Alumni Notes: June 2017

Milestones

• Michael Mahoney ’96 was named one of the Top Forty professionals under 40 by the North Bay (San Francisco area) Business Journal for 2017.

• Tim O’Neill ’96, head track & field coach at AHS, was presented the Golden Plaque Award from the Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union for distinguished coaching in the sport of track and field.

• Brian Taber ’01 was recently ordained by the Midwest Jesuits, Milwaukee. Fr. Taber plans to teach and work as a sports chaplain and coach at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, along with coaching at St. Giles Catholic Parish, Oak Park, Illinois.

• Stephanie Quinn ‘09 Fitzsimmons has been named vice president of corporate communications at FleishmanHillard Atlanta.

• Andrew Tjaden ‘12 is one of 55 graduating seniors at Iowa State University this spring to earn a Leadership Studies certificate in addition to an undergraduate degree.

• Cody Neltner ‘13, an Electrical Engineering major at Iowa State University, received the AFCEA Award at the annual Army ROTC Military Ball, held March 25, 2017, at the Scheman Building at ISU. The award recognizes one student for achievement in leadership and academics.

• Claire Bird ’14, a junior catcher at Dartmouth, was named 2017 First Team All-Ivy League in softball.

• Sara Carroll ’14 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Lexi Flynn ’14 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Coastal Carolina University.

• Mary Kirk ’14 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Emily Kulhanek ’14 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Markel Mommsen ’14 was named to the Winter/May Term 2017 Dean’s List at Wartburg College.

• Julie Pham ’14 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Leo Bormann ’15 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Romon Thach ’15 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Matt Tjaden ’15 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Sofia Bouffard ’16 was named to the Winter/May Term 2017 Dean’s List at Wartburg College.

• Nicholas Johnson ’16 was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Iowa State University.

• Synclaire Lunardi ’16 was named to the Carthage College Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester.

• Ruthie Neff ‘16, a freshman first baseman and pitcher at Sauk Valley Community College (IL), was named to the 2017 NJCAA All-Region IV Division II District B Softball First Team.

• Max Gogel ’17, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 199 in Bettendorf, achieved the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, and has earned 36 merit badges during his 12-year Scouting career.

Marriages & Engagements

• Sara Mainey ‘09 and Nick Schneden ’06 will be married at Christ the King Chapel on October 14, 2017.

In Memory

• Ailleen M. Engelmann ’66 Cray passed away December 27, 2016.

• Richard E. “Dick” Peterson’61 passed away April 3, 2017.

• Mary Elizabeth Stolley Wilson ’59 passed away April 11, 2017.

• Martha Balluff ’69 passed away April 18, 2017.

• Mary Condon ‘60 Thobe, mother of Amy ’90 and Tricia ’87, passed away April 18, 2017.

• Richard “Ricky” Dierickx II ’69 passed away May 16, 2017.

• David J. Hanghian ’70 passed away May 26, 2017.

• Kathy Sturtewagen, former teacher at AHS, passed away June 21, 2017.

• Jeanne Mapes ’46 passed away June 24, 2017.

If there is news that you would like to see appear in the next newsletter, please email us at: alumni@assumptionhigh.org