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Shawn Brown ’00 has been promoted to vice president of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE), where he has served as associate director since 2010. He holds a doctorate in education from Northeastern University in Boston.
Jason Evans ’01 and his family are taking steps – literally – to draw attention to the genetic disorder known as Huntington’s disease, and to raise funds for research efforts to develop effective treatments and a cure. In May 2014, the family set out on a hike: trekking the entire 2,650-mile length of the Pacific Crest Trail to promote their cause.
Tom Hicks ’01 is dean of students at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Kate (Eddy) Larose ’02 is consulting branch director for Global Learning Partners, an organization that helps clients create profound and lasting change in the world through meaningful personal, professional and organizational development. She and her husband recently celebrated the birth of their son Jaxon.
Daniel Jackson ’03 is principal for Pymatuning Valley High School. He earned a master’s degree from Youngstown State University and previously coached football at Pymatuning Valley for four years.
Mike Brickner ’04, senior policy director for the Ohio chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, was the keynote speaker at Van Wert (Ohio) County Democrats’ annual fall banquet on Oct. 7, 2014. In 2013 he co-authored two reports that focused on the connection between poverty and the criminal justice system, and he is nationally recognized for his work on prison privatization. In 2014, he was part of a core team that is fighting the Republican Party’s efforts to restrict voting rights in Ohio.
Rori (Preston) Leath ’04 is STEM director at The Works Museum in Newark, Ohio. The Works is an official affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). As director, Leath focuses on teaching young students – and teaching teachers how to teach – about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Daniel Buttaccio ’07 was inducted into the Midlakes Athletic Hall of Fame in Clifton Springs, N.Y.
Will Dahlberg ’07 has recently finished his first radio documentary, something that he has spent the past year working on. He says that it required multiple trips from Alabama to Vermont and lots of time and energy, and was a labor of love and a learning experience. His project was funded in part through a grant by Transom.org.
Melissa L. Maskulka ’07 is stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. She was named the 2013 93rd Intelligence Squadron Airman of the Year. In addition to work activities, she’s found time to run multiple half marathons and recently played in the Women’s South Texas Cup soccer tournament. She also added an associate’s degree in intelligence studies and technology and a certificate in intelligence analysis to her educational background.
William Scott Niehus ’05 has become Chardon, Ohio’s eighth chief of police. He has been with the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office since 1987, most recently as law enforcement division commander with the rank of lieutenant.
Sarah Schoenhagen ’09 has assumed the role of head volleyball coach at Beachwood High School in Beachwood, Ohio. A behavior specialist at Beachwood Middle School, Schoenhagen had coached the middle school program for the prior two seasons.