Magazine for McKendree - Winter 2018

Purple Fridays

On “Purple Fridays,” the Alumni and Development staff visit local workplaces where numerous McKendree alumni are employed, to recognize them and give updates of the latest news at their alma mater.


Illini Elementary School Alumni

Illini Elementary School, Fairview Heights, Ill., Nov. 27, 2017, from l. to r.: Whitney (Pankey) Strang ’05, director of major gifts; Jessica Stein, M.A.Ed. ’10, Ashleigh (Ramsey) Deets ’04, Christy Lutz, M.A.Ed. ’08, Rebecca (Chaput) Claxton ’06, Sheila (Baugh) Smith ’78, Krescenda Heidelberg ’13, Melanie (England) Hundsdorfer ’03, Carol (Roscow) Dudeck ’88, Cindy Rogers, M.A.Ed. ’07, Kayce Anderson, M.A.Ed. ’07 and Holly (Weathers) Sallee ’13, assistant director of alumni relations.


Central High School Alumni

Central High School, Breese, Ill., Nov. 9, 2017, from l. to r.: Holly (Weathers) Sallee ’13, Lori Kuper, administrative assistant to the senior vice president; Jeremy Shubert ’10, Morgan Keck, MBA ’18, Nicole Weh, M.A.Ed. ’11, Julie (Harris) Jacob ’08, Angela (Witte) Kohlbrecher ’04, M.A.Ed. ’11, Kevin Crask ’96, Rachel (Brandmeyer) Faust ’03, Brian Short, M.A.Ed. ’11, Kristen (Davis) Hogg ’09, Calvin O’Rear ’11, Kara (Gillingham) Short M.A.Ed. ’12, Ryan Meyer ’11, Amanda (Porter) Ringwald ’11 and Whitney (Pankey) Strang ’05.


Triad High School Alumni

Triad High School, Troy, Ill., Dec. 1, 2017, front row, l. to r.: Jessica (Joiner) Hasemann ’90, Shannon (Stueber) Mallrich ’98, Megan Doty ’15, Stephanie (Harris) Potthast ’12 and Katy (Czerwonka) Rahar ’14. Back row, l. to r.: Tony Viviano ’16, coordinator of annual giving and advancement services; Kathy (Betts) Mersinger, M.A.Ed. ’11, Dianna (Hicks) Fogleman ’00, Kenny Deathrage ’01, Kelli (Jackson) Barbour ’91, Todd Grigg ’94 and Holly (Weathers) Sallee ’13.


Anders CPA + Advisors Alumni

Anders CPA + Advisors, St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 20, 2017, from l. to r.: Holly (Weathers) Sallee, ’13, Adam Prest ’05, Lindsay (Lott) Suelmann ’05, Gretchen (Ulferts) Best ’09, Rob Berger ’01; fall semester interns and December 2017 graduates Marquis Cherry and Darin Winkelman; and Heidi Bagwell, major gifts officer.

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