ALUMNI PROFILES

Quintin Mikell, ’84

As vice president of operations at Zee Medical Inc. in Indianapolis, Quintin Mikell is a dedicated community volunteer.


Heather Walters Thompson, ’02

A communication major at Indiana State, Heather Thompson is now manager of communications for Hendricks Power Cooperative in Avon and an active community volunteer.




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1940

Dolly Millender, ’41, Naomi Millender, ’67

The Hood family’s legacy of three generations of Sycamores spanning all four institutional name changes earned the Hoods the 2014 Legacy Award.

1950

Dale McKee, ’57, and Family

The McKee family was honored as the 2013 recipient of the Legacy Award presented by the Indiana State University Alumni Association. Family members who were honored and are alumni of Indiana State include Clyde McKee, ’31, Dale McKee, ’57, GR ’60, Craig McKee, ’YR, Diane McKee, ’83, GR ’93, Beth McKee, ’83, and Chris McKee, Read more…

1960

Dolly Millender, ’41, Naomi Millender, ’67

The Hood family’s legacy of three generations of Sycamores spanning all four institutional name changes earned the Hoods the 2014 Legacy Award.

Connie Hamilton, ’65, GR ’67

Hamilton was honored by Duneland Schools as she retired from her 41-year teaching career.

1970s

Bill Lansaw, ’73

Lansaw was named vice president for transportation of LeSaint Logistics, a nationally recognized provider of warehousing, inventory control, transportation management and technology solutions, in Chicago.

Dave Kiley, ’73

Kiley retired from Cloverdale High School.

Tim Roth, ’76

Roth was inducted into the Indiana Hall of Fame by the National Football Foundation and the Indiana Football Coaches Association. Roth holds the record of all-time football wins at Winamac and was the head coach in the North-South All-Star Football game last year.  

1980

Paul Coleman, ’80

Coleman has published his thirteenth book, “Finding Peace When Your Heart is in Pieces: A Step By Step Guide to the Other Side of Grief, Loss, and Pain.”

James Goecker, GR ’86

Goecker was named vice president for enrollment management and strategic communications at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN.

Bart Colwell, ’87

Colwell was honored by the Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America in Terre Haute, IN.

1990

Danielle Bruce, ’97, GR ’98

Bruce is painting a new mural funded by Brazil Main Street, a nonprofit organization, to promote the downtown atmosphere in Brazil, Indiana.

Maya Stewart, ’96

Stewart was promoted to vice president of Old National Bank’s Financial Center.  

Ann Ryan, GR ’91

Ryan was promoted to chief marketing officer for Old National Bancorp.  

2000

Glenn Puit, ’02

Puit has been named editor of the News-Capital newspaper in McAlister, Oklahoma.

Jennifer McCormick, EdS ’08, PhD ’12

McCormick has been appointed to the board of trustees for the East Central Region of Ivy Tech Community College.

Deanna King, GR ’03, PhD ’03

King has been named vice-chancellor for Ivy Tech Community College Southwest in Evansville, IN.

2010

Riley Nungester, ’13

Nungester is one of the new troopers assigned to the Indiana State Police Post in Bloomington, IN.

Andrea Baysinger, ’14

Baysinger has joined Putnam Pediatrics and Internal Medicine as a family nurse practitioner in Greencastle, IN.

Thomas Hardesty, ’12

Hardesty is the new sports editor for the Paris Beacon-News in Paris, Illinois.



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