Clyde Kersey, ’71, GR ’74

After 32 years of public service, the retiring Clyde Kersey (D-Terre Haute) will be awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters for his efforts during the ceremony, set for noon Dec. 15 at Hulman Center.

Mike Hatton, ’02

Broadcast alumnus is starring in the already critically acclaimed “Green Book,” which opens this month and features some of Hollywood’s heavyweights.

Ashlee Vitz, ’08, ’11, GR ’14

This three-time Sycamore is an award-winning French teacher and drama director at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Ind., who is well on her way to a fourth degree from State.

Class Notes


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Rose Peck, ’48, GR ’76, Plainfield, Ind.
Wilma Orton, ’49, Evansville, Ind.
Miriam Landis, ’44, Farmersburg, Ind.


Joseph Webb, ’59, Evansville, Ind.
James Waugh, ’59, GR ’65, Terre Haute, Ind.
Evelyn Teague, ’54, Bloomingdale, Ind.


Ellen Weiss, ’69, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
James Waugh, ’59, GR ’65, Terre Haute, Ind.
Max Vest, ’69, GR ’70, Crofton, Md.


Cathie White, ’73, Casey, Ill.
Max Vest, ’69, GR ’70, Crofton, Md.
Nancy Sharp, ’73, Indianapolis


Rhonda Rouch, ’85, Plymouth, Ind.
Dolores Heeger, ’82, Evansville, Ind.
Peter Gray, ’77, GR ’83, Burns, Tenn.


Charnette Garner, ’99, Indianapolis

Charnette Garner, ’99, was appointed to the Marion Superior Court by Governor Eric J. Holcomb.

Kevin Pawlowski, ’90, Woodstock, Ga.

Kevin Pawlowski, ’90, has launched a faith-based website art gallery called Paradise Found Studio LLC. Press Release

Max Moser, ’96, Indianapolis


Charles Sebring, ’06, Vincennes, Ind.
Justin Jennings, ’07, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Sarah Iverson, ’04, Pierre, S.D.


Katie Burris, ‘10, Bloomington, Ind.

Katie Burris, ‘10, and her husband Michael celebrated the birth of their first child, Cecily June Burris, on February 16, 2018.

Jeff Papa, GR ’16, Indianapolis

Jeff Papa, GR ’16, has been awarded the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) Community Service Award for his “exceptional non-legal service work” in central Indiana and internationally. Press Release

Whitney Snapp, ’10, Sullivan, Ind.

Latest In Memoriam Updates
Cathie White, ’73, Casey, Ill.
Ellen Weiss, ’69, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Joseph Webb, ’59, Evansville, Ind.
James Waugh, ’59, GR ’65, Terre Haute, Ind.


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