North Central College - Naperville, IL

Nick Pingel '10

Nick Pingel is teaching physics and chemistry at Addison Trail High School. He is also coaching golf, wrestling and baseball.

Scott Oltman '10

Scott Oltman is pursuing a master’s degree in epidemiology at the University of Iowa.

Weston Henry '10

Weston Henry is a junior high/high school chorus teacher at the Paxton-Buckley Loda School District in Paxton, IL. He resides in Paxton and may be contacted at whenry@pbl.k12.il.us.

Ryan Freed '10

Ryan Freed is vice president at Suburban Real Estate. He works for Bryan Barus ’90, CEO of Suburban Real Estate and a member of North Central’s Board of Trustee Associates. Freed and his wife Molly Link ’10 Freed reside in Batavia, IL.

Jonathon Eby '10

Jonathon Eby is a research technician in the laboratory of Caroline LePoole at Loyola University Medical Center, studying immune recognition of cancer cells and autoimmunity.

Kristen Dunlap-Berg '10

Kristen Dunlap-Berg completed the Belle H. Bennett House program at Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, TN. The 10-month service program focused on the empowerment of young women. The four young women in the program lived in intentional community while practicing spiritual formation and vocation discernment and engaging in social justice efforts. Each woman also interned at a local nonprofit. Dunlap-Berg spent her time at Book’em, a Nashville childhood literacy organization, where she learned about a small nonprofit business.

Doug Pawlik '09

Doug Pawlik accepted his Actors’ Equity card last spring while a part of the production “I Love Lucy Live on Stage” at the Broadway Playhouse in Water Tower Place in Chicago. He spent May in Cambridge, MA, at the American Repertory Theater with The Hypocrites’ original adaptation of “The Pirates of Penzance.” The show moves on to Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY, in January. He performed at the Arranmore Arts Center in the outdoor concert series titled “Cabernet Cabaret” on the Arranmore Polo Grounds in Oswego, IL.

Bailey Hinz '09

Bailey Hinz graduated with a master’s degree in music therapy from Colorado State University, specializing in neurologic music therapy. Her graduate research addressed the use of therapeutic music in improving self-perception among young women. While at Colorado State, she raced for the university triathlon team and finished seventh at her final national championship in April. Hinz will be a music therapy intern at Cedar Community in West Bend, WI. She may be reached at bihinz@gmail.com.

Leslie Oca Esquerra '09

Leslie Oca Esquerra is technician lead at Honeywell Universal Oil Products. In this position, she conducts inorganic and structural analysis on catalyst products manufactured. She has been with the company for two years and was promoted to a full-time employee. She may be reached at lesliesguerra@gmail.com.

Dusty Gilbreth '09

Dusty Gilbreth is program manager and youth baseball instructor at The Infield in South Elgin. He makes it his priority to set young pitchers on a path to long-lasting arm health. With a background in baseball and a certification as a personal trainer, he has built a program designed to help young baseball players maximize their potential. “After studying personal training, I started to understand what it takes to keep a young, healthy arm,” he said.

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