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SUMMER | 2013
THE WOODS MAGAZINE
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UNDERGRADUATE
1959
Barbara Morgan Lambert
,
Scottsdale, Ariz., met
with her roommate,
Marcia Roberts Campbell
’57,
Baton Rouge, La., for lunch during a visit.
1973
Cathy Cusick Osburg
,
St. Louis, Mo., visited
with Professor Gayle Lampe at Mike Roberts'
Stables, where both have horses in training.
1974
Deborah Bunn Rosen Hutchison
,
Santa Barbara,
Calif., had her production, “The Improbable
Journey of Berta Benz,” selected for the 2013 Los
Angeles Women’s International Film Festival.
1977
Dione Brooks Taylor
,
San Diego, Calif., is a
professor, having just completed her 14th year,
and director of the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)
program in the School of Education at Point Loma
Nazarene University in San Diego. The graduate
students in this program are earning their master's
degrees and the PPS credentials required by the
state of California to become public
school counselors.
Sarah Ledford Byers
,
Simpsonville, Ky., and
her husband, Rob, have been honored with the
Richard E. Lavery Professional Horseperson of
the Year and the Helen Crabtree Instructors of
the Year Award.
1978
Luann Ridgeway
,
Smithville, Mo., won the
election to Clay County eastern commissioner.
1980
Nancy Childress Baumann
,
Ballwin, Mo., is the
publisher for Stonebrook Publishing in St. Louis.
1982
Nancy Worley Thompson
,
formerly of
Gladstone, Mo., has been named Columbia, Mo.,
city attorney by the City Council.
1983
Elizabeth Bock
,
Ava, Mo., an assistant attorney
general, has been appointed to serve as associate
circuit judge for Douglas County.
Karyn Smagacz Gramling
,
Los Gatos, Calif., is
completing her second year as president and
chairman of the board of CASA - Community
Against Substance Abuse, a non-profit alliance
of parents, school administrators, and local
government leaders whose mission is "Fostering
healthy lifestyle choices that help young people
resist alcohol and drugs."
1984
Tricie Ludlam Loudon
,
Shawnee Mission, Kan.,
is the senior paralegal at the law firm of Husch
Blackwell in Kansas City.
1985
Liz Keeley-Krummrich
,
Belleville, Ill., is a sales
associate for Olde World Jewelers in Fairview
Heights, Ill.
Mary Margreiter Hediger
,
St. Peters, Mo.,
joined
Gretchen Adams Chapman
’86,
St. Louis;
Kelly Williams Pfister
’89,
Town and
Country, Mo.;
Matuschka Lindo Briggs
’89,
St. Louis; and
Kyna Iman
, ’86,
St. Louis, for a
holiday celebration.
1987
Nora Pullen Dietzel
,
Columbia, Mo., works for
Boone County in the Recorder of Deeds office,
and is an actress in Talking Horse Productions.
1988
Gretchen Werremeyer Land
,
St. Louis, Mo.,
provides services of branding, graphic design, and
marketing to businesses through her
company, Werremeyer.
1989
Elizabeth “Betsy” Webb
,
Simpsonville, Ky.,
brought 10 of her riding students with her to visit
campus in October.
1996
Heather Herndon
,
Oklahoma City, Okla., is the
director of community placement at Avalon
Correctional Services, Inc.
Jennie Kane Petterson
,
Fulton, Mo., has been
promoted to chair of the division of equestrian
studies and associate professor of equestrian
studies. She chronicled her career as an
award-winning equestrian student to equestrian
instructor as a participant in the Alumni
Speakers Series.
Jean Lansford Gruetzemacher
,
Springfield,
Mo., is vice president of Mercy Health
Foundation Springfield.
1999
Tiffany Wilks
,
Simpsonville, Ky., and her
husband, Steve Wheeler, presented a clinic on
WWU campus to saddleseat students.
2000
Kara Whitaker
,
Washington, Mo., is the author
of “Everyone Can Drive a Horse & Buggy-How
to Drive a Horse for Fun.”
2001
Kathy Noyes Bagby
,
Macon, Mo., retired from
Associated Electric Cooperative after almost
36
years at Thomas Hill Energy Center.
Jody Paschal
,
Fulton, Mo., was elected to be
Callaway County assessor.
Chris Smith
,
St. Louis, Mo., is district sales
manager for Ecolab, a company specializing
in safe food, clean water, abundant energy, and
healthy environments in the hospitality and
industrial markets.
2002
Diane Discher
,
Stark City, Mo., is the assistant
trainer at Shoal Creek Stables.
2003
Shawn Anderson
,
Moscow, Kan., is a P.E.
teacher for all classes in Moscow schools, along
with junior high computer and health classes.
Shawn coaches junior high football, high school
girls’ basketball, and high school baseball.
Angela Cooper,
Las Vegas, Nev.,
is Chef
Concierge at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas,
overseeing a team of 40 concierges. The
Cosmopolitan, which opened in December, 2010,
is the newest luxury resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
It boasts 3,000 rooms, 13 unique restaurants, three
pools, a nightclub, a full fitness facility including
tennis courts and a boxing ring, as well as the
Sahra Spa & Hammam.
Cale Fessler
,
St. Joseph, Mo., is vice president for
financial planning and administration at Missouri
Western State University.
Michael Minner
,
Charleston, Mo., coaches
Charleston High School baseball, as well as
middle school football and basketball.
2004
Heather DiGiannantonio
,
Louisville, Ky., is
the assistant trainer for Premier Stables.