ALUMNI PROFILES

Sarah Trover, ’10

Sarah Trover says she is excited to be back in Terre Haute and that the next chapter of her life involves Indiana State.



Dena Irwin, ’94

Dena Irwin is leading the state program for business, information technology, entrepreneurship and marketing education.



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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

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.

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, Diane McKee, ’83, GR ’93, Beth McKee, ’83, and Chris McKee, ’87. Read more…

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.

Michael Jack, ’65

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of his college graduation, business education major Michael Jack says he has flunked retirement and has several full-time hobbies.

1970s

Don Bradley, GR ‘71

Bradley retired after 33 years as a professor of business and marketing at the University of Central Arkansas.

Steve Williams, ‘71

Williams was awarded the 2015 Litigator Award in recognition of his work to help seriously injured clients. Williams is a trial lawyer in Terre Haute.

Susan Holt Kralovanski, ’72

Kralovanski published her 14th children’s picture book, “Twelve Cowboys Ropin’” with Pelican Publishing.

1980

Brad Miley, ’82

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

Chuck Johnson, ’84

Johnson was named president of Vincennes University.

Alan Clayton, ’86

Clayton was named director of first party operations of Frost-Arnett Company in Nashville, Tenn.

1990

Heather Blasingame, ’99

Blasingame was promoted to correctional and team manager at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility.

Dick Helton, PhD ‘91

Helton was named interim president of Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.

Samuel Gray, ’95

Gray was promoted to Construction Executive with the Solar & Emerging Renewables Group at M.A. Mortenson Construction in Minneapolis.

2000

Brett Fisher, ’05

Fisher was named director of retail sales and vice president of First Merchants Bank in Muncie, Ind.

Brian P. Smith, ’00

Smith was named assistant vice president of Springs Valley Bank and Trust in French Lick, Ind.

Dan Sichting, GR ’00, Ed.S. ’04

Sichting was named a regional Superintendent of the Year. Sichting is the superintendent of the Bloomfield, Ind., school district.

2010

Abby Koester, ‘10

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

Alexandria Warren, ’10

Warren joined the North Putnam Family Practice in Bainbridge, Ind., as a nurse practitioner.

Michael Scott Jr. ’10

A soaring professional career didn’t come with a pilot’s license as this young man first dreamed. Instead, it’s as an educator — helping other youngsters achieve their dreams.



Latest In Memoriam Updates
Paul Walwick, ’49, Johnson City, Tenn.
Ronald Tuttle , ’64, South Bend, Ind.
Cheryl Tully, ’83, Lafayette, Ind.
Rosemarie Pilsitz Smith, ’45, Woodbury, N.J.


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