North Central College - Naperville, IL

John Giannini '84

John Giannini was inducted into the Philadelphia area Small College Coaches Association Hall of Fame for his contributions as the head men’s basketball coach at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. Giannini compiled a record of 168-38 for a winning percentage of .816 over his seven seasons as head coach and led the Rowan University Profs to five trips to the NCAA Tournament.

Tim Janecek M ’13

Tim Janecek M ’13 is defensive line coach at Aurora University. As a student-athlete at North Central, he was a four-year letter winner and two-year starter at defensive end for North Central from 2006-2009. He also was a part of four CCIW championship teams and three teams which qualified for NCAA Division III Championship competition.

Sandy Marchetti ’07

Sandy Marchetti read selections from her original works for an audience of students, alumni and community members at Keikhofer Hall. She graduated from George Mason University in 2010 with an M.F.A. in creative writing (poetry). Her debut full-length collection of poems – titled “Confluence” – will be published in 2014 by Gold Wake Press. An illustrated press edition of her essays and poetry titled “A Detail in the Landscape” is also forthcoming from Eating Dog Press.

Brandon Hoeft M ’06

Brandon Hoeft M ’06 is associate director of development at North Central College.

Katy Crossley Frolick '92

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

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.

Bill Naumann '74

Bill Naumann was featured on the front cover of Attorney Journal. The article discussed his philosophies and the success of his business, The Naumann Law Firm in San Diego, CA.

Kyle Brady ’10

Kyle Brady won the fifth annual F^3 Lake Half Marathon, Chicago's original winter half marathon.

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.

Tony LiFonti M ’01

Tony LiFonti M ’01 authored “The Story of Snowy Bear and the Lost Scarf” and “Pirate Bear and the Treasure Hunt.” The books are co-authored with Charles "Peanut" Tillman of the Chicago Bears and  Paul Faris ’69 is the art director.  Sixty-percent of all profits will directly benefit the Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation.