ALUMNI PROFILES

Tanner Riley, ’15

When Tanner Riley arrived at State, the Sycamores had a nationally known losing streak. He tapped his mental toughness to leave them with three consecutive winning seasons, an impressive GPA (not to mention an MBA) and a job at RJE Business Interiors.


Neily Stough, ’16

A native of Brazil, Ind., Neily Stough wasn’t just well-prepared for her future career — she was ready to make her mark on the business world. No wonder her MasterBrand Cabinets snatched her up upon graduation.


Paul Brill, ’53

The late Paul Brill’s more than 25,000 hours tracing Omaha Tribe lineage and more than 60 years working with and for Native Americans culminated in the tribe adopting him — and a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.



Class Notes

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1940

Mary Shannon Klueh, ’47, Terre Haute, Ind.
Louise Danhauer Swartz, ’44, Columbus, Ohio
Ellen Hansen Mann, ’45, Decatur, Ind.

1950

John Klug, ’50, Terre Haute, Ind.
Barbara Hess Harding, ’59, Richmond, Ind.
Paul Brill, ’53, Terre Haute, Ind.

1960

Rose Riordan, ’69, St Mary of the Woods, Ind.
Martharee Fisher Mays, ’67, GR ’71, Evansville, Ind.
Stanley Eldridge, ’69, Terre Haute, Ind.

1970s

Martharee Fisher Mays, ’67, GR ’71, Evansville, Ind.
Michael Allen, ’72, Indianapolis, Ind.
Dr. David A. Williams, ’75

Williams an internationally recognized pediatric hematologist/oncologist, has been named Boston Children’s Hospital’s first chief scientific officer.  

1980

Judith Cunningham, ’85, Williamsburg, Mich.
Anita Grimes Klopfenstein, ’84

Grimes Klopfenstein vice president, eCommerce and Consumers Systems at Panera Bread, was awarded one of Hospitality Technology’s Top Women in Foodservice Technology awards in the innovation category.

Paul Bindley, ’84

Bindley celebrated his 30th year of teaching social studies at Satellite High School in Satellite Beach, Fla.  

1990

Kevin Freeman, ’94, Danville, Ill.
Carole Dreher, ’94

Dreher was selected as one of 2,000 Indiana residents and one of 21 Vigo County residents to participate in the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay.

Brian Voges, ’94, ’97

Voges was hired as a clinical specialist for implantable cardiac devices, pacemakers and defibrillators at Medtronic Foundation.

2000

Jefferson Floyd, ’09, Terre Haute, Ind.
Jacob Roskovensky, ’06

Roskovensky has been elected to be the president-elect of the Illinois School Library Media Association.  

Anthony McMichael, ’05

McMichael has been hired as a project manager for the Indianapolis Airport Authority.  

2010

Robert Beaver, ’11

Beaver was promoted to executive manager in the sheriff’s executive command and administration for the Orange County Sheriff/Coroner Department in Orange County, Calif.  

Nicole Singer, Ed.S. ’10, Ph.D. ’13

Singer was named superintendent of Hamilton Community Schools in Hamilton, Ind.

Ernesto Martinez, ’14, Columbus, Ind.


Latest In Memoriam Updates
Rose Riordan, ’69, St Mary of the Woods, Ind.
Martharee Fisher Mays, ’67, GR ’71, Evansville, Ind.
John Klug, ’50, Terre Haute, Ind.
Barbara Hess Harding, ’59, Richmond, Ind.


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