Jenny (Johnson) ’04 and
Rushford, Minn.) welcomed
their second child, Clayton Curtis, on
June 8. Both Jenny and Jamie played
basketball at WSU. They also have a
daughter, Makenzie, who is aged 5.
Craig Dietz ’04
married Catherine Switras on Septem-
ber 1. Craig works as a process control
manager at United Health Group
while Catherine attends National
Donovan Germain ’04
is making good on his music career.
After earning his degree in vocal mu-
sic education, he has been successful
performing in musicals and with his
vocal band, Up ‘Til 2. The group has
won numerous awards and performs
for Celebrity Cruise Lines. Donovan
has also found time to write and
perform original music for voice and
Jeffrey O’Donnell ’04
Minn.) married Chelsea Kopperud
on June 30. Jeffrey is self-employed
in Rushford while Chelsea works at
Ryan Eversman ’05 and Narjis
Rochester, Minn.) tied the
knot on July 3. Narjis works as a regis-
tered nurse in the neuro-ICU for Mayo
Clinic. Ryan is an assistant principal at
Willow Creek Middle School.
Travis Boddy ’06 and Cassie
Winona) married on
October 13. Cassie works at Winona
Health while Travis works at Fastenal.
Adam Blaschko ’07 and Alyssa
LeCenter, Minn.) married
on August 25.
Mandi (Stutzka) Johnson ’07
Princeton, Minn.) and husband,
Gordie, welcomed their first child,
son Brantley James, on June 26.
Cassandra (Tomfohrde) Benter ’08
Winona) married Ryan Benter on
September 29. Cassandra earned
her bachelor’s in social work and is
employed at Hiawatha Homes in
Nicole (Lyon) Schultz ’08
married Scott Schultz on August 4.
Travis Whipple ’08
returned to his alma mater as assistant
director of athletics.
Katy (Anderson) Bos ’09
Minn.) was married on July 14.
Don Erdall ’09
pitched this summer with the La
Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods
League. He also works in financial
services in the Twin Cities and coaches
baseball and hockey.
Jake Runestad ’09
Minn.) has been awarded a commis-
sion from the American Choral Direc-
tors Association of Minnesota and the
Minnesota Music Educators Associa-
tion to compose for the 2014 All-State
Sarah Simonsen ‘09
married Preston Fenske on September
Sarah works at Travelers Insurance
Co. Preston works at Menard’s.
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