Engagements & Marriages R
Buehner receives prestigious graduate internship
married Matt Lyndoe, June 9, 2007.
ecent Black Hills State University graduate Tara Buehner, Class of ’07, was selected to serve as the 2007-2008 Ward Neff Intern in her first year as a graduate student. This prestigious internship will provide Buehner a $15,500 stipend and her tuition will be waived for the year. As a Ward Neff Intern, Buehner will look through a series of news websites seeking media-related news and opinion pieces to compile the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) PressNotes, an online summary of media-related news that is sent to nearly 1,000 media professionals nationwide each day. The internship program, named for former Sigma Delta Chi President Ward Neff, is awarded to one journalism program nationally every two years. With a value of nearly $40,000, the internship funds two one-year graduate fellowships, a faculty supervisor stipend and travel to the SPJ national convention
and journalism conference. Buehner, who is originally from Spearfish, received her honors’ bachelor’s degree in multimedia and communica- tion art from BHSU in the spring of 2007. During her undergraduate studies, Buehner was involved with the University’s award-winning newspaper, Today, and the campus radio station, television station, and advertising agency. She also worked for two professors as an office assistant and worked as a freelance designer for various websites, logos, and other small publications while pursuing her degree.
In addition to her media interest, Buehner has an enthusiasm for health and wellness. She has completed two half- marathons and would someday like to run a full marathon.
Amy Zebroski, Class of ’95, and Robert Myers married Oct. 6, 2007. Amy is an assistant controller at National American University.
Jennifer Bailey, Class of ’05, and
Monty McNabb married July 14, 2007.
Sara Blakeman, Class of ’06, and Justin Wenner married July 15, 2006. Sara is a receptionist for Fry Orthodontics. The couple lives in Olathe, Kansas.
Amber Butler, Class of ’06, and Phillip Rivera will marry summer of 2008. Amber is pursuing a master’s degree at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.
Chandra DeSimone, Class of ’06, and Joseph Kiley, attending, mar- ried August 24, 2007. Chandra works as a cus- tomer service manager at Wal-Mart. The couple lives in Spearfish.
Ryan Graff, attended, and Stacey Sedustine married July 28, 2007. Ryan is employed by the Community Food Banks of South Dakota.
Corrin Grueb, Class of ’02, and Tim Lord mar- ried October 13, 2007. Corrin is an accountant. The couple lives in Rapid City.
Jennifer “Jen” Hanson, Class of ’07, and Heath Ennis married June 23, 2007. The couple lives in Rapid City.
Tara Hatzenbuhler, Class of ’07, mar- ried Mark Mitchell, September 1, 2007.
Hayley Hespe, Class of ’03, and Adam Kaemingk married October 13, 2007. Hayley is a graphic designer for Simpson’s
Printing and is self-employed with hH
Photography in Rapid City.
Mati Kahler, Class of ’07, and Chad Felderman married July 28, 2007. Mati is a develop- ment manager for the National Multiple
Sclerosis Society. Black Hills State University Alumni Magazine Page 16
Douglas Kroetch, Class of ’00, married Jennifer Wolff, Nov. 24, 2007. Douglas is a pharmacy technician at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center.
Carlie Malon, attended,
Cristy McCoy, Class of ’02, married Kevin Moran, Aug. 25, 2007. Cristy is an accountant for an oil and gas firm in Houston, Texas.
Jessica Nedved, Class of ’07, and husband William Gray,
Class of ’07, married June 2, 2007. Jessica teaches kindergarten in Albin. William is a Social Studies teacher and coach at the Junior High/High School in Pine Bluffs. The couple lives in Pine Bluffs, Wyo.
Show us your BHSU pride!
Sara (Wenner) Blakeman, Class of '06, shows her pride in her alma mater. If you look closely, you'll see a BHSU alumni license plate frame, BHSU win- dow sticker and car magnet; not to mention the BHSU t-shirt. Sara is currently a receptionist for Fry Orthodontics. She and her family currently resides in Olathe, Kansas.
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