Alumni Features and Notes

April 2014 Class Notes

List of 9 items.

  • Class of 1972

    Steve Christy '72
    Steve Christy, has been elected Chairman of the Arizona State Transportation Board (ASTB/ADOT) at the board's January meeting in Prescott, AZ.  He was first nominated to the seven-member statewide ASTB by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer in October of 2009. Christy has also recently been elected as a board member and Director of the National Bank of Arizona. After selling his Tucson, AZ dealership, Steve Christy Chrysler-Jeep, in October of 2007 and a 34 year career in the automotive industry, Christy earned his license as a Mortgage Loan Officer in January of 2012 and is currently with VIP Mortgage, Inc. in Tucson. He and his wife of over 32 years, Susie, divide their time between their homes in Tucson and Point Loma (San Diego), CA. The Christys have three grown daughters, all living in California and were presented with their first grandchild, a boy, last November.
  • Class of 2001

    Tyler Boehm '01
    Tyler and wife, Jaimi Less-Boehm, welcomed their first child, Henry Miles Boehm in to the world on December 4, 2013, 19 1/2" long and 7lb 2oz.
  • Class of 2002

    Sami Lea Lipman '02
    Sami accepted a position as Creative Director of ORIGIN Magazine and Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine in late 2013. Both publications are nationally distributed at many natural grocers as well as Barnes & Noble, and feature articles on yoga, health, eco, humanitarian efforts, art, and music. ORIGIN is the #2 best selling magazine at Whole Foods. Sami also teaches yoga nationally. She recently relocated from Austin, TX to Boulder, CO to join her fellow MVCDS alum boyfriend, Ted Welles (1998).
  • Class of 2003

    Graduates of 2003
    Class of 2003 celebrating Alex Swolsky Joo's 30th birthday in Ann Arbor! Morgan Bayer, Tony Wu, Chris Joo, Alex Swolsky Joo, Kelsy Grefe all class of 2003.
  • Class of 2004

    Leslie Andrews '04
    Leslie Andrews, Senior Product Development Engineer at Navistar in Lisle, Ill., recently received her MBA with Distinction from DePaul University. Leslie married Brian Athmer in September 2013.
  • Class of 2005

    Andrew Bishara '05
    Andrew Bishara, Medgadget. Check out what Andrew Bishara is doing...
  • Class of 2006

    Zuri Hall '06
    Zuri Hall isn’t your typical girl-next-door. Only one year after graduating from The Ohio State University on a full academic scholarship, the TV host/producer and commercial actress won her first regional Emmy in the "Outstanding TV Host - Talent" category. As of last October, Zuri was named the newest host at cable music channel,Fuse -- based in New York City and available in over 60 million homes, nationwide. As the co-host of "Trending 10"' Zuri keeps viewers across the country (and online) up-to-date on what's 'trending' on social media and in music news -- every weeknight at 7 p.m. on Fuse. Zuri has interviewed numerous celebrities, including Grammy nominated pop stars Jason Derulo, B.o.B., and alt/rock band Paramore; her star-studded sit-downs include an eclectic variety -- from the British girl group Little Mix to hip-hop heavyweight Rick Ross. For more on Zuri visit:
  • Class of 2010

    Alex Brooks '10
    Alex Brooks has interned in the Athletic Communications department (PR wing of the Athletic Department) at Syracuse since his freshman year, working with the football, basketball and men’s soccer teams. In this position, he sets up interviews, writes press releases and works several gamedays. Last summer, he interned in the similar department with the Buffalo Bills. His boss at the Bills helps the NFL a lot during the Super Bowl each year to manage the media at the Super Bowl. He told Alex to apply to intern in New York City during Super Bowl week. Alex applied in December and was fortunate enough to be accepted. While in NYC, Alex was placed on the Seahawks PR team, attending each of their media sessions and escorting players around monitoring their interviews. During the game itself, he worked in the press box assisting the media, and helped prepared material for post-game events.
  • Class of 2011

    Marylinn Willey '11
    Marylinn Willey worked this summer as a Student Advisory Board Member at Wellesley College Freedom Institute. The position involved researching IT industry for Wellesley graduates who are now the CIOs/procurement officers/CTOs at Fortune 500 companies.

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