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Clarence Schmidt and Lucile Thomas ’39 Schmidt

Clarence Schmidt and his wife Lucile Thomas ’39 Schmidt celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

Lois Stauffer ’49 Berger

Lowell “Bud” Berger and his wife Lois Stauffer ’49 Berger celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in Fort Myers, FL. They may be reached at bergerlowel@comcast.net.

Charlotte Steiner Queen’s '48

Charlotte Steiner Queen’s daughter, Laurinda Queen Burleson, established the Charlotte Steiner Queen Solar Observatory at the Charlotte Amateur Astronomy Club observatory center in North Carolina. Queen’s life as a public school teacher was devoted to education and, “in her name, this observatory will continue to inspire and educate future generations of students young and old,” said Burleson. 

Ken Lewis '55 and Sylvia Ebinger Riley '55

Ken Lewis and Sylvia Ebinger Riley, class representatives, along with the rest of the 60th reunion planning committee, are getting the word out about a reunion celebration during Homecoming 2015, scheduled for October 22-25. This same committee also planned the 50th reunion for the class and has stayed together over the years. Lewis may be reached at hkenwoodlewis@msn.com and Riley at sriley630@aol.com.

Stephan Johnson '61

Stephan Johnson has been selected for induction into the Wendell Phillips Academy Hall of Fame. He is a 1957 graduate of the academy. Johnson’s wife Thomasine will also be inducted. The couple was selected based on their outstanding educational and professional achievements as well as their contributions to community service and social action.

David E. Dietrich '65

David E. Dietrich coauthored “Oil Spill Risk Management: Modeling Gulf of Mexico Circulation and Dispersion.” The book is a major tool for environmentalists and members of the oil industry, allowing them to construct guidelines for oil production. Dietrich uses cutting-edge methods to make offshore oil drilling safer for the environment, oil industry employees and coastal residents. Dietrich graduated with a Ph.D. in geophysical fluid dynamics from Florida State University and is credited with more than 50 publications related to the ocean, engineering and oil.

Barbara Beavin Yost '69 and Doug Yost ’70

Barbara Beavin Yost is a partner at Byword and Design and her husband Doug Yost ’70 is director of information services at Colorado Symphony in Denver. They may be reached at bjcommunication@yahoo.com.

Barbara Beavin Yost is a partner at Byword and Design and her husband Doug Yost ’70 is director of information services at Colorado Symphony in Denver. They may be reached at bjcommunication@yahoo.com.

Jocelyn Wilcox '14

Jocelyn Wilcox was awarded the 2014 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) scholarship. She will receive $1,500 at the 64th annual ICTM Meeting and Conference on October 17.

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