Featuring news received between March 30, 2023 and July 31, 2023


Class Notes Quarterly features professional accomplishments, educational attainments, awards, and other life milestones celebrated by our alumni. A section of In Memoriam listings follows to honor alumni who are no longer with us, including links to complete obituaries available online at the time of publication.

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In Memoriam  



BERT ANDERSON, Oquossoc, Maine, lost his wife Shirley 12 years ago. He also retired and would like to stay in touch with his BW classmates.


JERALD “JERRY” KLOCEK, Las Vegas, Nev., co-authored a book titled Literature: The Book, the Place, and the Pen, A Resource Book for Teachers. He is co-authoring a children’s book which is tentatively titled Lord Buffington II: The Upside-Down Dog. Klocek is also editing a novel. 


WILLIAM “BILL” KELSO, Williamsburg, Va., was a keynote speaker for Lakeside Chautauqua. 


ROBERT “BOB” KLAUSMEIER, Springfield, is a retired teacher, professor, and writer. 


DAVID BOURNE, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada, volunteers for Softball Canada doing coach development work. He is looking forward to seeing his classmates and fraternity brothers. 


MICHAEL DUBYAK, Fernandina Beach, Fla., was one of six BW alumni to receive the Alumni Merit Award, the most prestigious recognition granted by Baldwin Wallace to its graduates, during a special ceremony held on April 28. He is the retired chairman, president and chief executive officer (CEO) at WEX, Inc, a leading international provider of business-to-business physical, digital and virtual card product solutions. 

BARBARA ANN FUHS, Berea, retired from CENVEO in 2019 after 34 years as graphics pre-press administrator. 

JANE HELSEL SANTANGELO, Hot Springs, Va., has relocated from Summit, N.J., to Virginia. 

WILLIAM “WILL” STEWART, Arlington, Va., is now treasurer and a vestry member of All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. 


RICKY MILLER, Canton, retired from Canton City Public Health in March 2020 after 29 years. Miller has also been involved in various Masonic bodies since 2005 and is serving as the Worthy Grand Patron of the Grand Chapter of Ohio, Order of the Eastern Star. 


MARY ANNE EVANS, Tipp City, has published her novel, Hattie of Crawford Notch, which is based on a true story. 

JIM TRESSEL, Medina, was a keynote speaker for Lakeside Chautauqua.


DAVID “D.C.” ANDERSON, Montgomery, N.Y., has released his album Sharing the Night with Darkness with LML Music Label. He also played the role of Matthew in Anne of Green Gables the Musical. Anderson is also a photographer, and hosted two solo gallery shows in April. 

KAREN SHRIVER, Phnom Penh, Pot Senchey, Cambodia, is retired and has been living in Cambodia for the past five years. She teaches English and Bible study to teens and young adults. She also has a church that meets in her home and recognizes her family of kids and grandkids in Cambodia. 


TIMOTHY “TIM” JOHNSON, Brooklyn, N.Y., directed a series of three one-act plays by Eulialie Spence entitled She’s Got Harlem on Her Mind at Metropolitan Playhouse Off-Off Broadway. He also performed as “The Bathtub Character” in River by Every Ocean Hughes at the Whitney Museum in NYC. Johnson is associate director of Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarias, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson at The Old Globe Theater in San Diego. 

LOIS JOHNSON MUELLER, Pataskala, is happily retired as of December 31, 2022. 


TIM ROBINSON, Fairview Park, has published his new book, Words to Live By, by Covenant Books under his penname, T.R. Robinson. 


JANET GOSCHE, Avon, was one of six BW alumni to receive the Alumni Merit Award, the most prestigious recognition granted by Baldwin Wallace to its graduates, during a special ceremony held on April 28. She is an executive advisor and fractional leader of Janet A. Gosche Consulting, with a passion for small business, working with entrepreneurs and helping lead senior management teams.

MICHAEL “MIKE” SZUBSKI, Shaker Heights, is retiring after serving as University Hospitals' chief financial officer for fifteen years. 


STEVEN SMITH, Pittsfield, Mass., was elected to the Board of Directors of Chorus America. 


DEITRA WILSON, Euclid, retired in June 2022 after a 46-year career in education. She occasionally does some consulting work in her retirement. 


VICKIE EATON KING JOHNSON, Cleveland, has been appointed as the Cleveland Clinic’s first chief community officer. She has been with the Cleveland Clinic since 2014 as senior director of government and community relations. 


AMY MCGAHAN, Rocky River, has been named Director of Corporate & Strategic Communications at CBIZ, Inc., a leading national provider of business consulting, tax and financial services. MCGAHAN joins CBIZ after 26 years at Dix & Eaton, a strategic communications firm.


MARGARET “PEGGY” McKINNEY SCHAUER, Fairview Park, has earned tenure and a promotion to associate professor in John Carroll University’s education department. 

SHEFFIA RANDALL-NICKERSON (MBA ’22), Cleveland, attended a BW Jacket Philanthropy Event on behalf of the Center for Arts Inspired Learning.


GRETCHEN CARLSON NATTER, Gettysburg, Pa., was named assistant dean of students for community and inclusion within the University of Pittsburgh’s Division of Student Affairs. She previously served as assistant dean of college life and executive director of Pitt’s Center for Public Service. 


MICHAEL DOVILLA, Berea, earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies with distinction from the U.S. Naval War College in June 2023. He simultaneously completed an Ed.D. in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership from the University of Illinois, which he began in 2019. 

STACY EHMAN KILGORE (MBA '02), Avon, was named one of 50 women Breaking the Mold for 2023 by Plastics News. During the pandemic, Kilgore went from health care business manager of Avient Corp.'s Specialty Engineered Materials segment to heading a North America-based team as global strategic sourcing leader.

EMILY LEE, Strongsville, has been appointed executive director of the Metro West community development organization. 

MARIO SINICARIELLO, Solon, was one of six BW alumni to receive the Alumni Merit Award, the most prestigious recognition granted by Baldwin Wallace to its graduates, during a special ceremony held on April 28. Sinicariello is president and CEO of Omni Smart Living, which he joined as a partner in 2016. 


TAMMY PROCHASKA PATTI, Brooklyn, earned a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Notre Dame College.


PAMELA BAIRD, Lodi, is launching her Living Without Limits Coaching Programs. She is also transitioning her firm, Healthcare Executive Search, into Starfish Partners, Stanford Rose. 

JOSEPH “JOE” DeLUCCIO, Washington, D.C., has been promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps as a member of The President’s Own United States Marine Band and Chamber Orchestra. He has been a member since 2004. 

HAROLD PRETEL, Cleveland, has been nominated to serve as the next Cuyahoga County Sheriff. He serves as Cleveland Division of Police Deputy Chief of Homeland Special Operations and has been with the Cleveland Police Department for almost 30 years. 

SCOTT WENMOTH, Medina, has been married for 17 years and has two children aged 13 and 9. He’s been teaching at Brunswick City Schools for 25 years and was awarded a Teacher of the Year Award for the 2016-2017 school year. 


LISA JUDGE, Rocky River, began a new role as senior philanthropy advisor at BW. 

ROBIN LYNN MABRY MADAK, Medina, has a child who will be attending BW in the fall of 2023. 


JASON DIFRANCO, Buford, Ga., was named vice president of the Gwinnett Chamber Foundation spearheading programs that advance equitable and inclusive opportunities for minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses. 

KIMBERLY THOMAS TAYLOR, Berea, attended a BW Jacket Philanthropy event on behalf of Seeds of Literacy. 



MEGAN POTRATZ, Littleton, Colo., began working for Lockheed Martin Space as an Integrated Program Planner in January 2023. 


LAUREN FRICK CARROLL, Olmsted Township, has been named director of content and program innovation at The Investments & Wealth Institute. 


LAUREN ALDRICH, Chatsworth, Ga., has been named assistant principal at City Park School for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. Beginning in 2005 as a second-grade teacher, she has served as a special education teacher and instructional coach for literacy and social studies. 


STANLEY BALL, Cleveland, was one of six BW alumni to receive the Alumni Merit Award, the most prestigious recognition granted by Baldwin Wallace to its graduates, during a special ceremony held on April 28. Ball is the vice president and chief litigation counsel at Eaton Corporation in Cleveland and a BW Trustee. 

REBECCA “BECKY” PRIEFER GREEN, Brook Park, is now an intervention specialist with Euclid City Schools. 

JOSEPH LEVY, Chicago, Ill., began his new position at Excelsior University as associate vice provost of accreditation and quality improvement. 

KEVIN POZEK, Brecksville, was featured on News 5 for catching bank robbers. Pozek is an officer with the Broadview Heights police department and was off duty last summer when he witnessed a bank robbery. He provided dispatchers with updates as he followed the robbers onto the highway, and they were arrested after a high-speed police chase. 


ASHLEE AMMONS, Marietta, Ga., was one of six BW alumni to receive the Alumni Merit Award, the most prestigious recognition granted by Baldwin Wallace to its graduates, during a special ceremony held on April 28. She is co-founder of the networking app Mixtroz, aimed at conference planners to facilitate conversation starters and moments of connection between and among diverse groups.

AMY MARTIN-MADELEY (MA ’15, BSN ’17), Garfield Heights, was one of six BW alumni to receive the Alumni Merit Award, the most prestigious recognition granted by Baldwin Wallace to its graduates, during a special ceremony held on April 28. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) on the traumatic brain injury floor and acute inpatient rehab unit at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. 

REGINA “REGI” STRAUSS, Lakewood, founded Midpractical Modern, an online platform to share challenges based on learning new things and overcoming obstacles. She was also interviewed by about her favorite creative spots around the city. 


SHERI LYNN KIMES, Seattle, Wash., started with Google in January as a principal analytics lead and relocated to Seattle. 

KEVIN SULLIVAN (MAED ’20), Strongsville, was awarded the NAFSA Rising Star Young Leader Award for 2023. Sullivan, who serves as assistant director of education abroad at Case Western Reserve University, was nominated for the prestigious national recognition by his peers.


SARAH STENGEL, Rocky River, was promoted to advancement manager at Playhouse Square.

Louise Valentine '11, Wilmington, Del., has been named American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) 2023 ACSM Certified Professional of the Year. The award recognizes Valentine's "dedication and exceptional contributions towards enhancing the health and wellness of individuals in [her] community."

ALFRED WILSON (MBA), Columbus, is a member of the Cashlennials, a club of Black BW Alumni that promotes personal finance skills and investments. 


PROMIS CABBIL, Elyria, is the newest member of the Cashlennials, a club of Black BW Alumni that promotes personal finance skills and investments. 

JACKIE LEE, Charlotte, N.C., is a member of the Cashlennials, a club of Black BW Alumni that promotes personal finance skills and investments. 

NICOLE MILLER, Garfield Heights, has debuted her first novel, When Love Wins. 


RODNEY SANTOS, Rocky River, is a member of the Cashlennials, a club of Black BW Alumni that promotes personal finance skills and investments. 

RACHEL SHANNON TERLOP, Indianola, Iowa, was appointed to an instructor position in the teacher education department at Simpson College. 


ALEXANDRA “ALEX” FARONE, Pittsburgh, Pa., was named a 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, which is a recognition given to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania. 

CHAD PITTMAN, Akron, was named Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music at Yavapai College of Performing Arts in Ariz. 

ELIZABETH TUFTS VAMOSPERCSI, Perry, met her husband, Stephen Vamospercsi ’15, through BW’s student teaching partnership with the Asheboro City School District in North Carolina. In June 2021, they moved back to Northeast Ohio and were married. Elizabeth teaches special education at Lorain High School, and Stephen teaches math at St. Mary’s Avon while coaching soccer.


JACOB “JAKE” FUMIC, Salem, Va., is in his fifth year of teaching, currently teaching economics and personal finance at William Fleming High School in Roanoke, Va.


ARMAND RIVERS (MBA), Cincinnati, is a member of the BW Alumni Council, a founding member of the BW Black Alumni Network, and a founding member of the Cashlennials, a club of Black BW Alumni that promotes personal finance skills and investments. 

NICOLE ROBERTS, Middleburg Heights, is starting a new position as development manager at Cleveland State University College of Law. 

STEPHEN VAMOSPERCSI, Perry, met his wife, Elizabeth Tufts Vamospercsi ’14, through BW’s student teaching partnership with the Asheboro City School District in North Carolina. In June 2021, they moved back to Northeast Ohio and were married. Stephen teaches math at St. Mary’s Avon while coaching soccer, and Elizabeth teaches special education at Lorain High School. 


ASHLEY GRAYSHAW ARSENA was ranked on AdvisorHub’s 2023 50 Women Advisors to Watch list. Ashley is an advisor, business development specialist with Shaker Investments, LLC. 

ANTHONY LAUTANEN, Mentor, was hired at Redwood Logistics as vice president of parcel solutions. 

JENNIFER OXLEY BEYERS, Dayton, graduated from the American Military University with a Master of Business Administration. She plays clarinet for the 338th Army Band and is assistant director of recruitment and admission at the University of Dayton. 

NICK MALAVASI, Charlotte, N.C., earned an MBA from the Wake Forest University School of Business. 

KATHRYN “KATIE” O’MALLEY, Berea, started a new position as director of events, reunions, and programs at Case Western Reserve University. She plans the Homecoming celebration and manages the CWRU Alumni Association’s events team. 

ISSAC REED, Lehigh Acres, Fla., has been named an assistant football coach at Eastern Michigan University. He began his coaching career at BW, and has coached at a number of universities. Reed was also a finalist for the 2020 Football Scoop Coach of the Year Award. 

AMBER THOMAS, Baltimore, Md., started a new position as manager of hospital epidemiology and infection prevention at the University of Maryland Medical Center in April.

RACHEL WILKEN, Columbus, Ind., earned a master’s degree in library and information science from Indiana University Indianapolis, where she received the Intern of the Year Award from the Virtual Student Federal Service Internship Program. She also completed an internship with the US Patent and Trademarks Office as an internal web content specialist extern.


VICTORIA FARLEY BURNS (MBA), Canton, was promoted to lead analyst – finance EPM at JM Smucker Co. in January. She started in 2022 as senior financial analyst in sales finance. 

SHANNON JAWORSKI CROSS, Syracuse, Utah, moved to Utah in 2020 to start a position as an environmental health scientist with the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. Prior to this, she worked with Warren County Public Health as a registered sanitarian.

JOHN DONOVAN, Westlake, earned a Ph.D. in cancer and cell biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is a medical writer for a contract research organization called Medpace, which works with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

LOGAN FOSTER, Jersey City, N.J., has joined TodayTix Group in NYC as a senior growth marketing manager. He is also teaching a class at BW. 


GABRIELA “GABI” LARKINS MENDICINO, Mentor, started a new role as an integrated marketing specialist at OverDrive, Inc. 

EMILIE MOLKENTIN, Euclid, is a preparator at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 

COLTON RYAN, Lexington, Ky., was nominated for a 2023 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his role as Jimmy Doyle in New York, New York the Musical. 

REBEKKAH WHELAN, Fairview Park, attended a BW Jacket Philanthropy Event on behalf of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.

REMY YOVANNO, Brunswick, earned a Ph.D. in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also began a joint postdoc position as a researcher in computational and theoretical neuroscience at the National Institutes of Health and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 


ERIC BAUMGART, Austin, Tex., graduated from law school in 2021 and now works as a full-time associate attorney in Austin. 

MARGARET CURRIE, Parma, attended a BW Jacket Philanthropy event on behalf of the Center for Arts Inspired Learning. 

ADAM HOFFMAN, Pittsburgh, Pa., is a strength and conditioning coach for the Charlotte Hornets. 

CECILIA LONG IRION, Austin, Tex., has transitioned into tech after working in development for five years. She now works on the Social Impact Partnerships team at Beam Impact.  

JARED MATHIS, Brooklyn, N.Y., was hired as the events and development manager at New York Stage and Film. 

MADELINE MILEY, Chicago, Ill., was promoted to director of events and special initiatives at the AIDS Foundation Chicago. 


SARAH DeGIROLAMO, Broadview Heights, will be starting a position as a pediatric social worker at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital.

RACHEL HAGEMEIER, Canton, is president and CEO of the Canton Symphony Orchestra. 

Andy Henthorn graduated from The George Washington University with a Master of Professional Studies degree in Political Management. 

DANIELLE HILL, Garfield Heights, is studio incubator program manager for ZEAL Co-op in Inglewood, Calif. She also joined the board finance committee of Column & Stripe at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In addition, Hill started an LLC for creative projects in visual arts. 

KAYLA SCRUCI, Sheffield Village, was promoted to special events sales coordinator at AEG Presents – The Agora and Jacob’s Pavilion. 

MELISSA LEVINE WADDELL, Cleveland, earned a master’s of nonprofit management from Regis University in 2022 and was hired as Cleveland Public Theatre’s associate development director.


EMILY HUTLOCK, Cleveland Heights, earned a master’s degree in arts administration and policy from The Ohio State University. She has started a position as an advancement associate at Near West Theatre. 

JACK INA, Cleveland, is AEA production stage manager for BWMT. 

CHLOE OPPERMAN, Lakewood, started a new position as alumni engagement coordinator at BW in March.

AUTUMN RICHARDS, Jacksonville, Fla., was promoted to Manager of Legal Operations at Jacksonville Jaguars, Bold Events, and All Elite Wrestling. She traveled to the UK in 2022 to assist with the Jaguars UK Player Tour in June and the annual Jaguars game at Wembley Stadium in London in October.


Danial Treichel graduated from The George Washington University with a Master of Professional Studies degree in Political Management. 

Kaitlin Trifiletti started a new position as Graphic Designer at Equity Trust Company. 

ELIZABETH “BETH” WAGNER, Strongsville, started as manager of corporate giving and special events at Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio in March. 


TIM BATES, Parma Heights, is manager of patron relations and marketing at the Cleveland Institute of Music. 

CASEY RAE CORRITORE, Erie, Pa., started as program officer of capacity building at Erie Arts & Culture in April 2022. She was also nominated as one of Erie’s 40 Under 40. 

VICTORIA FOSTER, Dickinson, Tex., was promoted to program coordinator of the Parris Foundation’s Educational Talent Search, TRIO Program. In 2024, she will receive her Master of Arts in multi/interdisciplinary studies in special education, educational psychology, and human development & family studies. 

JAY’DA HALL, Parma, became annual fund manager at Beck Center for the Arts in March. 

SARAH McCORD, Lyndhurst, has been promoted to assistant director of admission and coordinator of campus visits at Ursuline College. 

WALKER BLUE MILLER, Lakewood, started as assistant director of alumni engagement at Oberlin College and Conservatory in May. 

DANIEL RUFFING, Norwalk, has written an original musical that will make its world premiere at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

EVAN SMITTLE, Avon Lake, began a new role at the Northern Ohio Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation as a coordinator of fundraising campaigns and volunteer engagement. 

ASHLEIGH VARNER, Columbus, is engaged to be married to Brandon Zlotnik ’21. She is currently completing her Doctor of Physical Therapy at The Ohio State University. 

BRANDON ZLOTNIK (MBA), Columbus, is engaged to be married to Ashleigh Varner ’21. He has been working at Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a data analyst since graduating and has been promoted to senior data analyst after a year and a half. 

Kelsey Zolac was promoted to assistant director of admissions at BW.


ANTHONY KENDALL, New Port Richey, Fla., has signed to the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans. His honors include the 2022 BW Lee Tressel Award for OAC Defensive Back of the Year, Associate Press All-American second team, the American Football Coaches Association All-American second team. 



ISABEL ANDREWS, Ann Arbor, Mich., will be attending the University of Michigan to earn her master’s degree in data science. 

SARAH CARTER, Lone Tree, Colo., is pursuing a Master of Library Science and Master of Information Science with dual specializations in music librarianship and archives & records management at Indiana University Bloomington. 

GRANT CORDLE, Columbus, was named a Fulbright finalist. In August, he will travel to Colombia to teach English as part of a Fulbright Teaching Award.

SARAH DANIEL, Washington, D.C., will be attending Columbia University to earn an MFA in stage management.

KERRIGAN PONSART, Cleveland, was named a Peace Corps finalist. In August, she begins a two-year placement in a rural part of Zambia to teach English to schoolchildren. She was also named a Fulbright alternate.

RYAN REFFNER, Vermilion, was awarded a 2023-24 Richard H. Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Fellowships Committee at McGill University. Ryan will pursue a Ph.D. in physical chemistry. 


ROBYN MINTER SMYERS, Shaker Heights, will be honored with the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio’s Humanitarian Award during its 69th Annual Humanitarian Award Celebration in November. Robyn is a partner in Thompson Hine’s Real Estate, Construction and Corporate Transactions & Securities practice groups, as well as a co-chair of the firm’s Site Selection practice. 

Marriage Announcements

REBECCA “BECKY” LYNN PRIEFER GREEN ’08 to Brenton Green (2018)




ASHLEY KING HAHE ’16 to Patrick Hahe

Seth Holliday ’18 to Jessica Davis Holliday ’18

Kevin Kaufhold ’18 to Clare Helmer Kaufhold ’21

Chad Woolsteen ’18 to Athena Ridgley Woolsteen ’18

Elena Paparizos Scotton ’19 to Alex Scotton

Alison Tommas Oxley ’20 to Jesse Oxley

Tim Bates ’21 to Sara Bates

Matt Mroczynski ’21 to Troi Dotson Mroczynski ’19 

Birth Announcements


ERIKA PLATTON MAPUS ’11 and husband Stephen, a son (2022)

JULIE CHAMBERS HOOD ’14 and ROBERT “ROB” HOOD ’14, a daughter

In Memoriam 


MARY LOU MIKESELL SCHAR, Sardis, died March 4. 


RICHARD “DICK” LEWIS KENDRICK, Clearfield, Pa., died April 26. 


EDWARD “ED” LEE MITCHELL, Alliance, died May 20. Majored in middle childhood education.

RICHARD “RICK” NASH, Rocky River, died July 22. Majored in business administration. Member of Alpha Sigma Phi. 


JON HENRY BEST, Palm Harbor, Fla., died June 3. Majored in Health and Physical Education.                                                                                                                

RICHARD “DICK” WILSON, Interlachen, Fla., died April 13. Majored in religion. 


ALLEN CLINE, Kettering, died May 23. Majored in physics and astronomy. Member of Alpha Tau Omega.

GERALD SWEENEY, Westlake, died June 27. Majored in business administration. 


CHARLOTTE “SHERI” LOUISE SCHLEGEL COLE, Davis, Calif., died March 27. Majored in elementary education. Member of Phi Mu.


ROBERT “BOB” NORRIS, Cabin John, Md., died November 5, 2022. Majored in history. 

MARCIA "MARCI" KIRKPATRICK SCHNABEL, Vermilion, died July 22. Majored in Music Education Voice. Member of Acappella Choir. 


ANDREW “ANDY” KILLIAN, Rocky River, died May 12. Majored in speech & communication. 


CHESTER “CHET” LESNIAK, Summerfield, N.C., died April 13. Majored in business administration. Member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. 


RUSSEL ATKINSON, Flemington, N.J., died April 24. Majored in business administration. 


TIMOTHY “TIM” LUTZ, Alexandria, Va., died July 10. Majored in music. Member of Phi Kappa Tau and Kappa Kappa Psi.

MARY ELIZABETH METGER, Palm Beach, Fla., died June 12. Majored in business administration.


ROBERT “BOB” RAY BUTLER, Brecksville, died December 21, 2022. Majored in business administration.

KENNETH “KEN” EBERHART, Virginia Beach, Va., died July 8. Majored in history.

KATHERINE “KIT” EMCH MYERS, Brook Park, died February 16. Majored in home economics. 

BEVERLY "BEV" TABACCO (MA '77), Cleveland, died July 28. Majored in Middle Childhood Education and earned an MA in Education. 


CAROLYN WILSON JONES, Bluffton, S.C., died July 11. Majored in education.

DEBORAH “DEB” SWAIN LEA, Cleveland, died June 19. Majored in elementary education.


JOSEPH “JOE” FLOOD, Columbus, died July 13. Majored in biology. Summa Cum Laude and member of Omicron Delta Kappa.


C. PETER “PETE” BARTH (MBA ’81), Avon Lake, died May 29. Majored in business administration and earned an MBA in management. 




SHIRLEY MacDONALD JUAREZ, LaGrange, died April 16. Majored in business administration. Served as administrative assistant for BW’s program development department. 


WILLIAM “LARRY” GILL (MBA), Willoughby, died May 16. Earned an MBA in management.


C. PETER “PETE” BARTH (MBA), see ’76. 


ALGIE “AL” McENDREE (MBA), Angleton, Tex., died May 14. Earned an MBA in management. 


MARTIN WARD SELLERS (MBA), Fairview Park, died April 10. Earned an MBA in management.

MARTHA SHELDON STEWART, Cleveland, died January 10. Majored in music education. 


GLENN GOIST, Medina, died June 9. Earned an MBA in executive management. 


ROGER DEAN PETERSON JR. (MBA), Doylestown, Pa., died March 18. Earned an MBA in management. 


DAVID NATHANIEL RILEY, Noblesville, Ind., died July 8. Majored in sports management. Member of Lambda Chi Alpha. 


JEFFREY “JEFF” ROBERT LOVE, Avon, died July 4. Majored in finance and business administration. 


SHAWN FREDERICK STANLEY, Wellington, died June 22. Majored in economics. 


NOA MAYER, Defiance, died March 18. Majored in psychology.

MATT SMOTHERMAN, Orrville, died July 22. Majored in business administration. 

Friends of BW      

NANCY KLNE BRIAN, Solon, died April 1. Brian was a member of the BW Institute for Learning in Retirement, serving on the steering committee and volunteering at the reception desk.

LORIS OHANNES CHOBANIAN, Canton, died May 14. Chobanian was a professor of composition and guitar at BW for forty years. His compositions were often premiered and performed by various BW ensembles.

THEODORE “TED” HARAKAS, Sacramento, Calif., died June 8. Harakas was faculty emeritus in the English department, serving as a professor and chair. During his career at BW, he received the Bechberger Award for Human Development in 1978 and the Strosacker Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2002.

JUDITH SEITZ, Berea, died July 20. Seitz was the former hostess and cashier in BW’s Colony Room for 34 years from 1979-2013.

CHARLOTTE MAY YETMAN, Cleveland, died April 11. Yetman was a professor of costume design at BW for nearly 25 years.


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