ALUMNI PROFILES

Carolyn Pfrank, ’05

Packaging engineer recently visited Indiana State in the hopes of igniting a girl’s dreams of potential in the College of Technology’s “FIT for the Future” event.


Gary Morris, ’75

Gary Morris is president and chief operating officer of Clabber Girl, the brand that helped usher in the modern era of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.




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1950

Kenny Crabb, ’52, GR ’56

Crabb was honored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce for his service to the chamber and to the entire Clay County community. Crabb was an elementary teacher, principal and assistant superintendent with the Clay Community School District.

Garvin McDaniel, ’59

McDaniel retired after 39 years of service as a public school teacher. McDaniel retires from Barker Middle School in Michigan City, Ind.

Tony Milazzo, ’55, GR ’57

Milazzo was inducted into the Hammond, Ind., Sports Hall of Fame.

1960

Louanna Simon, ’69, GR ’70

Simon started a one-year term as chairperson of the Association of American Universities.

Gene Lloyd, ’63, GR ’64

Lloyd was inducted into the Southern California Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.

Don Leuenberger, ’67

Leuenberger retired from his position as vice chancellor for business and finance after 27 years of service at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.

1970s

Nancy Roberts Zeman, ’77

Zeman was honored as the female 2016 Parisian of the Year by the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. She is the managing editor and part-owner of The Prairie Press in Paris, Ill.

Doris Tegart, ‘72

Tegart was appointed interim president at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.

Larry Perkinson, ’75

Perkinson was hired by the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation as a student assistance coordinator.

1980

Dave Wisniewski, ’86

Wisniewski was hired as the general sales manager for Midwest Communications in Terre Haute.

Marsha Jackson, ’83

Jackson was named executive director of marketing and communications for Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley-Southeast.

Brad Miley, ’82

Miley was selected as a 2016 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inductee.

1990

Tim Leman ’97

Tim Leman, chairman and CEO of Gibson Insurance, will tell Indiana State graduates to be “unconditional” and not set limits for themselves when he is the commencement speaker on May 7.

Michael Keller, ’92

Keller was named director of the 2016 Kokomo Handball Festival.

Jen Petersen Schultz, ’98

Schultz was honored as the 2015 Outstanding Secondary Level Business teacher of the Year by the Indiana Business Association.

2000

Michael Spears, ‘07

Spears was hired as a commercial relationship manager with Old National Bank in Terre Haute, Ind.

Misha Geisert, ‘00

Geisert was inducted into the Woman of the Year Circle by the National Association Professional Women for her leadership in business.

Jameson Hibbs, ’03

Hibbs was named superintendent of Davies-Martin Joint Parks and Recreation Department in Loogootee, Ind.

2010

FN Lutz, ’14

Lutz was sworn in as an officer with the West Lafayette (Ind.) Police Department.

Brooke Thompson, ’14

Thompson was named the first manager of the Freedom Springs Aquatic Park in Greenwood, Ind.

Abby Koester, ‘10

Koester was named director of education at the Children’s Museum of Illinois.



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Paul Walwick, ’49, Johnson City, Tenn.
Ronald Tuttle , ’64, South Bend, Ind.
Cheryl Tully, ’83, Lafayette, Ind.


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