Alumni News Kudos & Announcements
Chris Albers, Class of ’07, Lynnwood,
Wash., recently launched the Trainprolive pro- gram. Clients log onto their home page on the site where they can download and print their workouts and nutrition plans as well as com- municate with other members. Visit www.trainprolive.com
for more information.
Zac Alcorn, Class of ’06, Seattle, Wash., signed with the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks practice squad.
Tim Bishop, Class of ’03, Spearfish, was awarded the New Professional
of the Year Award at the South Dakota Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (SDAHPERD) annual conference. Tim is the athletic director at Spearfish Middle School.
Katherine (Rankin) Eixenberger, Class of ’02, Rapid City, received her nursing degree from the University of South Dakota.
Jennifer Jensen, Class of ’07, Belle Fourche, was named the sales and catering manager at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn in Rapid City.
Stuart Larson, Class of ’02, Lusk, Wyo., was
recently named the high school principal at Niobrara County High School in Lusk, Wyo.
Trent Mack, Class of ’04, Madison, was named the women’s track and field and cross country coach at Dakota State University.
James “JJ” Murdoch, Class of ’04, San Diego, Calif., recently joined the San Diego Police Department as a police officer. James resides in southern California with his wife, Stephanie, and their two-year-old daughter, Macie.
Heather Murschel, Class of ’02, Spearfish, has been named
managing editor of the Black Hills Pioneer newspaper. Heather was previously the paper’s city editor.
Aletha I. Reshan, Class of ’00, Columbus, Ohio, is currently the
emergency management planning and education program coordinator for Ohio State University Extension.
Wendy Schamber, Class of ’00 and ’05, Lead, was a nominee for High School Teacher of the Year by the Lead- Deadwood School District for the 2007-2008 school year.
Jayme Severyn, Class of ’00, Custer, was recently
Native American alumni gathering held
hired as the building engineer at Custer State Park.
Jamie (Hahn) VanDeest, Class of ’06, Spearfish, was inducted into the 2008 Spearfish High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Kimberly (Buck) Van Loan, Class of ’03, Rapid City, received her master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine.
Don Wolkenhauer, Class of ’08, Sturgis, has recent- ly joined Western Dakota Insurors as a licensed insurance agent.
During American Indian Awareness Week this spring at BHSU, the fifth annual Native American Alumni Gathering took place in conjunction with the annual Lakota Omniciye Powwow. Those in attendance were: front row: Tom Wheaton, Class of ’87, director of Alumni Relations, Spearfish; Lorraine Talks, Class of ’89, Nisland; Beverly Running Bear, Class of ’00, Rapid City; Marlyce Minor, Class of ’70, Rapid City; Jace DeCory, BHSU faculty, Spearfish; Sonny Hare; and John Glover, BHSU faculty, Spearfish. Back row are: Heather Burnette; Gerri (Farmer) LeBeau, Class of ’96, Box Elder; Leona White Hat, Class of ’02, and her son, Lucas, Mission; Brian Brewer, Class of ’86, Grand Junction, Colo.; and Lionel Bordeaux, Class of ’64, Mission. Not pictured are: Rocky Mato and Mia Whirlwind Horse. During the gathering, Lionel Bordeaux was named the BHSU Alumni Lakota Omniciye Outstanding Educator of the Year. Lionel is the president of Sinte Gleska University.
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