job, she will reside in the Miami, Florida area, processing the records of the Everglades. Colleen received her MA in Public History at Kent State University in May 2011.
Andrew Brown is tutoring students for AmeriCorps.
Broc Dial is teaching 9th and 10th grade history at Perry High School in Massillon, Ohio.
Amber Greene moved to Buenos Aires in August and plans on being here until the spring (April or May 2011). She is working as an English teacher, teaching some private individual lessons and working at a language institute called Buenos Aires Centre. She teaches all age levels (5-65) and all language levels (basic-advanced). While she is there she is also traveling to Iguazu Falls, Uruguay, Patagonia and possibly Machu Picchu. She is also taking Spanish classes.
Brandon Mathias has a graduate assistantship at the University of Akron in the Economics Program.
Margaret Mondello is in her first year of the graduate program in history at Cleveland State University.
Marcia Nessle is working as a CTE Retention Specialist for Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana.
David Perzel is pursuing his Master's degree in Library and Information Science at Kent State University
Kevin Radigan is a high school social studies teacher at Midview Local Schools. Kevin is also in the School Leadership Graduate Program at BW.
Vincent Sette is pursuing his Master's degree in education technology at Notre Dame College. He is a graduate assistant for the football team.
Samuel Stone is a Legal Intern for The Hon. Reggie B. Walton at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Donna Tressler has been accepted into Kent State University's Library and Information Serevice program.
Paul Wojdacz, North Ridgeville, is a resident hall director for Ohio State University.
Hilary Gianantonio is a High School Representative at EDMC (Education Management Corporation) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Tina Boyle is currently working for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Michael Columbro presented a paper on the Berea quarries and the Whitney family at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Kent State University.
Jeremy Feador received his M.A. in History at Wright State with a specialization in public history (museum/archival administration). He was awarded a Graduate Student Excellence Award for Outstanding Public History Student at Wright State.
Jennifer Forcier is attending Cleveland State University on an assistantship for her M.A. in Public Administration.
Holly Gaidelis has a temporary position at the Board of Elections in the ballot department and has been accepted into the Master's program at the Kent State University School of Library and Information Science.
Anne Godec has been accepted to Kent State University's graduate program and will start classes in May for a Master's degree in library science.
Dan Maxymiv is attending Alchimia, a private school of contemporary jewelry and design in Florence, Italy. In March 2009, he had two earrings on display in a gallery in Leipzig, Germany.
Kirsten Paine has started the PhD program in English at the University of Pittsburgh.
Faith Roy received her MA in History from Cleveland State University in 2011.
Brian Schmit is attending Drake Law School in Des Moines, Iowa.
Amanda Sideris is attending John Carroll University on an assistantship for her M.A. in History.
Jason White worked as an intern in the Human Resources Office of the Cleveland Indians.
Seth Whiting is attending grad school at Walsh University, pursuing an M.A. in Education and coaching football.
Gary Wilson is in his first year at Kent State University pursuing an M.A. in Library and Information Science.
Ryan Angney married Molly Gabriel ’11 on July 27, 2012.
Jason Dewald, Mansfield, was recently commissioned as an officer in the United States Marine Corp.
Miles Kane and his wife, Linda Brooks Kane '95, celebrate the birth of a daughter.
Phil Kerlin is teaching 11th grade Government, 11th grade Economics, and 10th grade U.S . History at North Ridgeville High School. In addition, he is coaching 7th grade football. In 2009, he will take a busload of 30-40 students to Washington, D.C., to attend the presidential inauguration.
Arthur Kinney is in his first semester at Cleveland State University and is pursuing a Master's degree in history. Arthur is a graduate assistant and is doing research on the history of University Circle.
Corey Kregenow is working at the William G. Mather Museum.
Brian Lynch is in his last year of law school at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He also accepted a commission as a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army JAG Corp.
Ashley McMillin is attending Kent State University for a Master's of History degree.
Andrew Szilagyi is attending Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.
David Vale is attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, pursuing a Master's degree for Student Affairs in Higher Education. He has a full assistantship and is a hall director.
Chris Ventura, Arlington, VA, is an annual giving specialist at American University in Washington, D.C. He was named one of five Outstanding Seniors at Honors Day last spring.
Mary Assad, Parma, is the Assistant Editor of the Summit Women's Journal, based in Broadview Heights (since June 2006) and Art Director (since December 2005). Mary authored a pictorial history of Baldwin Wallace from its early days to the present, entitled Baldwin Wallace University, which was published in 2007 by Arcadia Publishing, the nation's leading publisher of local histories. The book is comprised of a total of 128 pages of pictures and extensive captions, detailing the history of BW across a broad range of topics, such as its founders, key leaders, student life, sports, etc. Mary received a Master of Arts degree in English from Case Western Reserve University in May, 2009.
Mark Belkofer spent his first year teaching World Studies, Psychology and Sociology at Lakota High School in Toledo and coached the boys JV basketball team who finished the season with a 10-10 record. He is now teaching 8th grade history in Brunswick and is coaching basketball and football.
Michael Decker is attending the Asian Studies program at the University of Michigan.
Adam Eltrich, Columbus, works for the Ohio Department of Commerce in the Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing as the superintendent's assistant.
Whitney Grande has entered the Master's program in history at Kansas State University.
Ed Roloff returned from his deployment to Iraq in March 2007 and took a new job with General Electric. He retired from the U. S. Army Reserve on November 11, 2007.
Ashley Sable, Solon, is a program manager for Sylvan Learning Center.
Kira Thurman is in the doctoral program at the University of Rochester. Her paper on “Black Venus, White Bayreuth: Race, Sexuality, and the De-Politicization of Wagner in Post-War West Germany won the GSA (German Studies Association) student paper prize. The paper will be published in a future issue of the German Studies Review.
Nick Hanna, Lakewood, is a law student at Cleveland State University.
Steven Genther and Amanda Cermak (06), Olmsted Falls, were married August 5, 2006. The wedding party included Heather Wagner '04.
Andrew Russell, Indianapolis, IN, is a social studies teacher and the assistant football and baseball coach for Mill Creek Community School Corporation.
Stephanie Zych Senko, completed the Option 3 Master's of Education program at Baldwin Wallace in spring, 2010. She is currently employed at Wellington High School in Ohio as their intervention specialist.
Nikki Wendling, Medina, married Nick Greco on July 14, 2007.
Christen Whitehouse is assistant manager of the American Apparel store in the Coventry area of Cleveland Hts.
Bill Wurl, Lakewood, is employed by Giant Eagle in Rocky River, OH. .
Ned and Nikki Lauver (BW '04, '09) welcomed Julian William Lauver who was born at 5:12 p.m. on March 27th, 2012. He was 7 pounds, 12 ounces and 19 inches long at birth.
Matthew Daly, Raleigh, N.C., graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 10, 2009.
Lisa Heilmeier is teaching at Stow-Munroe Falls (OH) High School as a history teacher.
Katie Lange married Kevin Sears on November 15, 2008. The wedding took place on the Byesville Scenic Railway in Byesville, OH. This was the first wedding to take place on that train, and Katie wore her mother's wedding gown.
Ned Lauver is the Associate Principal at Edgewood Middle School (Wooster City Schools). He received his M.A.Ed. in 2009 at Baldwin Wallace.
Randale Richmond was promoted to assistant director of compliance and eligibility in the athletics department at Kent State University.
Brian Ristau received his MA in History in 2006 from Cleveland State University where he had a graduate assistantship. He married Elizabeth Farrell in August, 2009 and is currently history at Chelsea High School in Chelsea, OH.
Katherine Stamm, Toledo, married Micah Vogt on November 3, 2007. She is a social studies teacher for Springfield Local Schools.
Jay Van Buren, Elgin, IL, is a family support/educator with Little City Foundation in Chicago. Jay received his Master's degree in special education from Northern Illinois University in May 2007.
Heather Wagner, Berea, is an enrollment counselor at the University of Phoenix. She married Danny Overman on November 5, 2011 in Charlotte, NC.
Christen Whitehouse, Avon lake, is an event planner at Marigold Catering.
Todd Hodkey is now the Assistant Principle and Athletic Director at Columbia High School.
Mary Bozikis is attending law school at Cleveland State University.
Cynthia Gedeon is a Graphic Designer working for a direct mail advertiser headquartered in the Greater Cleveland area.
Erik Henderson married Christina Coniam on October 27, 2007.
Todd Hodkey is currently in his 6th year of teaching American Government/Psychology/Sociology at Wellington High School in Wellington, Ohio. He also is an assistant coach on the varsity football, basketball, and baseball teams. He received his Master's Degree from Bowling Green State University in 2006 in Educational Administration and Supervision.
Matt Kish is teaching at North Royalton High School.
Mike Luzniak graduated from the Ohio Patrol Academy with the top academic honors in a class of 30. He is currently a lieutenant with the Parma Hts. Police Department. Mike earned his Master's of Art in Education Administration from Baldwin Wallace in May, 2007.
Scott Meikle married Paula Lisy on June 7, 2007. They became the proud parents of a baby girl, Kelsey, at 2:36 P.M. on August 7, 2008. She weighed 5 lbs. and was 17 inches long. Scott
teaches for the Advanced Technologies Academy in the Clark County School District (in Las Vegas, NV) and specializes in AP US Government and Psychology.
Joseph H. Mieskowski is Editor-in-Chief of the Cleveland State Law Review at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he is in his final year of law school. He was a 2006 summer associate at the Cleveland office of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. and has accepted an offer for full time employment at the international law firm of Jones Day upon graduation from law school. Joe married Beth Smotzer '03 on July 31, 2010. They welcomed the birth of their daughter, Caroline Victoria, on November 2, 2012.
Jeremy Milam, Willoughby Hills, married Lindsay Taylor on July 23, 2005. Jeremy is a substitute school teacher for the Willoughby-Eastlake School District.
Regina Morabito, North Ridgeville, married Chris Vicha on July 29, 2005 at St. Mary's in Berea.
Beth Smotzer teaches social studies at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, where her teaching responsibilities have included American History, World History and American Government. She served as head Varsity Volleyball Coach for the past two seasons and is also pursuing a Master's degree in History at Cleveland State University. Beth married Joe Mieskowski '03 on July 31, 2010.
Vinnie Ventimiglia resides in Tokyo, Japan. He is married to Yuko Hayakawa, and they have two sons. Vinnie attended McGill University's Montreal and Tokyo campus and graduated with an MBA in October 2008. He is currently sales manager for English OK! KK, a training company in Tokyo Japan.