Melody A. Beneke, 00 (Altoona, IA) is a paralegal at Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, Iowa. She specializes in investments and real estate.
Ryan & Jaci (Cornwall) Hatch, 00 & 01 (Burnsville, MN) married in September 2002. Jaci is an assistant enrollment director at Capella University in Minneapolis. Ryan is a loan officer with First Twin Cities Mortgage of Edina, Minn.
Lisa A. Hendrickson, 00 (Winona, MN) is a PC specialist in the CTS Division at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Jennifer (Besek) Woodward, 00 (Winona, MN) is an internal sales supervisor at Digital Telecommunications, Inc. of Winona. Jennifer sits on the Winona Area School board and has two children, ages 2 & 4.
Kimberly Boldt, 01 (Ridgeway, MN) and Timothy Larsen planned to marry in July 2004.
Jason R. Oldenberg, 01 (Muskego, WI) graduated Cum Laude from Marquette University Law School in May 2004. He is an attorney at Previant, Goldberg, Uelmen, Gratz, Miller & Brueggeman S.C. in Milwaukee, Wis. He practices law in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, and workers compensation. Contact him at JRO@Previant.com or visit www.previant.com.
Lauren Osborne, 01 (St. Paul, MN) is a local news page designer at the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn.
Melissa (Knudson) Pepin, 01 (La Crosse, WI) and her husband, Tim, had a daughter, Grace Ann, on June 20, 2004. Melissa is a paralegal at Hale Skemp Law Firm in, and Tim is the manager at Loan Max, both of La Crosse.
Christopher & Sara (Brownell) Scovil, 01 (Rochester, MN) were married in March 2004. Christopher is a graduate student at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Sara works at Mayo High School.
Mike & Rebecca (Skozek) Swenson, '01 & 03 (Winona, MN) were married in September 2003. Mike joined the WSU Advancement Office as the director of major gifts in May and is working on his masters degree in educational leadership. Becky worked at one of the premier Special Care Nurseries in the country, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Since moving back to Minnesota in May, Becky has been working in the Pediatric and Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis.
Leigh Bell, 02 (Winona, MN) is an RN in the neurology/neurosurgery department at
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Michelle Darst, 02 (Eden Prairie, MN) has coached for the past year and a half at Valley View Middle School in Edina, Minn. In the summer of 2004, she planned to move to Arkansas to begin working on her masters degree in health science at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
Nick Groth, 02 (Laredo, TX) is a general manager at Fastenal Mexico in Apodaco, N.L., Mexico.
Scott Haraldson, '02 (Stillwater, MN) traveled across much of Europe for more than month during the spring of 2003, and took hundreds of photographs. Since returning to Minnesota he has become the manager of Bike Shop Distributors in St. Paul, Minn.. In addition to running the entire ordering/
shipping department for the new company, Scott is putting together a catalog. Whenever he can, he gets his cameras out, occasionally shooting freelance work.
Cynthia (Schubbe) Jones, 02 (Winona, MN) married Gregory in June 2004. She is an RN at Mayo Clinic. Gregory is the softball coach at Winona State.
Nicholas & Chelsy (Kinneberg) Newman, 02 (St. Paul, MN) were married in June 2004. Nicholas works for Walser Corp. of Bloomington, Minn. Chelsy works at Farmington Middle School, Farmington, Minn.
Jennifer (Selby) Westpfahl, 02 (Eau Claire, WI) is a copy editor for The Country Today newspaper in Eau Claire, Wis. She and her husband, Mark, are expecting their first child, a girl, in September.
Chris Yarolimek, 02 (St. Croix Falls, WI) was a staff writer for the Lake Elmo Leader newspaper, a RiverTown Newspaper Group paper in Lake Elmo, Minn. He helped start the paper in 2003, and the two person staff himself and his editor won four awards at the annual Minnesota Newspaper Associations Better Newspapers Contest. Chris covered sports and the school board in the Stillwater Area School District, while also taking pictures, doing layout and writing community feature stories. In its first year, the paper won several awards. This summer, Chris took a new job as communications consultant at the Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers in Cashton, Wis.
Tiffany Bauer, 03 (Hastings, MN) is an international recruiter at International Labor Connection, LLC.
Lisa Busta, 03 (Stewartville, MN) is a teacher in the Rochester, Minn., public schools.
Christina Chuchna, 03 (St. Charles, MN) is an RN at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Nate Cody, 03 (Menomonie, WI) is a foreman at Accurate Construction in Menomonie, Wis.
Joel Davidson, 03 (Camanche, IA) is a financial advisor at American Express in Camanche.
Cortnee Den Herder, 03 (Cottage Grove, MN) is a math teacher at Park High School in Cottage Grove.
Jennifer M. Erickson, 03 (St. Louis Park, MN) is a reserve teacher at the Anoka-Hennepin, Anoka, Minn., public schools, and the Wayzata, Minn. public schools. She is also a national testing examiner at Questar Educational Testing Systems.
Lisa Frein, 03 (St. Louis Park, MN) is in social work at Success Homes in St. Louis Park.
Jonathan Fritz, 03 (Owatonna, MN) is a claims adjustor at Federated Insurance in Owatonna.
Tanuj Gilja, 03 (Rochester, MN) is an analyst & programmer at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Mara Havelick, 03 (Rochester, MN) is a substitute teacher in the Rochester, Minn., public schools.
Lisa Hinck, 03 (Red Wing, MN) is a sales associate at Wild Wings in Lake City, Minn.
Tara (Jacobs) & Milan Homola, 03 & '04 married in May 2004.
Melissa Instenes, 03 (Winona, MN) is attending graduate school for Executive Administrative Specialist though the University of Minnesota, taking classes at the University Center Rochester.
Burton Keller, 03 (Maple Grove, MN) is a realtor at Coldwell Banker Burnet Realty in Maple Grove, Minn.
Lindsey (Borresen) Koterba, 03 (La Crosse, WI) is employed at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital of La Crosse.
Jason Mack, 03 (Maple Grove, MN) is a project manager at Northstar Fire Protection.
Kasey (Buxengard) Pehler, 03 (Winona, MN) married Adam in June 2004. Kasey works at the St. Charles Elementary School, St. Charles, Minn. Adam works at Sugarloaf Ford Lincoln Mercury, Winona.
Laura Putzer, '03 (Eden Prairie, MN) accepted a new position as editor of Woodbury Magazine (Woodbury, Minn.), after spending a year as a copy editor and designer for the La Crosse Tribune in La Crosse, Wis. Woodbury Magazine is owned by BBN Publishing, the same company that produces Minnesota Business Monthly magazine. As editor of the new magazine, Laura is responsible for all editorial content including story selection, story writing, assigning stories, and all editing and proofing. She also will have input on layout and design, photography and illustration choices.
Kathryn Seitz, 03 (St. Louis Park, MN) is an RN at North Memorial Medical Center.
Rachel Siedow, 03 (Cottage Grove, MN) is a fitness specialist at Health Fitness Corporation in Eden Prairie, Minn.
Greta Simpson, 03 (Minneapolis, MN) is a Kids Club recreation leader at Cornelia Elementary School in Edina, Minn.
Jodi Steinkamp, 03 (Inver Grove Heights, MN) is a paralegal at Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum & Carey, Ltd.
Tiffany Thomes, 03 (Winona, MN) is a paralegal at Dunlap & Seeger, P.A. in Rochester, Minn.
Lindsay (Thompson) & Adam Gust, 03 & '04 (Winona, MN) married in June 2004. Lindsay works at Healthy Inspirations in Winona, and Adam works for the Triton School District in Dodge Center, Minn.
Jessica Anne Treptow-Stellmaker, 03 (Plainview MN) is attending graduate school at WSU in counselor education.
Brian Uhlenkamp, 03 (Rochester, MN) is in social work in the Rochester, Minn., public school district.
Holly Walters, 03 (La Crosse, WI) is an in-home counselor for the Family & Childrens Center of La Crosse, Wis.
Ayako Yamazaki, 03 (Astoria, NY) is employed at MultiNet International Inc. of New York, NY.
Marla (Diez) Zabel, 03 (Rochester, MN) is an ED Operation Assistant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Shannon (Johnson) Ingvalson, 04 (Rushford, MN) married Casey in June 2004. She works at Fransiscan Skemp Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis., and St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Casey works at TRW Automotive in Winona, Minn.
Christon (Volkman) Best, 04 (Winona, MN) married Christopher in June 2004. She works at Kmart and Home and Community Options Inc., both of Winona, Minn. Christopher works at Fleet Farm in Winona.
Forrest Daily 04 married Merlinda Sevillo in May 2004.
Bridget Murphy 04 (Burnsville, MN) is a special education teacher in the Medford public schools, Medford, Minn.
Jason & Marie (Waldo) Passow, 04 (Winona, MN) married in June 2004. Marie attends Mayo School of Health Sciences, and Jason works at Mississippi Welders Supply Company of Winona.
Sarah (Broda) Srp 04 (Rochester, MN) married Frank in August 2003. Sarah is a DCD-MMMI teacher in the Kenyon-Wanamingo school district in Kenyon, Minn. Frank is a production control specialist at Crenlo, LLC, of Rochester.