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Names in the News..........updated September 2011
In Loving Memory Of:
Ted Schreck ('53) died in January 2011. We send our sympathy to his family.
Mary (Williams '53) died on August 25, 2011.
Linda (McMillian '73) Kifer died November 20, 2010 in Wright City, MO.
William "Bill" Karigan ('45) died on March 17, 2011. We send our condolences to his family.
Joyce Ann (Kinner '77) Riley, died on March 26, 2011.
We send our condolences to the family of Mickey (Zuroweste '59), who died on March 29, 2011.
Jacqueline (Fischer '72) Waggoner, died on May 16, 2011.
Michael Fischer ('66), died on June 21, 2011.
Tom ('97) and Julie Dick, of Dardenne Prairie, became the parents of a son,
Blake Thomas, born on November 15, 2010
Bob & Katelin (Beykirch '02) Hladik welcomed Cooper Thomas on March 13, 2011.
Paul ('73) & Kathy Beykirch are grandparents.
Lindsey Diane Smith ('04) married John Stephen Benson at Sacred Heart Church on
Saturday, October 23, 2010.
Austin Strange ('07) married Alexis Krieger at Bethany Baptist Church, Sedalia,
on March 5th, 2011.
Chance Oja ('06) married Grace Griffin on March 20, 2011 in Shawnee, KS.
Rachelle Borland ('03) married Andrew Linn, in Destin FL, on May 25, 2011.
Cliff DeGraff ('02) married April Stottlemyre on June 11, 2011.
1954 - Barbara (Lamey '54) Cooney receive the Missouri Arts Council 2011 arts philanthropy award on Feb. 16, 2011 at the state Capital in Jefferson City. Barbara is married to Jim Cooney and lives in Sedalia.
1988 - Jamie Melchert ('88), is commanding officer of the Missouri Army National Guard's 1138th Transportation Company, a St. Louis-based medium truck unit. They were deployed in April 2011 for a dangerous, year-long mission of convoy operations after receiving intensive training at military bases in both Missouri and Kansas. The 1138th will be delivering supplies and providing convoy security to coalition forces throughout Afghanistan. Capt. Melchert enlisted in the National Guard at the age of 28, after working as a newspaper reporter in Sedalia, Columbia, Moberly and Macon. In addition to his duties as commander of the 1138th, Capt. Melchert also works full-time as a federal technician for the state maintenance office in Jefferson City and is studying for a master's degree in business administration at Columbia College.
1992 - Will Kraus ('92) is the newly elected State Senator for Jackson County. He and his wife, Carmen, have two sons Taylor, 18 and Tannor, 13.
1999 - Ensign Nicholas M. Ackerman ('99) graduated from Officer Training command in Newport, R.I., on Dec. 3, 2010, as a surface warfare officer. He will be stationed at Naval Station Norfolk aboard the USS Mesa Verde LPD-19 in Norfolk, VA.
He is the son of Mike and Charlie (Huhman '74) Ackerman, of Sedalia.
2007 - Jacob Klein Dey ('07) graduated May 14, 2011 from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor of science degree in biological sciences and a minor in psychological sciences. While maintaining a 4.0 GPA, he earned the following awards and honors: Summa Cum Laude, University Honors (Departmental Honors and Honors College Certificate), Phi Beta Kapp Cords, Phi Kappa Phi Cords, Departmental Honors in Biological Sciences Cords, and the University Honors Medal. He also was one of nine seniors recognized as a Biological Sciences Student of the year the Year. He will be attending The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., in the fall. He is the son of Tom ('76) and Charity (Klein '77) Dey and the grandson of Dorothy Dey and Doris Klein, both of Sedalia.
2007 - Sabrina Hopper ('07) was awarded the "Walk the Talk" Exemplary Leadership Award during the University of Central Missouri's Harmon College of Business Administration awards reception. She is the daughter of Greg and Glenda Hopper of Sedalia and is a senior at UCM majoring in business management.
2008 - Jason Marcum ('08) graduated summa cum laude from DeVry Universty on June 25, 2011. He received a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems, with an emphasis in information security. He is pursuing a master's degree in computer information systems and security at DeVry's Keller School of Business Management. Jason is the son of Jim and the late Dana Marcum.
Hoskins visits sons at war memorial
Bob Hoskins was recently escorted on the Show Me Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., by his son-in-law Cmdr. Larry Ward, husband of Margaret (Hoskins) Ward ('84). Hoskins has two sons and two son-in-laws who have served in the armed forces.
His son Brian ('75) lives near Washington, D. C., and his son Kelly ('82) lives in Omaha, Neb. He flew out to surprise his father. They met up with him at the Arlington Memorial.