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Pictured: David Jones '10 (center), a sophomore at Notre Dame, poses with SLUH Asst. Principal - Student Life Brock Kesterson (left) and SLUH Principal John Moran at the Notre Dame vs. Boston College football game on November 19, 2011.
Washington University in St. Louis has received a Mellon Foundation Grant to preserve the film series Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965, by Henry Hampton '57, Backer Award recipient for 1990. >>>CLICK HERE to learn more. (7-11)
Thomas Finan, Ph.D. '85 director of SLU's Center for International Studies, recently present a copy of his book, Medieval Lough Ce: History, Archeology and Landscape, to Ireland's president Mary McAleese in a special ceremony. >>>CLICK HERE to read more. (7-11)
Tim Jones '89, a State Rep from Eureka, Mo., has been made "heir apparent" to be the next Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. >>>CLICK HERE to read more. (9-11)
Chris Schmidt '92, partner at Bryan Cave, was featured in Missouri Lawyers Media for his pro bono work in the area of international child abduction cases. (8-11)
DOWNLOAD: Missouri Lawyers Weekly Feature on Chris Schmidt (pdf, 28.71KB)
Dr. Brian Wamhoff '92, an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia in the Departments of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Cardiovascular Research Center, recently received the Rhodes College's Distinguished Alumni Award. (2-12)
DOWNLOAD: Dr. Wamhoff's background and accomplishments (pdf, 297.81KB)
Steve Vierling ’93 summitted Denali (Mt. McKinley), the tallest peak in North America at 20,320 feet, on May 30, 2011. He has also completed hiking all of Colorado's 14ers (14,000'+ peaks). There are 54 official and 5 unofficial Colorado 14ers. The Colorado peaks took him 13 years to complete, while Denali took him 12 days to get to the summit (16 days total including descent and air taxi off the base camp glacier). Future peaks that he has his eyes set on include Rainier in Washington; Whitney in California, and Aconcagua in Argentina (the tallest peak in the Western Hemisphere at about 23,000 feet). (7-11)
Paul Pagano '96 is on the staff at SLUH teaching theater and fine arts. He was recently elected to the board of directors at STAGES, a professional, not-for-profit theatre company.
Dr. Jason Young, M.D. '97 assisted as team physician for the Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos and participated as an orthopaedic medical examiner at the 2011 NFL Combine, all while completing a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Denver, Co. He now resides in St. Louis with his wife and son, and is an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Associates, LLC. (9-11)
Dave Giuntoli '98 is fighting supernatural forces as the lead actor in Grimm, the new NBC drama series that debuts on Friday, October 28 at 8 p.m. CST. Giuntoli is charged with keeping the balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the world in Grimm, which is inspired by the classic Grimm's Fairy Tales. >>>CLICK HERE to view an NBC interview with Giuntoli. (10-11)
Michael Baumer '08, an aspiring physicist, is among the 40 American recipients of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship this year. >>>CLICK HERE to read more. (2-12)
Dan Hermsmeier ’10, a sophomore at the University of Memphis, earned gold in the Junior Men's 10m Air Rifle Championships and silver in the Men's 10m Air Rifle National Championships during July 2011. In doing so, he became the first USA Shooting junior men’s rifle champion from the State of Missouri. >>>CLICK HERE to learn more. (7-11)
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