North Central College - Naperville, IL
Allison Beckham spoke at the College’s annual science alumni event, held May 16 during Cornerstone Week
Kristina Kaufman M ’08 is an instructor and doctoral student at Illinois State University.
Faith Evans was named a centralillinoisproud.com Hometown Hero.
Laura Botten is a production assistant for US 99.5 WUSN-FM, Chicago.
Aubrey Pauly Secrest is owner and founder of Bride Meets Wedding, Inc.
Shelley Crawford performed in her first solo cabaret “Tellin’ It Like It Is” at Davenport’s Piano Bar March 11 and 18.
Megan O’Connor is an associate attorney at the Deratany Law Firm in Chicago.
Jim Owczarski was honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) for investigative journalism.
Marcos Mateo Ochoa has guest starred in several television shows, including Spike TV’s “The Joe Schmo Show,” Comedy Central’s “Kroll Show” and “Nathan For You.”
Robert Pomazak was hired in the St. Charles North High School physical education department and will coach football beginning August 2013.
Amy Pietras Newman received the 2013 Utah Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award.
Kirk Overstreet accepted a position as assistant dean of adjunct faculty support at the College of DuPage.
Jackie Mitchell Nelson accepted a new position at the American Red Cross as the director of the celebrity and entertainment outreach program.
Emily Ruggiero is business development manager for Management Concepts in Washington, D.C.
Joanna Bourque was a designer for the DuPage Children’s Museum’s M.A.S.K. Project to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
Debra Behrens was named development director of College Possible Twin Cities.
Kevin Vodak is litigation director of CAIR-Chicago.
Paul Puckorius was presented with the Merit Award at the International Water Conference.
Third Coast Percussion headlines the third annual Sounds of New Music Festival April 6 at North Central College.
From left, work by Ariel Hodge ’14 and Kate Pauley ’13
“Altered Words” includes paintings, ink drawings, mixed media created by North Central College senior Kate Pauley and junior Ariel Hodge.