North Central College - Naperville, IL

Bryan Shell '03

Bryan Shell was recognized by his peers for the second year in a row as a Rising Star attorney by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine. He is an associate with Block, Klukas & Manzella in Joliet, IL, and focuses on workers compensation and personal injury cases in Cook, DuPage, Grundy, LaSalle and Will counties. Shell is a certified mediation specialist who has been published in several mediation journals and has earned his mediation certification at Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN.

Hannah Toriumi ’12

Hannah Toriumi played Amber Morris in the television series Chicago P.D. Previously, she starred as Lydia in the short Robot vs Verses in 2013.

Robert Ropars '92

Robert Ropars self-published “The Pleasure of Fiends: Five Tales of the Vampire” via Amazon's eBook and paperback services. It features five stand-alone vampire stories for fans of more classic horror.

Brian Waterman M ’04

Brian Waterman M ’04 was named principal of Lyons Township High School in La Grange, IL, for the 2014-2015 school year. He began his education career in 1999 as a business education teacher at Westmont High School in Westmont, IL, before becoming assistant principal there in 2003. Waterman held the same position at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream, IL, before taking over as principal at Hinsdale South in Darien, IL.

Carly Johnston ’13

Carly Johnston is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Indonesia where she teaches English.  She left in March 2014 and will serve for at least 27 months.

Brad Troeger '92

Brad Troeger was featured in Lead IT Magazine for his implementation of the flipped classroom model in his health and physical education classes.  He has one of his lessons published on TED-Ed and he has also been interviewed and included in a digital book titled “101 Flippin’ Teachers.”  His lessons have been used across the globe and are helping to carve a new outlook on technology in the classroom. Troeger is a health and physical education teacher at Craig High School in Janesville, WI.  His wife Tami is a dental assistant at Behm Dental in Janesville.

Scott Drucker and RJ McNichols ’05

Scott Drucker and RJ McNichols presented “Breaking Into the Film Biz,” in the Harold and Eva White Activities Center on campus. Their talk and Q&A was directed toward young filmmakers, students of interactive media and fans of contemporary documentary film with a community and social conscience.

Katy Crossley Frolick '92

Katy Crossley Frolick was awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor of political science at Denison University in Granville, OH.

Jen Hannon ’07

Jen Hannon is community engagement director at NCTV. She previously served as anchor and producer of Naperville News 17.

Jeff Schaetzke '92

Jeff Schaetzke served as music director and conductor in Skylight Music Theatre’s production of “In The Heights” in Milwaukee, WI. Shaetzke is company manager at the theatre, where he acts, directs and teaches at its theatre academy. He has also worked at American Players Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, and First Stage Children’s Theatre, where he now serves as the company manager. Tommy Rivera-Vega ’11 was the lead role in the production.

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